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Offline Nurse Julie

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OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« on: April 14, 2018, 04:45:11 PM »
At last......a ride out in the sun in the UK. It seems to have been a long old winter (except when I was in India  ;D). I was desperate to go for a ride, I still haven't built the carbs for the CB400/4 to get her run in and I haven't finished the seat for the CB550 mongrel, so can't start running her in yet either. Anyways, found another old Honda at home to ride today.......felt fantastic being out riding a bike again......I hate it when I'm  not riding regularly. Stopped off for a cuppa, some nice bikes out today. The Velocette was a peach.


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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2018, 05:09:25 PM »
Where did you end up Julie  :D
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2018, 05:11:17 PM »
Where did you end up Julie  :D
Riding around the Wolds and a stop at Willingham Woods for a cuppa.
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2018, 05:47:37 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2018, 07:30:54 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D

  my first run on the CB this year,

  very enjoyable ,should take it for more of a run tomorrow,then MOT on monday,


 for those that live around the South west midlands ,the Biker nights start again on wednesday,depending on the weather upto 1000 biker meet at the various venues .

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2018, 08:00:10 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D

  my first run on the CB this year,

  very enjoyable ,should take it for more of a run tomorrow,then MOT on monday,


 for those that live around the South west midlands ,the Biker nights start again on wednesday,depending on the weather upto 1000 biker meet at the various venues .

check out the link for meetings

http://www.bikersnite.com/pub-list.php
Did your new seat feel OK John?
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2018, 08:11:02 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D

  my first run on the CB this year,

  very enjoyable ,should take it for more of a run tomorrow,then MOT on monday,


 for those that live around the South west midlands ,the Biker nights start again on wednesday,depending on the weather upto 1000 biker meet at the various venues .

check out the link for meetings

http://www.bikersnite.com/pub-list.php
Did your new seat feel OK John?

  the seat felt fine,and comfy,
the swing arm bearings worked,as did the new rear hub,

 think I am the only one that needs more practice !!!
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2018, 09:20:42 PM »
I had a nice ride down to Ladybower res today via Holmfirth, Holme Moss , Glossop and over snake pass. There are still some odd pockets of snow going over the pass and the road surface leave a little to be desired in parts for such a nice road. Just 100miles round trip.

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2018, 09:35:19 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D

  my first run on the CB this year,

  very enjoyable ,should take it for more of a run tomorrow,then MOT on monday,


 for those that live around the South west midlands ,the Biker nights start again on wednesday,depending on the weather upto 1000 biker meet at the various venues .

check out the link for meetings

http://www.bikersnite.com/pub-list.php
Did your new seat feel OK John?

  the seat felt fine,and comfy,
the swing arm bearings worked,as did the new rear hub,

 think I am the only one that needs more practice !!!
Are you on some health kick John? Probably the first post of one of your rides with no mention of a burger!

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2018, 08:35:42 PM »
Hope we get a few more days like today. :D

  my first run on the CB this year,

  very enjoyable ,should take it for more of a run tomorrow,then MOT on monday,


 for those that live around the South west midlands ,the Biker nights start again on wednesday,depending on the weather upto 1000 biker meet at the various venues .

check out the link for meetings

http://www.bikersnite.com/pub-list.php
Did your new seat feel OK John?

  the seat felt fine,and comfy,
the swing arm bearings worked,as did the new rear hub,

 think I am the only one that needs more practice !!!
Are you on some health kick John? Probably the first post of one of your rides with no mention of a burger!

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  WoW,how remiss of me,
 I promise as the summer,and evening rideouts start,I will indulge ,got to keep my strength up !!

 not sure I can make the first,this wednesday,but next one is a certain !!!
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2018, 10:24:01 PM »
Anyways, found another old Honda at home to ride today.......

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2018, 10:25:49 PM »
Anyways, found another old Honda at home to ride today.......

As you do...
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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2018, 10:38:52 PM »
Out on the little Honda , stopped at Brancaster Staithe for a crab sandwich, lovely to be out on a bright dry day

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2018, 05:41:44 PM »


  CB passed its MOT,weather forecast looks good,as Hairy says ,The Burgers becon.


  who is lickely to venture out ,I know we have several  west Mid members ,would be great to see you,and your
bikes ,

  this is also a station for local Steam heritage line ,
  postcode GL54 5DT

 anytime after 6pm ,wednesday

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Re: OUT AND ABOUT 2018
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2018, 07:16:10 PM »
Well done John, last MOT on that bike?
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