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« on: December 21, 2018, 03:04:16 pm »
Some of the places visited in 2018.

January. Mercedes-Benz World Weybridge.



January. Brooklands my favourite Museum. Great to see some of the exhibits being driven about.

So much to see.

January. Combined Services Military Museum, Maldon. Never seen so many guns!

April. First ride out on the Essex lanes on CCM with Paul. Got to practise changing a rear tube after picking up a 3" nail.

Time for a full service.

Top priority to wash crap out of the radiator.

May trip to Brittany for the HBAM CJ.

Chris demonstrates how to fix a puncture with a Stop'N Go repair kit.

April meeting in Wales with some "quick" mates from up north. Also bumped into a couple of mates at the cafe from last years Iceland trip.

Invited George along and he soon discovers how quickly the tyre tread disappears when you ride with these guys.


May trip to The London Motorcycle Museum.

May meeting in Scotland with the "quick" mates from up north.

Good weather brought out the bugs but luckily no midges.

Loch Earn.

May shakedown camping trip to deepest Wales in preparation for Iceland.

June and a visit to the Haynes Museum on the way down to Devon.

New rubber for the coming trip to Iceland.

June and bike run up to Hull and put in the container with all the kit for shipping to Reykjavik

July. Forncett Industrial Steam Museum on a steam day.

July. Westfjords Iceland.

Such rubbish scenery. Can't understand why anyone would want to come here?

Doesn't get any darker at this time of year.

August and unexpectedly a place became available on a trip to the Picos with The Knights.

Sustenance! Serious business!

My forth trip to the Picos.

September and Brooklands

October and a factory tour to Triumph.

October mid week ride up to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at Coningsby

November and Duxford for Remembrance Sunday

Together with a short flight in the Dragon Rapide.

November visit to Brooklands on a military vehicle day.

The NEC bike show.


Not a bad motorcycling year. Doesn't even include tyre scrubbing routes or custard doughnuts at Newport!
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Re: 2018
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2018, 03:08:45 pm »
Nice images, great memories.

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Re: 2018
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2018, 03:17:08 pm »
You've been busy Tom  :)

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Re: 2018
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2018, 03:34:48 pm »
You've been busy Tom  :)
It always surprises me when I look back through the year. The camera on my phone helps me to remember.
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Re: 2018
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2018, 10:12:45 pm »
Excellent images, Tom. Thank you for posting.

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Re: 2018
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2018, 11:55:47 pm »
Thanks for sharing. Nice images.
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Re: 2018
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2018, 03:48:46 pm »
Thanks what I call a happy adventurous year.
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Re: 2018
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2018, 04:51:25 pm »
nice to see Sid looking well in the wonderful Picos

great photos so jealous now I cannot ride so far so good to see all the places

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Re: 2018
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2018, 03:40:50 pm »
May sound strange, but the Spitfire was the nicest picture to me. May be the best-looking airplane ever built. And also : history-changing, more than any of all those others (cars, bikes).

You've had a busy schedule this year, thank you for posting...
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