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Forum: Europe 07-10-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By muddymatt
Wed 4th June GYOA 2014

Sorry for the delay I did a presentation at my local TRF meeting last night which took all of my time up but I need to get this ride report finished.

Well after a good night the morning came and...
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Tue 3rd June GYOA 2014

Away we go again been busy moving friends and doing a slide show presentation but I need to get this finished now as other adventures will soon be upon us.

We awoke and started to pack up from out...
Forum: Europe 07-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Mon 31st May GYOA 2014

After an abortive attempt last night it is time to rattle on with my ride report.

We awoke in pleasant surroundings and went over the road to the restaurant we ate at last night for breakfast. As...
Forum: Europe 07-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By muddymatt
Don't you fret old fella the book is open by my...

Don't you fret old fella the book is open by my PC and ready to resume normal service.:D

Weekend away beckons so hopefully all sorted for next week.

Matt
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Test

Test
Forum: Europe 07-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Mon 31st May GYOA 2014

After an abortive attempt last night it is time to rattle on with my ride report.

We awoke in pleasant surroundings and went over the road to the restaurant we ate at last night for breakfast. As...
Forum: Europe 06-30-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Hi Paul, This is the one. Great Track that keeps...

Hi Paul, This is the one. Great Track that keeps on going just don't fall off.

http://www.dangerousroads.org/eastern-europe/albania/2050-shkoder-theth-national-park-road.html

Sadly just lost a...
Forum: Europe 06-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Sun 30th May GYOA 2014

Damp start then breakfast.

A frustrating time was then had as people tried to pay. The lady of the house who dealt with the money took a long time in sorting everyone's bill out not a good system...
Forum: Europe 06-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Sat 29th May GYOA 2014

Sat dawned and it was a rest day. I did some laundry and had a shower whilst other made plans for a walk to a waterfall.

My abode for 2 nights.
...
Forum: Europe 06-24-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Fri 29th May GYOA 2014

After a refreshing sleep Pete and I awoke and headed for breakfast. Good old Uncle Rick had been up early and had got his bike out of the Dungeon riding it up some pretty steep steps. He then...
Forum: Europe 06-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Thur 28th May GYOA 2014

After a good nights sleep we awoke and started the usual packing of tents and getting ready to ride.

It had been worrying some of us that we no insurance just in case something did happen. Rode...
Forum: Europe 06-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Wed 27th May GYOA 2014

We awoke emerged from our tents ready for a new day. The weather was warm and we all sat down for breakfast. It took a while to come one problem of travelling in a large group is that many places...
Forum: Europe 06-22-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Tue 27th May GYOA 2014

Day off yesterday bike servicing and meal at friends so I had better get back to the serious business of chronicling our through the eyes of muddymatt.

Up in good time I was packed and ready to go...
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By muddymatt
Mon 26th May GYOA 2014

Right I had better start again, Monday dawned with one or two fuzzy heads.

I awoke to the sound of buzzing in my tent. A few frantic minutes had them all swatted. The inside of my tent was now all...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Quite cross as I have just lost an hours work by...

Quite cross as I have just lost an hours work by pressing the wrong key !

Normal service will be resumed tomorrow.

Matt
Forum: Europe 06-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Sun 25th May GYOA 2014

Well that's my CRF 250 X serviced ready for more adventures I had better get back to the serious business of chronicling our journey. I managed to put my camera out of action for a few days so have...
Forum: Europe 06-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Sat 24th May GYOA 2014

Of course our Oirish mates don't like things too easy. After arranging to meet at 17:00 Seamus and Daithi waited for Princess Fiona or FiFi as she likes to be known. :D

As she was only 60 mins...
Forum: Europe 06-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Fri 23rd May GYOA 2014

So whilst reclining and enjoying my siesta on Wilfred's sofa I vaguely heard a few people leaving but was snug in the fact that I had a couple of extra hours sleep.

Our alarm call soon came though...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Thur 22nd May GYOA 2014

Sarahteach was up and away for work or was it just first to get in the bathroom ?

We got up and Timpo prepared some fine bacon sarnies before we headed off.

