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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
never mind thanks for sharing... I'm really glad...

never mind thanks for sharing... I'm really glad people are still reading ( and commenting) on this thread.

Seems to be getting more hits and coverage than our recent epic to take the little bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Hi, Pic three I forget the exact location, but...

Hi, Pic three I forget the exact location, but it's the Pennines somewhere. Could be anywhere from Tan Hill up toward Alston. It's pretty barren up there, but that's the fun of these little bikes:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Hi all, It's been a long time coming, but I...

Hi all,

It's been a long time coming, but I finally got round to writing the ride report for the Europe trip on the 125s.

Here it is:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921846
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
125cc Tour Through Europe

Welcome all,

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd492/Grafvonjon/Spain/20130514-P1010953.jpg

Some of you may already be familiar with our previous 125cc adventures - one of the better, more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
I'm glad you're all still following this thread -...

I'm glad you're all still following this thread - it appears you were urging us to go while we were actually on the trip!

To catch up on the other Qs:

@ The Sandman:
we can get around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Well - The wait is over... The trip is done....

Well - The wait is over...

The trip is done. The little 125s have trekked across Europe.

I'll write up a new thread in the RR section, and also link from here.
It'll take some time to write. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Thanks for the suggestions, we're both currently...

Thanks for the suggestions, we're both currently looking into panniers for the France trip.
Most of the ones we've seen are huge and look a bit daft on our bikes.

In the photo, there is a lot of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Diabolic, Dude, I missed your post earlier....

Diabolic,

Dude, I missed your post earlier. Have just looked at your ride report... looks like you were having fun.

I really like the retro looks of the Van Van, and a whole fleet of them!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Cheers guys, Thanks for the comments on the...

Cheers guys,

Thanks for the comments on the photos. They were just snapped with my iPhone, so I'm pretty amazed how well they've come out. I'll take my proper camera to France and Spain, if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
There were desperate moments when we considered...

There were desperate moments when we considered the idea of crafting wind deflectors from cut-in-half oil containers and gaffer tape!

The beauty of the 125s for touring is their parsimonious fuel...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
Thanks, That's my riding buddy heading off. ...

Thanks,

That's my riding buddy heading off.
It's taken in Lake District which, IMHO, is the most beautiful part of England.

The sun came out 'just right' that morning.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,486
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
I have a jetboil with the coffee press too. I...

I have a jetboil with the coffee press too. I also take the additional pot stand attachment that allows any cooking pot to be used for when I need to do more than boil water on longer trips.

On...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
So now we've booked the next trip. We'll be...

So now we've booked the next trip.

We'll be riding down through the UK.
Getting on a ferry to Spain.
Then the aim is to ride over the Pyrenees into France. Head north through France to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,112
Posted By Jonny_Tallboy
125cc Touring

Touring around on a bike with a top speed of 50mph (if there's no headwind!) might not be everyone's idea of fun.
But it is our's, and it seems there are a few like-minded souls on this forum, so I...
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