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  1. Back in civilisation...

    Chatter
    After 1805km in the saddle I'm back at home for a few days:rolleyes: Went over to Vermenton in Frenchieland to see my old boss and friend, and popped round the corner to see Moon too:thumbup: Came back the scenic route and discovered that we've got some of the best biking roads in Europe...
  2. Been on the road to nowhere

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    We (the Mountie & I) went for a ride into the back of beyond today, in search of something or other (we were un-decided on anything, can you tell?). North looked good, so off we went, via some west bits towards Inverness, then some more west bits through Beauly & Dingwall. With stomachs...
  3. Adventures on the Isle of Mull

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Note: Sorry could not make the National this year but for personal reasons, I had to stay fairly close to home.. maybe next year .. :thumbleft: Advertures on the Isle of Mull .. So my Adventure Started on Thursday Morning , leaving first thing , head down to Aberfeldly , heading west from...
  4. off road

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    finally restored my phone/computer interface. Here's some pics taken a couple of months back on the Slaidburn end of the Salter Road. I didn't go past the bridge as I was on my own and it gets real gnarly up that steep slope with all the rounded stones...... I like the sign in the 1st pic -...
  5. Swansea XRV'r help needed.

    Chatter
    I've dropped on a trail bike that I am going to bring back to civilisation (well Shropshire) after the weekend. It is living in garage in a place called Pontlliw, which is I have to say challenging me on the correct pronunciation! (Pont-llooey??) I am going to come down from Builth and Brecon...
  6. On this day in history...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    ...extract from my big trip blog... 06/07/05 - 07/07/05 Dubrovnik to Lefkada, 508 miles, 20 hours Dunno where to start with this one. Left Dubrovnik, tired from the night before after missing the last bus (whilst blogging) then having to walk some of the way home in the pouring rain and...
  7. tube repair on the road?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I recently got a puncture and, in the spirit of self-sufficiency, took the bike off the road and attempted to fix the thing myself. Many scratched knuckles and a bent rotary washing line later, i stood defeated. The bead could not be broken with any amount of manipulating, levering...
  8. Haggis Run 2

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Actually managed to meet up with the crew as they headed for Skye today. Weather was mainly dry, which apparently is not what they've experienced as they have ridden north. Here are a few photos from this afternoons trip from Glencoe to The ferry to Skye. The XRV crew go Commando at the...
  9. Northern Scotland XRV Meet - Report

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The Great North Run (no marathon running from this lot though) From door to door, for me 313 miles. Through rain but mainly shine (thank you Met office, you actually got it right) rode the Team Honda, into the valleys of the northern glens. And what a ride it was. 3 set out from Elgin...
  10. Barmouth Chip Run

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Every so often during the summer, a few of us head out after work during the week to the coast at Barmouth. It's fantastic scenery; the west Welsh hills and valleys. Yesterday evening there were just the 3 of us, riding out over to Lake Vyrnwy, then Dinas Mawddyy, the fast road to Dolgellau, and...
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