ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Day Trippin'
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-22-2014, 07:38 AM   #4366
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Sunday

3rd day in a row of glorious weather. Met the group for the day's run .....

10:00 am...



It was a decent turnout ..13 bikes in all ...... Including members of the 'Carbeth Knitting Club' and the 'grasscutter' (who is the current Scottish Clubman Racing Champion on his gixxer 1000 race bike) ...it's no surprise that his road bike is also a gixxer 1000...

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 07:52 AM   #4367
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Scott and Alan (grasscutter) at the lights in Callander...... temps starting to rise ....




..we saw temps of 20C later in the day ....in fact at Lochgilphead mid afternoon ice lollies were the order of the day ....



Worn with pride ..and a touch of humour ...



Peter's Blade and my gixxer at Loch Lubnaig .....



Lot of bikes up at The Welly ....including this chopper....

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 10:22 AM   #4368
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
We met up with out friend Ralph again at The Welly still enjoying his first tastes of biking. As on Friday, he joined us for another 200+ mile day on his CBR125, going at his own pace and catching up at the various stops.

Also waiting to meet us was Tony who is up from England touring and camping round Scotland for the Easter break..... Tony looking slightly 'wired' - that 'Red Bull' was obviously working! Lol!



Somewhere on the way up Stewart lost his plate.....



So he set about sorting out a makeshift one from cardboard and electrical tape (much to the amusement of the rest of us - there were bets on how long it would stay in place!)





Off to Oban ...for lunch...

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 11:46 AM   #4369
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137


Oban front for lunch by the sea...



Ralph arriving......

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 12:06 PM   #4370
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
After lunch in the sun ...it was off to Lochgilphead down the A816...



Wheelying off into the distance.....

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 04:14 AM   #4371
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Stopped in Lochgilphead for a break and some cooling ice-lollies ..
Scott's S1000RR



Ready to Roll again....




Leaving Lochgilphead ...





Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 04:17 AM   #4372
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Out on to to the Lochgilphead to Inveraray road..... One of my current favourites, not as scenic as some routes ....but 'oh my God' the sheer number of fast flowing and well surfaced bends ...

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 06:42 AM   #4373
N-Id-Jim
Studly Adventurer
 
Joined: May 2009
Location: where elephants roam
Oddometer: 669
Wow!!.. Great on you to take such advantage of a fine stretch of blue skies and dry roads! You are making me very jealous! Snowing and raining outside my north idaho window just now.
N-Id-Jim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 11:43 AM   #4374
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Quote:
Originally Posted by N-Id-Jim View Post
Wow!!.. Great on you to take such advantage of a fine stretch of blue skies and dry roads! You are making me very jealous! Snowing and raining outside my north idaho window just now.

Hi Jim ...cheers, Well when we get weather this nice in Scotland we have to make the most of it whilst it lasts! Hope yours picks up soon for you.
Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 11:51 AM   #4375
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
A few more from the A83, Lochgilphead to Inveraray...











Bikes in Inveraray....... big adventure GS ..

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 01:02 PM   #4376
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Stewart's cardboard plate survived the whole day amazingly....although it's a good job we didn't encounter any rain.



Ralph and Mark .... Ralph has certainly enjoyed his first couple of weeks of biking....and is now 'hooked'.





Also bumped into Victor in Inveraray ..I didn't recognise him at first a) because he has grown a beard, and b) because he wasn't on a Ducati! ..... Last time he was out with us he was riding a Multistrada ..but on Sunday he was on this .....



He still has his collection of Ducati's ..including the Desmosedici...and has a Superleggera Panigale on order...... Nice!
Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 01:17 PM   #4377
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Last leg of the day - to Arrochar and back down the lochside ..... Leaving Inveraray ... Laura & Peter...



'Top day' all round.... I'm hoping this is the start of a long summer....

Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2014, 03:20 AM   #4378
Guccikins
Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Boness, Scotland
Oddometer: 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kamchat View Post
Scott and Alan (grasscutter) at the lights in Callander...... temps starting to rise ....




..we saw temps of 20C later in the day ....in fact at Lochgilphead mid afternoon ice lollies were the order of the day ....



Worn with pride ..and a touch of humour ...



Peter's Blade and my gixxer at Loch Lubnaig .....



Lot of bikes up at The Welly ....including this chopper....


I see a gap in the timeline lol
Guccikins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2014, 03:42 AM   #4379
Kamchat OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Kamchat's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Glasgow
Oddometer: 3,137
Quote:
Originally Posted by Guccikins View Post
I see a gap in the timeline lol

Ha ha .. hi Mark...well spotted. - I was asked not to post pics from the morning's spot of 'Ding-Bang-Ow!' until the insurance claim has been sorted.
Kamchat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2014, 11:39 PM   #4380
wegface22
Adventurer
 
wegface22's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2014
Location: portugal
Oddometer: 97
Stunning weather up there. Summer has forgotten us in portugal for the time being. Hail rain and wind been battering me if i get any speed going. Enjoy!
wegface22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015