Colins Eventful trip to Spain on the Superglide. Part 2 Anyway picked new regulator up and returned to Spain fitted to bike and hey presto (for the 3rd time) it ……………..didn’t solve the problem. Right I thought, do I hit the vino now, cry, do a dance, smash the bike up or what, no I have no choice, the bike has a charging problem, the only thing I can do is minimise the load on the generator, that is remove everything bar the battery, in fact all I could remove was the headlamp bulb (drawing about 5amps) this was probably my saviour in the end as it did enable me to get home, albeit still with reduced problems. I departed Alicante after about 8 days heading for Valencia, then on to Barcelona, where I stayed for a couple of days, then north to Lyon where I had decided to stay overnight before the final drive to the hook. It was here that I contracted food poisoning at almost it’s very worst, and when I finally woke up after spending a horrendous night, won’t go into the details here but I must have looked like death, I had to make a decision as to whether to continue on a The SAM Observer March 2013
The March 2013 edition of "The SAM Observer"