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Farringdon Coffee Company at Bahnstormer Alton
« on: January 25, 2024, 03:22:34 pm »
As the southern contingent will probably be aware, Bahnstormer Alton opened a little cafe thing outside their dealership a while ago. I tried to pop in on the way home from OG23 but it was the one day they were closed. Several months later I used it as my justification to actually ride the bike today.

Well, it's only a shed type affair but has a full kitchen and somewhat covered outdoor seating - though I'm pretty sure you'd be ok to take your food into the seating area inside the dealership proper. I had a pretty decent coffee and a bacon and egg roll. It was well priced and well made.

I managed to avoid buying a bike whilst I was there.

Routes there/back:
The ride up/down the A339 between Basingstoke and Alton is quite nice, although a few double solids can spoil it if one is unlucky with traffic. Alternatively the B3349 between Hook and Alton is also a fast road, though no real bends to speak of - you do get to ride through a place called 'Blounce' to make up for it.

Oh and somewhat more importantly the road south from the cafe/dealer, the A32 towards Loomies, (for much worse coffee and food) has average speed cameras.
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Re: Farringdon Coffee Company at Bahnstormer Alton
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2024, 03:50:30 pm »
Wot, no R1300 GS review?

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Re: Farringdon Coffee Company at Bahnstormer Alton
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2024, 06:05:25 pm »
Don't tempt him.

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Re: Farringdon Coffee Company at Bahnstormer Alton
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2024, 06:18:42 pm »
You heard him, don't tempt me!
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