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  1. Accessories
    Hi Team Just thought if you are after some dry bags or sacks try Wetsuits & drysuits - Lomo Watersport UK. Kids & adult wetsuits Good prices for their kit and the 30litre day rucksack just got good reviews in Bike mag.
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    The dilemma: While the whole world (or at least most of the UK) sits at home watching it raining on Queenie's Parade, do I a. do the same, or b. Join a couple of mates for a spin up the west coast of Scotland? You've guessed the answer. Easy really, considering I've never been there on a bike...
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    I was a Pinocchio and did not listen to Jeremy Cricket.....the tent I bought from Nev is (I find) too large for bike trips, so it is up for sale again if anyone is interested. The tent has not been used and is still as described by Nev in his original post. Same price but would need to check on...
  4. Accessories
    Having purchased this fairly heavy tent from Nev....http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/sale-wanted/78219-berghaus-lomond-tent.html I was actually thinking of fitting a carrier rack on top of my Givi top box.....any ssuggestions or reasons why it is a good idea or not a good idea pls...? The tent is...
  5. 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.
  6. For Sale / Wanted
    Brand new still bagged and boxed, unused Berghaus Lomond Tent. spec here Lomond 3 Man Tent - Blacks No pics of it but it is the same as that one. Only had it out once in my living room decided it was far too big for me. £100 inc delivery via Parcelforce 48 in UK
  7. Ride Reports and Pictures
    The planning for the ABR Highland meet in Ullapool had always involved a day or two in scotland either before of after the event, but a look at the leave chart at work and the fact that I had never been to the Outer Hebrides changed that to virtually a whole week gently running up the Outer...
  8. Chatter
    Was trawling across the tube yesterday and came across this little beauty. See if you can spot me making a right [email protected] of myself, just after 3 mins in :D Slow start, then really revs up :thumbup::thumbup: YouTube - Runrig - Loch Lomond Live In Glasgow Must admit, I'm feeling quite emotional...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Having had a change in circumstances which meant I got an extra two months in the sunny UK, as well as being unable to sell my bike for (what I determined to be) a reasonable price, I decided to reward myself with a ride from London up through Wales and around Scotland. As I'd never been before...
  10. The Longest Day
    well that’s me back 1944 miles too many folk to thank for a great event but must mention.. 05 Raggerty ( GSXR 600R ) and 38 Stageonesimmo ( RD07 ) Brian & I told Richard we would look after Karen when his BM was left at the ferry port in Wales stuck in 6th , and she wanted to...
  11. Ride Reports and Pictures
    It looks like lots of us were up in Scotland last week, so here's my ha'peth. As per the norm I've got loads of photos of lay-byes and motorbikes, but hardly any of the great roads and countryside. I rode up to Ripon from Warwickshire to stay with my Dad on the Saturday and then last Sunday...
  12. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Okay, here's some photos of our recent trip round Scotland. Here's a slightly damp Tarbet and Loch Lomond - Still, there's some promise of blue skies. Lunch stop in Inverary after having been down, and back up, the Rest and be Thankful. Sun shining, sort of, over Loch Fyne - And the...
  13. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just come back from my first big trip on a bike, my TA700. Went with my dad to the Pre65 Scottish trial in Kinlochleven near Fort William. I loved it and can't wait till my next trip. Set off on the Thursday from Lincoln up the A1, over the windy A66 and then met up with my dad on his trusty...
  14. Ride Reports and Pictures
    The Isle of Barra Although I made this trip in my company Vauxhall Combo van, I was viewing it as possible bike tour for my Fiona, myself and possibly open up the Isle to many others who are interested in touring Scotland, God’s country. Sunday morning I was up at 08.00 to get ready for my...
  15. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Bit of a long ride up and back but totally worth it. Left the midlands weds night, very blustery on the M6 south of the lakes. Then riding in the dark up the A82, arriving in Glencoe around 2am. I stayed in the Red Squirrel campsite - bit pricey. Next morning, glorious sunshine. Had a long lie...
  16. Travel
    OK I need some advice on the best roads to take in. I've got from weds night to saturday to get from birmingham to the west coast and back. I've been up to Skye, Applecross etc before and I'm keen to explore a bit further south. I'd like to get as far as possible from birmingham on weds night...
  17. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Last week we had our little holiday away. Last saturday we left Camborne and headed north. We stopped in Lake Windemere overnight from there on we headed north again and on sunday we hit Loch Lomond in Scotland, first time we'd been to Scotland There we stayed in a hotel on the loch...
  18. The Longest Day
    One of the many small groups heading up to JOG on Friday , consists of Blue Skies, Bandit, Triballegs (and Mrs Triballegs) and Wee Jack. We are planning - Loch Lomond , Glen Coe , Fort William , The Great Glen, Inverness - and then a different road to JOG, from the one we will be running on...
  19. Transalp
    Recently went on a weekend tour from Aberdeen with some guys from work. Left on the Saturday going up through Royal Deeside and over the Grampians to Pitlochry in Perthshire. Then Crossed country around Loch Tay travelling on up to Crainlarich and round Lock Lomond to Tarbet. Finally on the...
  20. Chatter
    :D Hi Folks , well i found out today that i get 185/190 from a full tank of fuel , went for a run to Loch Lomond , had a bit of lunch at a wee place called Luss then took the road round the banks of Loch Lomond to Crianlarich , fuel gauge was just at the " E " mark , so did'nt panic , thought...
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