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Forum: EMEA 06-18-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By WIBO
Nick Guzzi et al have it spot on...If you need to...

Nick Guzzi et al have it spot on...If you need to know anything relative to my neck of the woods just ask....well out of your way but you never know you might end up riding across the Pyrénées and...
Forum: Europe 06-09-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By WIBO
Monday is closing day as you've found out..try...

Monday is closing day as you've found out..try for any in the chain of countrywide www.dafy-moto.fr They'll have a workshop. Try www.pagejaunes.com to look for same if you need one before Nice.
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Forum: EMEA 06-09-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By WIBO
Welcome to the forums. I wrote an article...

Welcome to the forums.

I wrote an article for what I use when I ride to Maroc each year. You could have a look here for some tips. I only have panniers with no tank bag and my rear rack is only...
Forum: EMEA 06-09-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By WIBO
You could also contact Phil at...

You could also contact Phil at www.pyreneesmotorcycletours.com Great place to stay with space/tools to fettle the moto and with secure parking,along with drying/washing room for kit and great...
Forum: EMEA 06-05-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By WIBO
Great....safe onward travel. :D .

Great....safe onward travel.

:D



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Forum: EMEA 06-05-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By WIBO
I'm glad you enjoyed it. I head back again in...

I'm glad you enjoyed it. I head back again in October and can't wait!

:D


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Forum: EMEA 06-05-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By WIBO
You could have a look at www.wikiloc.com and...

You could have a look at www.wikiloc.com and download any roads you find straight into your GPS from the site.

:D



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Forum: EMEA 06-05-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By WIBO
I use Tanger Med every time because it works for...

I use Tanger Med every time because it works for me....never had a reason to try anywhere else.

If you buy your ticket at the actual ferry terminal you'll be able to see what ferry will be leaving...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,575
Posted By WIBO
Heading back again in October 2015....if anyone...

Heading back again in October 2015....if anyone wants to tag along..you'll have to have a thick skin to cope with the banter though.:lol3


:D




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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 110,319
Posted By WIBO
Thanks for the kid words ref. Maroc...hence the...

Thanks for the kid words ref. Maroc...hence the name of my group each year....just really like leading a herd of goats :rofl

I'm retired so I'm here most of the time. PM as and when you want. I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 110,319
Posted By WIBO
I remember reading your Angola report a few years...

I remember reading your Angola report a few years ago...one of the best I've read.

Anyhooo..if you find yourself in the Pyrénées fire a PM for route advice etc,a beer or if I've room at the time...
Forum: EMEA 05-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By WIBO
Have a look here........

http://www.ferryonline.co.uk/ferry_destinations/spain.htm?gclid=CLi39OyEzsUCFSLKtAodODgA3A

Just another website though....maybe telephone their own head office sales desk for each respective...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By WIBO
If you have a read on this page in the...

If you have a read on this page in the link...near the bottom....a good explanation of giving 'Priority To The Right' and the sign that goes with it.


Very,very important to know.
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Forum: EMEA 05-07-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By WIBO
Just a quick random response as I'm scooting out...

Just a quick random response as I'm scooting out and about..fuel here at present is about €1,26 odd from supermarket stations....you can get a reasonable bottle of red for about €3,00 plus....€5,00...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By WIBO
Normally the further south you ride the better...

Normally the further south you ride the better the weather. If you're winging it you'll find accommodation info' at any tourist office before closing time,in most bigger towns. They'll speak English...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By WIBO
Rosslare to Cherbourg? I rode back from...

Rosslare to Cherbourg?

I rode back from Ulster that way in the summer. Good food on the boat at least. This way if the weather is inclement in the UK you can miss it...more days in the UK means...
Forum: EMEA 05-06-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By WIBO
:clap

:clap
Forum: EMEA 04-29-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By WIBO
Yip..against the dodgy bacteria.... Anything...

Yip..against the dodgy bacteria....

Anything else just ask...

:D

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Forum: EMEA 04-29-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By WIBO
There will be no problem on gravel roads and they...

There will be no problem on gravel roads and they will have rock in them too. The vast majority will be hard pack with the odd section of sand over same. Remember it's just easier to put an extra 6...
Forum: EMEA 04-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By WIBO
Fuel stations will be in most big towns so no big...

