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Old 21 May 2010
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Glad you beat the ash cloud weaklinks - all I have done is visited the campsite - Angus has sorted the food arrangements etc at the pub - I am putting Doug and Jake in charge of the weather

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Smile Ride up from Edinburgh & Bridge

Hi everyone,

If you are planning to meet at either the Edinburgh / Bridges meeting points can you send me a PM with your mobile no and where you are meeting us!

I will text you back so that you have a contact no... will also pass your mobile no onto Dougie who will be at the Edinburgh meeting point first.


Oh... and Bruce... if the weather's half as good as it is this now it will be fab!

Laura... sounds like you'll need a pint... will have one waiting for you!

Roll on Friday!

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guys,

what's the deer situation like up there ? particularly around dusk time when we'll be steaming into the glen....


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Deer!

Good point Doug - plenty about - (despite Angus,s best efforts !) just take it easy.

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London got cancelled, so the week got easier, I've actually managed to unpack some boxes! Bike also sorted thanks to Ben, so all that's left is to check the tent has survived being in storage since last August!

Am I right in assuming that you will all be off riding round the countryside on Saturday and that I should therefore be aiming to arrive later afternoon rather than getting up at the crack of dawn to make it for lunch?

Not properly on the internet yet, so if anything changes hugely can someone let me know by phone? Otherwise I'll see you there!

Laura
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Glad you beat the ash cloud weaklinks - all I have done is visited the campsite - Angus has sorted the food arrangements etc at the pub - I am putting Doug and Jake in charge of the weather

Bruce
Took some doing Bruce but I have jigged and danced every rain dance I know and it looks like its worked - so we have just the stuff we are used to for the mini meets wind, rain and if we are really lucky a bit of snow - I think you all owe me a pint for my efforts on the weather front. Jake.
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Holy Shit!

Always considered myself somewhat of a hardy soul, coming from an area of the states that regularly has stretches of weather running down to -30 and even -40 at times.....but guess I didn't realise "Scottish Summer" was only a figure of speech!! Now I feel like a 98 pound(45kilo?) weakling compared to you guys! Why the hell I didn't bring my artic gear!

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Always considered myself somewhat of a hardy soul, coming from an area of the states that regularly has stretches of weather running down to -30 and even -40 at times.....but guess I didn't realise "Scottish Summer" was only a figure of speech!! Now I feel like a 98 pound(45kilo?) weakling compared to you guys! Why the hell I didn't bring my artic gear!

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Good Work Jake !

Thanks Jake - Just rode home from work and got wet as well as cold! - last weekend was hot and dry ! Still I refuse to let the weather stop me from having a good time and i am sure everyone else feels the same

Look forward to seeing you all over the weekend!

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Ok, own up...who's ****ed up the weather?!! Last weekend I was happily sweating my ass off in the high 20s...now this! Bloody hailstones!!

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Came out of work this evening to hail stones!!!!! What's going on... last weekend people where turning into Lobsters!!!!!! Must dig out the thermals again!

Looking forward to it though!

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Just back from The Borders (Greenlaw) hailstones, torrential rain, then dry roads, played this little scenario most of the way home, except the hailstones became less the further north I got.
I guess I will be packing our winter sleeping bags and some extra gas cylinders to use as heating.
Looking forward to meeting you all, and keep hoping the weather turns out typically scottish and changes at the last minute. Fingers crossed we are on the up hill part of the camp site, if there is such a thing.
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trying to get out of design meeting. looking for excuse as need to test new equipment..Watch out for very dirty overloaded wing.. May only make it for Sat night as have to be in Cornwall sunday evening......( I hate being self employed) but need the money.

I hope we get sun sand rain and snow.. Good scottish weather..


Enjoy the Long weekend....
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Global warming ?

Whare's all the Global warming we were promised
Time to brake out the Sou-westers and wellies again

See you tonite folks

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Change of plans here.
We will be leaving early in the morning, should be with you around 0900
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