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Hello everyone

Hello everyone, I am new to the hubb. I am in the planning stages for a tour across Europe on my Hog. I am planning on a 3 month trip. I want to tour from maybe Ireland, take the ferry to Scotland, head south to France, want to ride down the coast to Nice and Normandy. Would like to visit the beaches of D-Day. Then from there head east. I want to see Austria and in the process see the alps along the way. And here is a run down of the other countries on my list, slovenia, Bratislava, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Poland, and catch Prague and anything else I want to see. From what I read that some of the eastern countries you have to keep a sharp eye on your ride, but that will not stop me from going. So I am looking forward to checking more things out on this website and contributing stuff on here. I will be posting some photos on here of my misadventure to bike week 2011 Daytona Beach. Thanks again guys for all the great stuff on here....Harley
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Welcome. Good to see another harley rider on here, there aren't so many of us. I'll be heading the opposite way across the Atlantic for my planned trip.
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Thanks guys, I am really glad I found this website. I never thought about doing this till I met Benka Pulko, I thought if a woman can do this by herself so can I, so here I am. Paul where are you going to be riding at? Harley has come a long way, I would have never would even try a tour on some of their late models, those bikes would beat you to death. My super glide is all about comfort and really looking forward to riding in europe.
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Welcome from north Italy from a former Harley rider (1999-2011 on two Electra Glides, FLHT and FLHTCUI), now 1200 Yamaha Super Téneré.
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Paul where are you going to be riding at? Harley has come a long way, I would have never would even try a tour on some of their late models, those bikes would beat you to death. My super glide is all about comfort and really looking forward to riding in europe.
We're planning on shipping 2 Harleys to Canada and spending a few months in Canada and a few months in the US. I've got no problem riding my Harley on a long trip (mainly on-road of course). It's a '99 Evo Heritage Softail. Good luck with the planning of your trip. I'll look out for your Daytona photos.
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head south to France, want to ride down the coast to Nice and Normandy. Would like to visit the beaches of D-Day.
Nice & Normandy aren't really in the same area. In fact they're about 1100km apart, almost as far apart as 2 places can possibly be in France...

The Normandy beaches are a must, there may well be people on here in the area, if not there are people on here

Bike Club France • Index page who are & i think there's someone there who has a guest house & will organise tours.

If you're riding south east from there, i'm about 2hrs south of Paris, feel free to contact me if you're in the area or need any help or stuff.

Bonne route

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Wink When in manchester

Passing thru Manchester UK (why wouldn't ya???) room and food here, I owe the USa folk plenty. 80)

Do West Coast Scotland (East a bit boring , sorry ), Loch Ness, West Coast goood.

English Lake District ..... Nice, Yorkshire Dales very niced (

Add Hawes to your list on Sundays),

Devils bridge
Rivington Barn, Lancashire

My place good food and own room. Free

North Wales A5
Stratford (Shakespere)
Warwick (Best castle you can go around)

then south if you must do London
or even East to Hull and ferry to Holland and the D-Day beaches.

Remember fuel is $8 a gallon or more
Good books for Biker friendly bed & breakfasts for the real England.

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