There Will Be Beer...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by norseXL, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    Belgian blonde, Cuvée des Trolls.
    Fitting for a Norse-man...
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  2. norseXL

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    Boring rainy day on the French motorways today, 18 euro in toll, robbery. In Norway bikes are free, not wery easy paying with raingear and wet gloves that want to go inside out...
    Now outside of st. Etienne south of Lyon, take avay pizza from Pizzacosy, wery good Italian style
    Bought a bottle of Duvel tripple hop cashmere, never tried that one before, not bad but I prefere the original...
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  3. PiaP

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    Not classified as real beer I think , more of fruit juice for Pia ;-) DSC_2251.JPG
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    PiaP Adventurer

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    Having a tropical evening in Saix near Castres, France. Very good food, veeeery small room and beer DSC_2265.JPG DSC_2263.JPG
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    The restaurant to ourselves, sand between the toes and porn-music playing DSC_2268.JPG
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  6. norseXL

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    Started for once for a dry day of riding in st.Etienn...
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    norseXL Northman

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    Somewhere in Rhône...
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    Map pow-wow...
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    ...and tomorow we'll enter the Pyrinees...
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  10. roadcapDen

    roadcapDen Ass, Grass or Gas, no free rides.

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    Nice! Size and years of the XL's? mmmmm Beer...:beer
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  11. norseXL

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    Pia's is a '94 1200 with Hammer 1250 kit and N4 cams, mine is better explained in the build thread in my sig. line.
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    Started today from the cheapest motel in France...
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    Rode innto the Pyrinees in light rain and by the time we reached the top of our first Col it was pissing down...
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    Rode down into Sant Girons and gladly payed a small fortune for a room in a posh hotel.
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    Oh the irony, hotel with a outside pool and 10 dgr. C mms_img69636204144795772601.jpg mms_img77152250062544356111.jpg
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    That blue spot of rain, that's were we'r at.
    Starting to feel like a fekking rain God...
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    Today we're heading to Andorra and into Spain...
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    Coming into Andorra from France was wet, cold and foggy but I guess I can't complain since the snow was only by the side of the road.
    Here we're over the top and under the fog and snow again...
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    Spending the night in Puigcerdà, Catalonia, lots of stairs to the top of the town...
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    Tapas and Belgian beer...
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