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  1. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member
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    Today I first made a detour to the Col Grand Ballon. I was there last year, but the weather was awful then. So I wanted to make the most of todays good weather, and ride it in the dry this time.
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  2. Vulpes

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    A little break at the Luxemburg border. 20210909_145533.jpg
    Perhaps I should clean this visor? o_O
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  3. Vulpes

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    Now in Vianden, Luxemburg.
    Todays route, 280 miles.
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    Now enjoying a local beer... :yum
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  5. Sandi T

    Sandi T It's ride o'clock somewhere!
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  6. Vulpes

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    Snails for starters... :yum
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    Followed by a schnitzel with mushroom sauce and a baked potato...
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  7. Wessa

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    Another great day and photos as well mate. Which hotel are you staying at. When I went to Vianden I stayed in the hotel Petry , that was back in 2005 lol
     
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  8. Vulpes

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    I'm staying at the Beim Hunn - from the Petry that's across the bridge and up toward the castle. Big advantage is they've got a locked garage for the bike, and an excellent cook!
     
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  9. Wessa

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    Yes the locked garage is a big plus. The Petry only has the car park. Mind Vianden is a beautiful place and the roads around are great. We went up the chair lift where the views are amazing down the valley :)
     
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  10. Ducatitotriumph

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    Annecy is wonderful and a simply beautiful place. We (5 of us) went the on a bike trip 6 years ago.
    I've always wanted to return but it's never on my way to anywhere since.
    Enjoy sir!
     
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  11. Sandi T

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    A locked garage for the bike and an excellent cook, two of life's simple pleasures. ;):blush:
     
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  12. Sandi T

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    Annecy sounds like reason enough for returning there as its own destination, D2T! :heart_eyes:
     
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    Another great set of pictures! Thanks!
     
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  14. Ducatitotriumph

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    It is a lovely place @Sandi T and yes, i'll definitely go back.
    And get a taco......;):)
     
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  15. Hubaxe

    Hubaxe Good moaning!
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    If your plan one day happens, I live 20min from Annecy (on the other nice lake of the area). Let me know, I gonna specialize into international ttf meetings in the Alps :grinning:
     
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  16. Ducatitotriumph

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    Excellent idea!
    Definitely going (next year though)
    Pics of my last trip btw

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  17. Bikerman

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    Been to Annecy a few times, and it should be on eveyones bucket list. It a beautiful area.
     
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  18. Vulpes

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    Home safe.
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    1.927 miles total in 7 days
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    It was a great trip, thoroughly enjoyed it. Fantastic scenery, great roads. Two niggles - on day two my headset gave the ghost. Which was an annoyance, because that meant looking at the sat nav all the time. Second my start engine button behaved erraticly. At first I thought it was the side stand switch, but not touching that and trying to start again did not make any difference. Next I tried wiggling the clutch lever a bit - that worked (as in after some wiggling the start button would respond), so obviously that needs looked at.
    Other than that Speedy did not miss a beat.
     
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    Today's route, 210 miles
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    Thanks for taking an interest, I hope you enjoyed following me on my journey.

    Vulpes out!
     
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