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Alistair rode his Triumph Tiger and I rode my Kawasaki Versys. We did about 3,500 miles round trip and had no issues
with the bikes.  Actually my fuel cap got stuck when we stopped one day for refuelling, but a quick purchase of WD40
solved the problem!

The full trip report is in my blog :
http://franglais-riders.blogspot.co.uk/