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Forum: Europe 05-22-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,995
Posted By GFJ
Soundtrack

Steve - what's the soundtrack of the 2nd vid? Sounds a bit Morcheeba?

Nice couple of ascents in this vid :muutt
Forum: Europe 05-13-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,995
Posted By GFJ
Drool!

Cant's wait to be reading this one Pumpy. It is already bringing back a load of happy memories of last Octobers trip.

PS - I'd keep an eye on Possu and the police lady thingy!
Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,811
Posted By GFJ
I am now definitely on my xchallenge now. Did a...

I am now definitely on my xchallenge now. Did a test run of my route yesterday; what a beauty but I am feeling it today :muutt

Think it's an age thing!
Forum: Europe 03-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,811
Posted By GFJ
And it is one of the last Italian TE449's that...

And it is one of the last Italian TE449's that I've got to replace it :D. Just waiting for DVLA to assign it some digits :ear
Forum: Europe 03-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,811
Posted By GFJ
Think I may have just sold my te310, so I may be...

Think I may have just sold my te310, so I may be doing a pogo ride on my xch :lol3

Bring it on :clap
Forum: Europe 02-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,811
Posted By GFJ
All of the above I hope :D Wasn't sure about...

All of the above I hope :D

Wasn't sure about the Loz bit so thought best not to comment :lol3
Forum: Europe 12-26-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By GFJ
Can't you narrow it down a bit :D

Can't you narrow it down a bit :D
Forum: Europe 12-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,136
Posted By GFJ
Pumpy, Matt Big thanks for taking the...

Pumpy, Matt

Big thanks for taking the effort to post your RR and pics.

Really enjoyed reading a slightly different perspective on it.

It is almost as if I were there!

Gareth
Forum: Europe 11-26-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,658
Posted By GFJ
Thanks once again to Mr. T for organising such a...

Thanks once again to Mr. T for organising such a great weekend and for leading the rides also.

The fruity exchange on Allt y Badi will be one to remember for some time to come :rofl

Liked The...
Forum: Europe 10-15-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,136
Posted By GFJ
and whilst we're on obscure biblical references,...

and whilst we're on obscure biblical references, would the Pizza girl with the nice toppings, be considered St Matthew's Passion :evil
...
Forum: Europe 10-15-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,136
Posted By GFJ
That's the only hope you'll have of remembering...

That's the only hope you'll have of remembering anything, particularly the evenings :rofl

I wait in trepidation. I fear Timpo's name for it may be more accurate, and that any Gospel according to...
Forum: Europe 09-25-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,658
Posted By GFJ
You mean you want to try this again :lol3 We...

You mean you want to try this again :lol3

We did 2 rides and managed a sum total of approx 15 miles . . . I am mentally scarred!!
...
Forum: Europe 09-11-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,658
Posted By GFJ
Another XCh

Timpo, cold, wet and without amenities . . . what's not to like!

Please, on a X Challenge. How many in total do you think?

Gareth
Forum: Europe 09-11-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,658
Posted By GFJ
You've been done. You've only bought half of one...

You've been done. You've only bought half of one :rofl
Forum: Europe 03-25-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,876
Posted By GFJ
Thanks again to Mr T for organising this weekend...

Thanks again to Mr T for organising this weekend and putting the effort in to get us all together.

Great to meet some new and catch up with some old faces (I am rapidly joining the latter...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,436
Posted By GFJ
Insurance

There will be others on here with a lot more knowledge on this aspect than I, but I am unclear as to why you actually need additional cover for non commercial enterprises, say, if you are a run...
Forum: Europe 11-19-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By GFJ
Hi Ceri - not seen you for some time; 'was either...

Hi Ceri - not seen you for some time; 'was either a MM or HAF event I think. Keeping well?

I'll be there on an X Challenge with a mate on a X County (Yellow - you can't miss it!)

The 50th...
Forum: Europe 09-23-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By GFJ
Finn - absolutely! I was struggling to pinpoint...

Finn - absolutely! I was struggling to pinpoint a cause for my failings, not having access to the regular KTM book of excuses. But you are right, it was my new wheel/tyre combo!

Whew!:wink:
Forum: Europe 09-23-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,436
Posted By GFJ
Well, this certainly sounds interesting. Will...

Well, this certainly sounds interesting. Will check to see if I have any chance of getting the time off.

Having just come back from 3 days doing similar around North & Mid Wales, we averaged...
Forum: Europe 09-13-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By GFJ
Timpo young man (21??? :huh) - sorry, didn't...

