Monthly Archives: July 2008

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LBN â?? Cadwell Park 2008


The LBN we had all been waiting for has finally arrived â?? let loose on Cadwell Park race track!  Andy met up with Jeff in Branston then both proceeded to Horncastle where they were met by Will and myself.  A short run took the four us to the track where …

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Men of Harley Cream Tea Ride-Out July 2008


The Menâ??s Cream Tea ride-outs came about this year because of last yearâ??s Ladies Cream Tea ride-outs.  They are usually fairly short ride-outs, starting from Robin Hood H-D at midday on a Saturday, so they are not something I would normally consider, (add 100 miles just to get to and …

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Hoggin the Beaver V Rally 2008


At last I did something I had been talking about for several years â?? take the tent and equipment in the car and go back for the bike.  This I did on Friday, just finishing the tent and about to go when it became very dark and the wind began …

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National Road Rally 2008

Whilst Mom and Dad were at the 105th Anniversary Harley Davidson Rally in Minehead, I was competing in England’s National Road Rally with my ex boss Bob, who rides a Triumph Bonneville.  I left on Friday evening to cover the 180 miles from Lincolnshire to Bobâ??s house, where I was …

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Harley Davidsonâ??s 105th and HOGâ??s 25th Anniversary Rally Minehead 2008


Karen and Neil again stopped the night in order that we could make another early start for the ride to Minehead, Somerset to attend the 105th anniversary of Harley Davidson and the 25th anniversary of HOG (Harley Owners Group).  First stop was the Friendly Farmer to meet up with Twigg, …

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LBN â?? Waltham Windmill 2008


Eight bikes were sitting outside the Centurion when it was decided that Waltham, just south of Grimsby might be too far for tonightâ??s ride-out.  However, Andy and I were prepared to do the 35 miles to see the windmill, so at 1915 hrs we set off, leaving the others to …

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Caphouse Colliery Ride-Out 2008


Once again the weather forecast was not good, but at least down a coal mine we would not have to worry about high winds cancelling the operation (see last weekâ??s Anderton Boat Lift report).  Andyâ??s bike was back from its service, so we were off at 0845 hrs to meet …

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LBN â?? East Kirkby 2008


East Kirkby is the home of the Aviation museum and a Lancaster bomber.  On LBN you can gain entrance for a reduced price of £5 per bike.  This gives you access to the museum, surrounding buildings, Naafi and a chance to hear the Lancasterâ??s four Merlin engines running. This year …

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