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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
So with college less than a month away,...

So with college less than a month away, photography has taken over. It's more or less all I do when I'm not doing something else. And I still don't have my bike on the road.

We've had some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
Good find with the Wanlockhead thing. Will need...

Good find with the Wanlockhead thing. Will need to check that out.

Enjoy your holiday.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
I actually have no idea what it's called. It's...

I actually have no idea what it's called. It's not Glen Fruin though. The picture was taken on the A9, about here...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Hello chaps. No I haven't been out at all....

Hello chaps.

No I haven't been out at all. Aside from having shitey weather, I need a new back tyre. Sadly my car gets priority and it needs 430 of work to get through its MOT so I'm feckin...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,937
Posted By Matt 82
I was in NZ in 2011. Spent 6 weeks touring both...

I was in NZ in 2011. Spent 6 weeks touring both islands in a rented campervan.

Stunning country. Hope to go back one day on two wheels.

Lovely photos. Keep them coming.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Merry Christmas, everyone! Hope your weather...

Merry Christmas, everyone!

Hope your weather is better than ours (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-25514996)!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3789/11540533373_b73c583455_z.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
You've linked to the last few seconds of that...

You've linked to the last few seconds of that video. Hopefully this works:

<object width="640" height="360"><param name="movie"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Winter is well and truly here. If I get out on...

Winter is well and truly here. If I get out on the bike again this year I'll be surprised.

I had access to better internet last week so I uploaded one of the videos I made earlier in the year...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Thanks man. Got offered one of the jobs I was...

Thanks man. Got offered one of the jobs I was going for. I'm not overly keen on it but beggars can't be choosers. Start end of the month so probably a bit too late to see me out riding much this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
Also; who went raking through to pockets to get...

Also; who went raking through to pockets to get your camera to take photos? :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
I'm disappointed you weren't hanging a hand out...

I'm disappointed you weren't hanging a hand out of the helicopter window taking some pictures.


Hope you mend well. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Blackness Castle

As the summer comes to a close, days to get out are getting few and far between.

It was nice today (Sunday) though so somewhere new was the order of the day. I had a lie in though so the order of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33,187
Views: 8,098,263
Posted By Matt 82
Sporrans are worn to the side when you're...

Sporrans are worn to the side when you're dancing. Otherwise they're worn 'head on'.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Thanks man. Twas nice to be out. ...

Thanks man. Twas nice to be out.




Yeah it was the front forks seal that was leaking. Got it all sorted. It's actually quite funny because I when I was on the Forth Road Bridge I was going...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Just a quick one.

Yikes, nearly two months without an update. Negligent.

Tuesday was the first time I've been out on the bike in ages. I've been out of work now for so long that stuff like road tax and fuel is a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
If that's Sarah's backside in a bikini, this...

If that's Sarah's backside in a bikini, this thread will go into meltdown! :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
An update (of sorts) is in order

Hi fella. Yeah the weather has been great but not been on the bike.



See above! :cry




Thank you very much. You'll still enjoy it. You'd only dislike the car if you'd been round on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,099
Posted By Matt 82
Always good to see a ride report from the...

Always good to see a ride report from the homeland. We may have passed each other at some point!

Keep it coming.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
It's hard to find the leak. Will wait til I get...

It's hard to find the leak. Will wait til I get some assistance. Step-dad knows what he's doing so will get him to help out when he gets back from his wee break down south. Cheers guys.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Falls of Falloch

Other stuff has got in the way of my biking recently so I haven't been out as much as I'd like. Given that the weather is superb right now, I'd like to be out all the time. But as I mentioned in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Bloody bike is leaking brake fluid at the front. ...

Bloody bike is leaking brake fluid at the front. Through what's likely to be the best weather of the year as well. :cry



Haha I completely forgot about that. Did wonder why there were bits of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Glen Etive video

Been a while coming! The videos take so long to edit, save and upload. I will try to get them done on time though as I'm a while behind.

<iframe width="640" height="360"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Thank you. Come on over. The weather's to be...

Thank you. Come on over. The weather's to be good this weekend but be quick as it's raining again on Monday. :D




Haha yeah it's not exactly shocking news.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Short and sweet

I've spent over an hour editing the Glen Etive video and it's just crashed and I'll need to do it all again. I could cry. :cry


Took a long road for a short cut yesterday when I was going to see...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
A river runs next to Strathyre though....

A river runs next to Strathyre though....
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Aberfeldy

Yeah when you're that far across and it's not because you're distracted it's maybe time to hang up the driving gloves.




I would've fancied my chances against a Micra. She was in a great big...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Had a real close call today when an old lady...

Had a real close call today when an old lady drifted onto my side of the road. She reached the halfway point of the wrong side of the road. I had to swerve into the gutter to avoid a head on. When...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
I didn't know him. However this is Scotland so...

I didn't know him. However this is Scotland so people I know knew him. Very sad.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Duke's Pass Video

I gave the Duke's Pass video another go and it worked, thankfully.

I'd had the bike for a fortnight by this point I think and had been up to Eilean Donan Castle already but this was the first time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Thanks for saying, fella. It's appreciated. ...

Thanks for saying, fella. It's appreciated.

Let me know when you're on the road and I'll look out for you if I'm out.




Had my fist pillion passenger yesterday. Took my sister out to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Second one from Glen Coe. This time on the way...

Second one from Glen Coe. This time on the way back and heading to Glen Etive. This video goes straight into the Glen Etive one so this one comes to a bit of an abrupt end as I wanted to split them...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
I had a look back through my ride reports as I...

I had a look back through my ride reports as I was sure I had to have been that way at some point and it turns out I've been on it once, heading from Oban to Inveraray. I remember nothing of it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
I'm looking at that road on a map and thinking...

I'm looking at that road on a map and thinking that I've been on every road in that area apart from that very stretch!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 933,998
Posted By Matt 82
Where's the last one from?

Where's the last one from?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Haha not sure my inane observations about sheep...

Haha not sure my inane observations about sheep would be a hit.




The A82 that goes through Glen Coe is the main road north on the western side of the country. Time it right and it's pretty...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Cheerleaders, please thanks.

Cheerleaders, please thanks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Thanks man. It certainly helps when you find a...

Thanks man. It certainly helps when you find a nice area to photograph. Aye the still shots aren't too bad. Not high quality but they save me from taking my hands off the bars. The openness of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Glen Coe Video

Videos of Glen Coe and other fantastic areas were the main reason I bought the Drift HD. I'm glad I did as this one turned out pretty well. Sound gets a bit funny as it was pretty windy but it's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,007
Posted By Matt 82
It's been sunny here, mate! :D

It's been sunny here, mate! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,106
Posted By Matt 82
Glen Etive

The sun on Friday actually took me by surprise as the forecast for the whole weekend was originally rain. So I was in bed relatively (relative to my normal 3am bedtime) with the hope of getting up...
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