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#550008 - 24/12/18 02:31 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Chris99]
Mark H Offline

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Registered: 05/01/14
Posts: 1373
Loc: Berkshire, England
Keith - European breakdown cover is #1 item on the list πŸ™„πŸ‘

2. inner tube or cycle repair kit.
3. Spare mini blade fuses.
4. Harley Rectifier - with the correct size ring terminal changed (crimped, soldered & heatshrinked.
5. Spare Exhaust bobbins.
6. Mini Compressor.
7. Comprehensive tool-roll & Kevs toolkit (Spanners sockets Allen keys plug sockets. Adjustable grips
8. Duct & Insulation tape
9. Multi-meter
10. Belt adjustment spanner
11. Fuel pipe clamps.
Plus so much more

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#550009 - 24/12/18 02:33 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Rog G]
Keith H Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 16/04/17
Posts: 15
Loc: Yorkshire
Thanks Rog - that is comprehensive and makes sense. Is the cam belt based upon experience and a previous failure or just super cautious ?.

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#550016 - 24/12/18 03:19 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Mark H]
Keith H Offline
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Registered: 16/04/17
Posts: 15
Loc: Yorkshire
Thanks Mark - was hoping I would get away with breakdown cover and a credit card but seems this trip will be more interactive !!!,

Keith

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#550054 - 24/12/18 11:12 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Chris99]
planenut Offline

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Registered: 29/06/12
Posts: 951
Loc: United Kingdom, Lincolnshire

I don't think the extensive list of spares is really needed if you prepare your M3W before you depart. I may live to regret that statement but the chances are that if you do have a problem then the spares you have will be the wrong ones to fix it at the side of the road. Some things are known problems and can be reduced before departure. Check your cam belt and change it if it looks less than 100%, check the rectifier wires are all good, replace the standard fuel pump with a better item, change the crimped fuel pipe clamps for screw type ones. Other unpredictable problems such as such as punctures have to be catered for. Failing all that, good breakdown and recovery cover is essential and a credit card always helps.

Once you have the M3W reliability sorted you need to consider your packing and luggage, less is definitely better, ask Mark and Hetty....... wink. We find Rohan clothing that packs small and can be washed and dried quickly is ideal. You really don't need as much stuff as you may think, travel light.



Edited by planenut (24/12/18 11:13 PM)

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#550059 - 25/12/18 01:31 AM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Chris99]
ShaunD Offline
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Registered: 31/01/17
Posts: 453
Loc: Oxford
On the other hand, travelling heavy is perfectly manageable too! We got six 30 litre bags on the back of our car on this year’s Grindelwald trip.
Merry Christmas, all!πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŽ„

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#550074 - 25/12/18 09:14 AM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Keith H]
Rog G Offline

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Loc: Near Windsor Berkshire
Originally Posted By Keith H
Thanks Rog - that is comprehensive and makes sense. Is the cam belt based upon experience and a previous failure or just super cautious ?.

I haven't had to use any of my spares but fellow travellers have used my spare fuel pump, regulator and cam belt in the past.
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#550371 - 27/12/18 01:56 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Rog G]
Chris99 Offline

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Registered: 17/07/13
Posts: 2522
Loc: West Sussex, UK
Originally Posted By Rog G
Originally Posted By Keith H
Thanks Rog - that is comprehensive and makes sense. Is the cam belt based upon experience and a previous failure or just super cautious ?.

I haven't had to use any of my spares but fellow travellers have used my spare fuel pump, regulator and cam belt in the past.


So in summary you need to take:

1: Breakdown cover
2: Rog G

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#552195 - 06/01/19 04:41 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Rog G]
chocadoodledoo Offline

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Registered: 14/07/14
Posts: 120
Loc: Taunton, Somerset
An update of the current participants.

1. Chris99
2. RogG
3. Shaun and Libby - Leisurely return.
4. Ian and Maria Parkinson ( Catching up with you all on Saturday in Triberg, leaving Grindelwald Sun morning fast route back, Troyes o/night then to Le Havre Monday for ferry back to Portsmouth, home in the West Country Monday pm)
5. Mark H & Hettie - We may shorter out & take longer back πŸ™„ (Bernerhof)
6. Paul and Jake - always prefer the twisties
7. Ian & Pat (Planenut) - Leisurely return
8. Steve & Diane (Leisurely out via south of France, possibly meet in Lecco).
9. Keith H and Hilary - Leisurely return.
10. Ric Hardy - Outbound.
11. Nigel & June - Leisurely Return.

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#552382 - 07/01/19 03:39 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: Chris99]
ShaunD Offline
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Registered: 31/01/17
Posts: 453
Loc: Oxford
Chris, missed you yesterday at Bicester Heritage!
Is the plan to meet up at the Eureka Park Premier Inn before heading to Grindelwald?

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#552412 - 07/01/19 05:48 PM Re: 2019 UK convoy to Jungfrau-Traffen [Re: ShaunD]
Chris99 Offline

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Registered: 17/07/13
Posts: 2522
Loc: West Sussex, UK
Hi Shaun,

Sorry I couldn't make Bicester but hope you had a good time.

Wed 28th at Eureka Ashford Premier inn is the plan thumbs
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