A V.Wet jaunt east from West Cork, managing to out-run the gale force westerly by Clonakilty. Rest of the road to Cork drying out in the stiff breeze. Arrive in sunshine at the Cobh Cross Service meet point, your correspondent gets head shotted. Usually manage to avoid getting snapped … subtle with the Santa hat, eh.
The meet area rapidly fills with attendees. Five hundred or so motorcycles.
Some especially decorated for the occasion.
Some wise motorcycle men come bearing gifts.
Xmas tinsel and …
Spot a familiar, iconic motorcycle shape … Meet David Beadle, GPz900r Owners Club Member, Cork City Chapter.
2pm Start Time. Garda halt traffic whilst The Toy Run passes.
A Santa suited rider.
Santa suited riders aplenty.
DB zips by on his 900 …
Followed shortly thereafter by … Fast flashing blue lights !
From a bridge over the wet road into the city … Your Rudolph the Red-nosed Africa Twin riding correspondent gets snapped at again !
The Toy Run concludes in the city centre at a great pile of toy donations surrounded by many motorcyclists.
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