Fuel stations will be in most big towns so no big problem really......don't forget that all the local vehicles you see need fuel so they too get it somewhere. You'd get what,100kms on an XR250...
Forum: EMEA 04-28-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By WIBO
Post 23 here..any other questions ask away! ...

Post 23 here..any other questions ask away!

All the best


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050092&page=2


:D
Forum: EMEA 04-27-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By WIBO
Some tips in no particular order... First...

Some tips in no particular order...

First and foremost,when you arrive your now in Africa so do not expect it to work with the same logic and speed as Europe...get your head around this and you'll...
Forum: EMEA 04-16-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By WIBO
http://www.museumoto.com/en/barcelona/ ...

http://www.museumoto.com/en/barcelona/


Sounds nerdy,but an organised open top type tour bus will get you to see what's required in a short time...they go to all that's renowned.


:)


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Forum: Europe 04-09-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By WIBO
^^^^^^^ This........ :) .

^^^^^^^

This........


:)


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Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 1,006,571
Posted By WIBO
www.xt660.com Have a wee peep there for...

www.xt660.com


Have a wee peep there for further info.

Enjoy your new ride


:D
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By WIBO
I'm in the kind of same position...take camera...

I'm in the kind of same position...take camera out of pocket whether it be raining or dry..point and shoot and ride after a pause. Video quality is a great seller for me. I take the odd clip here and...
Forum: EMEA 01-25-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By WIBO
If you want sunny better weather normally,if you...

If you want sunny better weather normally,if you can get to Merzouga(Erg Chebbi)...then you can get off road to from Taouz to Ramlia and Zagora...and then on to M'hammid (Erg Chigaga) and over to...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 930,451
Posted By WIBO
Wonderful PR for motorcycling for sure.... ...

Wonderful PR for motorcycling for sure....

:D



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Forum: EMEA 01-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By WIBO
Rent and off you go IMO. Have a look at...

Rent and off you go IMO.

Have a look at www.wikiloc.com and you find all sorts of routes available to bounce into your GPS.


:D



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Forum: EMEA 01-11-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By WIBO
In most towns and cities you'll indeed find wifi....

In most towns and cities you'll indeed find wifi. They're pretty much up to speed that way. A local pay as you go SIM will be cheap. Most people,from all walks of life,who live there have a mobile...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,693
Posted By WIBO
Nice to see a ride report from somewhere...

Nice to see a ride report from somewhere different...great route you rode.

:D


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Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By WIBO
I'm on my second pair of Crossfires...my first...

I'm on my second pair of Crossfires...my first pair were that good I replaced them with a second pair without any other research for any other boots.They fell to bits after about 6 or 7 years of hard...
Forum: EMEA 12-29-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,812
Posted By WIBO
Best of luck..sounds like a great trip. ...

Best of luck..sounds like a great trip.

Don't forget a ride report of course:D

:D



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Forum: Europe 12-11-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By WIBO
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl :) .

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl


:)

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Forum: EMEA 12-11-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By WIBO
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100033...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000338


:D





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Forum: EMEA 12-11-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,562
Posted By WIBO
Great plan for someone so young...(put the...

Great plan for someone so young...(put the deposit down on a house AND ride..you'll have enough for both)lol

What moto's will you be riding?


:D
Forum: Europe 12-10-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By WIBO
If all else fails......

I'm south of Pau 64000 in France...I have a solid gated drive and outbuildings therein.

You can ride to Barcelona in 6 hrs(400kms).

Pau has an airport as does Lourdes/Tarbes. Both 35mins drive...
Forum: Europe 12-10-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By WIBO
You're welcome... If you've never been...

You're welcome...

If you've never been before..I can advise that,if you're going to leave via Algeciras to Tanger Med...to park your moto in the moto park and dander over to the main terminal...
Forum: Europe 12-07-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By WIBO
I'm just back from my annual jaunt over to...

I'm just back from my annual jaunt over to Maroc...

I ride approx 1200kms off road once I'm there....

If you need to know anything based on my experience by all means chime in.
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Forum: EMEA 11-27-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By WIBO
I'm from Ulster originally...what are your...

I'm from Ulster originally...what are your interests...fishing...museums....World War 1..crafts....concerts...etc etc

:D
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