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  1. Wee ride to Tyndrum

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    So me and my old man rode up to Tyndrum at the weekend there to see the steam trains coming down the West Highland Line. We also met one of his colleagues up there, they both ride BMW 1150GSs. Just took a couple of snaps at our viewing point. Rode home via Loch Lomondside in horrendous...
  2. A wee run oop north.

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    Today I took a run up from the Borders through Callander and Tyndrum taking the Oban road down to Connel. I was having so much fun, sunshine,great roads and not too much traffic I sort of forgot about taking pictures but then I thought I better had post something for the scenery deprived among...
  3. Applecross - "the long way round"

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    The plan was simple enough - Bank holiday weekend, a few of us scoot up to Scotland, have a run over the pass to Applecross, eat then come home. What could possibly go wrong, best laid plans & all that...... Keith (1050 Sprint) & I would meet Kev (929 'Blade) at Red Roosters, Penrith at 2.30...
  4. Highland Fling 2012

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    Last week BigW42, Paul & I took part in our annual boys own adventure, we had decided to explore the Highlands of Scotland in just 4 days due to other commitments like officiating at a car rally & BigW42 (Lee) having to catch a flight back to Iraq. Paul had never been any further North than...
  5. Ardamurchan run.

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    Ardnamuchan splash in more like! ;) Left home on Friday morning to meet up with Lowflyer and Steve T at Corran Ferry. From home to Tyndrum the weather was good, sunglasses on all the way, but after filling up with fuel just as I started to leave it came on rain,something we were destined to see...
  6. Highland Fling

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    A little while ago, a few of the boys suggested a 'lads' trip to Scotland to blow the cobwebs away, before the clocks go back & winter sets in..... With a date set, B&Bs booked & route planned, I set off in earnest, on Friday morning. Heading to Alston, meeting Nick at 1pm, the other three had...
  7. Scotland - 17 to 25 Jul 2010

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    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...
  8. I finally made it to Ullapool

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    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...
  9. The north west posse is going to the national....

    Past National Meets
    The rendezvous for the North West Posse is Southwaite Services, M6 just South of Carlisle at 8am on Thursday 10th September. Leaving at 9.00am. Anyone else travelling up on Thursday is welcome to join us here or at the following re-grouping points: As nearly everyone will be on different fuel...
  10. My daughters first bike trip

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    My daughter started going on the back of my Transalp in the spring and has grown in confidence so we planed a little camping trip to the mainland. Route was decided leave Arran on the Lochranza to Claonaig ferry then ride up the coast to Glencoe via Oban camp at Glencoe and return the next day...
  11. Apologies to the Irish Visitors in Scotland.

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    I owe the Irish Mauraders a wee apology. I knew your were coming , but my impression was that you were going to be way up North for the weekend. So when I spotted a load of Irish ADVs in Tyndrum on Sunday 27th around lunchtime ...... I just did not make the connection .......... sorry. It...
  12. End 2 End - A midlife crisis

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    http://practicaljokeonline.com/winner.html http://jokeonlineworld.com/gift.html Tuesday 22nd March - cold, snowing, misearble - I'm off to Lands End. Only 450 ish miles from Humberside Airport - be there for tea, says Pete. I'm on my trusty 1991 @, Pete's on a 96 Triumph Adventurer. True...
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