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Old 09-26-2009, 01:24 PM   #1
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Day trip: Panthers, Trumpets & BSA - Chesil Beach & Portland: UK

The south coast of England is an extremely varied place, here is a little taste of this afternoons trip.
Below is westbay, my frequent haunt. And me trusty Muell.



Met Chris on my way down. Here is is Cruiser. He has a KtM 990 SM as well. Fekin Harley is loud, but cool.



Whilst at the bay, I checke dout the other bikes and found a bunch of panthers and friends. Crazy old things Nice to see them about. Some sort of classic bike meet in the area.












Decided to bimble down the coast road to a stop off point that has some good views - an old look out tower overlooking the Lyme Bay & the Jurassic coast. World heritage site.





Road down to weymouth then onto Portland and took these pics from atop of the high point - showing Chesil Beach





Then down the hill to the beach - looking up from wence I came



Chesil beach - from where it begins in the east - Portland



A good afternoon out. Not life changing or new but quite something. Portland is linked to the mainland by a narrow bridge of land. It is a quarry and a prison- 'the Verne' prision is inside the hill - and a military base and is next the the 2012 olympics sailing site. Portland is a small town and has a atmosphere of its own. I believe there are still people there who have rarely left the tiny pininsula. Some good looking pubs there too.
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Nice to see the old leaky bikes still providing miles of smiles! Thanks for the report and pics
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Old 09-27-2009, 03:45 PM   #3
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What a great lot of bikes. Looked like you had a good day. Portland sounds a bit like the Portland in Victoria, that a stayed in briefly.
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Old 09-29-2009, 12:02 PM   #4
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What a great lot of bikes. Looked like you had a good day. Portland sounds a bit like the Portland in Victoria, that a stayed in briefly.
...... if you mean full of convicts & in the middle of no where then yes Portland is like all of Ozstralia ....... only kidding, me ol mucka
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