Out And About

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Out And About

#1 Post by martynmcg » Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:32 am

Just a thread to stick up any info when you're heading out for a quick blast instead of a new thread every time. Thinking a few dozen posts are easier to look through than a few dozen scattered topics.

So further from Stu kindly pointing out our bad posting habits :twisted: this thread is for posting when you decide to go out, maybe on the off chance or even plan a couple of days in advance. Whatever you decide.

I'll start..... this Sunday coming. 9th Nov. Glasgow, weather permitting. So far me and Ratser. Any more takers?
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#2 Post by Ratser » Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:46 am

Ok, my old man has came down from Fife and staying until Sunday.
What time he leaves I don't know, but I may have to pull out of this mate.
Shame as according to the BBC the weather is supposed to be ok.
If anything changes I will let you know, but take it as me not being able to make it for now.

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#3 Post by martynmcg » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:03 am

Ah well. No bother mate. Family comes first. As I may be reminded first hand if my wife goes into labour between now and Sunday :shock:
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#4 Post by Ratser » Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:06 am

Looking pretty dry this weekend.
Might go for an early run out somewhere tomorrow if anyone is about and fancies it ?
Was thinking of heading up to see the folks in Fife (and might still do that), but if not maybe a wee run down Inverary way.

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#5 Post by GaryQ » Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:37 am

Hi Guys,

Just bought a Triumph TT600, but still to do DAS. Sold my Jinny125 today, sad, but happy at the prospect of riding my TT600.
Up for a ride after I pass.
Just thought I would say hi.


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#6 Post by rennie » Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:50 am

hello gary and welcome to tmbf :D
stick a post up in the newbies section and say hello :lol:
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#7 Post by Ratser » Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:51 pm

Great run out today, down to Ayrshire then across to Dumfries & Galloway.
Some fantastic roads, and a nice wee tea room too which some other bikers dropped into as well.
Though after leaving there the temperature suddenly dropped, and I was absolutely frozen coming back up to civilisation.
A mix of motorway and B roads on the way back up.
Reminded me just how much I hate motorway riding.
There is just nothing fun about it, and I find myself tensing up due to lack of activity, and to stop me letting go.
Some great speeds achieved today, and only 30 odd miles till first service due. :D
Still couldn't keep up with the R1 though, but no surprises there.

Wee pic from today (not me in pic)
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#8 Post by Ratser » Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:36 pm

It is indeed mate.
If I had known I would be down that way I would have given you a shout.
Apologies.
Great roads though.

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#9 Post by Ratser » Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:43 pm

I was pretty much following that R1 (when possible), but basically out of that tea room to the right, down to a very very sharp left (almost doubling back on yourself), then a mega twisty round the side of the hills (in a valley), twisty road across nowhere really heading towards the A74 way.
We had came down via Strathaven and Darvel way.
Sorry, not the best description, and I don't know road numbers.
Was a good wee run anyway.

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#10 Post by chicane » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:27 pm

Ratser wrote:I was pretty much following that R1 (when possible), but basically out of that tea room to the right, down to a very very sharp left (almost doubling back on yourself), then a mega twisty round the side of the hills (in a valley), twisty road across nowhere really heading towards the A74 way.We had came down via Strathaven and Darvel way.
Sorry, not the best description, and I don't know road numbers.
Was a good wee run anyway.
sounds like the Dalveen Pass (A702)
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#11 Post by chicane » Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:07 pm

yup Leadhills is more a 90* left if you're heading south on the 76
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#12 Post by Ratser » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:27 am

If the weekend weather is good I am planning a wee trip up to see the folks in Fife.
So if anyone is out and about up that way.

gnrforever

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#13 Post by gnrforever » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:11 pm

hi guys

i live in glasgow and would love a ride out at the weekend. if the weather is good

i have a kymco 125 and only done my cbt so cant go on the motorway but would love to go to largs or something that that for a day. been driving for 10 months so more than use to the road but got no one else to go out with

let me know

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#14 Post by Ratser » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:20 pm

Will do mate.
Think a few more will be out and about with the better weather too.
Where in Glasgow are you ?

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#15 Post by medtec » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:35 pm

im just outside glasgow and they guy who started thread is even closer than me so peeps will bee about for runs with ya :D
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