June 21, 2012 GMT - Intruder 3rd Euro meet
June 1 - 3 2011 saw the 3rd Euro meet of the European Intruder Clubs held in Haro, Rioja, Spain. I opted to miss the long ride through France, instead using Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to Santander with return to Plymouth...

June 21, 2012 GMT - UK meets (Intruder)
I had my wrist and hand surgery in December 2011.. all appears well but building up to longer trips. Range was limited to around 100 miles, dependant on clutch use...but now up to 350 miles, then I have to rest...

July 24, 2011 GMT - Stuck at home for now
Quick update. Solved my connectivity problem by buying a Motorola Xoom tablet PC, so should be able to update the blog anywhere with WiFi access. Has a built in camera so life should be somewhat easier on the move. Just...

June 10, 2011 GMT -

Postponed Tour

June 08, 2011 GMT - 8th June
Out of touch for a while...but still going strong. Mobile phone Kerrputt! Torrential rain between Bayeux and Reims put an end to that, and internet access limited at campsites. Done 6 nights camping, 2 near to Reims. Normandy visit to...

June 02, 2011 GMT - Le Havre to Bayeux 1 June
Good, fast crossing. Dry and warm in France...quiet backroads to Bayeux...camping at municipal site on edge of town. Now sat in bar with second lqrge is lunchtime...trying to work out why French keyboards arn,t QWERTY...not easy, and I havent...

June 02, 2011 GMT - Hull Portsmouth 3O May
Well, I did say I had no plan; decided at last minute to have a stay in Portsmouth before getting ferry. Had 2 nights B and B so had full day out in Portsmouth and Gosport. Well worth the visit...

May 26, 2011 GMT - Bike's about ready...wot about me?

5 days to go........Living the dream (gulp).

May 22, 2011 GMT - Preparation...what a bore!!!
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 return booked...the only committment I...


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