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by Raggedstone
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

6/6 for this year 18/18 I have been suffering with a bad back for last few weeks and almost didn't bother but decided I might as well be uncomfortable and awake in the garden as in bed so put tarp up in a new configuration for me lifted from the recent tarp thread, I made my bed and slept like a log...
by Raggedstone
Fri May 15, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1028
Views: 108284

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

They look really good are they going to double up as foot warmers as well
or will the feet be in a more conventional position :-bd
by Raggedstone
Mon May 11, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: How do you move a post to a different thread
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: How do you move a post to a different thread

Thanks Stu done that delete away :oops:
by Raggedstone
Mon May 11, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

5/5 17/17 This has been an excellent way to spend the weekend in isolation i didnt get onto the grid reference idea but it was a great one well done Reg and John . Saturday after my best nights sleep bivvying i decided to pick up the Hill Fort theme which was going to be the motivation for this year...
by Raggedstone
Mon May 11, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

I am with you Where you ride folks in spirit, Friday i went on a Magical mystery tour around the lanes and tracks on a route planned to avoid the crowds .The first place of interest was part of the movement that helped get us where we are today , https://i.imgur.com/WScu6ce.jpg A few more miles of p...
by Raggedstone
Mon May 11, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: How do you move a post to a different thread
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: How do you move a post to a different thread

I should have posted my weekend reports in the Bivvy a month thread instead of the Where you are ride thing .
by Raggedstone
Mon May 11, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: How do you move a post to a different thread
Replies: 4
Views: 185

How do you move a post to a different thread

I should have posted the weekends activities in a different thread is it possible to move the posts .
by Raggedstone
Sat May 09, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: WhereYouAre Ride Thing 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 2698

Re: WhereYouAre Ride Thing 2020

I am with you in spirit, Yesterday i went on a Magical mystery tour around the lanes and tracks on a route planned to avoid the crowds .The first place of interest was part of the movement that helped get us where we are today , https://i.imgur.com/WScu6ce.jpg A few more miles of pleasant riding inc...
by Raggedstone
Sat May 09, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: WhereYouAre Ride Thing 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 2698

Re: WhereYouAre Ride Thing 2020

Well done Sean for taking your own mug very sensible in our present situation :???:
by Raggedstone
Sat May 02, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Films to watch while isolating
Replies: 103
Views: 4942

Re: Films to watch while isolating

There is a rather good film just started on bbc2 in my opinion that is .
by Raggedstone
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB News now out...
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: BB News now out...

Yes I had to look it up as well
by Raggedstone
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?
Replies: 72
Views: 2198

Re: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?

I can't see how the insurer's could see any comparison Stu :???:
by Raggedstone
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?
Replies: 72
Views: 2198

Re: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?

The Laverda Montjuic was my first dream bike I remember reading a review that said you accelerate and nothing much happens then you are suddenly a 1/4 of a mile down the road sounded quite exciting compared to my Honda CB200 it was also supposed to be the loudest road legal bike at the time which al...
by Raggedstone
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?
Replies: 72
Views: 2198

Re: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?

There are some nice bikes for sure i have a few the most modern is a 2000 Triumph Sprint i also have a 1978 Yamaha XS 750 which i have had since new its been like so many stuck in the back of a garage for years i keep meaning to get on with sorting it out but end up building older british bikes of w...
by Raggedstone
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Virtual BAM ... you know you want to
Replies: 163
Views: 4242

Virtual BAM .... you know you want to

4/4 I managed to get to the bivvy spot and get set up in time for the sunset ,it seemed like a good opportunity to try out the Lidl bar bag and seat pack seemed fine for a local trip . https://i.imgur.com/XnYQQBF.jpg https://i.imgur.com/yAONPgV.jpg Time to light the fire for a recreation of a well k...
by Raggedstone
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Virtual BAM ... you know you want to
Replies: 163
Views: 4242

Re: Virtual BAM ... you know you want to

Great stuff i will be joining you in spirit but not technologically if I am lucky I just about get a mobile signal and WiFi doesn't extend to the outside . As Tim is attempting to get the attention of the space station I am going to assume that a humble chimnea will be within the new rules , I just ...
by Raggedstone
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Proper made up!
Replies: 29
Views: 968

Re: Proper made up!

I was visiting some friends near Buckie on the Morray Firth and had a bike with me , I asked them where to go for a ride they suggested Spey Bay you might see some red squirrels so I went there and had a mooch about on the way back I saw a Pine Martin in the woods alongside the golf course I should ...
by Raggedstone
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

There is one closer to the house Reg but I am pretty sure that you would walk away from it probably safer to run actually :smile: The one in the picture is fire proof being of asbestos construction so i will continue to parade myself to the new neighbours who I am still to meet as I only moved in on...
by Raggedstone
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

3/3 I managed to get out Friday night and it was a night of firsts .Like many others I have managed to acquire a turbo trainer my initial idea was to load up the bike and go for my daily exercise and return home for the night but decided that may have not looked great despite my innocent intentions ...
by Raggedstone
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

Well done Reg and happy 50th you are absolutely right it is in the small details . I will probably try a similar BAM tonight just moved into a new house and the garden doesn't have the kind of tree cover you were able to take advantage of , should provide a bit of entertainment for the neighbours at...
by Raggedstone
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8412
Views: 888636

Re: The post man's been ...

With a Cumulus 150 quilt following voodoo_simons 20% off at Rock and Run tip .
It may turn out to be a wise buy
by Raggedstone
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tell me three things that...
Replies: 42
Views: 1486

Re: Tell me three things that...

This is a great idea for a thread

1) Blackbirds , I love watching them and their song is a thing of wonder .

2) When you smile at a random stranger and they smile back .

3) When I am out on the bike and that moment when it all clicks into place .
by Raggedstone
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: HT550 over 7 riding days
Replies: 26
Views: 1387

Re: HT550 over 7 riding days

I was going to suggest starting and finishing at Fort Augustus but i like ScotRoutes idea of Cannich much more
by Raggedstone
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 462
Views: 25425

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

2/2 Like a lot of others it was touch and go wether I was going to get out supposed to be moving next weekend so no time for an adventure the stars were out Thursday evening and forecast said the inevitable rain would be arriving about 9 Friday morning so I packed the bike and headed of up the hill ...
by Raggedstone
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: HT550 over 7 riding days
Replies: 26
Views: 1387

Re: HT550 over 7 riding days

Me and a mate did it in 2018 with the intention to enjoy it the only deadline we had was to get back for the group start and it took about 10 and a half days didnt get going in the mornings until about 9 cafe and food stops were relaxed and we had amazing weather it would have been a different story...