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  1. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Took a ride west to Spean Bridge with eldest son yesterday, Sunday 9th November 2014, to pay our respects at the Commando Memorial. The scenic route via Daviot and Fort Augustus was taken, to miss any lingering tourists that might still be about on the main Loch Ness road. The temperature sat at...
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    What a weekend that was. Weather that most riders can only dream about. Roads that still require me to pinch myself when I ride them, to make sure I’m not hallucinating. And the company of like minded individuals to boot! The weekend started, as weekends do, on Friday morning, with the boxes...
  3. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Good call by largewayround round for a ride out today. Africajim & I met up and headed out to Tomintoul to meet largewayround. After a "spirited" ride down there, we found largewayround sipping his coffee and having a ***. We chewed the fat for a while, with Jim regaleing us with tales from the...
  4. 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...
  5. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well this is the view that greeted the wee Alp from its cosy winter hibernation… Saturday 3rd April 2010, This snow arrived over night last Wednesday.. Been a long winter in Aberdeenshire .. We have had snow lying since before Christmas.. The white Christmas novelty has really worn off…...
  6. 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...
  7. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all, well we had a blast this weekend, myself, Steve t and Rickskye! I met Steve t at his house at 10.00 on a nice sunny Saturday morning and we headed off west from Moray. We dined at Newtonmore before heading off to meet Rick on the road from Spean bridge and onwards to the base camp at...
  8. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well it started off after a couple of shandies with the dragon late Friday night-- let's go to Iona on the bike she says. Quick phone call the next day, B&B sorted, bike packed and away 8am Sunday. Went down A82, abolutely brilliant, not a car on the road. Got as far as Spean Bridge and the...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all, I had a long weekend away due to the hot weather here in Scotland, (unheard of!) Set off Friday morning from Lossiemouth to Dallas, to Rafford and on to the Dava moor to Grantown. From there to Aviemore then Newtonmore for coffee and a bacon roll for lunch. Onwards down to Spean bridge...
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    . . . . . me & the Mountie decided to take a run out today, just to get best use of the sunshine. Headed out on a route I did in the pouring rain last Saturday, heading for Glencoe via the Dava, Aviemore, Laggan & Spean Bridge. Did the above but at Spean Bridge we headed for Invergarry, then...
  11. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well, what a luverly day out that was! 4 Africa Twins, 1 XLV750R, 1 Trumpet Tiger :-) and 1 VFR800 ride round and into the hills of the North of Scotland (one @ joined us at Fort Augustus - Welsh Paul was in "nesting" mode first thing this morning, so was a bit late :rolleyes:) Raymo joined...
  12. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Having checked the weather for Sunday 6th, I've decided to go for a little run into the local scenery (not literaly, hopefully :rolleyes:) Looking to run through to Fort Augustus on Sunday from Elgin - back roads all the way there (Culloden, Daviot etc) then possibly returning via Spean...
  13. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well we made it back safe and sound :thumbright: :D (hello to minithumper and foxy :-P ) The plan - at 9pm on friday night we're given an evelope with our bonus locations. Go to the bar or your room and plot a route that takes you all around the entire uk, getting points for visiting bonus...
  14. 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...
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