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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,735
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks for the comments :) The North...

Thanks for the comments :)



The North West Highlands are a little sparse in the tree department. There are still quite a few small sections of old forest although newer plantation probably...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,735
Posted By Frogwell
Bleh, a load of old Scotland

At the start of the year I had plans in my head of all the biking I was going to do this year, places I was going to go, photos I wanted to take, things I wanted to see. Much the same sort of plans...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,250
Posted By Frogwell
Looks like I'm a Card Carrying Sunday Rider

Not sure how it happened, but it occurs to me that somewhere along the way I became a Sunday rider. I like to blame work and daddy commitments, but if that's the case, why aren't I wealthier and why...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,933
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks for all the comments people :) Brent,...

Thanks for all the comments people :)

Brent, I read you request yesterday morning and figured that it would give me something to do with my Sunday, with that I loaded my steed and headed North in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,933
Posted By Frogwell
Escaped for 2 days to make sure Scotland still exists

Well, the news keeps telling me that we're in a recession, which of course means our company is the busiest it's ever been, but our (also very busy) clients get to complain about how much we charge...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,044
Posted By Frogwell
A Scottish Sunday Spin.

I didn't get to go as far as I'd have liked as my clutch is definitely on the way out, so I was taking it easy. Managed to grab a few snaps though.

The Three Sisters, Glencoe....
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Frogwell
Breaking in a 685

A few photos from a couple of local doodles while breaking in my new 685 piston.

http://www.frogwell.com/misc/090411_klr.jpg

Lochan na Lairige....
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 24,681
Posted By Frogwell
Hi Alba, Thanks for the compliments :) Yes,...

Hi Alba,

Thanks for the compliments :) Yes, I still get on this board, although not as much just at the moment as I've bean tied up with huge work loads (although less money - yay recession!),...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,293
Posted By Frogwell
Ah, I had considered that bit actually, as I...

Ah, I had considered that bit actually, as I often go on that road but I just couldn't work out where the road raises up like that bit in the foreground, I'm guessing just after the turn off for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,293
Posted By Frogwell
nice report :clap That there be a...

nice report :clap




That there be a fine photograph. Where is it?

edit to hazard a guess - the road to Lochinver maybe?
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Frogwell
114 miles of Scotland

The weather has been so poor here lately I'm thinking forced boating might be in my future, but between the weather and work I've desperately been trying to get some biking in before my trusty KLR...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Frogwell
It's a 1992 Gemini Flash 2 Alpha. A pretty basic...

It's a 1992 Gemini Flash 2 Alpha. A pretty basic machine, but very easy to fly and forgiving of mistakes so ideal for me as I've only had my license a couple of years and still have less than 100...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks for all the comments :) The...

Thanks for all the comments :)



The circular polarising filter really helps with the colours.


I got my first Forth bridge photos a month or so back - rather odd if you consider I used to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Frogwell
Four days of photos

September 7th
A few pictures from a little day trip over to the West coast of Scotland on the 7th of September. Nothing spectacular I'm afraid, but it was a nice relaxing ride.

Achnambeithach,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Frogwell
Avoiding Storms and Chasing Colour in Scotland

I managed to escape for a few hours on Sunday and went North East to avoid the bad weather. Some very heavy storms about, and by luck I managed to miss them all, in several cases skirting round...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,688
Posted By Frogwell
Many Thanks for all the kinds words people, it's...

Many Thanks for all the kinds words people, it's much appreciated. Questions answered below.


The RAF (and quite a few other air forces by invitation) do indeed practice bomb Cape Wrath. Not...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,688
Posted By Frogwell
Took these pictures this Sunday and Monday. The...

Took these pictures this Sunday and Monday. The wind was averaging 20mph gusting to 35, so no midges :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,688
Posted By Frogwell
More North Scotland (One day I'll go somewhere else)

Some pictures from yet another trip north This Sunday and Monday. Should have been Tuesday too but the bike started coughing and spluttering when under load or over 5k revs so I had to cut the trip...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Frogwell
First Trip North of the Year

Last week I decided a bit of time off from work was needed, so I loaded up the bike and headed North.

The sky was a bit too cloudless for good picture taking, but I grabbed a few anyway.


Loch...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By Frogwell
Excellent stuff there Gav :clap Glad to see...

