Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

PHILinFRANCE
Posts: 5683
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:35 am
Has thanked: 2437 times
Been thanked: 1258 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Wed May 23, 2012 2:17 pm

I'm taking one too , but a FILE !!!! i found a grinder or bolt croppers work just fine :evil:

Adventure Bike Rider New Issue Out Now
picos mestizo
Posts: 4240
Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:55 pm

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by picos mestizo » Wed May 23, 2012 2:43 pm

IMG_5867.JPG
IMG_5867.JPG (26.48 KiB) Viewed 3301 times
IMG_5868.JPG
IMG_5868.JPG (51.6 KiB) Viewed 3301 times
Thats the trouble with the Brits. the always make things that are a waste of time!!!!

This little feller will split a chain before you've found your Grinder.
& leave the links without the surface coating ground off.

Trouble with spring clips is if you stop too quickly (disc brakes & all that) the chain stops & the spring clip carries on going & miraculously unclips itself & shoots 20 feet up the road. What a load of B*LL***S.
If anybody can stop that quick (such as hitting an imovable object head on @ 160mph) they definately will not be looking for their spring clip.
Lightness is everything.

Lightness with Grunt is a Scratcher!

An Adventure is not a tank transfer.

PHILinFRANCE
Posts: 5683
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:35 am
Has thanked: 2437 times
Been thanked: 1258 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Wed May 23, 2012 3:44 pm

As some of you are showing pics of bikes loaded and ready here you go , and the keen eyed ones might spot the winter warmer :evil:

Image

Image

Image

And someone mentioned tyres , i've got some backup

Left to right
17inch TKC with a couple of mm
21inch KAROO 2 new
18inch BFG 50%
21inch Metzler 50%
Image

Simon_100
Posts: 7366
Joined: Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:02 pm
Has thanked: 44 times
Been thanked: 112 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by Simon_100 » Wed May 23, 2012 4:00 pm

Foto of the day in the local rag ws of two British bikers riding up Bonaigua in the snow - one lanse cleard but it looked pretty horrible! They were certainly lookimng a bit wobbly!

Good luck chaps if you're reading this!

Simon
Be sure to visit www.thespanishbiker.com the invaluable guide to motorcycling in Spain - plus guided rides, HISS Events* and off road touring support service



*Highly Informal Sojourns in Spain

MR X
Posts: 699
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:14 pm
Has thanked: 9 times
Been thanked: 26 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by MR X » Wed May 23, 2012 4:09 pm

Have you dropped the oil as well Phil :woohoo:

You be carful that donkey will not know what's going on :lol: :lol:

As soon as I can change gear in the van and let the hand brake off I will be headed south, may not be until sun/mon :(

You followed me on the weekend and we did 16km and I only changed gear 5/6 times :lol:
and you know how many times I will have to change gear going over them big hills :woohoo:

PHILinFRANCE
Posts: 5683
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:35 am
Has thanked: 2437 times
Been thanked: 1258 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Wed May 23, 2012 4:20 pm

If you want to hobble across to ours at the W/E and i'll drive it down for you, it's the least i can do son :ohmy:

MR X
Posts: 699
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:14 pm
Has thanked: 9 times
Been thanked: 26 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by MR X » Wed May 23, 2012 4:50 pm

YOU DRIVE :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

I am a complete control freak if anyone else was to drive I would have to be on much more medication than I am now and be blindfolded :sick:

Thank for the offer I would not spoil your ride down
and just imagine what the carnage would be like with Tramp taking them all over the snow caped hills . I would have odds of minimum 50% making it to Spain :laugh:

Simon_100
Posts: 7366
Joined: Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:02 pm
Has thanked: 44 times
Been thanked: 112 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by Simon_100 » Thu May 24, 2012 5:47 am

Today's weather report - job done!Today's weather report

Meanwhile, for those of your arriving over the weekend - the Circus is coming to town!

B)
Be sure to visit www.thespanishbiker.com the invaluable guide to motorcycling in Spain - plus guided rides, HISS Events* and off road touring support service



*Highly Informal Sojourns in Spain

Tramp
Posts: 7466
Joined: Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:04 am
Has thanked: 285 times
Been thanked: 513 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by Tramp » Thu May 24, 2012 8:10 am

looks like the weathers changing phil near you B) for the better too :) ..

PHILinFRANCE
Posts: 5683
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:35 am
Has thanked: 2437 times
Been thanked: 1258 times

Re: Spanish Pyrenees: May 28th - June 1st, 2012

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Thu May 24, 2012 2:31 pm

Just got back from doing a fosse septic and it 31° and very high humidity , pools gone green !!! thunder on the way but i've cleaned and dosed it.
Salad and wine for tea :woohoo:

Post Reply

Return to “ABR Spanish Rally Pyrenees 28th May - 1st June 2012”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests