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Big Decisions

Post by Miz » Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:11 pm

Have been told by work this week I have to go on a 2 week training course at "Head Office" in July, will only need my laptop and clothes for the 2 weeks, so here's the question...

Do I sit back and let work organise the flights etc, then park the car at Heathrow (or somewhere similar) for 2 weeks?

Do I "negotiate" with work and take the Xtra, getting work to pay for fuel?

Did I mention, "Head Office" is in Pesaro, Italy. So would have to leave on Sat morning and ride 1250ish miles in 2 days, then same on the way back :evil:

Route would be through the tunnel, then through France & Switzerland and into Italy.

Would be good to take the Xtra back to it's roots...
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Crap Tartan » Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:00 pm

So very tempting?

You need transport for work once there?

If you can carry enough for 2 weeks on bike i would go for it....... as long as work will pay you mileage of course!
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Post by Miz » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Crap Tartan wrote:So very tempting?

You need transport for work once there?

If you can carry enough for 2 weeks on bike i would go for it....... as long as work will pay you mileage of course!
Only need to get me and the laptop about 5 miles from hotel to factory.

It's a software training course, so will need something to relax my mind, other than wine..
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by vassilis67 » Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:16 pm

Hard decision to make....i would decide in less than 2 seconds. Lucky you.
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Post by dizzyblonde » Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:41 pm

I've already planned your route, funnily enough :ride:
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Spyke » Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:45 pm

Blooming heck, you don't really need us to tell you! :happyhappy:

How's your annual leave looking - if it were me, and I had two weeks spare, I'd be taking one each side of the course.... :evil:
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Post by Miz » Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:43 pm

Spyke wrote:Blooming heck, you don't really need us to tell you! :happyhappy:

How's your annual leave looking - if it were me, and I had two weeks spare, I'd be taking one each side of the course.... :evil:
New litter of pups arrives on 1st July, think I;m lucky getting my pass stamped for the extra weekends either end of the course. I'll just make the most of the trip, if I can talk my boss into letting me go..
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by shebee » Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:44 pm

Nod nod what Spyke said ^


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Re: Big Decisions

Post by shedmonkey » Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:08 am

it would be especially good if you could extend it to have a lazy trip there and back. I recommend you start sitting on the edges of bricks to get your arse ready for hours in the seat. :nod:
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Fazerstun » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:21 am

shedmonkey wrote:it would be especially good if you could extend it to have a lazy trip there and back. I recommend you start sitting on the edges of bricks to get your arse ready for hours in the seat. :nod:
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Miz » Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:17 pm

Miz wrote:
New litter of pups arrives on 1st July, think I;m lucky getting my pass stamped for the extra weekends either end of the course. I'll just make the most of the trip, if I can talk my boss into letting me go..

Nuff said, lots of things would be nice/great, but we have to go with whats on offer....
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Miz » Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:47 am

Work have decided that it's too far/risky and it would be dodgy on their travel insurance if I had a bump, so they are not letting me do it.
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by Spyke » Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:55 am

Wow, that sucks sweaty ones :x
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Re: Big Decisions

Post by shebee » Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:36 pm

Bugger!


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Re: Big Decisions

Post by shedmonkey » Mon Jun 23, 2014 6:32 am

Shame, maybe your working too hard and need a holiday, make some contacts while you are there and maybe get free accomodation.
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