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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Returning on the south side of the river ...you...

Returning on the south side of the river ...you can see the bridge in the background....

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8603/16486471830_b31963bd40_o.jpg


The 'on board' action shots are at a...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Banned Log, Day 8 (357 to go). Not the...

Banned Log, Day 8 (357 to go).

Not the Seine, but we were crossing another great river today, - the Clyde. One of our regular cycle runs. Out along the canal, over the Erskine Bridge and back on...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
'Happy memories bubu'. It was a great day...

'Happy memories bubu'. It was a great day :thumb..one of many. Sarah and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you and Bernadette. :clap

'The first of many others'. - I'll drink to that. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:28 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Doug for the kind comment. :clap I agree...

Cheers Doug for the kind comment. :clap I agree 100% with your view of life .... I lost my house after my divorce years ago ..and it dawns on you that a lot of things you thought in life were...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:18 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks Alex, I'm really chuffed that you enjoy...

Thanks Alex, I'm really chuffed that you enjoy the thread and I appreciate you taking the time to let me know :thumb........ I fully intend to keep taking the pics, I enjoy it too much to stop and I...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Ha ha - you must be psychic! - There was a bit of...

Ha ha - you must be psychic! - There was a bit of that at first ...but she has been fine about it since, even drove me too and from work yesterday as she had the day off. I'm pretty lucky really...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 02:54 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers :wink:... It isn't always easy to do, but...

Cheers :wink:... It isn't always easy to do, but life's too short to spend it being miserable and feeling 'pissed off'. :deal It also helps motivate me when I think that folk like the sheriff in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers 'random, faceless, internet stranger'..:D...

Cheers 'random, faceless, internet stranger'..:D They always warn you about strangers you might meet on the internet - but it seems to be a pretty cool crowd..... well, here on ADV anyway! :deal:D
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Hi Keith, good to hear from you mate. You are...

Hi Keith, good to hear from you mate.
You are right, I intend to 'not let this get me down'. The way I see it - I can be happy and banned ..or miserable and banned, either way I will still be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks Jack, :thumb....My spirits are always...

Thanks Jack, :thumb....My spirits are always lifted a little when someone says they got through the whole thread and enjoyed it... it takes some doing now the thread is so long and I admire your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers, :thumb 'Tar & feathers' ? - No, I...

Cheers, :thumb

'Tar & feathers' ? - No, I was initially sentenced to crucifixion, but then the clerk of court informed the sheriff that 'we have stopped doing that, m'lud'. :D

I like the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks Blader, - I definitely intend to carry on...

Thanks Blader, - I definitely intend to carry on taking the pics ....they have taken biking away from me, I'll be damned if they are going to take the photography fun away as well.:deal


A few...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Ha ha - When I was walking home from work last...

Ha ha - When I was walking home from work last night, in freezing rain and hail, lugging a laptop plus a bag of files and paperwork, believe me, - I would have been happy to be driving a Trabant !...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks mitch, despite feeling a bit 'hard done...

Thanks mitch, despite feeling a bit 'hard done by' at the moment I know I have much to be thankful for with such great roads and scenery to play out in week after week, year after year, for the past...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Ha ha - Good guess! :thumb Your 'username' is...

Ha ha - Good guess! :thumb Your 'username' is obviously very apt. :deal

Now, any chance of giving us Saturday's lotto numbers? :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks .... I'm nearly at the end of the first...

Thanks .... I'm nearly at the end of the first week.. so, 'so far so good'

As for the sitting backwards thing ...I think I would rather sit facing forwards and point the camera over my shoulder...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers :thumb I'm trying to figure out how long...

Cheers :thumb I'm trying to figure out how long ago that must have been! I'm guessing sometime in the 50's? Which means you were speeding before I was even born ... and somehow despite all the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Ha ha ...cheers Mike ...he certainly isn't going...

Ha ha ...cheers Mike ...he certainly isn't going to be on my Christmas card list. :wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks ..:thumb.. It certainly feels harsh to me...

Thanks ..:thumb.. It certainly feels harsh to me ..:deal..


Good to hear you are doing a Scotland trip, I would have said 'come and join us on a rideout if you were in our area'..... but maybe...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks mate ...off-roading, track-days and...

