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Old 25 Aug 2008
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Yep, it didn't rain in the west for about six weeks of spring, which killed a lot of them off. Its definately not as bad as it sometimes is. I'd still bring a headnet just in case, though!

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Count me in sounds like a nice meet and set up. Applecross is so nice for a night. I will be there probably with Helen, aim to arrive castle street about 3 to 3.30.

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I had heard 90% less midges!! Definitely not as bad as "normal"
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Ok, that does it for me - if you can guarantee 1/3 less midges then i'm in.
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money back guarantee, folks!!!

nice one, see you there.
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Hubris!

How about HUBRIS?

Horizons Unlimited Bike Ride In Scotland.

Just kidding.

Very likely Cate and I will be on this ride, two up on our funky little black 2000 Honda Hornet.

-Seth and Cate

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In the grand tradition (ahem!) I propose this weekend needs a name which is an acronym including the letters 'HU' at its start.

I think the 'HUGS Weekend' (Horizons Unlimited's Glorious Scotland Weekend) adequately sums up the infamous cuddly nature of us Scots and have therefore changed the name in the subject matter of the thread. If anyone has a better alternative I will be pleased to hear it!

Hopefully this will encourage a few more of those flint hearted Englishmen and Women to join our trip!

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I thought it'd been quiet over email, so this is where all the organising is going on! I'm in for this one, I think I'll go for Callander meeting point to allow me to take my time over there. I'm on an F reg Tenere, white tank and (mostly) black plastics. I've just put new knobblies on so I'll be taking my time.
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Question Scotland meet!!!!!

I was also wondering where everyone had gone as I'd had failed to find this thread until Dougie pointed out its where abouts!! Thank You!

I'm up for the weekend (Chris will be working as usual!), but have a bit of a problem though as our tent is currently somewhere in Europe, probably in Poland with some friends who have borrowed it. Trying to locate another one to borrow for the weekend... will let you know!

If I manage to find one, I will finish in Motherwell by 4pm and so could probably meet up at Stirling Services... I think?

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cool. let us know (here or by email) if you find a tent, and we'll keep an eye out for you. my other tent fell of the bike somewhere, so I don't have a spare anymore.

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Hi Matt,

Hope the meet goes well. Unfortunately Em and I are away the weekend of the 20th - 21st September, otherwise we'd be there...

Have a good one,
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Beej - emailed you about a spare tent if you want to borrow.

Sounds like there are 8 or 9 folk now....hopefully I'll regain my bike love over the weekend!
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I've pencilled in a group of us for munchies at Applecross Inn, 7pm on Saturday....no worries if this changes, just to make sure there's no surprises that evening if we're starving.
There's a wedding on in the village that night.

If anyone wants a change from camping, Applecross campsite has small wooden huts you can crash in. Can book online :
Camping Huts - Applecross Campsite - Applecross Peninsula

But...the first night won't have such luxuries...I thought about it until I realised I'd have to take my tent anyway.....
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Cheers Darren.

Perth & Kinross (region) have a Doors Open day 20/21st Sep. I'll bring the booklet along, depending on what route we take back on Sunday, we may be able to pick out something interesting for a lunch/coffee stop.
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Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore if we do any maybe!
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Hey everyone!

Hoping to make the weekend and meet you all - off to Arisaig this weekend too but with a boat not a bike! I'm Edinburgh-based so will join at Castle Street, only thing likely to stop me is work turning up in which case I'll let you know. Assuming the bike can survive another week without the service I've been trying to find time for since August...

Hope to meet you all soon!

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