Category Archives: United Kingdom

Netherlands, Veghel, 28 June – 08 July 2019

I rode from Edinburgh to Harwich on Friday, 7:50 hrs in fine and cold weather, spent the night there then caught the morning ferry on Saturday to Hook of Holland 7:00 hrs, lots of bikes on the ferry all heading … Continue reading

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UK, Scotland, 21 – 27 June 2019

From Somerset I rode north to Edinburgh, 7.5 hours with 2 stops for petrol and no rain the whole way, a first. Normally when travelling this route I get wet but it was a cold ride 15-17c combined with the … Continue reading

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UK, England, 09 – 20 June 2019

I arrived at Gatwick and was expecting a queue at immigration but “Surprise”, they now have an automated system for some countries with lots of terminals so I basically just walked straight through to wait for my luggage. From there … Continue reading

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Netherlands and UK – Veghel, Hastings and Horsham, 16 – 26 September 2018

Stats – 137 days on the road, 16,145 kms, 772 litres, Cost of fuel €944, Average 21.46 km/l Schollbrunn to Veghel – Easy ride to Veghel along the freeway, fine, cool and sunny. When I arrived in Veghel, the annual fair was … Continue reading

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UK and Netherlands – Hastings, Veghel and Winsum – 29 April – 15 May 2018

I arrived in Hastings where my bike is based during the winter months on 29 April 2018 after a marathon 34 hour journey from Perth. First I charged the battery and it fired up immediately then it had to have … Continue reading

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Netherlands, UK, Veghel, Hastings, Abingdon, Edinburgh, 02 – 15 August 2017

Rothrist to Veghel, first through the Swiss back roads and then onto the German autobahn, a ride I have done several times. This time endless road works and a broken down truck caused a miles long traffic build up, I … Continue reading

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UK, Hastings, 02 – 06 May 2017

Hastings – I left Perth on 1 May 2017 and flew to the UK where my bike is in storage in a friends garage in Hastings. Charged the battery, oil and filter change and then had to take it to … Continue reading

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