Thanks mate ...off-roading, track-days and pillion riding are the three things I will be looking at to help me get my biking 'fix' this year. :wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Raymond :thumb..I am going to make sure...

Cheers Raymond :thumb..I am going to make sure this ban doesn't 'get me down' ..... I am now counting the days off.... 2 down and 363 to go. :deal:wink:.

Sorry to hear you have been...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Hi Ted, good to hear from you again...and thanks...

Hi Ted, good to hear from you again...and thanks for your kind comments :thumb

The trip to Barcelona for the MotoGP seems like a lifetime ago now ...brings back some good memories .....

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks guys, - I did speak to my lawyer about...

Thanks guys, - I did speak to my lawyer about appealing ..but he seemed to think it would be pointless and that honestly I would be wasting my time and money.

N-Id-Jim, regarding 'cycle...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks mate.:thumb It's good to have you 'chime...

Thanks mate.:thumb It's good to have you 'chime in'.

I agree that the best way forward is to try to look for the opportunity and positive angles to what is, on the face of it, a shitty...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks Leebo. That sounds like an...

Thanks Leebo.

That sounds like an interesting method, although I think I will just get used to riding pillion at first .....I'm not sure about cranking round twisty roads at speed facing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers. :thumb It certainly seems...

Cheers. :thumb

It certainly seems excessive to me ...but then I may be biased!
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Terry, funnily enough, one of our group is...

Cheers Terry, funnily enough, one of our group is an ex cop too (a retired police motorcycle officer).

As you say, unfortunately the motorist is an 'easy target' for policing...let's face it, we...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers. That would often happen here too....

Cheers.

That would often happen here too. But unfortunately I seem to have come up against the wrong sheriff. My lawyer said that if the case had been heard in a Glasgow court there probably...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
I get the impression that he wasn't a fan of...

I get the impression that he wasn't a fan of bikes ..... and clearly had no concept of how to be 'fair & reasonable'...... unfortunately this seems to often happen when people are put in a position...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Bob, - sorry to hear of your experience....

Cheers Bob, - sorry to hear of your experience. :eek1

I don't know if I would want to avoid that area completely as it is one of main routes back to Glasgow when we are out on rideouts, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Mike ....that's very kind of you ..I might...

Cheers Mike ....that's very kind of you ..I might just take up your offer for one Sunday, Jimmy has also offered so I might get to come on the odd rideout throughout the year. I wouldn't do it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Doug ...Obviously the sheriff really...

Cheers Doug ...Obviously the sheriff really didn't give a f*ck if I can work or not.
As mentioned previously - his attitude to me paying the fine was - 'you will be selling the bike'.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Andy, We certainly did! We had always...

Cheers Andy, We certainly did!
We had always suspected that we were 'set up' after arguing with the police at the 'safety' check near Lochgilphead earlier in the afternoon.....they held us for an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Thanks Chris, I very much appreciate your...

Thanks Chris, I very much appreciate your sentiments..:thumb. and believe me
I feel some anger at this ..particularly as I now know we were 'set up' to get caught after arguing with police earlier...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Ha ha yes, - it's like the mountain is a giant...

Ha ha yes, - it's like the mountain is a giant alien ...sitting frozen ..waiting to be revived! :eek1 Lol!
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers bubu, 'Incredible' was one of my thoughts...

Cheers bubu, 'Incredible' was one of my thoughts too when I heard the sheriff's decision! .... along with 'really! ..really?!! :huh:huh

As far as keeping the thread & pics going..... yes I will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Cheers Erik, it does seem a tad harsh ..I was...

Cheers Erik, it does seem a tad harsh ..I was half expecting a three month ban ...... but despite being told that :-

It was a bright clear day with good visibility.
The roads were dry
Traffic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Aye mate - you hand your license over at the...

Aye mate - you hand your license over at the court .... came home on the train. :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Well, today was my day in court ....... ...

Well, today was my day in court .......


First the 'good news' -

The good people of Scotland can now sleep safely in their beds knowing that a great menace has been banished from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Kamchat
Wow! Firstly a very big 'Thank You' to...

Wow!

Firstly a very big 'Thank You' to everyone above who has posted 'good luck' wishes. You guys awesome... and I am touched by the amount of support on here. :clap:clap:clap
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