30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 22nd

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by mds141 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:02 pm

How long do we wait before booking eurotunnel and hotels? TBH I'd like to bring the valver, Tim in the DTR and Mike in the MK1 estate. Any more joining the BX convoy? I've offered a seat to Mat, anyone else is welcome to share my car if you wish.
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Caffiend » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:45 pm

I'm happy to car (and travel cost) share as opposed to driving - with whoever has space.

Costs are the key thing though. I know F1 hotels are horrible, but I don't care if they're oversize tupperware boxes as I'll only be sleeping there - and just going by the numbers, I suspect I'll be at a distinct disadvantage here for saving me euros by room-sharing (unless Jane and/or Anne-Marie are going?)

Also, if an extra day in Paris is on the cards, we should probably sort out a meeting point (Metro station somewhere?) as it's unlikely that everyone will want to do the same stuff?
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by mds141 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:26 pm

We could meet up at that tall thing, it's exact name escapes me at the moment. :)
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by citsncycles » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:41 pm

Do you mean http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tour_Montparnasse" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; :lol:
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by mds141 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:43 pm

The one i was thinking of doesn't look like it's been completed yet. Still got the scaffolding up. :)
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by hilarystone » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:47 pm

Yes I think this is a must for me too! Mike would you like to share a car?
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by citsncycles » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:21 pm

The one i was thinking of doesn't look like it's been completed yet. Still got the scaffolding up.
Oh you mean this one:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tour_Majunga" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Yes I think this is a must for me too! Mike would you like to share a car?
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by mat_fenwick » Sun Aug 19, 2012 1:37 am

Caffiend wrote:Costs are the key thing though. I know F1 hotels are horrible, but I don't care if they're oversize tupperware boxes as I'll only be sleeping there
Likewise. I think they're actually very fit for function - if all you want is somewhere to shut your eyes then they're ideal. They only way I can justify going is by doing it on the cheap (unless I come into some cash :lol:), so I'd go for F1 even if others preferred a few more frills.
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Paul296 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 1:51 am

mat_fenwick wrote:
Caffiend wrote:Costs are the key thing though. I know F1 hotels are horrible, but I don't care if they're oversize tupperware boxes as I'll only be sleeping there
Likewise. I think they're actually very fit for function - if all you want is somewhere to shut your eyes then they're ideal. They only way I can justify going is by doing it on the cheap (unless I come into some cash :lol:), so I'd go for F1 even if others preferred a few more frills.
Ditto. If I go it will be on a budget to beat all budgets. If a rooms (reasonably) warm and has a roof, what more do you want for an overnight? I'd like to go, do the meet, come home. Wandering round Paris buying luxury goods? Not gonna' happen!

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by citsncycles » Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:10 am

Will be cheapo for me too (back of the car if necessary :wink: ). I'd be breaking the habit of a lifetime by spending money on the Tunnel as it is :lol:
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Dollywobbler » Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:10 am

We made extensive use of F1s during the BXagon to save costs. They're absolutely fine.

I really like the idea of as many of us as possible going, but perhaps in as few BXs as possible. It'd obviously be nice to take loads of BXs but prohibitively expensive!

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by mike22861 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:15 am

Anyone got a spare seat I can hop in on then or could meet up at Charles De Gaul airport if theres a BX Taxi service.
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by TizzyD » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:21 am

We've been looking at going too, not sure which car we would be taking yet
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:43 am

We had an F1 Hotel on the CCC and it was fine, although the ETAP we stayed it was actually cheaper and much nicer! (and had a bathroom).

I REALLY want to go, just need to see if the goon I work with will cover me....
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:23 am

I would rather like to go to this too, I wonder if the GT will be ready by then?
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