Euro Tour 2011! All is in hand for an extended tour of Europe from 1st June to end of August. Taken early retirement...who wants to work after reaching the 50 milestone...booked the ferry to LeHavre...no return booked...the only committment I have is to be at the HU meet near Heidleburg 10th June...other than that, just wandering as I feel like it. I had attempted a plan, but soon realised that after 25+ years of planning at work, I really don't like it! So, let's see where that gets me!
Anyway, just over a week to go to D Day...better get in the garage and see what to take/what to junk/just what is the spare luggage capacity of BMWs F800GS with 1 fat bloke's 3 month supply of undies and sundries hoping to camp (fnurr) his way round Europe? Pictures and more to follow...if i get the hang of this blogging melarky.
Practised packing the bike, got everything on there, but the tools kit still need sorting. I will go around the bike to check fastener sizes, making sure I only take what is required. The weight will come in handy when the tools are in the compartment to the front of the bash plate...I need some biase to the front (and low) to counter all that weight on the back. No doubt my packing technique will evolve over the coming weeks ... chucking away those things that are essentials while sat on the driveway...but a pain in the ar*e when actually on the road ! Anyway, this entry is good practice for me uploading photos...if the above link works, maybe I've cracked it!!!??
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