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Give me a pm before you get to Brighton and we can meet for a chat, maybe also get some other HU sleepers in Brighton area to join in. I live 5km along the coast. Lindsay.
I am likely to hit brighton on 6th or 7th depending on the weather. I can give you a shout when I am in Brighton. I will be staying in my friends place in shoreham. I have sent you a personal mail too
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You can go Immingham to Brevik, Norway.

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Give me a pm before you get to Brighton and we can meet for a chat, maybe also get some other HU sleepers in Brighton area to join in. I live 5km along the coast. Lindsay.
Met Lindsay at Brighton and just returned yesterday after meeting friends and their family along the way.

Loads of useful information from Lindsay. Thank you very much.

I was able to drive up to 375 miles in a day. But comfortable with 250 to 300 miles on motor-way. Non-motor-way should be less. Understood my physical capacity and bike well.

I am planning to give up doing all the way to Nordkapp as most of the attraction is in southern Norway. There is time constrain this year due to work commitments. So have to plan for next summer.
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I can also lend you an excellent set of large scale maps if you want. If your going to the mini meet let me nknow and I can pop my maps in the bag for you. Jake.
I think it is going to be difficult to make it to the mini meet. If you are driving via Inverness. Let me know. I will try and meet you. I work monday to friday till 6pm.

I will look at the mini meet thread as well.
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Hi I did a full tour of finland, norway sweden denmark a few years ago on my goldwing 1500..

Some cheap places to stay ...try the internet hotels .com.......
Mainly stayed in the camping huts. Standards varied but reasonably priced... Very best with ensuite etc cost 50 euro..

Nordkapp is a must.... Midnight sun etc....


PS Its cold in nortern norway even in midsummer. Message me if you want more info. John
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Forgot to say...

Early morning boat to stranraer or carnryan from Larne/ Belfast.

THen dfds boat overnight to Amsterdam from Newcastle. price it out... not cheap but may save you time as well as money compared with dover calais.


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Hi!
Here's a tip from a norwegian newspaper, which lists what it claims to be Norway s' best mc-rides.
It's in Norwegian, but you can get a fairly good translation by using google translate. If you have questions, I'll answer if I can
The article lists scenic roads from all parts of the country.

Norges beste MC-turer - VG Nett om Bil og trafikk

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I have ridden some of the recommended trips and they were beautiful. Could certainly tell you more and even translate the reportĀ“s most important aspects...
Just be aware of the fact that almost everything is expensive and that it is common to have sheep going freely on the countryside.
Cheers from Sweden, Toby
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Technically not a ferry, but it can still get you there ...

DFDS Seaways' Brevik - Immingham freight ferry shipping route - DFDSSeaways.com/Freight
I hope to make it this year. This route appears suitable. I have spoken to DFDS and they are going to send me a booking form. But the booking will be confirmed only in june. They will start the summer time table in June. So have to wait till that time.

Any better suggestions keeping in mind me from Inverness

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All you need to know about riding in Norway here:
Budget travel in Norway - Minutes of a Motorcycle Addict

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I read your site. It is fantastic. It is lonely planet for Motorcycle riders.
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Hi Badrakumar
What time of year are you planning on going ?
Would you be interested in company on the trip?
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We are planning in August.

You could join us. Where are you coming from? You have to tell me about you.
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Unfortunately i'm busy in August, was hoping to go in June.
My name is John & I'm from London born here & lived here all my life (58 years).
Married, 4 kids,3grandkids.
Love riding my BMW R1200RT, I'm a member of the Iron Butt club.
Enjoy touring, done a bit but not that much, don't really like camping but will do it if it's the only option.
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I read your site. It is fantastic. It is lonely planet for Motorcycle riders.
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Thanks Badrakumar - glad my page is helpful. There's also a Norway page here on HU which contains a majority of the same info - so as always: stay tuned to Horizons Unlimited
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Hi John
Thanks for the introduction. Sorry, unfortunately my buddy could not take off in June. So we have to stick to August.
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Hi pandits

I am an Indian Passport holder and living in UK on Permanent Residency VISA. I do have to take a Norway VISA to travel.

I bought my bike in UK with UK registration and have full UK licence.

I read through the Carnet de Passages en Douane in this site. Just clarify to me if I need a Carnet de Passage for my trip to Norway.

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