Monthly Archives: May 2008

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LBN â?? Brandy Wharf 2008


21st May saw the Lincoln Branch of the Sherwood Chapter take their second ride-out to the Lincolnshire Bike Night at Brandy Wharf.  Again, the start was at 7 oâ??clock from the Centurion pub. This time a disappointing eight bikes were lead out by Steve (Cranston).  We took the Burton ridge …

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A Yorkshire Ride-Out 2008

The Magnificent Four

This began as an early morning start for me, on a Sherwood Chapter ride-out to the Beamish Open Air Museum, near Newcastle. I left alone and met Andy at the junction of the A57 and A1, as he had stopped in Lincoln the night before. It was then on to …

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BMF East of England Show â?? May 2008

17th May and it was off to the BMF show at Peterborough. This year, it was Andy wanting to buy things, but me paying â?? no change there then! To begin with, we had to pick up Nobby, (Andyâ??s Suzuki), from Martinâ??s garage, as it had been in for a …

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Thetford Forest Ride-Out 2008

The morning of the 11th May was sunny and just right for a ride in the forest.  We had our friends Karen and Neil stopping overnight in order to join the ride-out on the A17, as it approached Sleaford.  Andy was off doing his own thing on his Nightster, but …

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LBN â?? Nettleton Lodge 2008


7th May and it was time for the Lincoln Branch of Sherwood Chapter to start their seasonal visits to the Lincolnshire Bike Nights. Hence, it was an earlier start than normal for Andy and I, as we were leaving the Centurion pub at 7 oâ??clock. Steve (Cranston) lead thirteen bikes …

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Mansfield Branch May Day Ride-Out 2008

The Crew

This ride germinated at the Fancy Dress party on Friday night.  How anything could germinate in that alcoholic environment I do not know.  Although the ride was on, the destination remained a mystery until Monday morning. Andy and I met up with everybody at the Friendly Farmer.  From there, Pete …

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