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  1. Fireworks in the Grand Harbour this evening.

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    Check out this webcam this evening for a view of fireworks sometime soon ...
  2. Tea-time today

    Chatter
    Impressive flypast ... UK's RAF Red Arrows and Air Malta over the Grand Harbour, Malta, this afternoon at 4:30 ... Jolly Good Show !
  3. My Maltese Sunday

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    My Maltese Sunday 3rd November, aboard DRZ400sm, pootling about the island after Girlfriend had flown home to carry on teaching duties. To 'Apple's Eye,' Golden Bay, to meet other motorcyclists and shoot the breeze, whilst drinking excellent cappuccino. After coffee, carry on west, along the...
  4. Some bleedy storm that was!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Well that was some storm last night, as best i can tell it was a little bit more wind than normal and it rained abit. If all out storms are like that then we do'thave very much to worry about. I know a few guys that work for SEC (electric board) and they are all very dissappointed they were...
  5. Dolphins nil

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    Took my grand daughters out on one of them dolphin spotting boats on Saturday, never saw a bloody dolphin, not one :( But,we had a great day out, scooting up and down the Moray Firth on a boat which didn't hang about. Setting off from Avoch harbour on the Black isle, nice and slow Then...
  6. Shetland, Orkney, and Ullapool 2013

    Austin's Adventures
    Update on my trip to Ullapool the long way round. My original plan had been to leave early Saturday to catch the 5.00pm boat from Aberdeen to Shetland but I left it too late booking the tickets and there was no space until the Sunday sailing. This worked out well as I ended up needing to be in...
  7. Wee trip North

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    I've just had a wee trip North from Aberdeen. Left Friday and got back today. Weather was NOT good! OK until I got past Tomintoul then WIND and horizontal rain which saw me all the way home today, Sunday. But I enjoyed it ! Stayed 2 nights at the Belvedere Arms hotel in Helmsdale, old...
  8. Sunday wanderings.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I set off this morning with nowhere in mind, just drove up the A7 to have a think. Then I crossed over to the A68 to Pathead and down to Haddington. Pretty quiet at 10AM, still, the Coffee Pot cafe was open so a large coffee and a (huge) bacon roll was consumed. Breakfast taken care of it...
  9. Shorty Long Durness run

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    I'm calling this Shorty Long tour as I didn't plan on going as far afield. Started off by going too see an old friend near Dornoch, called at the house, missus says he's just left on a run up North. Thought to myself, He's on a GS, should be able to catch up with relatively quickly,;) so set...
  10. What's wrong with the kids of today?

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    Got a call yesterday from the Harbour Master in Hayle as kids have been down, broken into my boat, smashed all the windows and tried cutting it loose The big boats from St.Ives have been going up Lelant Estuary through the winter or for works for hundreds of years with no problems, why is it...
  11. Spitfire

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    Wow ! This morning, there I was, at home in Floriana, 'enthroned,' hearing something coming ... hearing that evocative, it must be, distinctive sound of a Merlin engine passing, growling, echoing off...
  12. African Exploration Club needs to pick YOUR brains!

    Africa Twin
    its been a while i know:mrgreen:but hey guys, TIA, This Is Africa! since my last postings i'f traversed Africa west-east-east-west four times on my trusty Twin. Solo mostly, and once with the GF on the back. Still without a hickup and purring along nicely (thats not the GF im refering to..)...
  13. For Sale: FOR SALE 1927 Morris Cowley 4 seater Tourer car

    For Sale / Wanted
    1927 Morris Cowley 4 seater Tourer For saleAlas due to divorce my 'Vintage' has to go It's on brokerage at Windmill Motors ( harbourne bham) Price is negotiable as my 'return' will be less than the e bay advertised price. With the hood down ( the guy is my 1927 vintage DAD..... :-) bless him...
  14. If ever in Zeebrugge (Short History lesson)

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    I have the flu, and it's really boring. So I spendt some time reading on the Internet. I have never been to Zeebrugge, zeebrugge - Google Maps but if I do, I will take a few minutes to visit the locations of this event. The Zeebrugge raid 1918. I have downloaded som pictures and facts on my...
  15. Ullapool pre Stella shake down

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    To test the Tiger fully loaded and try out the new luggage I decided a trip to Ullapool for the weekend was called for! With only two weeks to the Stella everything needs to be tried and tested. Fiona was working Saturday so I set off myself first thing in the morning for Inverness. A shower of...
  16. First proper day on the Buffalo

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I dunno where to start really. I was out at 7:30 and straight to the garage to fill it up, 17 litres, so there must've been 7 litres still in there? I used to do a route on the RF and had to stop about halfway through, I did it in one hit today, finishing at Rye Harbour. Had 1 hr and 25 mins in...
  17. 4 th Welsh invaision ride out

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello guys, Its that time of year when I ask who's up for a ride. I was planning a trip from Pembroke West to wards St Davids, Strumble point to see the seals Strumble Head | Gallery | Trinity House then down to the sloop inn for afternoon Lunch The sloop Inn Harbour Pub Restaurant max...
  18. Back from 4 week European trip!

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    We got back 3 weeks ago and all this snow has given us the time to sort photos out - although some of the snow scenes will now have lost a bit of their impact! Breifly - we had 4 weeks off, no set plan except a 1 way ferry to Calais - and make it up as you go along......we had a really great...
  19. Ickle Beemers first run

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    Well, today I spent the morning fitting heated grips, repair to the throttle cable adjuster, fix the water in the petrol tank issue due to a choked drain pipe and final cleaning of the 97 BMW F650ST I've bought as a winter hack. Once complete, had a cup of soup then got changed into my gear and...
  20. 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...
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