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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Monday 10th June Time to go home sadly, at...

Monday 10th June

Time to go home sadly, at least it was dry, so it’s load up the bikes, bid farewell to Nigel,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,153
Posted By KevinC
Very nice, I don't get up to Northumberland...

Very nice, I don't get up to Northumberland nearly as often as I should.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
To help you feel truly at home it would have...

To help you feel truly at home it would have needed more rain which I certainly had last year! (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=883228)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
After a little post ride refreshment, ...

After a little post ride refreshment,

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we headed off down to Keswick,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Sunday 9th June After the success of last...

Sunday 9th June

After the success of last years extra day, despite this year not having the convenient extra bank holidays, Nigel and I were staying up but Graham had to head off with some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
It's usually the first weekend in June, tickets...

It's usually the first weekend in June, tickets go on sale the end of November and the Saturday ones sell out pretty quickly so get them early :beer
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Back at the hotel, ...

Back at the hotel,

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we collected Graham,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Nigel had by now returned to the land of the...

Nigel had by now returned to the land of the living but, as he had the long ride home tomorrow and his back still didn’t love him very much, Graham sadly decided to forgo any riding so it was just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Now Scotland has some great riding! And fish...

Now Scotland has some great riding! And fish suppers!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Saturday 8th June Another good looking start...

Saturday 8th June

Another good looking start to the day,

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and today it was a Manx kipper for breakfast :dg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
After some freshening up and some refreshment at...

After some freshening up and some refreshment at the hotel,

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where Nigel showed the iPad makes the worlds most...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Oh my word, I'd not been paying attention and...

Oh my word, I'd not been paying attention and almost missed that was my 2000th post in a 'mere' 9 years, where has the time gone?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
By now Nigel had ‘recovered’ so we set off down...

By now Nigel had ‘recovered’ so we set off down to Thirlmere,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Friday 7th June Dawn, err, dawned and the...

Friday 7th June

Dawn, err, dawned and the day looked pretty good,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Arriving at our hotel in plenty of time Graham...

Arriving at our hotel in plenty of time Graham had his little accident, putting the bike onto the main stand he managed to throw his back out, still after a little anaesthetic,

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
Yeah I know, it's just like the buses, nothing...

Yeah I know, it's just like the buses, nothing for ages then they all come along together :ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
After hitting the high spot crossing the...

After hitting the high spot crossing the Pennines,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
To finish a few thank you's: To Bernd, Lucy,...

To finish a few thank you's:

To Bernd, Lucy, who promised that the next time I visit and with a little warning she'll show me how to make an authentic Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (and which she...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
It was a pretty damn good trip and yes, yes we...

It was a pretty damn good trip and yes, yes we are :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By KevinC
The Keswick Beer Festival 2013, this year with added Graham

It was that time of the year again, the 17th Keswick Beer festival, my 17th Keswick Beer Festival, Nigel’s, to our surprise, 11th, we thought he’d only done 10 and Graham’s 1st after years of putting...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Anyway, on into Luxembourg, ...

Anyway, on into Luxembourg,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Saturday 7th September The day started loud...

Saturday 7th September

The day started loud and early with a colossal thunderstorm, one especially loud peal of thunder setting off the bike alarms! And the rain, oh dear the rain, good heavens...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
I did rather enjoy the posters, if enjoy is...

I did rather enjoy the posters, if enjoy is necessarily the right word, my favourite which I only saw once and didn't have a chance to get a pic of was a bike trying to roar away while being held...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
As you may have noticed it had started to cloud...

As you may have noticed it had started to cloud over a bit, some of them looking pretty impressive,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
I then set off on a bit of a detour I’d added to...

I then set off on a bit of a detour I’d added to the route which started well,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Friday 6th September I decided that, since...

Friday 6th September

I decided that, since this was my last full day here and I had the long ride back home tomorrow, plus my right wrist had been giving me a lot of gyp the day before, I’d take...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
After having given my bike it’s traditional bath...

After having given my bike it’s traditional bath (the hotel has a little bike service rack with cleaners, lubricants, WD-40 etc) and put it to bed for the evening I got a shot of Bernd’s GPZ,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Morning Jack (well it's morning where I'm sitting...

Morning Jack (well it's morning where I'm sitting :D)

The weather was a little atypical in that it was unusually warm for the time of year but, without giving anything away :augie, it can all...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Out of the gorge it was back to the typical open...

Out of the gorge it was back to the typical open roads,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Thursday 5th September After another little...

Thursday 5th September

After another little morning constitutional,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Yes it's quite brilliant there although I must...

Yes it's quite brilliant there although I must admit I was rather spoilt by the weather but if you want to practise your cornering skills it's certainly a great place to go!
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
That evening I took a little walk round the town...

That evening I took a little walk round the town to loosen up and to re-stock my apple supply,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Anyway, after an apple, water and peanut brittle...

Anyway, after an apple, water and peanut brittle stop it was down the other side,

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before another refuel of bike and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Quite, when you're not used to it, it comes as...

Quite, when you're not used to it, it comes as quite a surprise.



The thing that I noticed most, aside from a seeming complete lack of any security, was the wonderful smell as you rode through...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Wednesday 4th September Today’s phrase was...

Wednesday 4th September

Today’s phrase was ‘heute ist mein Geburtstag’ and I nearly got it right, I forgot the e is pronounced so heute is heuta not heut like it would usually be in English or...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Back at the hotel, a new guest in the shape of a...

Back at the hotel, a new guest in the shape of a Dutchman on an HD Road King heading off to Switzerland and Austria, so as it was a lovely evening we sat outside to enjoy a beer and some Schnitzel...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
For the return I decided to let the GPS take me...

For the return I decided to let the GPS take me on the shortest journey back to the mid waypoint on the route which worked quite well at first, especially when this chap was revving up behind me in a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
Tuesday 3rd September A pre breakfast...

Tuesday 3rd September

A pre breakfast constitutional, looks like another lovely day,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
After putting the bike to bed I thought I’d take...

After putting the bike to bed I thought I’d take a little walk around the town just to get my bearings,

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Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,907
Posted By KevinC
There was a course a price to pay, firstly in a...

There was a course a price to pay, firstly in a series of temporary roadworks,

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followed shortly by revenge of the...
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