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  1. They stole my Vara...

    Varadero
    ...and I was struggling to work out how. Nicked from work car park and headed for fields, I followed tracks across them, I was sprinting and I'm no slouch for a big lad! I was a few mins behind them, loads of folk telling me... Couldn't see how they'd pushed it up the hills, doubt they started...
  2. Surrey Hills big bike ride outs

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi all, I'm often out on the trails around Dorking and the surrounding areas... happy to ride with anyone really... Just stated the big bike thing as I ride an Africa Twin and am happy to lead a ride for bigger bikes if anyone fancies it...? Slidey
  3. Borrowdale Bash

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    We do this one every other year or two as well Some tough climbs but rewarded with some fantastic downhills that are only safe done at speed Some of my favourite downhills are on this ride Borrowdale Bash Part 1 - Descent from Watendlath on Santa Cruz Blur LT1 - YouTube And the fantastic...
  4. irish transalps

    Transalp
    just wondering is there any other irish riders on here? iv seen a few transalps in the last month up the hills,im from wicklow myself,near the gap ,riding a 98 black and grey 600 with givi monokey's
  5. Calling all Norwegians

    Travel
    I'm riding up from Oslo on the sixth of june. Aiming north, through Dokka, Vassbakken, heading south again on the Rv55 towards the west and Lothe, and finally ending up in Stavanger on saturday evening Route: Göteborg till Göteborg - Google Maps But I have heard a rumor that the roads over...
  6. 1983 xl 600

    XL
    Another pic of my xl now ready for the mot an the hills
  7. For Sale: Dvds for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    hi got loads of old Dvds to sell, £2 each plus P'n'P here is the list Waynes World The disapperance of alice creed Black hawk down A bridge to far Jet li's Fearless Kes Lock stock the compleate tv series Shaun of the dead No reservations The warriors Matrix reloaded Long way round Assault on...
  8. Gold I tell you, gold!

    Chatter
    Tales from the National Parks tonight at 9PM on BBC4. Seems there is gold in them thar hills around Loch Lomond, probably a sh*te story but there may be some nice Scottish scenery.:thumbright::D Andy.
  9. Highlanders in the Hills

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Got a few of the Highlanders together for a run up the Pass of the Cattle today. There was a plan to try and meet up with the Lowland contingent, who had decided to stage a minor, two pronged invasion, with Outrunner taking the Low road to Fort Bill, whilst Boris & Ben took the High road to...
  10. Tuscan Hills 2011

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Went back home for the Easter break and while driving around in my mother's Renault Clio with the steering wheel pressing hard on my six-rolls.....I realized that it would be wondreful to ride the same roads on a bike like I used to do 30 years ago.... It's only an idea at the moment but would...
  11. Head for the Hills

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So after last sunday's shocking ride out, I was all set for another try today . So Friday I got new front and rear tyres on , ready for today but still with only 3 miles on them so *must* be careful .. I decided to try out the ortlieb panniers , I got off ebay couple of months back. Packed...
  12. A day out in the hills . .

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Phone call from Lowflyer – Friday evening - “I need to get some fresh air into my lungs – fancy a ride out on Sunday” “OK” says I. A.N.Other phone call from Lowflyer – 24hrs later –“ Can’t go, got to sort out youngest sons car – BUMMOCKS”. :( ““Never Mind” says I. ;) So I decided...
  13. Blue Hills camping weekend Sept 4th to 7th

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    I have arranged a weekend camping meet at the Blue Hills Touring Park in Trevellas, Cornwall. This is one of the best sites I have ever stayed at and is totally biker friendly, only 2 miles from Perranporth and has some of the best riding roads anywhere. If we have enough interest we may be able...
  14. Blue hills touring park

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I am going back to Blue Hills for a long weekend from the 17th to 25th June, this is a great site with plenty of great local roads to ride,and only 2 miles from some of Cornwall's best beaches the facilities on the site are second to none. Just call gary or Loo to confirm space before leaving...
  15. Between Hills and Valleys

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    What I did yesterday... Left home around 11 o'clock, arrived at 21:45 (around 200 kms each way). Went up North and center of the country, to my folks hometown (Cardigos, Mação) for some offroad riding on the AT. Here's a few pics (Click to enlarge) On the way up, Vasco da Gama bridge...
  16. A bimble in the Welsh hills.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    While many of you were sunning yourselves at the ACE cafe on Sunday, I was taking in the sun and snow in wales with some guys from ADVrider forum. Went down to Rhayader Sat evening (b+b). Set out from crossgates cafe sunday am. Good to see the big beemers doing the bussiness. We split into 2...
  17. Welsh Hills tarmac run Sat 24th Jan

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Going to have a nose around the head of the valleys and Black Mountains next Saturday. This is a tarmac ride (no mud, maybe a bit of gravel here and there but your all tough adventurers!) and will explore some of the smaller lanes around the hills. Nice easy pace. Good one for 2 up if your...
  18. Up them thar hills

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The hills above Stanhope, Co. Durham. Done a lot of this kind of thing since I got me new toy:thumb: Bloody cold though! Doggy
  19. A little run into the hills . .

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Lowflyer & I decided to go for a little ride today . . . Started off well in a little sand pit with Lowflyer getting some riding tips from some locals . . He eventually gets it all crossed up . . . And I . . . . . don’t! Something tells me his head hurts :-)...
  20. Hills & Glens of Moray

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just a few pics of my run out yesterday:- Knocknashal, Ballindalloch. This track forms part of the Speyside Way from Ballindalloch towards Glen Livet Then across the River Spey onto Pauls Hill. Couldn't get onto the turbine road due to maintenance staff being around. I can only...
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