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mopeds to scotland from eastsussex and back

alex205pig
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8:31 AM - May 07, 2009 #1

me and 4 freinds are doing a charity run to scotland and back this summer over 1000 miles if any one has any tips on long distance riding or if they have any old mopeds they are willing to sell it would be good the charity it is for is great ormand street cheers alex
brighton 09,10,11,12
eastcoast 10
round cornwall on yb100 2010
new forest run 10,11
eagle rally 10,11
spa francorchamps 2011
11000 miles around europe on a yam 250 and sidecar 2012
Cycling around australia 2013-
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6:47 PM - May 07, 2009 #2

Hi Alex, I did 801 miles on a Fizzy from Bilbao to the top of France to catch the ferry back to Portsmouth. Tips are

Give the bike a good service before setting off.

Never plan to get to a certain point. Somedays you will go further than expected, other days less. At the end of the trip no amount of planning will cater for all eventualities.

Set up camp by perhaps 6 p.m. If the days riding has produced a number of breakdowns or getting lost you may as well enjoy the evening.

You will see alot at ped speeds, enjoy the scenery.

Me ped trip was the best biking holiday I`ve ever done. Big smile when thinking back on it.

You won`t regret it
They call me Mr Tibbs.

Commer van, Allegro, 350N2, and Garelli next on list.

Sondel Sport :-)
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7:56 PM - May 07, 2009 #3

good luck on your trip Alex ,

sounds like a real ped road trip




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9:02 PM - May 07, 2009 #4

Do you still have plans Jay??
They call me Mr Tibbs.

Commer van, Allegro, 350N2, and Garelli next on list.

Sondel Sport :-)
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Robert Mutch
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9:35 PM - May 07, 2009 #5

Hi what route are you planning.

Put it on the site and see if you can get a few peds to ride along as you pass through.

Lets know if you are going through the North West.

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10:33 PM - May 07, 2009 #6

Robert Mutch wrote:Hi what route are you planning.

Put it on the site and see if you can get a few peds to ride along as you pass through.

Lets know if you are going through the North West.

R
im not in charge of route planning but yer i did a cycling trip to cornwall last year i jsut love travveling slow as you see so much
brighton 09,10,11,12
eastcoast 10
round cornwall on yb100 2010
new forest run 10,11
eagle rally 10,11
spa francorchamps 2011
11000 miles around europe on a yam 250 and sidecar 2012
Cycling around australia 2013-
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5:51 PM - May 08, 2009 #7

eightcans wrote:Do you still have plans Jay??
i do dream still dream of harwich to europe road trip by fizzy .





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alistair
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2:03 PM - May 11, 2009 #8

If you guys go past huddersfield or leeds, might be a few of us who'll join you for the trip up to scotland!
Are you guys going to be hitting the west coast of scotland at all? If so i can proberly find a fair few guy who'd ride back to england with you.
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7:01 PM - May 11, 2009 #9

yer that would be great will put those places into the route would be nice to see a fizzy after all those miles of puch ahah
brighton 09,10,11,12
eastcoast 10
round cornwall on yb100 2010
new forest run 10,11
eagle rally 10,11
spa francorchamps 2011
11000 miles around europe on a yam 250 and sidecar 2012
Cycling around australia 2013-
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7:54 PM - May 12, 2009 #10

picked up the first bike today a susuki fz50 not the fastest thing in the world hahaha and pick up to more tommorow photos to come on thursday
brighton 09,10,11,12
eastcoast 10
round cornwall on yb100 2010
new forest run 10,11
eagle rally 10,11
spa francorchamps 2011
11000 miles around europe on a yam 250 and sidecar 2012
Cycling around australia 2013-
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