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What Made Me Smile today ...........................????

Discussion in 'Main Forum' started by Yoda, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Beelady

    Beelady Custom cruiser +

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    Late this afternoon I was able to pick my bike up from Tagg's. I am so grateful that they squeezed it in, even though they were really rushed with weekend work. I went straight to the rally site and didn't bother with taking the tent. I still had a nice evening with lots of friends, who had even saved me a place at the table for an evening meal with them. It was so nice to see them all. They'd come from as far apart as Yorkshire and Devon and it was like seeing family. How I love rally season. I'm so glad John made me promise I'd learn to use the sat nav so I could keep going to as many as possible. The next Triumph one I've booked a ticket for is the Concorde rally, in Chippenham in September. My favourite one of the whole year. That is my big challenge. If I can find my way there I can do anything. :)
     
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  2. BlackHornet

    BlackHornet Look before you turn Staff Member Moderator +

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    great to hear you made it and on your bike :D
     
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  3. lammyR6

    lammyR6 Moderator Staff Member Moderator + Site Supporter

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    Brilliant Emma. So glad you made it there on the bike.
     
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  4. Beelady

    Beelady Custom cruiser +

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    Returned today from the Triumph Owners rally in Chippenham. It rained from lunchtime Friday until about two miles from Ashford on the way home, this morning. Despite the atrocious weather many Triumph owners has a brilliant get-together, ate fattening food, drank beer and talked rubbish all weekend. I didn't win the distance award this year as another lady Street Triple owner who travelled from Scotland deservedly won the trophy but I was surprised and then very, very pleased to be awarded the best Hinckley Triumph trophy. I was pretty much struck dumb and so many nice people came and congratulated me afterwards that I was almost overcome, although very proud of my lovely bike. Horrible ride home this morning with just one speedy fuel stop but no tea and buns as we were really cold and uncomfortable and just wanted to get home safely. The trusty sat nav kept me going in the right direction and Jonny 1400 followed me, just in case I made any mistakes with it. I really think I've got it sussed now. I can start my travels properly next year now I've got all my camping and navigating needs sorted.
     
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  5. megawatt

    megawatt World Superbike +

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    Go girl. Proud of you.
     
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  6. SuzuKeith

    SuzuKeith Race Rep +

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    Well done you
     
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  7. Beelady

    Beelady Custom cruiser +

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    Scary, but exciting at the same time. I was last man on a ride out with the East Kent Triumph owners and up ahead of the front bike I saw a Marsh Harrier swoop low, into the undergrowth on the left hand side of the road. I was just thinking "Wow! That was close" when the stupid thing came rocketing out again and collided with my head. I ducked and for a split second it wrapped itself across my visor, rattled my crash helmet and then it was gone and I was still upright. Phew! I've always wanted a closer look at one but that wasn't quite what I had in mind.
     
  8. BlackHornet

    BlackHornet Look before you turn Staff Member Moderator +

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    not a small bird either :eek: and lucky to stay on :thumbsup:
     
  9. phil read

    phil read Race Rep +

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    Who’s not A small bird?
     

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