Search found 11 matches

by Glenn_G
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019

Hi Simon, How long is a piece of string ... short answer is probably just use your common sense, detour around if in doubt, you'll have a lot of fun. If you take the less experienced guys on a local trip/s (TET GB?) this year to become familiar with their bikes/kit/gps/navigating route etc will grea...
by Glenn_G
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019

cheers Kevin, agree about the WK suspension if pushed/loaded up and am looking to improve it, but for now :mhm will keep it as I like the lazy torquey engine. Good to hear you like CrfL/Rally's they do seem to tick a lot of boxes and are very popular, and a few others have also gone down the 300 kit...
by Glenn_G
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 395

WK 400 & Honda Rally ride Le Harve towards Calais April 2019

WK 400 & Honda Rally ride from Le Harve east towards Calais, France during April 2019 Day 1 Thursday 18th Apr 2019 Me and Roy leave Milton Keynes early evening and ride south to Portsmouth. We meet up with Simon on the Wharf road before boarding the ferry. On board we have a meal and pop to the bar ...
by Glenn_G
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018

Day 11 Monday 17th Sep 2018 The further south you go the less grass you see and harder the ground gets, a few 6 inch nails helped pitching the tent here. https://i.imgur.com/7encdK6.jpg My bike is stuttering on start up and my Garmin cuts out sometimes as we head south, along interesting roads cut i...
by Glenn_G
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018

Day 6 Wednesday 12th Sep 2018 A nice shot of the campsite before we leave in the morning https://i.imgur.com/GfqBHwX.jpg A little road work along the D15, we stop on the bridge over the La Dodogne as such a nice day / view https://i.imgur.com/Ms73vtp.jpg Half hour later we find the La Triouzoune str...
by Glenn_G
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 622

A White Knuckle ride from Chartres to Escalo Sept 2018

A White Knuckle ride from Chartres France south to Escalo in northern Spain, during September 2018 Day 1 Friday 7th Sep 2018 We leave Milton Keynes early evening to ride south to Newhaven. Once on board the short ferry crossing, we have a couple of Speckled Hens in the bar - be rude not to. 137miles...
by Glenn_G
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018

Day 5 Monday 2nd Apr 2018 I'm up early to try and make the most of our last day of the trip http://i.imgur.com/DIFEHT9.jpg http://i.imgur.com/M9y3Lzn.jpg We got to Chartres by lunchtime, and then headed north for Dieppe by road stopping on the outskirts of Dreux for fuel and a checkover http://i.img...
by Glenn_G
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018

Day 4 Sunday 1st Apr 2018 A little bit of road work this morning to get back on the TET route, and then the steeper uphill section after this picture made you focus so as not to slip into the deeper gulley and paddle all the way up http://i.imgur.com/oRPwZrU.jpg An hour or so later and we have a qui...
by Glenn_G
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018

Day 3 Saturday 31st Mar 2018 After breakfast we load up : http://i.imgur.com/UNpl4FA.jpg and head off to pick up the TET trails. Later on we come across this old Super Galion SG4 http://i.imgur.com/KSsdAj7.jpg Nice tree lined trail later on http://i.imgur.com/txRr8h7.jpg video of above trail - https...
by Glenn_G
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: A White Knuckle ride from Dieppe to Chartres France, during Easter 2018

Day 2 Friday 30th Mar 2018 We get woken up after only two hours sleep and told we're in Dieppe and need to leave the cabin. A half hour later we pull up on the road side, check we're still awake, Roy changing gloves before doing the first trail : http://i.imgur.com/eqkxBBr.jpg feels a little weird i...