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What is happening in 2015?

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2015 Northern Spain and France.

For 2015 the Old Gits are going to Northern Spain to ride the Picos de Europa and the Pyrenees. For the first time in a number of years this will be a full, multi-location tour, moving from hotel to hotel as we ride some of the best motorcycle roads in the world.

When and how?

The itinerary for the 2015 trip is:

Advanced Guard Leave Arrive

Direct Miles

19/06/2015

Friday Portsmouth

Ferry

20/06/2015

Saturday Santander Oviedo

120

21/06/2015

Sunday

Ride out - explore

Join Main Party

 

Overland Leave Arrive

Direct Miles

20/06/2015

Saturday Dover/Calais Le Mans

264

21/06/2015

Sunday Le Mans Cahors

318

22/06/2015

Monday Cahors Irurtzun

301

23/06/2015

Tuesday

Ride out - explore

Join Main Party

 

Main Party Leave Arrive Hotel

Direct Miles

20/06/2015

Saturday Portsmouth

Ferry

21/06/2015

Sunday Santander Oviedo Silken Monumental Naranco

120

22/06/2015

Monday

Ride out - explore

23/06/2015

Tuesday Oviedo Irurtzun Hotel Plazaola

259

24/06/2015

Wednesday Ride out - explore

25/06/2015

Thursday Irurtzun Saint-Girons Hôtel Restaurant Eychenne

245

26/06/2015

Friday Saint-Girons Milau Cévenol Hôtel

191

27/06/2015

Saturday Milau Bourges Brit Hotel Olympia

252

28/06/2015

Sunday Bourges Calais

331

All distances given are via main roads/motorways. The intention would be to avoid main roads and motorways for all bar the final day but the distances are shown give a reference point.

Main Party Route

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Overland Route

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Details

The Advanced Guard will be leaving Portsmouth late afternoon on Friday 19th June. The Overland group will catch an early morning Dover to Calais ferry and the Main Party will leave Portsmouth on the 10:00 ferry to Sanrander. Each group will then follow the eoutes defined above, staying in pre-booked hotels.

 

Who is coming?

18 Old Gits are booked on the trip:

Who Bike Chosen Route Previous Trips
David Mc BMW K1300S Main Party 15
Mark R TBA Main Party 3
Chris A Moto Guzzi Stelvio Main Party 1
Brian M BMW K1200S Main Party 1
Roger C BMW K1300S Main Party 11
Cliff C BMW R1200GS Main Party 6
James W BMW K1300S Main Party 4
Alain S BMW K1300S Main Party 3
Brian C Triumph Sprint ST1050 Main Party 1
David Y Honda VFR800 Main Party 1
Martin W BMW R1200GS Advanced Guard 0
Tom L BMW K1200S Advanced Guard 0
Ron C Honda VFR800 Advanced Guard 0
Barry S Ducati ST4S Overland 12
Richard S BMW R1200GSA Overland 6
Paul H BMW R1200GS Overland 8
Patrick M Triumph Tiger 800 Advanced Guard 0
Gary D TBA Overland 4

Can I come on the next trip?

Unfortunately, probably not. We have a limit of 18 on the trip and all he spaces are booked! If you wish to put your name down incase someone pulls out and a space becomes available,  then please contact David Mc as soon as possible.

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