French Frolic 2022

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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by alicrozier » Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:15 am

Clarkie wrote:
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:44 pm
Plan to join the group Sat/Sun then head home Monday poss stopping over in Reims Monday night the Eurotunnel early Tuesday
Can’t go all that way and not experience the alpine roads👍😎
That would work for you, Sat/Sun still epic then Bourg Saint Maurice to Reims on the Monday. :thumbsup
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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by alicrozier » Mon Jul 04, 2022 6:10 pm

Final routes and consolidated Hotel details (I've booked up now).
Note Sunday lunch stop at Col du Granon Serre Chevalier (2022 TdF Stage 11 summit finish).


2022 Frolic Alpine Itinerary:

Sat: Orange-Ventoux-Gap-Guillestre
https://goo.gl/maps/P4c4M6tYDzV8dqhC6
Guillestre Hotel le Barniers.

Sun: Guillestre-Izoard-Briancon-Granon-Galibier-Telegraph-Iseran-Bourg Saint Maurice
https://goo.gl/maps/QpiLcBiZnzLKdJCm9
Bourg Saint Maurice Relais du Petit Saint Bernard.

Mon: Bourg Saint Maurice-Madeleine-Lacet de Montvernier-Telegraph-Galibier-near to Alpe d'Huez
https://goo.gl/maps/HJCmopgHwxJo9nGD6
near to Alpe d'Huez Le Sherpa

Tues: Alpe d'Huez-Glandon-Croix de Fer-Madeleine-La Clusaz
https://goo.gl/maps/PG1twrFuWQkjQ8qh6
La Clasaz La Ferme.

Wed: La Clusaz-Reims
https://goo.gl/maps/VDhS1os2sukfZXtQ8
Reims Hotel Akena.
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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by Dark » Tue Jul 05, 2022 6:46 pm

That's me booked too, thanks so much for making it so easy! :thumbsup
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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by Clarkie » Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:06 pm

Thanks Ali for the route planning and the heads up for the hotels
Booked Sat/Sun then Reims for me on Monday night, home Tuesday
Looking forward to this :D

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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by alicrozier » Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:55 am

Example Checklist:
LoT Booking
Itinery/Hotels
Trackday Forms
Car Insurance inc Euro and Trackdays
V5
AA Euro Breakdown
Dartford Crossing (https://www.gov.uk/pay-dartford-crossing-charge)
EuroTunnel
Emovis Tag for TelePeage
Covid Travel Docs?
High Vis
Warning Triangle
UK sticker
Tools
Brake Pads
Brake Fluid
Oil
Credit Cards
Euros
Spare Car Key
Helmet & HANS
Sunglasses
Spare Sunglasses!
Phone/Headphones/dongle
Sunscreen
Swim Shorts
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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by Julien » Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:47 am

You also need a yellow jacket
Image

For the warning triangle, don't use it on highway (it's too dangerous, stay behind security fence) , only on small road.

Have a nice trip :welcome

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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by alicrozier » Fri Jul 29, 2022 12:34 pm

Julien wrote:
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:47 am
You also need a yellow jacket

Have a nice trip :welcome
We call that High Vis! (high visibility - normal term for yellow jacket) :)
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Re: French Frolic 2022

Post by Dark » Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:53 pm

Added to my list....

Passport
Travel insurance, EHIC card
Tyre pump & pressure gauge
Tyre repair kit
Long sleeve top & trousers
Sunhat, spare sunhat
Wheel brace, torque wrench(?)
Satnav & Maps
Chargers
Car wash kit
LOT membership card
RAC Card UK
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