Monthly Archives: December 2010

Upgrades!

Since picking up this car I’ve been mulling over doing some upgrades to bring it up to snuff for the modern 21st century motorist.  Whilst not particularly old it is the last generation of BMWs not to be overrun with … Continue reading

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A slightly grubby bill of health.

This was the day I was secretly dreading.  I had booked the car in for a service and inspection at my local trusted mechanic and spent most of the morning worrying about any massive bills that lurked inside my hypermileage … Continue reading

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Conquering the mountain.

One of the reasons I bought a 330xi is so I could drive to Tahoe without having to deal with snow chains.  The prospect of fitting chains in sub-zero conditions at the side of the road at stupid o’clock is … Continue reading

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Mostly legal.

The main reason I have AAA membership is so I can use their DMV services but registering a car from out of state was beyond their capabilities and lead to a trip to the real one.  Now for those that … Continue reading

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An unexpected victory.

The original plan was to race a bus shipped using UPS 3 Day Select and it was clear when tracking the package that it would easily beat us and indeed delivery was made on the morning of Thursday 9th December.  … Continue reading

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Now the dust has settled.

I know this post is long overdue but once we arrived in San Francisco things just got out of hand with the dog arriving and the general process of re-settling into a country, not to mention starting a new job. … Continue reading

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San Francisco.

3,591 miles after we started we just rolled into San Francisco 1 hour and 3 minutes before Daisy.

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Four legs in the air, four on the ground.

The final day and final leg of the challenge is on. Daisy departed Hong Kong International Airport 8 minutes ago and as luck would have it she is due to arrive in SFO early. We are still in Palm Springs … Continue reading

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California.

Just crossed the state line into California. The finish line is in sight.

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Caught by the fuzz #2

Jerry seems to be a bit of a cop magnet. It probably wasn’t his best decision to burn past the West Texas jailbus at 90. I suspect it was this that got us some unwanted attention from the local Po’Po’ … Continue reading

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