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by lancashirelad
Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: touring scottland
Replies: 18
Views: 2831

Re: touring scottland

If you're up Scotland end of April beginning of May take in the pre65 trial in Kinlochleven & the Scottish 6 day trial in Fort William while you're up there.
by lancashirelad
Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Sir Jimmy Savile has died
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Sir Jimmy Savile has died

Used to see him around Ft William when the 6 day trial was on he led the parade once or twice he lived in a white cottage at the side of the A82 as you come over Rannoch dropping into Glencoe.
RIP.
by lancashirelad
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: The Law and Drop-Kerbs???
Replies: 31
Views: 7332

Re: The Law and Drop-Kerbs???

There was an article about this in MCN a couple of years ago evidently if you have a dropped curb then its legal to ride over the footpath if you haven't then its ilegal?? Look at this link http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/General-news/2009/October/oct1309-Pushing-a-motorcycle-acro...
by lancashirelad
Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: ABR HIGHLAND SIMMER RALLY - 23/25th SEPT 2011
Topic: Highland ABR Rally Ullapool 23-25th September 2011
Replies: 352
Views: 64306

Re: Highland ABR Rally Ullapool 23-25th September 2011

Got home about 17.00 what a great weekend nice to meet so many folk & put faces to a few names.
Peter's Tiger didn't make it home though the rear wheel bearing finally threw in the towel on the M74 & he journeyed home courtesy of Carole Nash breakdown service!!!!!
by lancashirelad
Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: ABR HIGHLAND SIMMER RALLY - 23/25th SEPT 2011
Topic: Brum to Ullapool - including "Nature Rally"
Replies: 19
Views: 12291

Re: Brum to Ullapool - including "Nature Rally"

Not sure where we are stopping but used Kinlochleven before and is a great site, so if we see you struggling, we'll be straight over to take the p**s[/quote] It must be 35yr since I've camped so I may be safer in the bunkhouse I take it you mean the Blackwater campsite I've walked past it many a tim...
by lancashirelad
Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: ABR HIGHLAND SIMMER RALLY - 23/25th SEPT 2011
Topic: Brum to Ullapool - including "Nature Rally"
Replies: 19
Views: 12291

Re: Brum to Ullapool - including "Nature Rally"

I'm hopefully setting off for Ullapool Thu early was hoping to do the ride all in one but have been thinking about stopping in the Kinlochleven/Glencoe area as I know it well from my pre65 trial visits, so if you see a guy with a white tiger struggling to put a tent up come over & help as its ne...
by lancashirelad
Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: ABR HIGHLAND SIMMER RALLY - 23/25th SEPT 2011
Topic: Highland ABR Rally Ullapool 23-25th September 2011
Replies: 352
Views: 64306

Re: Highland ABR Rally Ullapool 23-25th September 2011

Could you please add another bike & rider (Peter Halstead) & tent to the list , he's registered on here but having trouble accessing the site.

cheers, Neil.
by lancashirelad
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Oban
Replies: 15
Views: 2451

Re: Oban

I love Fort William & Oban I've been going up that way for 20yrs to the pre65 trial at Kinlochleven I know the shop you refer to in Ft William I bought a monocular there this year so much easier to use than binoculars if you wear glasses.
by lancashirelad
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:49 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Boots
Replies: 16
Views: 5562

Re: Boots

by lancashirelad
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Boots
Replies: 16
Views: 5562

Boots

In the last 10 days I've tried the Sidi Adventure, the W2s & today the Hein Gericke Rallye & none of them will fasten round my calf so its back to the drawing board, still to try the Triumph adventure boots but I don't hold out much hope. I tried the Hein Gericke Forano & being lower the...

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