Timpo young man (21??? :huh) - sorry, didn't realise it was your birthday, and such an important one at that! Belated Happy Birthday!

I was only a part-timer on the weekend, but thoroughly...
Forum: Europe 09-13-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By GFJ
We did similar a couple of years ago. Your rough...

We did similar a couple of years ago. Your rough plan is sound; I'd head straight over to Galway then hug the West Coast, either North or South. Connemara and the Burren etc are beautiful, though...
Forum: Europe 07-12-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By GFJ
That's good news. Hopefully the precedent of...

That's good news.

Hopefully the precedent of applying some degree of sense and moderation will prevail in future considerations in that region.

Blanket TROs should be the exception.

Gareth
Forum: Europe 06-17-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By GFJ
Yes Timpo, just exactly what you trying to say?...

Yes Timpo, just exactly what you trying to say? :lol3
Forum: Europe 06-15-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 30,265
Posted By GFJ
Loving these write ups guys. Great pics and look...

Loving these write ups guys. Great pics and look great fun.
Enjoying every post. Excellent.
Forum: Europe 03-30-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,140
Posted By GFJ
Noel - absolutely brilliant write up. Had me...

Noel - absolutely brilliant write up. Had me laughing out loud remembering those things :rofl

Gareth
Forum: Europe 03-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,140
Posted By GFJ
Well, it doesn't get much better than that!

What a great weekend. Good riding, superb trails, excellent company and what weather ..... in March!!!!

Big thanks to Timpo and the team for putting such an event together, plus also for leading...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,140
Posted By GFJ
Enjoyed that appetiser Pumpy; brought a few...

Enjoyed that appetiser Pumpy; brought a few smiles to my face.

Looking forward to the main course now. Do they often involve a good basting, or should that be beasting?
Forum: Europe 03-13-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,140
Posted By GFJ
Hi Pumpy I came down that one approx 3...

Hi Pumpy

I came down that one approx 3 weeks ago and it was all passable. There was rumoured to be a similar sign at the top end but if there was, it must have been discarded in the bushes...
Forum: Europe 03-04-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,140
Posted By GFJ
Is that THE Noel Squibb, as pictured in this...

Is that THE Noel Squibb, as pictured in this months TRAIL mag? :clap
Forum: Europe 10-18-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,449
Posted By GFJ
Could be a challenging time of year to visit -...

Could be a challenging time of year to visit - are you on a bike or in a car?
Also - what sort of things you interested in :- castles, national trust properties, lakes, mountains, walks, coast,...
Forum: Europe 09-06-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,978
Posted By GFJ
Checked today and unfortunately I cannot get that...

Checked today and unfortunately I cannot get that weekend off so I'm out for this year :cry
Enjoy it for those who go. Look forward to reading the RRs.
Forum: Europe 09-05-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,978
Posted By GFJ
Just googled it, and it's approx 960+ miles from...

Just googled it, and it's approx 960+ miles from N Wales, and it thinks 16hrs. It normally takes me 2 days to get to Austria/Switz from here.

Anyone done this rally from the UK and approx how...
Forum: Europe 08-15-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,978
Posted By GFJ
When do we know?

Ceri - snow chains !!!! :eek2 I've never tried them, normally opting for the skid and fall off option! Was it the E-10 you had on the HAF 7 as that seemed to do okay. I was thinking TKC80's which I...
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Pogos

apols but can't remember who this was but they successfully made it :clap
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Roger

How to treat an old girl . . .. she let him down later . . . . . saggy rear!
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Mary Hinge

:lol3
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Caption

Any thoughts on what he may be saying . . . . . . :muutt
Forum: Europe 05-22-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Thanks

To echo Ceri's comments really (without the reference to piss!) - really great weekend.

My 1st ADV meet; good people, good rides, good laugh, great weekend.

Thanks to Timpo for taking the...
Forum: Europe 05-20-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,693
Posted By GFJ
Ceri - you were to be in my group. We've got a...

Ceri - you were to be in my group. We've got a good circuit planned which will take us over to Snowdonia.



Depending upon time, meetup points would be
Llanrwst (cafe by bridge - morning...
Forum: Europe 05-19-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By GFJ
Not been down there for a few years, but you...

Not been down there for a few years, but you could hire boats, canoes and pedallos on the Lac de Ste Croix. We hired them near to where the gorge joins the lake and you can then paddle up river from...
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