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Old 08-16-2010, 02:48 PM   #1
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UK........A day in the Dales

Yesterday the sun shone (rare this August) I fancied a day in God's Own Country

I headed up to Masham and over to Leighton Reservoir, then over Dallowgill Moor......................the heather was in full bloom and spectacular

Lunch was in the square @ Grassington was busy

Only parking ...............outside the Spar - handy for a sandwich too

Onwards past Kilnsey, towards Kettlewell where the annual Scarecrow Festival was taking place

Which are the Scarecrows:

Just some old tractors (GSA included)

GSA in the sunshine..............

Spectacular view over Littondale

Tried some 'onboard shots', going back down into Wensleydale

Limestone scar, high up in Wensleydale

A typical Yorkshire Dales farmhouse .................

A very enjoyable day out on the new steed
So many roads...........So little time..!!!

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Old 08-16-2010, 04:53 PM   #2
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Gorgeous shots. I would love to do some riding over there; especially making a trip to the Isle of Man. The wife still has a grandmother and a few aunt, uncles and cousins in England. Thanks for posting. You're lucky...would be great to go for a ride and then hit a pub for a pint.

I also think you guys have some pretty sweet magazines devoted to motorcycling. I like MCN and some of the others like Ride and Bike (if it's still around).
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Old 08-16-2010, 07:55 PM   #3
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