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  1. French Alps - Hotels around Bourg-St-Maurice area

    Looking for decent hotel that also does dinner in the French Alps near BSM, or Cormet/Beaufort area or one or the ski resorts Tell me about your gem of a find
  2. Oradour sur Glane

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I know there's been ride reports from Oradour before, but here's mine.for those of you who aren't aware, some background: 10th June 1944. 4 days after the normandy landings & resistance activity in the Limousin region has redoubled in an attempt to prevent german troops moving north to...
  3. A spin in the Jura

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Rode down to my parents in law's last sat evening after work (25th) Madame & the animals having gone down by car earlier in the day. I didn't bother stopping for any pics cos a) it was mostly raining & b) it was mostly dark so there was nothing to see anyway. What's more I've already covered the...
  4. French alps - July 2008

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi all, To call it a ride-out is not really doing it justice! I'm off to the French alps for a week in early July on the TA, and I thought I'd announce it in case anyone fancies joining me. I've already booked the channel tunnel and a couple of nights accommodation, so I thought I'd mention it...
  5. The Never Ending Hunting Fields

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Have been riding around Europe for a month - so many places to see and roads to ride. So I've got a few pictures and stories to share with you. The first one is from the French Alps, trying to make our way from Beauford to Bourg-Saint-Maurice via L'Ami. Unfortunately the snow line was at...
  6. Antibes and back - thumping through France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My first major off-island expedition on the Dominatrix, apart from a long weekend in Yorkshire a few weeks ago. The holiday started well with gear and clutch issues – the clutch was replaced (ouch, money :( ) and the gear lever turned out to be held on to the shaft with a grub bolt – the...