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    Gonna be going on a one man tour for a year in 2020, id love some advice from you pros on anything to make it as comfortable as possible, gear (tents sleeping bags etc) , riding, clothing, earphones? eating tips the lot! ive a pub if your passing, good tips a free drink, great advice free drink and food!
    ps if your in northyorkshire pm me!

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    Hello. Don't confuse 'want' with 'need'. For example, hot food and drinks are pleasant, but if you're touring in a warm climate they might be more of a want than a need. It'd be different if you're touring in a cold climate. Can you avoid packing that stove?

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    Hang on, a gentleman from Yorkshire offering to give stuff away?

    Which countries in which parts of the year (eg Spain in summer, Scandinavia in winter)?

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    He hasn't specified what it's a pint of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    He hasn't specified what it's a pint of.
    Cold spanish lager, if the resident Yorkshireman is anything to go by. Shudder

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    Quote Originally Posted by slowsider View Post
    Cold spanish lager, if the resident Yorkshireman is anything to go by. Shudder
    Shirley better than warm Yorkshire bitter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    He hasn't specified what it's a pint of.
    a pint of what you fancy considering your probably going to be on a bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lobosboy View Post
    a pint of what you fancy considering your probably going to be on a bike.
    In this place that's a dangerous assumption to make.

    So - where's the tour aiming for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceBurner View Post
    In this place that's a dangerous assumption to make.
    I read it as "good tips a free drink, great advice free drink and food, excellent information free drink for the evening, food, B&B for two people!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    He hasn't specified what it's a pint of.
    take ya pick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    I read it as "good tips a free drink, great advice free drink and food, excellent information free drink for the evening, food, B&B for two people!"
    yeah b and b is 300 plus that advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceBurner View Post
    In this place that's a dangerous assumption to make.

    So - where's the tour aiming for?
    Ive had a real shitty couple of years , so have decided to sod off for a year on the bike, all around GB first then over to the continant, all over really Rome, Verona, Seville, Lublin, Torun, Berlin then finish at Senen Cove Cornwall, got just over a year to finalise some things then im off!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lobosboy View Post
    yeah b and b is 300 plus that advice.
    So give us a few clues, then: where, when, what do you want to do & see, what bike, you on your own, or in a group, pillion passenger? Are you used to camping, will you want facilities, what gear do you have, what can you afford (300 for one night B&B you could afford to rent tour bus and driver . . . )?

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    If you have a route over/near the French Alps, let me know and I'll tell you the passes and fun roads around here (I have to find them first, but if you have a year to plan, then I'll have worked it out by then!! LOL)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    So give us a few clues, then: where, when, what do you want to do & see, what bike, you on your own, or in a group, pillion passenger? Are you used to camping, will you want facilities, what gear do you have, what can you afford (300 for one night B&B you could afford to rent tour bus and driver . . . )?
    I'll be taking a kawasaki vn800, on my own!
    I used to camp a history ago and I'd imagine things have changed immeasurably (hopefully smaller) since then, not one bit of gear at the mo,im not rich but money really isn't a prob.

    All around GB and Europe Verona Paris lublin Seville. So I'd expect the route to change with the weather. Ps if your ever doing the "stoaksley tt" pm me for the b and b price!

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