Charge 6: 60km

Aire de Troyes le Plessis A5

It’s the one with the unending building work. Not for the first time there were some illegal manoeuvres to make it to the (well hidden) charging post. But, for the first time today, the Sodétrel RIFID card worked first time – enabling a ten minute boost of electrons in the winter sun.

Charge 5: 46km

Aire de Châteauvillain, A5

Look. No snow. None. But another borne that didn’t recognise the RFID card. Man on phone said this one has a faulty internet connection. He gave me a six digit code over the phone which made it work.