N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

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Post by Moorso » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:09 pm

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Post by deke62 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:01 pm

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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by Heff » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:17 pm

So we rode into Andorra, filled up with fuel, bought some bread, ham, cheese, etc then found this place for a spot of lunch beside a river
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The carpark was up above us, with quite a few steps to get to the river, but some of the guys decided it would be quicker to use the lift.
Big mistake as the Andorra 4 got stuck between floors in 30+ temperatures with glass all round and no ventilation :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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The Andorra 4 protest salute
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So getting out of Andorra was a bit of a nightmare, as the main border crossing back into Spain was chaotic, 3 or 4 lanes with nose to tail traffic.
After a wee bit of filtering, we got waved through by Customs, then the main road back to the campsite ;)
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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by Heff » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:39 pm

Day 5

More tarmac today, was we rode over the Port De La Bonalgua (I think?) stopping at the view point.
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Then we continued on along some more absolutely fantastic stretches of the black stuff like this. You can see the hairpins then the road disappears off the right hand side of the picture. The road going through the valley is a continuation of the same road
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Post by Heff » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:54 pm

We continued to explore these great roads, stopping for more photos.
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This is a view of the road we had just ridden up to where we stopped.
I cant recall the name of the village, but I'm sure someone will remind me ?
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Eventually the the need to go 'Off Road' happened........Again :D
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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by Heff » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:01 pm

This was more of a gravel track in comparrison to some of the other trails we had already done.
This was through the Parc Natural de L'Alt Pirineu - Refugi del Fornet - I think?
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Stopping by the wayside for the regulation coffee brew up
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Eventually ending up here were we had a great lunch
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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by Heff » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:29 pm

Back to Sort H.Q via the Coll de Boixols for the second time, but coming the opposite way this time.
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Again more stunning scenery, for the ABR sticker backdrop
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Then into base for some refreshments with another BBQ in progress
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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by chunky butt » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:05 pm

Brill really enjoying this report

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Re: N.I ABR's in the Pyrenees

Post by Flintlock » Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:19 pm

Some great pics there Heff

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