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Kamchat 01-10-2010 02:08 PM

'You are going to die' ....
 
...That's what my mother said to me when I announced I was going to buy a motorbike. I was 18 and had worked all summer vacation to save up to buy my first bike - a second-hand RD250.

I'm now 52 ..and despite my best efforts, still here ... and riding. :D

Of course, she is right - we all will. But it's not how long you last that counts, but how much 'living' you manage to cram into life before the inevitable.

That's why I love this forum and these threads of pics - folk cramming in bucketloads of 'living' into life ...out having adventures on their bikes. :clap

I have lurked here for over two years .. and thoroughly enjoyed viewing your fun. I thought it was about time I gave something back and contributed .... so here is my modest contribution ... no great adventures in far-flung lands I'm afraid ... but several year's worth of Sunday rideouts here in Scotland with some great folk.

Firstly three things that give a lot of pleasure

My camera
My Bike
Sarah (my partner with her GSXR750)

Most Sundays I get to play out with all three (so to speak!) :1drink

Good times!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2793/...a9af0e86_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2717/...73ac813e_o.jpg
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GreeKKTiNoS 01-10-2010 02:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kamchat
...That's what my mother said to me when I announced I was going to buy a motorbike. I was 18 and had worked all summer vacation to save up to buy my first bike - a second-hand RD250.

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A2rider 01-10-2010 02:27 PM

Pictures!! We need pictures!!

You said you had a camera.......:D

GB 01-10-2010 02:37 PM

Let's see your riding turf :deal

:lurk

Kamchat 01-10-2010 02:40 PM

Sorry for the initial delay with the pics .. being an idiot, it took me a while to figure out what I was doing wrong when trying to upload ... think I got it sussed now. :D

A2rider 01-10-2010 02:45 PM

Good start. Got any of castles or other neat old buildings that us Americans only see on TV?

foster 01-10-2010 02:51 PM

What they said.......good start but we need photos please!

Kamchat 01-10-2010 02:51 PM

Ok ... now some of the pics ..I hope ! Lol!

A87 to Kyle of Lochalsh. Mo on his R6
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2697/...80b54042_o.jpg

Hello officer ...



http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4045/...4a81bc57_o.jpg

David on the Stockiemuir
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/...09f3e01a_o.jpg

A2rider 01-10-2010 03:00 PM

Oooo, nice Kawi!!

Kamchat 01-10-2010 03:03 PM

Someone asked for a castle?

Eilean Donan Castle
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/...4b85ae4d_o.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/...06dde747_o.jpg

ccrat 01-10-2010 03:04 PM

Everybody dies. Enjoy the great bike in the mean time. :evil

dragoon 01-10-2010 03:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kamchat

You got my attention with those two :lurk

ORexpat 01-10-2010 03:06 PM

:lurk

achesley 01-10-2010 03:09 PM

Well, did she get a ticket or, sweet talk her way out of it? Inquiring minds wanna know

Kamchat 01-10-2010 03:12 PM

Overlooking Loch Garry

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Callander
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