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Offline schalk vd merwe

Re: Living the Dream Solo Around the World Trip
« Reply #2060 on: April 23, 2020, 09:40:45 pm »
How much longer would the pass over the tunnel have been? Was the air in the tunnel reasonable fresh all the way through?

I don't enjoy riding through tunnels, I find the idea of all that rock above me oppressive - well done on your 24,5km :ricky:.
I only found out about the pass later. They did not have an alternative road sign up. The rock on top of the tunnel at the highest point is 1400 meter. The air inside was very good although I found some other tunnels with bad ventilation. I must have travelled through close to one hundred tunnels on this trip if I add up the different countries. Some tunnels even had like a corkscrew in where you either go up or down. I love tunnels and ferries.
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Re: Living the Dream Solo Around the World Trip
« Reply #2061 on: April 24, 2020, 03:55:54 pm »
How much longer would the pass over the tunnel have been? Was the air in the tunnel reasonable fresh all the way through?

I don't enjoy riding through tunnels, I find the idea of all that rock above me oppressive - well done on your 24,5km :ricky:.
I only found out about the pass later. They did not have an alternative road sign up. The rock on top of the tunnel at the highest point is 1400 meter. The air inside was very good although I found some other tunnels with bad ventilation. I must have travelled through close to one hundred tunnels on this trip if I add up the different countries. Some tunnels even had like a corkscrew in where you either go up or down. I love tunnels and ferries.

Admittedly the corkscrew tunnels sound fascinating, I'd love to maybe experience one. And I'm in TOTAL agreement on ferries, I would love to ferry up and down the Nordic countries!
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Re: Living the Dream Solo Around the World Trip
« Reply #2062 on: April 24, 2020, 03:59:52 pm »
Who knows what this is ?

Pelton wheel, used for small scale Hydro Electric generation.  :thumleft:
You spot on Welsh. Are you guy where we rode together to Parys dirt road a while back on a breakfast run ?

No but we have met at a few bashes.  :thumleft:
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