I am tired of the Nor-Wet rain, I am going to sunny England......

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Mr. Cob, May 10, 2011.

  1. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy All,

    Well having had all the Nor-Wet liquid sunshine I can stand for a while I am headed off to the sunny isle of Merry Ole England for a couple of weeks. I'll be back to do the "Black Dog" hope the weather is better by then. Just got back from a bit over a week in Moab, went down there to escape the weather and it wasn't much better. Anyway I'll see you FF's when I get back. Bye, bye. :freaky
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  2. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Don't drown in all that "sunshine" there, Cobby.

    The "Dog" will be waiting for you.
    We need you for a prerider: you can make nice dual tracks through the snow for the rest of us !
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  3. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    Looking forward to "THE REPORT" :nod
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  4. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Aspiring advrider

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    Have Fun! I'll toast you during coffee. Take plenty of pictures for us sorry sad sacks.
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  5. markwoodlief

    markwoodlief Long timer

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    Sounds like a great time.. always wanted to travel over there.. assuming a Ural will be involved in your antics?, :D
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  6. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Apple Jam,

    The only reason I am cutting the UK trip short is so that I can get back in time to pre-run the "Dog", see ya there. :evil
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  7. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy DaFoole,

    I plan to take a LOT of photos and will be doing a "passenger report" as I won't be doing any of the driving-riding, no way I can afford insurance to do that. :cry
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  8. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Sean,

    Photos, I can do, stay tuned...............:wink:
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  9. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy markwoodlief,

    Yes, "Ural's" will be involved. Three years ago a fellow Uralista from Belgium invited me to visit, a year later a couple more of the Ural faithful from the UK asked me to cross the pond. So for the last couple of years I have been making and selling Ural skid plates and such to finance this trip. I will be hosted by different Ural riders who will transport and drop me off at the next victims home. It should be a lot of fun I have been looking forward to this for a long time. Now my biggest problem will be getting past the phuckin crotch grabbers at the Seattle airport, America sure ain't what it used to be.:cry
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  10. markwoodlief

    markwoodlief Long timer

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    sounds like a ton a fun.. well except for the crotch grabbers.. hopefully shes hot.. :lol3.
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  11. kwisn

    kwisn One Happy Dog

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    I hear their bacon over there is rash.
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  12. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Keith,

    I am a bit concerned about food in that part of the world, I hope I won't embarrass myself or one of my hosts if I am presented with something that's still moving or cooked in a way I am not familiar with. I am a very basic meat and taters kinda guy so being exposed to continental cuisine might not be such a good thing. :dunno
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  13. K7MDL

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    I found the run of the mill hotel and no-name restuarants overcook the meats, so I doubt you will have a problem with your dinner still squirming. However, watch out for the whole fish, cooked and served head still on, quite common over in those parts. Freaks me out. I am a long time fisherman, but I have certain standards. :-)
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  14. guns_equal_freedom

    guns_equal_freedom Long timer

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    Mr Cob, a little spotted dick, some bangers and mash and you'll be right as rain, easy-peasy lemon squeezy. :lol3
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  15. Hammer

    Hammer Hawlin' aZZ

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    When I ported in Subic, they'd give ya a shot for that. And often a couple weeks restriction..... :puke1
    Cob went to 'nam. He knows what I'm talkin' about
    Travel safe, Cob!
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  16. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Mike,

    You had me going right up until the point where you wrote, "but I have certain standards", at that point I have to call :topes as you have traveled and ridden with me, your standards are quite low. :lol3
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  17. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Joe,

    Well all I have to say to that is, :fyyff I ain't eatin no spotted dick. :puke1
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  18. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Gary,

    I ain't lettin the little head out for anything other then watering the country side. :deal
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  19. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    have fun Cobby. where's those moab pics?
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  20. Curmudgeon

    Curmudgeon Enjoying the ride

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    tmi
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