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James Mostyn  says:

Touring advice - Traffic laws in France

A road trip to France can be excellent fun, before you set off you should be aware of the laws regarding the roads. This list isn't exhaustive but it should help you spend more time riding and less time talking to the Police. • EU driving licence holders that exceed the speed limit by over 40 km/h will have their licenses confiscated...

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Oct 07

Posts: 7

Motofrog says:


A friend while touring got stopped by the Gendarme just after a junction. After a chat and a look round the bike he informed my friend that he was liable for a 90 euro fine. What for says the hapless biker? The Gendarme says cause you did not put your foot down at the stop junction.. All was well in the end Mr Gendarme said off you go my little roast beef!! Think on!

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Jan 13

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biketrip says:

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Oct 12

Posts: 10

Ridelimousin says:

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Oct 12

Posts: 10

Ridelimousin says:

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Jan 09

Posts: 19

ten4ore says:

 my advice riding in france... stay out of rip off france. or head south for the spanish boarder. maybe a sneaky look around the pyrenees... further south you go the less bother you get it seems. when you come off the ferry ports any where in france, your like a cop magnet.... when you pull into the services, the food is shite and exspensive and you feel that you have just been robbed of your euro. spain as got it all. good roads, mountain parks. people are friendly and the grub aint that bad. the santander ferry can be rough going up past the bay of biscay but its worth paying the extra. the boat is a rip off with the food aswell. captive munchers pay silly money for poor quality food. 

     try lago de sanabria. spain. 

stickers on helmets

breath test kit x2

bulb kit [like your going to take your bike apart to change a side light bulb]

see me yellow bib

break down kit

and a wedge full of euro for plod or a escorted ride to the cashpoint... 

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