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Offline Saxon747

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Spring has sprung
on: April 07, 2013, 09:47:02 AM
Well, it looks like its finally arrived, at least in the uk anyway. I bet every uk CT on this forum in the uk will be out today... Except for me, as I am currently at work at least untill 4.00pm :-( . Tell me where you have all been today. I wont be jealous ..Much ! Ride safe, and enjoy .
Last Edit: April 07, 2013, 10:00:46 PM by Saxon747

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Offline Telbert

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #1 on: April 07, 2013, 05:33:59 PM
Best weekends weather we have had this year and my bike hasn't turned a wheel Rob. I only ride if the temperature is below 4 degrees  :190:

You cant call riding around in a tractor work, thats a dream job  :038:

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #2 on: April 07, 2013, 05:40:56 PM
Had people stop over for the weekend which stopped me getting out.
Spent the afternoon (frustratingly) listening to numerous bikes accelerating up the bypass to our village.

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #3 on: April 07, 2013, 10:07:51 PM
*Originally Posted by Telbert [+]
Best weekends weather we have had this year and my bike hasn't turned a wheel Rob. I only ride if the temperature is below 4 degrees  :190:

You cant call riding around in a tractor work, thats a dream job  :038:

At least you two made me feel better  :028:

Turned out not to be as good as yesterday around here, after a bright promising start .

Dream job Terry ? Crawling around at 3 mph like I've been doing for the last 3 days, and you certainly do a lot of dreaming  :139:  :164:

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #4 on: April 07, 2013, 10:15:30 PM
Well i got out riding yesterday but my CT only came out for a wash and dry today then got put away again due to family priorities

I did however spend about 3 hours fettling 2 x dirt bikes ready for action, being ever respectful to my neighbours i didn't hit the rev-limit on the CRF450F until 1 minute past 10am :008:

Ian  :305:

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #5 on: April 07, 2013, 10:44:02 PM
Sorry (honest) managed a couple of hundred miles return trip down to the tip of the Mull of Galloway.. Scotland's   southernmost point. Views to Ireland and a snow covered Isle Of Man. Roads quiet but plenty of snow along the verges at times. Last few miles were single track with cattle grids, perfect for the xtourer. I'd forgot how good it was...and even better with a few thousand miles under it's belt to loosen up the revs. :002:

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #6 on: April 07, 2013, 11:12:36 PM
I did 190 miles today,
Brecon area for some food 51.877975,-3.494881
this road to builth wells 52.015053,-3.419584
crossgates service station where there were lots of bikes as usual  52.27492,-3.334781
road to Aberystwyth 52.431917,-3.780591
and head south to home, great day.

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Re: Spring has sprung
Reply #7 on: April 08, 2013, 11:31:01 AM
Having had a double hernia operation recently, I'm still a little bit sore and not allowed to lift anything heavy.  Consequently, I have given myself an enforced motorcycling ban, however nice the weather. 

Give it another couple of weeks.... :305:
IanM

 



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