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Best fun on the B roads like that, lower gears and hustle... usually less polis but have to watch out for the odd coo .

Used to shoot over from Ayrshire towards Lanarkshire then into the south side of Edinburgh, then loop back through the borders (Peebles, Galashiels, Moffat) and cut back over to Ayrshire. Good 250 miles.

That’s more of a workout than the A77/76/75 triangle... but you can spice it up by coming back up via Castle Douglas or Newton Stewart. Can take your chances with an oncoming car or a certain ban for going over a ton on the A75.

Last stop in the summer for splash and dash usually involved stuffing a motor market weekly down the front of your leathers.

Miss having a road bike but the roads here are pish for them (too straight) and it’s a bit mental (everyone driving like loonies in big 4x4’s).
 

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Best fun on the B roads like that, lower gears and hustle... usually less polis but have to watch out for the odd coo .

Used to shoot over from Ayrshire towards Lanarkshire then into the south side of Edinburgh, then loop back through the borders (Peebles, Galashiels, Moffat) and cut back over to Ayrshire. Good 250 miles.

That’s more of a workout than the A77/76/75 triangle... but you can spice it up by coming back up via Castle Douglas or Newton Stewart. Can take your chances with an oncoming car or a certain ban for going over a ton on the A75.

Last stop in the summer for splash and dash usually involved stuffing a motor market weekly down the front of your leathers.

Miss having a road bike but the roads here are pish for them (too straight) and it’s a bit mental (everyone driving like loonies in big 4x4’s).
Around the Scottish borders is excellent for a blast. A lot of motoring magazines head that way for tests and photo shoots. From Edinburgh past "The Grey Mares Tail" to Moffat is very entertaining. Just need to watch out for sheep in certain parts of it.
 

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Around the Scottish borders is excellent for a blast. A lot of motoring magazines head that way for tests and photo shoots. From Edinburgh past "The Grey Mares Tail" to Moffat is very entertaining. Just need to watch out for sheep in certain parts of it.
we just been up there for a week, ace place!! got northern mates so catch up with them..eat cakes then go home :D
 

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Catching up for Friday... no pics, too busy making tracks... out finalising the desert loop route and dropping poles, got the 6.5km in the end desert loop full mapped now. Went out with a few of the boys and run the loop a couple of times then went out 2x2 dropping the marker poles out. Then went for a few hot laps to see where we still needed to double mark and waypoint. Managed 55km including a couple on the the MX loop, not bad going.

Good positive feedback from the others that joined us later to run the long loop, loved it. Mix of desert terrain including some fast sections and some tricky one line parts, some high and banked dunes to berm, couple of options to go through the rocks and rough as well. Quite a lot of newcomers this year surprisingly, some newbies and some guys needing time to get up to speed in the open desert... was an eye opener vs the same features lap after lap on the short MX loop for some of the guys so will be a good training ground. Good community effort, pretty pleased how it turned out.

Roll on the weekend till we get the last of the markers down...

 

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Well not today but yesterday headed out to Sleap Airport near Wem with 2 other SDR’s, a Duke 690 R, R1 Crossplane and a Trumpet Tiger, great little place and good brekky
 

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sweet!
 

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Perfect, I’ve done a few builds and always try to keep them looking like they rolled out of the factory that way, rather than some spotty 17 year old agent £5000 on bits from Halfords for it 😂
Haha brilliant. No mate I’m trying to build something awesome. It will look like it rolled off the production line but just with a lot of trick bits, not some pimped up piece of shite 😂😂 well hopefully not...
 
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