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France/Spain

just got me a nice KLR and am heading for me first trip: London - Mallorca, W coast of France, Pyrenees, via Barcelona ferry, Palma. Planing to get out of smelly L'don nn or some time after May 21 for slowish jaunt with deviations a-plenty. Anyone on their way south during that time?
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As soon as my house is sold I was also planning to go down to spain by ferry then travelling up through france.Have you any ideas about cost of basic accomodation in spain?.Any other information from anyone much appreciated as I have never ridden abroad before.

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just got me a nice KLR and am heading for me first trip: London - Mallorca, W coast of France, Pyrenees, via Barcelona ferry, Palma. Planing to get out of smelly L'don nn or some time after May 21 for slowish jaunt with deviations a-plenty. Anyone on their way south during that time?
Hi, Im kind of going to do the same trip, but i need to be in Palma by the 20th of May, then i was going to go to Ibiza, then back via Italy, I was trying to find some info on the ferry to Palma from Denia or Barcelona, just wondered if i had to book it, or just rock up ? Any ideas ? Any help would be mucho appreciated. Good luck ! Mint
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You might like to visit the 'moto coups legend' at dijon that weekend. upwards of 2000 old bikes will be there. Including myself ifthe weather is fine
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Hi, Im kind of going to do the same trip, but i need to be in Palma by the 20th of May, then i was going to go to Ibiza, then back via Italy, I was trying to find some info on the ferry to Palma from Denia or Barcelona, just wondered if i had to book it, or just rock up ? Any ideas ? Any help would be mucho appreciated. Good luck ! Mint
Took ferry from BCN with bike to Menorca a few years ago.Just turned up without pre-booking.
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barcelona bike week is on 8 - 11 May, Motooh
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Hi, Im kind of going to do the same trip, but i need to be in Palma by the 20th of May, then i was going to go to Ibiza, then back via Italy, I was trying to find some info on the ferry to Palma from Denia or Barcelona, just wondered if i had to book it, or just rock up ? Any ideas ? Any help would be mucho appreciated. Good luck ! Mint
Errr, you are replying to a post that is 6 years old.
Just so you know like.
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You might like to visit the 'moto coups legend' at dijon that weekend. upwards of 2000 old bikes will be there. Including myself ifthe weather is fine
Ditto, weather permitting as well.
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Ditto, weather permitting as well.
I did not notice that six year date

but if you off to dijon, i will be camping. a metallic black 1985 bmw r80rt with french plates ending in 79 and really dodgy panniers, will be parked next to my beehive aluminiumised looking tent.

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I hope the guy's ok. His last post was 26th Nov 2001 ! Heading for Morocco.

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I did not notice that six year date

but if you off to dijon, i will be camping. a metallic black 1985 bmw r80rt with french plates ending in 79 and really dodgy panniers, will be parked next to my beehive aluminiumised looking tent.

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I'll probably be on a 16 registered (you must be just up the road from me) 650 BMW.
But don't do camping.
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