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  1. Ride Reports and Pictures
    well eventually got away on the bike but to a very bad start....:( followed a small forestry path and forgot about the panniers :( hit a branch on the floor and knocked one out of shape............... but worse than that is that the path came to a dead end and when riding back down strangely...
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    as wednesday went bad for me with the alternator giving up on my van, yesterday being bank holiday here in france and no chance to get parts......... i took the opportunity (as you do) to go for a spin around what they call les gorges du verdon. AKA the french grand canyon.....:thumbup...
  3. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Meesh and I have booked our ferry crossing (Dover-Calais Saturday 2nd June, returning the same route the following Saturday) but haven't yet made any firm plans about where to go. Gorges d'Ardeche maybe, the Dordogne perhaps? Scenic routes wherever we decide, anyhow! Anyone interested in...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    Decided to sell off some of my Collection NAMIBIA (TOURATECH) Herbert Schwarz is joined by Astrid Neudecker, and take a couple of Touratech bedecked big GS's into Namibia. They visit local Tribes and wild camp while offroading through stunning scenery. £15 UK Delivery BOLIVIA (TOURATECH)...
  5. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Sorry this is a rather belated report but my old computer just couldn't cope with photo's. Anyway........ I was on my Vara and Mrs Austin on her TA700. The basic route was Plymouth - Santander - mid Spain - South Spain - Morocco (and back) and spend nearly all of October doing it. No camping...
  6. Ride Reports and Pictures
    every year, usually the third week end in september, our non-existant bike club does a boys only week end. This year we decided to visit the northern Jura mountains (having done some of the southern jura last year. There were supposed to be 11 of us but one managed to stuff his harley into...
  7. Transalp
    As someone observed in a recent thread, there must be something wrong with the brakes on the Transalp because it just won't stay on the drive;)! Got back 2.30am yesterday morning after a 17 hour trip back from central France (the scenic route), having only just driven down a few days before and...
  8. Travel
    Hi All, Here are a few photos from our recent trip to the first annual French Transalpage GROK 2010 meeting in the Auvergne. Good people, good ride outs, great campsite and a good atmosphere... can't wait till next years event :D For others going to the Auvegne, this web site of...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    left home at 07:30 saturday. overcast & +/- 13°c. Rode over to a mate's to meet the others & after a quick coffee off we went. As the southern Jura & High Jura are what could be described as my old stamping ground, I had been volonteered to ride point. The ride down the N6 as far as chalon sur...
  10. XR
    Hi I have organized another piste bashing trip into morocco for 31st October-8th November(malaga Nador). Then 21st november to 30th(tarifa-tangiers) You will Fly out via Stansted to Malaga/Jerez . Sunday morning we catch ferry to Nador/Tangiers and start adventure. mostly off road piste trails...
  11. Travel
    Hi I have organized another piste bashing trip into morocco for 31st October-8th November(malaga Nador). Then 21st november to 30th(tarifa-tangiers) You will Fly out via Stansted to Malaga/Jerez . Sunday morning we catch ferry to Nador/Tangiers and start adventure. mostly off road piste trails...
  12. Great Roads/Routes
    I know this is in France but where abouts? http://www.evisor.tv/tv/paesse/gorges-daluis-mit-varadero-xl1-2335.htm
  13. Clothing
    I am sick of buying bike jackets which let in rain like a sieve. I bought my latest Rayven jkt a few weks ago and on my way down to Auvergne it rained and I got soaked starting with the sleeves. The last 3 jkts have also been crap. So now I will buy a cheapie jkt and just put on a wproof jkt...
  14. Chatter
    .., just in case anyone wanted to know, I will be on the Autoroute towards Le Mans. Then Bordeaux, before a few days in the Pyranees, across to the Gorges du Verdon area, Monaco, Bardonnecia for a couple of days, Chamonix area for a couple of days. Back on the 5th. Jealous? This afternoon is...
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