France/Spain road trip in January

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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by xantia_v6 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:44 pm

I see that you are going to Lyon on Friday, but if things change and you are there on a weekend, http://www.musee-malartre.com/malartre/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; is much under-rated (about 300 historic vehicles on display) sadly they are under-funded, and in January only open on Saturday and Sunday.
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by raynoon » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:10 pm

I’m setting up a dedicated Facebook page where I’ll post everdsy, of course I’ll try and upload here too where WiFi allows Russ.

Will, leaving around 6/7am heading to Northampton for around 9/10 stopping for brekkie st J15.
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by raynoon » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:12 pm

xantia_v6 wrote:I see that you are going to Lyon on Friday, but if things change and you are there on a weekend, http://www.musee-malartre.com/malartre/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; is much under-rated (about 300 historic vehicles on display) sadly they are under-funded, and in January only open on Saturday and Sunday.

Thanks, hotels already booked.... so days are fixed, I think Lyon will be an open top bus type tour of the city....
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by MTXM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:51 am

I really wish I was joining you on the trip Ray, but unfortunately other time and financial commitments do not permit!! It will be a great experience I am sure and like others I look forward to following your progress on Facebook etc. I wonder if there are any other cars involved? After completing two Challenge events it will certainly be momentous and memorable! Anyway travel safely and the car should serve you well. In my humble opinion there is definitely no better way to travel across France. Bon Voyage! With regards, Matthew T.
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by White Exec » Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:35 pm

Not long now, Ray!
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by raynoon » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:05 am

https://m.facebook.com/rayseuroroadtrip/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Here is a link for a dedicated Facebook page where I’ll be posting daily pictures and updates.

Please feel free to like snd follow my progress.

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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by russ92xmsed » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:32 pm

Ah...Excellent! :) Have a great time Ray, and hope all goes well.
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by MTXM » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:39 pm

Once again all very best wishes for your trip Ray and travel safely! I am sure that you will have a great time and just like everyone else I eagerly await updates! With regards, Matthew T.
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by jamescarruthers » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:47 pm

Bon voyage Ray!
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Re: France/Spain road trip in January

Post by renault760 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:30 pm

Dieselman wrote:My recommendation would be to fill up once entering France, or further South, then see how far it goes. The UK is now using Winter diesel, which has a lower calorific value.
That is the first time I have ever heard of that.

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