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Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
"The term “Blitz” is derived from the German word...

"The term “Blitz” is derived from the German word for lightning – it was used to describe the prolonged strategic bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany in World War 2.

"Between 7 September 1940 and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By MoodyBlues
Careful, BB can be an addictive place to visit....

Careful, BB can be an addictive place to visit. We go out a few times a year camping and riding. Good stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Thanks guys. Great place. Very friendly people....

Thanks guys. Great place. Very friendly people. Easy place to enjoy.

A few more spare pics I left out.

The best damn candy bar ever. Think Butterfinger with peanut butter carmel inside...
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,722
Posted By MoodyBlues
No free jumbo raw oysters in Castell this time???

No free jumbo raw oysters in Castell this time???
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Will be posting a few more random pics on here...

Will be posting a few more random pics on here that I didn't get in the first pass...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Haha, yes. She warned me that you and Monte might...

Haha, yes. She warned me that you and Monte might be serial killers too.

Was just thinking about that breakfast and walk around town in Batopilas. I'm down for Mexico again. Let me know. I will...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Thanks. Oh man, you're missing out. Jump on the...

Thanks. Oh man, you're missing out. Jump on the Steampacket and do a few days there. Lots of stuff to see. Tons of great hiking trails, etc. go check it out. I want to get over to Ireland and do the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
They ended up not being psychotic mass murders...

They ended up not being psychotic mass murders like the wife suspected when I first told her we were having random visitors from another country. :lol3:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Can't pass up comfortable dirt when you find it!

Can't pass up comfortable dirt when you find it!
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Wrapping it up...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d62/msgmoodyblues/After%20tt/TT20142705_zps209b753d.jpg



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Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Head to London

Well, our time at Darrin's house came to an end. Time to give him his house back to him. We were going to rent a car to make the 4 or 5 hour drive to London, but we found nonstop bus tickets for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
We pulled into the house early in the afternoon....

We pulled into the house early in the afternoon. Leigh had a huge dinner cooking for us and it smelled good from the driveway. We kicked the helmets off, wiped the bugs from our face and popped the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
We grabbed a coffee and headed topside for one...

We grabbed a coffee and headed topside for one last look at the Isle. The bay was cool and foggy that morning.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
I didnt get a photo of one, but you would see...

I didnt get a photo of one, but you would see alot of bikes from the mainland Europe with arrows made of tape pointing left on their windscreen. Yes, a reminder to stay on the left side of the road...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
It is easy to fill up a SD card full of photos...

It is easy to fill up a SD card full of photos here, as every turn has something beautiful to look at. Viking graves? Yes sir.

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Haha. Yes, she had a blast. I dont think she...

Haha. Yes, she had a blast. I dont think she realized all the stuff to see and do, besides just watching the races. And she even enjoyed them too. Just a different atmosphere there. Before she went,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,795
Posted By MoodyBlues
:clap:clap:clap I'm originally from southern...

:clap:clap:clap

I'm originally from southern Missouri (Ozarks) and love CR too!! Haven't rode there yet thou, just 4 wheels. Good stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
More riding...

St Michael's Isle

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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
I believe this was the exhaust chimney from the...

I believe this was the exhaust chimney from the old lead ore furnace. It was a lead processing plant. Amazing as it looked like it was built last year.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
More race courses???

We headed down to another active race course on the isle. Yes, there are more than one road race course used on the IOM. And no, its not the TT. (man, I love this place!!!:clap:D). The Southern 100,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
"Mike the Bike" :bow:bow:bow Like the old...

"Mike the Bike" :bow:bow:bow

Like the old Nike commercial said "Just Do It". Great place and people.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
One of the big "problems" that visitors have...

One of the big "problems" that visitors have visiting the IOM is accommodations. Well, after visiting the place I think its depends on how you want to stay. Yes, the promenade in Douglas is full of 8...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
:thumb:thumb:thumb Dave took us...

:thumb:thumb:thumb


Dave took us completely around all three circuits of the TT. The course has changed a bit over the years. The first one was called St Johns course. 1907-1910. The start of the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-03-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19,431
Views: 995,147
Posted By MoodyBlues
:clap:clap:clap never enough.

:clap:clap:clap never enough.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19,431
Views: 995,147
Posted By MoodyBlues
How many miles were on it??

How many miles were on it??
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-03-2014, 10:01 AM
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Views: 995,147
Posted By MoodyBlues
Son of a bitch...:becca That just pisses me...

Son of a bitch...:becca

That just pisses me off. And of all places and companies. Pissed...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
What happened to my head???

Well, still jet lagged and with it light outside at 0445 am, I was up chugging water and tylenol. The house looked a lot like Jonestown the morning after with bodies lying about. Seems everyone had a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Sure, I'll have one more...

We headed back towards Peel in a indirect, back road kind of way. Back at the house it was tea time and tell some more lies about how good of riders we all are. Everyone kind of went their own way to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Interesting Isle of Man fact: Did you know people...

Interesting Isle of Man fact: Did you know people from the Isle of Man are called Manx? Yep.

Did you know disco :puke1:puke1 was born there? Yep again. The Gibb brothers, later known as the Bee...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Thanks for the feedback guys. :wave

Thanks for the feedback guys. :wave
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Peel Bay.... ...

Peel Bay....


http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d62/msgmoodyblues/IOM%202014/TT20141030_zps8f7c4fbb.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
This was a great location to watch from. You...

This was a great location to watch from. You could see the bikes about 3/4 mile away as they approached. Just past us was a slight right hand sweeping corner. This was a place were you could tell the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Ok, back to the RR. Damn Texas heat slows...

Ok, back to the RR. Damn Texas heat slows everything down...

One important thing I learned on this trip. You should absolutely get a credit card with a chip. These are used everywhere in Europe....
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Thanks guys. Had to catch up on some fishing this...

Thanks guys. Had to catch up on some fishing this weekend. I post some more tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Here is a video I shot on the iPhone of the last...

Here is a video I shot on the iPhone of the last lap of one race, as you can tell with the helicopter trying to keep up with the leader.
The video simply doesn't do the speed justice.

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Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d62/msgmoodyblue...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d62/msgmoodyblues/TT2014829_zpsce58c2b2.jpg





After some good racing, we loaded up on the bikes and headed back down the mountain and to the pits again....
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Thanks man. Here's a few of Daz's pics...

Thanks man.


Here's a few of Daz's pics from that day....

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d62/msgmoodyblues/10455240_482742588525277_1586474269166943276_n_zps9c28e749.jpg


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19,431
Views: 995,147
Posted By MoodyBlues
He didn't even buy the legal kind. Back streets...

He didn't even buy the legal kind. Back streets of Leadville dealer. Something about the taxman holding them down now. never happy. :dunno:dunno:dunno
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
Racing...

We awoke with partly cloudy skies and a warm breeze. The streets were dry and racing would start early today so they could run the Super Sport #2 that had been cancelled from the day prior. We threw...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,863
Posted By MoodyBlues
From there we headed down the hill to the...

From there we headed down the hill to the waterfront promenade "The Prom". With a light drizzle, it kept a lot of the crowds away. Down to Bushy's Beer Tent to see the sights.

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