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donatelos

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trip to France
« on: May 16, 2011, 09:42:36 AM »
Hi all ,well I done my French trip and all was well till the sunday I was taken ill but that's how it goes I guess,the riding was great and the sun shone what more can you want,I think this trip has proved without doubt that the Enfield can tour with the best as long as daft motorway speeds are not required even the it didn't shame it's self on the D and C roads I love riding(proper bends) it also carried just about everything you could load on a bike and still gave me near mid 80s mpg.hopefully I can put a pic on here but not too bright at computers. Going all out for a trip too Germany in June if the chemo does any good and the Lord is willing .Don
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 11:38:42 AM »
Outstanding!  How long was your trip?  And I don't see an espresso maker hanging off there anywhere.  If *I* was loading the bike for an extended tour, there'd be an espresso maker.  Just sayin'.   ;)
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 12:26:01 PM »
Don, it looks and sounds like you had a great trip, I'm jealous! The trip to Germany in June will be even better How many miles did you cover on this trip?
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2011, 01:30:40 PM »
don: love the bike but no pic of you..what gives, was france a bit chilly?  all you can do is  do what you can and hopefuly you have a support mechanisim at home to get you through this...Were here for ya the best we can be and you know what some of us have gone through and will be going through..Thinking off you now and God bless you... GM
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 02:48:22 PM »
Glad you enjoyed your trip Don...except for the Sunday. Looks like you had everything but the kitchen sink packed on her! Wishing you the best of times! Our prayers are with you.
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2011, 04:56:00 PM »
Fingers crossed for your chemo!
When you´re finished with burning away big c´s claws and come around Munich, just gimme a pm - you´re always welcome. We´ll have a Maß and a Schweinebraten together  ;)
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2011, 05:01:27 PM »
Brave man! Good luck, ride safe.

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Re: trip to France
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2011, 06:38:50 PM »
Nicely done! 

Can't tell for sure from the pic but it looks like the seat is modified?  What is it and how comfortable is it?  My four day road trip left my butt crying.  I need a better seat.

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Re: trip to France
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2011, 06:48:47 PM »
Bloody Hell  -  you don't travel light do you Don..... :o ;)
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2011, 08:36:46 PM »
Heck I thought that was light, it was just a five day trip to Airvault to a great campsite run by a lovely couple from Scotland with interesting places to visit each day ,the seat is a Airhawk add on I wouldnt be woithout on a long journey, pics of me you must be mad lol
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2011, 11:35:04 PM »
i always enjoy reading your posts.
sounds like a great trip and the one in june should be better.
thanks for sharing.
nice pic's also.
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Re: trip to France
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2011, 03:47:47 AM »
That AirHawk is pricey but if I make another epic journey I may have to step up and buy one.

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Re: trip to France
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2011, 03:58:21 AM »
Don, Very impressive and inspirational for all of us. Thank you for sharing and best of luck. Hope you feel better soon.
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