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Or to use the correct venacular, Darzet an Devun Ooooooooooh Arrrrrrrrrrrgh!!

Well it was time to get the Transalp out for a run as I'd hardly ridden it since buying it last year so off we went for a little trundle arond the Dorset and Devon lanes.

It was quite foggy this morning although the swans on chew valley lake didn't seem to care....

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As I progressed I tried to get some elevation to see if I could clear the fog, it was a bit clearer up on Ham hill but still misty......

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and so it continued, foggy on the valley floors and clearer on the hills.

This is typical of the backroads in this area, a classic sunken holloway....

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Eventually I hit the coast at Lyme Regis, it looked like this is where the fog was coming from.......

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This is the 'Cobb' at Lyme Regis, made famous in the scene from 'The French Lieutenant's Woman'

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I passed this nice castle, well it's not a castle really but a gatehouse but it looks cool anyway.......

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There used to be lots of these red signposts in this area but they're few and far between now......

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I was heading for home now and stopped for a coffee from my flask......

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It was a great ride back as the sun had come out and burnt off the fog but there still plenty of snowdrops around just to remind you that winter could still yet bite you arse.....

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