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  1. Piel Island video trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Piel Island trip - YouTube
  2. Piel Island Rally 2014

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'm organising another Piel Island Rally, Weekend of 7/8th June. Same as the event Austin organised in 2010 and 2011. If anyone fancies it, see the post over on ABR. http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/29-meets-a-runs/315879-abr-qislandq-rally-2014.html
  3. Piel Island 2013

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Fantastic trip to Piel Island. Good to see some of the XRV ers there. Report over on ABR http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/105-june-2013-abr-island-rally-at-piel-island-1st-2nd-june/234892-abr-island-rally-2013-photos.html
  4. For those that have attended Piel Island

    Austin's Adventures
    Hairy bikers show have interviewed his majesty BBC iPlayer - Hairy Bikers' Best of British: Series 2: Islands
  5. Hardknott to Coniston

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a little run out a few weeks ago thought id put the pics up. Nothing special but know how you lot thrive on pictures. View looking up at Hardknott On Wrynose looking back at Hardknott View across Coniston Called in at Rampside for the obligatory photo of Piel Island and the Lifeboat station
  6. Piel Island 2013

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    With Austins permission (as this was his baby in 2010 and 2011 (both ace trips!!!)) Ill be organising a Piel Island trip this year. Ive done it through ABR (only reason was a wider audience), the link is... ABR Island Rally 1/2 June 2013 If you fancy it either stick your name on the ABR...
  7. Piel Island 11/12th June 2011

    Austin's Adventures
    The Landlord and Landlady at the Ship on Piel Island, Barrow in Furness have reserved the weekend of 11th and12th June for the XRV Piel Island meet. This is already in the calendar. THIS POST IN THIS THREAD WILL BE THE SINGLE SOURCE OF THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MEET. I WILL UPDATE AS NEW...
  8. possible dates for Piel Island and Galloway Forest

    Austin's Adventures
    I haven't approached either the King of Piel or the Scottish Forestry commission yet, but thought about the following dates and outline arrangements for these events this year: Galloway: 29th/30th April /1st/2nd May. This is the looooooong weekend of the Royal Wedding, and I dunno about you...
  9. King Of Piel

    Chatter
    The King of Piel has just been on the local North West BBC news saying that a grant of £160,000 has been turned down due to cuts! Looks like Austin is gonna have to organize another trip to help him out :thumbright: And I'll try & get on this one
  10. Piel Island video

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Must have had 24 hours of video. Have cut it down very harshly to about 17 minutes. It was all in different formats and shapes and some was too bouncy to use, some just had to be cut because even the hardiest biker would have got bored after a while. Aplogies to anyone who sent me stuff that...
  11. piel island

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    right, I am back, but didn't take any pics myself. Cracking weekend I will let other tell the tale but a couple of highlights: Went to plan more or less.:thumbleft: 40+ bikes, 50 or so people. Fantastic:D People kept joining and leaving the ride at various points but always 35+. It...
  12. another piel island thread - the definitive list

    Austin's Adventures
    based on the calendar the table attached shows what I know so far and can glean from this and other threads. Further down the table is a list of people I think have said are coming but haven't confirmed yet - can you via here and the calendar please. Can you let me know the...
  13. Piel island - lunch on Broughton on Furness

    Austin's Adventures
    Piel island - lunch in Broughton on Furness EDIT 16th April 2010 There is a significant change of plan now. The cafe have just today declined the opportunity to feed us all so instead we will be rendezvousing at the High Cross Inn on the outskirts of Broughton in Furness at the junction of...
  14. Piel Island Recce - 5th April 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Some Pics from today... Taking a break after a very wet, windy, foggy & fun trip over 3 passes - culminating in this - the Hardknott Pass... Austin on Walney Island checking out the first hundred yards of the "road" to Piel island... The (much shorter) ferry route to Piel from Roa...
  15. Piel island - Carnforth truck haven

    Austin's Adventures
    Can you let me know through this thread if you are planning to meet at Carnforth Truckhaven before travelling through the lakes and if you think you will want eat there (this means proper food not just tea or coffee) before we go. Full breakfast is £4.70. T & Coffee extra. The only reason is...
  16. Piel Island Recce - Easter Monday??

    Austin's Adventures
    Anyone want to join me on a recce for Piel Island. I need to ride the proposed ride out route to (a) make sure I know the way (b) check the timing to be sure we can get round and be in time to meet the tractor for crossing the sands and (c) identify any pick up points for people joing us...
  17. Piel Island - XRV Quiz and school sports day

    Austin's Adventures
    I thought that while we were on the island on Sunday morning we would have a bit of time to kill and thought something like an "XRV School Sports day" would be a bit of fun. This would involve events like: 3(or 5) legged race, sack race, wheelbarrow race, jumping backwards, obstacle race...
  18. Piel Island - From Scotland and the North

    Austin's Adventures
    Boris, At the risk of hijacking this thread again, which way, and when are you going down to Piel Island. Perhaps we could meet up and run down together. :) Andy.
  19. Piel Island on tele

    Chatter
    Just seen Martin Clunes on Piel island at the King's crowning ceremony. His drive back accross the sand's in a 4x4 looked great. :blob7::blob8::blob7: This is going to be a great weekend.:blob8::blob7::blob8: Top mark's Austin.:thumbup: :cool: :cool:
  20. Piel Island 24th & 25th April

    Austin's Adventures
    Piel Island 24th & 25th April. Meet up and route details Edits to this post highlighted in RED Edits to this post on 11th April in BROWN Edits to this post 16th April in PURPLE Follow up to the earlier thread about a Possible meet on Piel Island, Morecambe Bay, Barrow in Furness. This thread...
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