Pyrenees 2014

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Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by jessplop » Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:05 pm

At the start of June this year, I headed sarf on my 1986 Kawasaki GT 750, to Portsmouth, to hop the ferry to St. Malo. Thence on through Franch to Espanyol, with a couple of pals (they took their bikes in a van, from Inversnekkie), to experience the Pyrenees. here we found muchos curvas pelogrosas and very little trafficses, which all added up to some jolly fine motorcyclings.:

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I are returning to Espanyol in a couple of weeks, for the Aragon MotoGP, never been to a proper bike race before... :)

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Re: Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by Hooli » Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:52 pm

Looks a great trip. Is that camp site just near Figures? looks like the place I've stayed a couple of times.

I need more mountains on the bike, just too busy currently.
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Re: Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by jessplop » Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:36 pm

The camp site is near Sort, below the Veheila pass/tunnel from Franch (which I missed after taking the wrong exit on the roundabout :) ), I ended up taking the (other) scenic route...

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Re: Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by Hooli » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:08 pm

Very similar then. Scenic routes are always bestestes.
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Re: Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by triumph5ta » Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:44 am

Nice one. The mighty GT750. I thought you had one o' them Harvey-Islingtons?

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Re: Pyrenees 2014

Unread post by jessplop » Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:38 pm

Oh, I do, but the clutch has went funny... hoping to attend to it this time home, once the MotoGP at Aragon is watched :)

The GT is likely to be selled orft (see classifieds ;) ), or else receive some 'treatment'. I did think 'Sushi racer', but that idea is growing into something altogether differenty... I going to try a Beemer K1100 for touringses, larger, fairying, hard luggage and comfort for the 'lay-dee friend'...

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