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  1. Now I see the attraction.

    Chatter
    Job for today drive up too Disley measure a building and take some photo's. Set the Sat Nav and off I go. Ah Sat Nav says go up the M1 not the M6 as expected, never mind follow the Sat Nav. Turn left at Chesterfield, through town and on I go. Aha Chatsworth, I remember going there when I was a...
  2. Suffolk trails morning

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Saturday was a nice morning so with a few email back and forth, me a few of the guys from ABR got together for a ride round some Suffolk trails we could add onto a ride during the 'Xrv meets ABR royal wedding' event. Catchy title eh! Remembering the events on my greenlane training day with...
  3. OMG, it's almost as if I'm a... ordinary person :-(

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    I can't move into my new place until March, so in the meantime I'm living at my Dad's house. There's been nowhere to keep the bike, so I've had to do a thing called "commuting" in a "car". It's been made worse because some days I've had to "commute" in peak rush hour. It seems people who do this...
  4. Hello all

    Africa Twin
    Hi, my name is Ljubomir Karajovic and i am from Serbia, Belgrade (so dont be too hard on my bad English). Being in late 30thies, after almost 20y since i last time ride my old Jawa 350ts, i felt great attraction to ride Tomos bike in my hometown Sombor (small town at North of Srb). Tomos...
  5. Paignton Bike Nights Mean Prizes! BMAD Bike Nights are back starting June 2nd, 2010!

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Paignton Bike Nights Mean Prizes! BMAD Bike Nights are back starting June 2nd, 2010! Bike Nights are also sponsored by local dealers and businesses who attend the event. One lucky rider, whose bike is chosen by the sponsor, will be given a prize each week! Gates open at 6pm for...
  6. Dakar 2011

    Competitions / Trials
    Dakar 2011 entries are just about to open in the next few days so I thought this would be a good time to post. No major changes to rules in 2011, the progression to smaller engines, targeted checkpoints and so on is moving ahead.... the official pre-press blurb for anyone interested. An...
  7. How do you like yours?

    Chatter
    Interesting article at: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/research/rsrr/theme2/attitidestosafety/pdf/trl-ppr442.pdf/ Riders' motivations categorised as: • Performance disciples (8.3%). These are committed, all-year riders with a total focus on high performance riding – and a strong...
  8. Trip to the Somme Battlefields

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The plan for this year’s bike trip was to first revisit the Somme battlefield and then move down to the D-Day beaches in Normandy. It's turned out to be a very long trip report to write so I'll post the Somme and Normandy visits in seperate threads. Here I am with my trusty Varadero packed and...
  9. Ridesafe Rendezvous - North West 13th April

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    The RideSafe Rendezvous to Attract Bikers from the North West The RideSafe Rendezvous is on again after the huge sucess of last year. If you missed it, get down there! It is held at Fairhaven Lake, Lytham St.Annes on Sunday 13th April. This exciting one-day event is a free show, dedicated...
  10. Road Pricing Petition

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    Sent to me by a non-motorcycling buddy. Having less school run Mums, delivery drivers and rural florists in the road holds a certain attraction but... "The government's proposal to introduce road pricing will mean you having to purchase a tracking device for your car and paying a monthly bill...
  11. Vulcan resteration trust @ Southend Airport August 12th

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    The Vulcan Restoration Trust is holding an Open Day at Southend Airport on Saturday 12th August. The Trust owns and maintains the former Royal Air Force Vulcan aircraft that has been at the airport since 1986 and all money raised by the event will go towards the aircraft’s ongoing upkeep. The...
  12. Baltic Trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Finland Normally my trips start with a mad dash because I'm late for a ferry, and so it was with this trip. I arrived in Vaasa, Finland at 2 o'clock in the morning and headed south along the Baltic coast. The plan for this trip was to ride around the Baltic Sea, alternating between exploring the...
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