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    Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    on: Jun 26, 2017, 06.25 pm
    Jun 26, 2017, 06.25 pm
    2nd part - stuck behind Germans and up the steep bit.  :002:




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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #1 on: Jun 27, 2017, 07.06 am
    Jun 27, 2017, 07.06 am
    Another good clip Fatsam. I thought the Germans were going to let you through on their first stop, I assume they knew you were there.
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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #2 on: Jun 27, 2017, 10.15 pm
    Jun 27, 2017, 10.15 pm
    Good vid..  Thanks for posting.  I got stuck behind a couple of cars when I went up there.  Sometimes, you know that they're not going to let you pass so I pulled over for a few mins and let them go. 
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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #3 on: Jun 27, 2017, 10.35 pm
    Jun 27, 2017, 10.35 pm
    Brilliant Fatsam!

    Great video, that ride is going on my "to do list".
    Last Edit: Jun 27, 2017, 10.40 pm by DaveDee
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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #4 on: Jun 27, 2017, 10.37 pm
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    Still making progress I see ... German friends aside.
    Great view at the end  :062:
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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #5 on: Jun 27, 2017, 11.12 pm
    Jun 27, 2017, 11.12 pm
    Thanks for your comments. I've got a bit more video to post of northwest corner. It'll take more editing though so will have to wait until I have the time. Hopefully, this weekend.  :002:

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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #6 on: Jul 01, 2017, 07.14 pm
    Jul 01, 2017, 07.14 pm
    Thanks for posting Fatsam, i bet the air was blue with them Germans hey, probably best we had no sound.   :008:  :028: :031:
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    Re: Bealach na Ba towards Applecross pt 2
    Reply #7 on: Jul 02, 2017, 01.32 pm
    Jul 02, 2017, 01.32 pm
    Good vid Fatsam; that road is going on my list.

    Some questions for you, if yours is a DCT (if not, then maybe someone else can answer?):

    What's the best DCT mode to be in for mountainous hairpins?  'Manual', or maybe one of the sport modes (for later change-up). Is Drive best avoided?

    Also, what's the best technique - power with rear-brake trailing? (even in first gear?).

    I'm used to a manual box, in either first or second, with clutch-slipping and plenty of power.