Monday, 30 January 2012

Flandrian Cross Frites

Here we go a quick trip across the Oggin to Flanders..to finish up at the CX World Championships in Koksijde..well..the plan was thwarted by Belguim beer and 51,000 spectators buying all the tickets....


In Max waiting for the ferry

route guide Garmins Dave Z


"Where my chips? "


Traditional fare for Tea..Frites , Mayo and Jupe...


4 beers in and its getting a bit mad at De Witte Raaf


Off to bed at 3 am belly full of beer...



Roops face matches the grey saturday..hangover not going well...
at the brasserie de flandrien in Oudenaarde



Cadels Time Trial Ridley on display..




We visited the famous Plum Cycles in Ghent, and looked at the cycle museum in the basement, dusty old bikes and Campag boxes littering the walls and shelves



Medieval steeples and Modern Graffiti and cinemas




Off to the coast for tea


North sea coast on Sunday morning





Then to Koksijde


bugger off were closed



2 of the lucky 51,000


Leper or Ypres for Sausage, Frits and Primus



Tyne Cot Cemetery near Passendale



The sun came out briefly


Back to Blighty



Flandrian Haul..

Thursday, 26 January 2012

R.I.P. Dave









No more blogging till Monday off to Belgium but with a heavy heart one of my friends in Oudenaarde we had planned to spend friday night with passed away yesterday..

R.I.P. Dave.... 

I'll have a beer for you tomorrow night....





Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Crossbutt...blow...


Tickets bought, friends contacted in Oudenaarde...Koksijde here we come.....

in een teug leegdrinken !!!







Scott Bicycles: Welcome to the Team Geoff Kabush from Route 2 on Vimeo.


One of the Canadian entries  ?   .errr no not this year  shame...Eh Rich....!!









Sexist moment....






Meanwhile







Finally


Ivan B