Excellent stuff there Gav :clap

Glad to see someone posting pictures of the local area :)

Got to be careful with the Deer round Glen Lyon at the moment, the bad weather is moving them down the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks :) They were taken on 30th September and...

Thanks :) They were taken on 30th September and 1st October this year.




A Nikon D70 with a Nikkor 18-70mm lense fitted with a circular polariser and neutral density graduated filter.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,183
Posted By Frogwell
The Corrieyairack Pass is Scotland's only green...

The Corrieyairack Pass is Scotland's only green lane so off road trail riding is surprisingly scarce in Scotland. That said, there is any amount of forestry trails and old military roads and it' not...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Frogwell
As far as I remember, the owner of the Norton and...

As far as I remember, the owner of the Norton and myself checked over everything, wiggled things about, removed stuff, put stuff back but couldn't find anything wrong. We gave it another kick after...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Frogwell
I wish! The oldest horse I have wasting away in...

I wish! The oldest horse I have wasting away in the shed is a 1973 Honda SL125.

The clock in my avatar is from an old Norton if memory serves me correctly. It had broken down at the side of the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2007, 05:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks for the kind words people :) I...

Thanks for the kind words people :)


I think I took nearly 400 pictures over those 2 days, I only show the ones where nature was behaving :)


Indeed I am Sir. A more faithful steed I have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,628
Posted By Frogwell
Redecorating the living room.

Sunday was earmarked for finishing off the decorating of the living room. A few pictures of my progress.

Buachaille Etive Mor.
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/2190-1/071007a.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Frogwell
Two days in North Scotland

From a very grey trip North, didn't get much of a chance to take the camera out on the first day.

Coming into Applecross Bay from the Inner Sound....
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By Frogwell
:clap By the look of the weather in your...

:clap


By the look of the weather in your pictures, I'm glad I decided to go East this weekend :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-21-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 823,107
Posted By Frogwell
A couple from yesterday in the Highlands of...

A couple from yesterday in the Highlands of Scotland.

The road through Rannoch Moor heading South.
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/2104-1/070820h.jpg



The same road looking North into the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Frogwell
Work Avoidance Measures

Monday was a nice day, I had got a fair bit of work done at the weekend, so I figured I deserved a little bit of time off.

North West I went.
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/2088-1/070820a.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,883
Posted By Frogwell
Not sure how I'll be sorted work-wise in...

Not sure how I'll be sorted work-wise in September, but I'll keep it in mind, Skye is a stunning Island.

I'm fortunate to have one of the few Range Rovers that just keeps on going :1drink

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,883
Posted By Frogwell
A day out in Scotland

This is not really a trip report as such, more of I just got so fed up with work I had to get out for the day report, but I couldn't see a section for that here, so trip reports it is. My fun days...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 232,954
Posted By Frogwell
A few from Scotland. Skye ...

A few from Scotland.

Skye
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/1239-1/060627d.jpg

http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/1237-1/060627c.jpg

Applecross...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 823,107
Posted By Frogwell
Glen Shee, Scotland. ...

Glen Shee, Scotland.

http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/157-2/050923a.jpg

Somewhere in the North West Scottish Highlands
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/1477-1/060821a.jpg

The A832,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,941
Posted By Frogwell
http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n87/kodanja/Pea...

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n87/kodanja/Pearl%20ADV/DSC_0059.jpg

It's a man's world :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By Frogwell
Cool pictures! Your helmet sits a bit high on...

Cool pictures! Your helmet sits a bit high on your forehead though doesn't it?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,024
Views: 552,684
Posted By Frogwell
A few from around Scotland

Kylesku Bridge
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/1486-1/060822c.jpg


Batavaime, Glen Lochy
http://www.frogwell.com/gallery/d/1120-1/060409b.jpg


Portnacroish...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By Frogwell
Thanks for the offer Tony but I've already got...

Thanks for the offer Tony but I've already got the Clymers manual which seems to have most stuff I need to know.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By Frogwell
First snow ride of the year.

I've not had chance to get out and about much the past few months, but on Saturday I took the bike out for a little local spin as we had a nice clear day.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2006, 05:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,855
Posted By Frogwell
I believe the D50 is pretty similar to the D70 so...

I believe the D50 is pretty similar to the D70 so it should be ok. I'm also on the look out for a compact pocket camera at the moment although not too sure what's best the moment. I think I may...
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