Daily Archives: January 26, 2023

Tenere 660Z —

If I’m not careful this big blue fella will be taking over from the red XJR1300SP as my favourite bike – even if long days criss-crossing Europe in it’s unforgiving saddle eventually put me under the surgeon’s knife —

It was loads of fun up to that point but a word of warning – never trust a South African from the Orange Free State with a scalpel – they still think they are fighting the Boer Ear 🤠

One of my favourite stops on the A75 between Newton Stewart and Stranraer – the arch was probably the first bridge – my bike is on the one that followed it and the latest bridge carrying the many trucks heading to and from Cairnryan for the NI ferries is behind me as I take the pic —
Deep in Old Heritage country south-west of Hawick where the young Hizzy first learned to ride a bike —
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Lots of Shiny Bits —

on the RE350 Classic – but it’s anyone’s guess just how long they will stay like that if I insist on winter riding on our salt laden roads —

All I can do is continue with my wash down process after every ride —

and not become too precious about a bike that cost just over four grand new 🤠👍

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That Lovely Feeling —

when you are down for an early ferry – watching the town come awake —

This time it’s Oban – heading to Tiree for the very first time —

In late summer the thought can be better than the reality – next time I would pack a tent 🤠

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