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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:41 pm
by loudpedal
Finally the last Irish one

Christ Church Cathedral Dublin.
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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:15 pm
by JimboF650
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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:29 pm
by loudpedal
Set of with a mate from Larne to Troon on Thursday for a Scotish weekend and some Cathedrals.
First stop of the boat was Glasgow For the High Kirk.

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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:36 pm
by loudpedal
Then the long slog up the A9. Very busy road and it started to rain heavly.
Got bored with the A9 and pulled of onto a few b roads.
The rain stopped and the sun came out as we pulled into Elgin.
260 miles from Belfast.

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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:47 pm
by loudpedal
From Elgin west to Inverness for a lap of the town and a picture of St Andrews.
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Though I should get a little closer

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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:54 pm
by loudpedal
Back out of town and over the Kessock bridge, Cromarty bridge and Dornoch Firth bridge in Dornoch.
Took this from our hotel carpark.

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Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:06 pm
by loudpedal
So that ended Thursday and left a few days to explore.
The weather forcast told us very little so we just got on the bikes and followed the blue sky north along the coast from Dornoch.
Watched the seals for a few minutes

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Before heading west to Ullapool and Applecross.

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Found a cheap hotel in Kyle of Lochalsh and then headed for a quick blast over to Sky, returning for a well earned beer.

Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:24 pm
by loudpedal
Sat morning from Kyle of Lochalsh to Moffat for the yearly Varadero UK get together.
Bit grey and overcast. but no rian.

Done a few stops on the way.

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The must do lunch stop

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Arriving Moffat in good time to make a start on the beer before the guys arrived back after there run.

Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:37 pm
by loudpedal
That left us time to do Carlisle this morning and still be in good time for the 3.30 Stenna from its new base at Cairnryan.


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Great trip, very little rain, 90% dry roads.
Better than expected before leaving home.
1030 miles from door to door at over 11 miles to the litre. :cheer:

Re: Loudpedal - Varadero/AT/XR125 - No 247

Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:47 am
by JimboF650
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16 - looks a great trip.