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Old 04-09-2011, 12:13 AM   #826
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I'm at bottom of p. 5. Really liking a different RR - with sport bikes. Also, that officer was cool!

Glad you are enjoying the thread ..... thanks for taking the time to let us know.

Page 5 - You still got a fair wee journey to go. Lol! - Hope you enjoy the next 50 pages as much!
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Old 04-09-2011, 01:00 AM   #827
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You guys are lucky ! ..... we are paying $2.17 at current exchange rates.
Sheesh! From reading ride reports about the world on near a daily basis, I never gripe at our 3.70 USD per gallon for regular gas without ethanol down here in Southwest Louisiana /-)
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:58 AM   #828
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That is pure sexiness!! More pics of the Tri-color too please.... Mmmmmm

I love the footpeg adjustable mount! Im not believing that clutch cover however. Why doesnt it leak oil? And how do you get your scarf out of it?
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Old 04-09-2011, 06:59 AM   #829
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just finished reading and enjoying all of this fantastic thread. great reading, the pictures are brilliant and i am so jealous of the scenery and history that you guys in the UK can see without having to travel too far. some of the riding seems a bit to fast for my liking, as I am a cruiser instead of a sporter. But I'd still like to give it a go with you guys if I ever made it over there.

oh, i almost forgot...

Sarah is the bomb!
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Old 04-09-2011, 11:10 AM   #830
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You say the UK has history, I suppose it does. No one knows anything about it and you can;t find it.

America for some reason has more history in its 200 years than the uks 2 thousand years!

Anyway back on topic no pics sadly but I was at Inverary today, the Police were there in force and pulling everyone in at the traffic lights at the bridge, for a check and a talking to.
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Old 04-09-2011, 02:52 PM   #831
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Sheesh! From reading ride reports about the world on near a daily basis, I never gripe at our 3.70 USD per gallon for regular gas without ethanol down here in Southwest Louisiana /-)

Yep, we are paying over $9 a gallon! Count your blessings.
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Old 04-09-2011, 02:58 PM   #832
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I love the footpeg adjustable mount! Im not believing that clutch cover however. Why doesnt it leak oil? And how do you get your scarf out of it?

They have 'dry clutches' ... no oil to leak ... and they make that distinctive Ducati 'clattering' sound on tickover ... Martin at Ducati Glasgow aptly described it as a sound like 'a skeleton playing with itself in a buiscuit tin' (except he used a different term for 'playing with itself') .... and you need to avoid long scarves.
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:04 PM   #833
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just finished reading and enjoying all of this fantastic thread. great reading, the pictures are brilliant and i am so jealous of the scenery and history that you guys in the UK can see without having to travel too far. some of the riding seems a bit to fast for my liking, as I am a cruiser instead of a sporter. But I'd still like to give it a go with you guys if I ever made it over there.

oh, i almost forgot...

Sarah is the bomb!

Thanks for the ... really appreciate the comment. You are welcome to join us anytime. .... and yes, I know I am a lucky guy to have all this this scenery ..... and Sarah - so much beautiful stuff to look at!

Thanks again.
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:21 PM   #834
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You say the UK has history, I suppose it does. No one knows anything about it and you can;t find it.

America for some reason has more history in its 200 years than the uks 2 thousand years!

Anyway back on topic no pics sadly but I was at Inverary today, the Police were there in force and pulling everyone in at the traffic lights at the bridge, for a check and a talking to.
Hi, yes, we were out today too .... seeing how far Sarah could get with her sore leg ... made it up to Tyndrum and back via Strathyre .... we bumped into some of 'the crew' in Strathyre and they had been stopped by the police in Inveraray too.

What a beautiful day it was though ... like summer has arrived! .....

Going down Glen Ogle A84



Our bikes in Strathyre ...



A82 nr Crianlarich



A81 in the woods south of Callander..




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when we were pulled over there was an orange RC8 there as well. He nearly crashed into his pal when he started it. Which I laughed at.

Weather was good but the age old problem of every muppet with a bike was out and 90% of them can't ride properly.

I was also surprised that the road up to the rest no longer has the temporary lights there, temp lights that were there for about 15 years!

My ass was killing me today, longest run non stop this year.
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Old 04-09-2011, 11:16 PM   #836
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when we were pulled over there was an orange RC8 there as well. He nearly crashed into his pal when he started it. Which I laughed at.

Weather was good but the age old problem of every muppet with a bike was out and 90% of them can't ride properly.

I was also surprised that the road up to the rest no longer has the temporary lights there, temp lights that were there for about 15 years!

My ass was killing me today, longest run non stop this year.


Saw three RC8's yesterday .... But yes, if your going to make a 'cock up' why is it that it always happens in the worst place with an gathered audience. Done it myself ..... several times. Lol!

Looks like we are in for another great day - Oban bound today - bliss!

A81 Loch Lomond heading out of Tarbet northwards yesterday ....







Anyone who hasn't ridden it probably wouldn't believe this is the same road a bit further up ...but it is.


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Old 04-09-2011, 11:41 PM   #837
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Up at The Welly yesterday - this caught my eye ...not many around now ...



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Old 04-10-2011, 10:12 AM   #838
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I was across that way yesterday,Luckily we were at tyndrum at 10am,headed to kinlochleven where there was only two cars at the end of the 'loop'.Great to have it to ourselves!

When we stopped for fuel on the way home the 'welly' was fairly busy.

Hopefully bump into you sometime,I;m on a ktm 950sm.
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:26 AM   #839
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I was across that way yesterday,Luckily we were at tyndrum at 10am,headed to kinlochleven where there was only two cars at the end of the 'loop'.Great to have it to ourselves!

When we stopped for fuel on the way home the 'welly' was fairly busy.

Hopefully bump into you sometime,I;m on a ktm 950sm.

Hi there .... yeah .. What a weekend !? Summer arrived early ..and the Welly was busy both Sat and Sun ... we managed to get out on Sunday too for a run to Oban ..and what a day it was.... just the best of times! Hope to bump into you one day soon.

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Kev and lisa who met us through ADV were also out again with us yesterday.









Going up Glen Ogle on A84



Stevie following on the climb up...

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