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Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Lincoln H-D Relaunch – Saturday 26th March 2011

After a week of warmish weather, what happens on Saturday? Freezing!! Still, Lincoln is not far, so it was back on with the added layers and off to the dealership on the Electra Glide to see what was happening. The cars that are usually in front of the H-D shop …

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HarleyWorld & Peak District – Sunday 20th March 2011

Peak District 1

After Saturday’s brilliant sunshine, it was a little disappointing to start today’s ride in overcast conditions, but at least it was not wet or cold! It was 8.15am when Yvonne and I left home for a rendezvous with Paul and Lyn on the A57 near Five Lanes End roundabout. Once …

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Mablethorpe Bike Festival – Saturday 19th March 2011

What a lovely day for a ride! Waking up to the sun shining through the window was good, but the day only got better. Our start point was at Caenby Corner cafe, where we also saw Jeff and his new batch of RoSPA advanced training candidates (brought back memories!) As …

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Skegness – Tuesday 8th March 2011

You know when you do something on the spur of the moment and it turns out to be a good move, well that happened to Yvonne and myself on this day. In the morning we were just potting about the house whilst the sun shone brightly outside, if not exactly …

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Sycamore H-D Custom Bike Show – Sunday 6th March 2011

Andy's Briefing

If you keep a check on our reports, you will know that we have already done a recce for this ride, the first Lindum Colonia UK Chapter ride-out of 2011, with Andy as lead Road Captain. Following the recce, the route was changed in order to miss potential problems that …

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Robin Hood H-D 11.5 Launch Weekend â?? Saturday 26th February 2011

Although it was still February, the cold of the winter seemed to be easing, so Andy and I decided to make the 50 mile run over to Robin Hood H-D in Nottingham for their 11.5 Launch (whatever that is!) True to form, the Saturday started with light rain in Lincolnshire …

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Sycamore H-D Recce – Sunday 20th February 2011

Andy is the lead Roadcaptain for the first Lindum Colonia UK Chapter ride-out in 2011. Consequently, he needed to recce the run to check that the route he had chosen was satisfactory. He was doing the run with Helen, who was to be his Tail End Charlie on the ride-out, …

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A New Bike! – Thursday 10th February 2011

Since last year, Yvonne has been finding it more and more uncomfortable for her knees on the back of the Roadking. Then, when she went on the back of Andyâ??s Electra Glide, the problem disappeared! That is to say that Yvonneâ??s problem disappeared, but mine was just starting! Pressure was …

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Bridging the Gap 2008 to 2011

Hardknott Pass

The reason the website activity stopped rather abruptly was because, in the first place I, and then later Andy, became involved with committee work for a couple of HOG chapters. Initially, I became the Historian and Photographer for Sherwood Chapter. As I had to start the history of the chapter …

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