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Old 12 Sep 2006
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Off road in Pas de Calais area France?

Has anyone got any nice trail ride recommendations in the Pas de Calais area?

Garmin routes would be great but any other way would be fine too...
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FYI - The Nationality part on the board profile is already filled in automatically - I just didn't alter it, are you always such a patronising meddler? What am I saying..of course you are...! You're obviously the self appointed, opinionated board troll. I'll avoid / ignore your replies from now on by sticking you on my ignore list.


BTW- I'll keep riding trails LEGALLY and responsibly as long as I am able and allowed to do so, if you don't like it - tough.




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nice picks, nice trail. doesn't look like it will suffer much environmental impact from sensible motorised use!!!
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Agreed,nice trail/pics.Regarding finding which trails are usable in France i'll ask some off-road type friends who live in the Loire valley area if they have a contact in the bit you're interested in.Basically it depends on the local Mairie(the regional mayor/overseer of all things that go on) as to what restrictions or lack of that are imposed on byways,etc....from what i remember last time i was over there,there's an organisation much like the TRF that has all legal routes listed.
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Thanks Jon, as there are plenty of legal by ways to use in the Uk,it would be nice to see what can be used in France. I think there might be some kind of 'enduro' circuit near to where we will be going, just trying to find details of that.

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Can't help you for the Calais area but if you fancy heading a bit further north I live near Antwerp (about 2 hours from Calais) and theres a few around here to play on which a GS would be happy on ...I should know
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Thanks Gecko - I'll keep that in mind for another trip...
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I led the off road tour at the recent HU meeting in Belgium. Those trails are further East but we have a few that we can introduce to a select few fellow GSers

Check out some pictures from that tour here: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...pictures-23131
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I led the off road tour at the recent HU meeting in Belgium. Those trails are further East but we have a few that we can introduce to a select few fellow GSers

Check out some pictures from that tour here: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...pictures-23131
Good event by the looks of the pics Gecko, I'll get in touch with regards to getting over towards where you are.

I spent yesterday out on the bikes and have a trip planned at the weekend...



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