'You are going to die' ....

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Kamchat, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Kamchat

    Kamchat Long timer

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    Thanks for the tip, - will look out for some of that stuff :thumb. Luckily I haven't been bothered too much by the dreaded midges ...just occasionally when sitting outside at the Carbeth on still summer evenings ... and then we have tended to use Avon 'Skin so Soft' which sort of works....up to a point.

    Yeah the Sanna road is something else - 60 miles (counting both ways) of single track, strewn with gravel in places, can start to get tiring, especially if you do it on a roasting hot day. But still worth it to get to Sanna bay... with some fantastic scenery along the way. :wink:
  2. Kamchat

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    The problem is the way they 'swarm' in such numbers unlike the bigger mosquitoes ...and if you swat them it attracts even more of the buggers :eek1.....
  3. Kamchat

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    Cheers :thumb We were up early to beat the rain that was forecast to arrive and last all day. But the sunrise was a nice bonus. :wink:.....plus the roads are always nice and empty early on a Sunday morning.
  4. Kamchat

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  5. wyno

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    Thanks for all the pics Kam. Just thinking of you atm, you're going through winter and I'm sweltering. It's 41 Centigrade today.
  6. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Was 44c here in Adelaide today

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  7. Kamchat

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    Thanks, you are very welcome..:thumb.. and thanks for thinking of me - it's 4 C here at the moment ...... however I don't envy you guys 'down under' if the temps are in the 40's ! Too hot! :eek1....... I like it around 20 to 30 C :wink:... and luckily we hardly ever see anything over 30 C here...... although we get plenty below 20 C unfortunately.

    I guess a lot depends on the humidity too. 30 + is probably not too bad if it's a 'dry heat'.


    'Roll on' summer......

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  8. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Still a great thread to come and visit.:clap

    Kam, may you and your's, have a safe and happy holiday.
  9. Kamchat

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    Thanks Doug, I'm glad you are still enjoying the thread :thumb...and a very 'Merry Christmas' to you and your family too... and indeed to all my fellow ADV'ers .... thanks for all the kind comments over the past 267 pages and four years. :clap:clap .....it's been very much appreciated.:freaky

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  10. ullukk

    ullukk Been here awhile

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    Good stuff as always Kammy. Merry Christmas to you, Sarah and the gang and best wishes for the new year mate.

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    Merry Christmas all
    Keep the rubber side down:freaky
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    AKLiz Been here awhile

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    Merry Christmas Kamchat, Sarah, and to all the regulars on this thread :)
  13. Blumtnman

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    +1 from me, I hope that you can keep the rubber side down this year Kam.

    :deal :D.

    Merry Christmas from Australia.
  14. fraser2312

    fraser2312 Been here awhile

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    Merry Christmas and all the best for 2014 all.

    It wont be long until spring and your back on the road Kam! :deal
  15. Kamchat

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    Thanks ..I hope you all had a great Christmas too.... and wish you all the best for 2014. :wink:
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    ..and Merry Christmas ..and a Happy New Year to you too....:D
  17. Kamchat

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    Wishing everyone on here a very Happy New Year ...let's hope 2014 is going to be full of great rides.

    We were down in George Square, Glasgow earlier getting ready to celebrate the new year arriving.....

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    2014 is already looking up ...after three months of being 'bikeless' I am now the owner of a new gixxer.....:D. (crappy pics taken on my phone)..

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    Roll on spring....:wink::thumb

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  18. fraser2312

    fraser2312 Been here awhile

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    Happy New Year Kam and Sarah and to all of the regulars on this thread :clap

    Congrats on the new bike, hopefully we get another decent summer in 2014

    Oh and as my old granny would say, those glasses are for yer eye's no yer heed! :lol3
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    The man, the myth, the legend. :D Congrats on the new bike and a happy new year to you and the mrs.

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    & happy New Year!