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Spain 2022
on: 06 Apr 21, 09:49:03
Brittany Ferries just opened up bookings for Summer 2022 - have already booked myself a 3 week trip in Aug/Sep (same 3 weeks as this year's trip)!

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #1 on: 07 Apr 21, 08:37:31
Nice  :028:
Which part of Spain are you going to?
You might like Harleys, Yamaha's, KTMs or Honda's but at the end of the day.... its Night

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #2 on: 07 Apr 21, 08:51:13
*Originally Posted by Dudeofrude [+]
Nice  :028:
Which part of Spain are you going to?
No idea yet, probably a tour around most of the country. In 2019 I stayed in a different place every night which was a bit tiring but I saw a hell of a lot , but in 2021 I am staying in most places for 2 nights to allow for some non-riding days if I get tired and also allows me to catch-up if there are any problems. In 2021 I'm staying in places with things to look at too - Granada, Segovia, Cuenca etc.
I'll plan 2022 route after I've been on this year's trip, so I can take account of more lessons learned.

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #3 on: 07 Apr 21, 11:52:31
Cool, you have a bit of experience riding out there then?
I used to live on the Costa blanca a few miles outside Benidorm. It's actually where I first learnt to ride a motorbike.
I was going to say you need to be paying 150% attention riding out there butnif you've done it before then you'll know what I mean haha
Absolutely insane drivers out there  :005:
You might like Harleys, Yamaha's, KTMs or Honda's but at the end of the day.... its Night

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #4 on: 07 Apr 21, 12:00:23
*Originally Posted by Dudeofrude [+]
Cool, you have a bit of experience riding out there then?
Absolutely insane drivers out there  :005:
Only 3,500 miles of Spain experience from my 2019 trip.
I did almost get hit by a Skoda when I was stopped at a red light and almost wiped out by a Laguna on my side on a blind bend, but generally the drivers were good. I'm a lot happier riding in Spain than in Italy - that's been the worst place for me - lots of aggressive tailgaters.

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #5 on: 07 Apr 21, 12:41:19
Haha I've not driving in Italy but i can imagine. I have driven on the Greek Isle of Zante and that was certainly an eye opener.
I think we sometimes forget just how good the standard of driving is here compared to a lot of the rest of the work  :008:
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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #6 on: 16 Apr 21, 10:57:13
So thanks to this thread i have just booked my ferry to Spain in June 2022 Plymouth to Santander on Pont Aven

I didn't even know the 2022 routes were out yet

Thanks Guys  :047:

The wife aint to happy tho  :008:

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Re: Spain 2022
Reply #7 on: 16 Apr 21, 10:58:50
*Originally Posted by ed [+]
Only 3,500 miles of Spain experience from my 2019 trip.
I did almost get hit by a Skoda when I was stopped at a red light and almost wiped out by a Laguna on my side on a blind bend, but generally the drivers were good. I'm a lot happier riding in Spain than in Italy - that's been the worst place for me - lots of aggressive tailgaters.

I rode 3 days in Italy from France into Switzerland, i loved the place but your so right the driving is shocking and it is literally every man for himself