Mugello via the Alps

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Mugello via the Alps

Postby ChrisN » Mon May 08, 2017 10:11 pm

We're off to the Italian MotoGP at the end of the month.
Outbound, we'll be riding through the Alps on 29th May using the Grand Saint Bernard and we're hoping the summit road will be open by then?
If closed, the tunnel will be the obvious alternative.
Our return on the 7th June is a little more tricky as we'd like to use Cenis/Iseran/Roselend.
I know it's a little early in the season for these passes - has anyone any feedback on snowfall so far and what are the chances of the roads being open?
The alternative is a longer less interesting route using the Frejus tunnel.
Any thoughts or feedback is most welcome. Thanks.
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Karza » Mon May 08, 2017 10:53 pm

No comments of the Alpine passes, BUT I was this weekend at Spanish Moto GP race in the Circuito de Jerez, and it was great weekend, so have fun there in Mugello Chris!!! :D :D

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Michael J » Tue May 09, 2017 1:05 am

Granted, it's a snapshot, but...

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby ChrisN » Tue May 09, 2017 2:22 am

Karza - I watched the race on TV last night and you did cross my thoughts.
They said it was only €39 entrance fee in Spain - I don't like to think what I paid for Mugello pit lane tickets :shock:
Let's hope we get to see Rossi on the podium for his home race - and the crazy crowd too!

Michael - thanks for that - it's already in my phone browser 8)
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby BourneToRide » Wed May 10, 2017 10:05 am

Jerez is good because you can sell it to 'er indoors as a trip to sample sherry and culture 8)
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Karza » Wed May 10, 2017 8:32 pm

20th-22nd October in Circuito de Jerez is the WSBK-race weekend. I ll be there. 8)

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby ChrisN » Thu May 11, 2017 6:06 am

Elaine's birthday is on race day 3rd June, so I promised her dinner in Florence.....
I never mentioned what or where we'd be in the afternoon :lol:
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Michael J » Thu May 11, 2017 7:38 am

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby The raven » Thu May 11, 2017 10:47 am

nice one chris =D>
when I first got together with my wife In the 1970s ,I suggested a family holiday in the isle of man (in the car with our young'un )

when we got to the Liverpool ferry she said gosh " look at all the motorbikes " !!
yup ! it was the first week in june :lol: :lol: :lol: [-X
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Karza » Thu May 11, 2017 6:54 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Karza » Tue May 30, 2017 7:26 am

So how is there weather in Alps and where are you? 8) :?: :?:

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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby ChrisN » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:16 pm

Apologies for radio silence.... I've been locked out of the Forum for a while :-&

Mugello was certainly a great trip and I look forward to boring anyone who'll listen in Livigno very soon 8)


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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby Michael J » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:28 am

May one enquire as to the transgression that prompted the action?

Or is that best left for Livigno?
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Re: Mugello via the Alps

Postby ChrisN » Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:42 am

I think it maybe linked to Christopher's questionable sainthood [-o< :?
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