Removing the rear panel

It’s been a while since I did anything substantial to the Cinquecento, mainly because life got in the way. However I have been making a concious effort to try and get things going again, having purchased a welder and all … Continue reading

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Day Seven – Austria and Germany

We didn’t sleep all that well last night due to very high winds up on the valley side, I actually got out the tent in the middle of the night to make sure the bike hadn’t been blown over it … Continue reading

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Day Six – Italy and Austria

We woke to a beautiful sunny morning in Venice, Italy. It was already nice and warm even at 08:00 in the morning, this made a pleasant change when compared with the weather we had over the previous few days. Whilst … Continue reading

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Day Five – Italy

Today started well, the sky was blue with hardly a cloud in sight and the early morning mist rising in the distance. From our camp we had a stunning view over Verona, Italy with the immediate area being populated with many … Continue reading

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Day Four – Italy

We were woken in Lake Como, Italy by the sound of torrential rain beating down on the tent. I had a rather poor nights sleep, Kelly decided she wanted to get up early and watch the sun rise over the … Continue reading

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Day Three – France, Switzerland and Italy

Another nice nights camping was had in Belfort, France. The weather stayed dry and was plenty warm enough the whole night, the camp site was nice and quiet being mostly camper vans this time of the year. We had a long day … Continue reading

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New Beam and a Quick Hose Down

It has been a while since I have had time to spend on the car, I have not been able to get hold of a welder and didn’t really want to start working on the engine in the garage as I wanted … Continue reading

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Day Two – France

We awoke in Melun, France our first camp site of the trip. The weather was cool and the ground rather damp from the heavy rain the previous day, although the sun was trying to break through the early morning cloud … Continue reading

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Day One – England and France

The day started early, at 03:30 to be precise and unfortunately I had only slept for four and a half hours due to staying up until 11pm looking for my recently purchased road atlas of western Europe, which to this day I still haven’t found. We … Continue reading

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The bike, planing and preparation

It all started with a simple email, I suggested to Kelly that it would be exciting to go touring around Europe and to go see some of the places we have both wanted to visit but you wouldn’t normally go to on … Continue reading

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