We've a couple of nights here for the first part of our trip in July..... anybody stayed here ?
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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:55 pm
No - looks a cracking hotel though
Stayed at Suances, nearby - and that CA-131 Suances to Unquera is a cracking road
Go on to the Picos from Unquera, then to Panes - turn right towards Cangas de Onis - from there left to go to Riano,
Left at Riano towards Potes - Potes back to Unquera, then back to your hotel.
You will then be tired out & have completed the best day's riding in your entire life
The older I get, the better I was
96 MkII in yellow & silver with bluespots, braided lines, Remus 2 into 1, Hagon rear shock & fork springs, bashplate, heated grips,Motech pannier racks, Road Attacks, Jockoiler, Baglux tank cover & bag. Gone to a far better place - hasn't it Remo?
Another 96 Mk2 in yellow & silver - absolutely standard & pristine ( apart from a butchered rear mudguard - but I'm looking for a new one
'76 Suzuki GT500 Stroker in need of a rebuild
'80 Yamaha XT250 mudplugger
another '81 XT250
'91 BMW R80GS - this one really will do a RTW trip
'05 BMW K1200S - inline four with a shaft
'10 BMW R1200GSA Anniversary Edition
'02 Fazer 1000 - 4 carbs are better than 2 ! - water pump rebuilt by Mr Ramrod Engineering
'00 Triumph Adventurer - Cruiser with a difference - British & a triple
Gary's Bathtub - '99 BMW K1200RS in luvverly pillarbox red . Now been Waspycycled to Nuneaton
And the Latest Addition - a nice BMW G650 XCountry greenlaner - on long term loan to Boy Wonder
1996 Kawasaki KH125 Stroker
2000 TDM Mk2A - nicely Studleyfied - Modified by Masterbrewer, but we've fixed that now !
2004 TDM 900 in Silver/Blue - heated grips, MRA vary screen, Wilbers rear shock & engine bars to fit
BMW S1000XR in white
Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:27 am
Thanks for that Mr Stand, we haven't been to this area before so any info is gratefully received....
.....I had a look at that route on G Maps - something like this ?....
We leave Santillano on Tuesday morn and from there we have a hotel booked along the coast in Ribadeo for one night and then on to Santiago de Compostela for two nights.
We will be leaving Santiago on the Saturday morning and our ferry back from Santander leaves on Monday so we have three more days (two nights) to plan routes and book hotels - any suggestions ?
Edited by tr7dan, 19 April 2017 - 08:32 am.
Posted 19 April 2017 - 10:03 am
I'm not at all jealous you lucky
bas man. The Picos is a riders paradise, stunning roads, fook all traffic, stunning views and lovely people. We stayed at the Hotel del Oso about 8 miles south of Potes, amazing value for money.
EDIT: If you've got an hour or three spare, have a look here http://www.ukgser.co...b132f741fbe6bfb Loads of info and suggestions and they'll deffo get you in the mood for the trip.
Mk2a 2000 in Silver. Top end Refurb @ 41100 miles, Scottoiler, Renthal Road High Bars, Up & Back Bar Risers, Bellypan, DL650 Handguards, Capt. Picard Bar Ends, House of Henty SS Wheel spacers, New Seat Cover Fitted. 58 MPG !! Now owned by chrisbee ! Studley's mk2a Bloggerydoodaah ! Photos of my first MK1 Photos of my MK2a TPLQHCSRSFC No. 1 Fan
Posted 20 April 2017 - 06:08 pm
Thanks for that Mr Ramrod
Had a look at that hotel - looks great and has some top reviews - it's in the suggestion box !
Ah yes, I am indeed a lucky bastion of society....... er, that is what you were going to say isn't it
We are four in number and I shall be TDM mounted with one other Yamaha rider (FJR). Unfortunately the other two only have a new Honda Africa Twin and BM' GS1200..... but I'm sure they'll be able to manage ok
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