There was no turning back now as we...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Wed 21st May GYOA

Having packed all my gear over the preceding couple of weeks it had been time to stuff it all into my giant loop tail roll and rucksack, if I hadn't ordered it from Ebay by now then it wasn't coming...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Ride Report GYOA 2014

Right folks the time has come for me to start a bit of a ride report for this year. Of course it is entirely from my perspective and utilising the Book of Truth which I have in front of me.
I have...
Forum: Europe 06-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
LOZ, you are too kind :evil You do distract...

LOZ, you are too kind :evil

You do distract me from doing a ride report in between trying to upload photos.

Don't worry I will make sure you get a mention :D
Forum: Europe 06-12-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Steven, I think you did particularly well in...

Steven, I think you did particularly well in negotiating with the Americans. :D
Forum: Europe 06-10-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
The Book of Truth has been written and I will...

The Book of Truth has been written and I will attempt to some form of ride report up over the next week. As we get back to our normal lives think back to this trip and whether you will be appearing....
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Don't worry Knobby when the food runs out the fat...

Don't worry Knobby when the food runs out the fat people will be thin and the thin people dead. :D

A little bird told me you have got into running. To the kebab shop, the chinese, the indian, the...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
I'll have you know I am the proud holder of a...

I'll have you know I am the proud holder of a bronze lifesaver award so if anyone can chuck me a pair of pyjama bottoms I can stay afloat for hours. :D

Looks like it is a bit damp over there at...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
I can see that you want to be the first to go in...

I can see that you want to be the first to go in the "Book of Truth" Timpo :wink:

I am also busy compiling a CD for our trip down of you favourite scouse anthems that we can sing along to.
:D
...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Cheer Martin Good idea about one of those pre...

Cheer Martin Good idea about one of those pre loaded cards.

Only got to think about what phrase books to take now as I like to be able to converse with the locals.

Matt
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Looking to order a bit of money to cover when I...

Looking to order a bit of money to cover when I first get in the non euro countries.

So apart from taking euro's I am thinking I will need some Albanian Lej, Bosnian Convertable Marka and...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
I think I have guessed it ! Peet Buurp the...

I think I have guessed it !

Peet Buurp the Netherlands Cultural Ambassador the glimpse of facial hair gives it away.

Am I right ?
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Rest day ! That sounds dangerous breaking the...

Rest day ! That sounds dangerous breaking the mantra of ride, eat,drink, sleep then repeat.

:D

I bet Seamus is already scouring the internet for blends of fine coffee and tea to take with him...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,494
Posted By muddymatt
Well what a weekend. Great weather, good...

Well what a weekend.

Great weather, good food, nice beer and great people then add a couple of days fantastic trail riding and what do you get. The March Moon Rally 2014 !

Thanks for...
Forum: Europe 03-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,494
Posted By muddymatt
Is it only me who is getting excited ? :D ...

Is it only me who is getting excited ?

:D

Roll on next weekend
Forum: Europe 02-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By muddymatt
Looking at the photo I think its too big for him,...

Looking at the photo I think its too big for him, he can't even get his feet down.

:D

Laurence how many times do I have to tell you where is your hard hat, hiviz and gloves.:huh

I wonder...
Forum: Europe 02-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,494
Posted By muddymatt
It could be far worse A couple of beers and...

It could be far worse

A couple of beers and one could end up in the Bricklayers Arms :D

It doesn't bear thinking about
Forum: Europe 02-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,494
Posted By muddymatt
Wales Mid March I would forecast : Beer...

Wales Mid March

I would forecast :

Beer eat sleep ride beer eat sleep ride

Then go home having had a good time

:D
Forum: Europe 02-03-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By muddymatt
Garmin Montana Update warning

Just a friendly warning folks that if you install the update 5.60 onto your Montana you may lose access to some maps and the device reports an error code.

It has been documented on some of the...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Air seat for me please it will all add to the...

Air seat for me please it will all add to the experience.

Anyone got any tyre pressure recommendations :D
Forum: Europe 01-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
I hope those trainers are steel toe capped...

I hope those trainers are steel toe capped Laurence.

Oh and where is your hard hat.:augie:

Mind you I bet the radio has got Radio 4 on otherwise there would be a brick hammer through it.
...
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 28,944
Posted By muddymatt
Do us UK'ers need an International Driving Permit...

Do us UK'ers need an International Driving Permit as well as both parts of our photcard driving licence as the sites that I have looked at seem to suggest that it is recommended.

Doesn't seem too...
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