The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
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I'm new to the forum so this may well be posted in the wrong place.
Me and a friend are planning to ride from cheshire (U.K) down to the pyrenees via the West coast of france. Once we get there the plan is to do about 5 days of off road on the vast network of trails/pistes. Any paper maps/pdf's/gps files (I have a satmap) of the offroad sections in spain/andorra or even france would be a real help.
By the way we are going to be on an 09 XT 660 tenere and a brand new F800 GS fully loaded up so we dont want to be hitting anything stupidly technical.
we are going to be on an 09 XT 660 tenere and a brand new F800 GS fully loaded up so we dont want to be hitting anything stupidly technical.
The Tenere will be fine, couldn't comment on the BM, never seen one out on the trails
We rode Portugal last May, some of the tracks were tough but not beyond the Tenere's ability (but sometimes beyond mine!). Like you we were fully loaded, overloaded some might say....
I've nothing on the Pyrenees, but if you fancy Portugal I can dig out some GPS routes for you.
and...... if you are just transiting France, you might want to give some consideration to taking a ferry to Bilbao/Santander as France can be a real 'mare and the costs work out about the same taking tolls/fuel/accomodation into account.
Thanks a lot for the rapid responses all info taken on board.
Gas up: Thanks for the advice, I think we might do portugal next year, how long/how much was the ferry to Portugal and where abouts is the best riding.
RedBoots: That website is amazing, exactly what ive been looking for, Ilooked a little further and found a route that's 900 odd miles trans pyrenees, there's almost too much choice on there.
The only other thing I was after is a kit list, I've done a lot of camping so I know whats needed for that side but I'm sure we will manage to forget essentials for biking if we don't use/make a kit list.
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