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Hi , sorry im out of this one as ive just got home from Belfast with work, if I dont spend at least some time in my house im gonna get squaters!

I was in Oban on my bike sat b4 last , I stopped in Oban Backpackers , you can find it on Hostelbookers website.The owner peter has a gs and is real biker friendly, check it out if the weathers naff. Bike parking outside the hostel, if you go there tell him Clive says hi.

Laura I have camped at Bridge of Orchy many many times, its high ground so it should be ok, dont 4get mind the bunkhouse at the back of the hotel. You can also find gr8 camping and bunkhouse in Tyndrum behind the chippy , its called "By the Way Hostel". Or you can camp at Beininglass farm at Invorannan and spend a night in the Drovers pub. I know the place like the back of my hand as its on the West Highland Way and ive done it so many times ive lost count . He he , if you want any more info just mail me .

I hope you all have a gr8 time and I will see you at Dazzaz shindig in November.

Ride safe

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Smile Final Details For This Weekend!

Hi All,

OK! This is the FINAL plan!


Campsite - Beinglas Farm Campsite, Inverarnan, Loch Lomond, G83 7DX. 01301 704 281. B&B, self catering & camping - Beinglas Farm Campsite Inverarnan
£6 per person. Showers included. Campsite shop. No lights in the site so remember a torch.
Check out Google for directions from where your coming from. On the A82 at the top of Loch Lomond, if you find the Drover's Inn on the A85 (big white building, you can't miss it) then the campsite is about 200 yards up the road towards Crianlarich.

Shopping - According to Doug the closest 'real' shop will be Crianlarich (if open) or Tyndrum.
Local Pub - Drover's Inn Drovers and Drovers Lodge Traditional Scottish Inn Loch Lomond


Island Hoping - For those that fancy a bit of Island hoping, Oban is an hour away giving easy access to Mull for a days exploring! Once on Mull riding from Craignure to Fionnphort will take you an hour each way or from Craignure to Tobermory 40mins each way.
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You could do a circle... Craignure to Tobermory (40mins), onto Ensay (30mins), onto Gruline (40mins), onto Fionnphort (1 hour) and back to Craignure (again 1 hour). You should beable to do this tour within 4 hours in total excluding stops.

Ferry's leave Oban at 7:30am (arrive 8:16am), or 9:30am (arrive 10:16am), going to Craignure with the last ferry's returning from this same point at 3pm and 5pm costing £27 per bike. Have a look at the link below to calmac for check in times etc!

Summer: summer-mull--oban-craignure.gif


Inveraray - Another possible day trip... 1 hour each way. This town has a castle and jail amoungst other attractions...
Have a look at this website to find out more! 10 Great Reasons to Visit Inveraray and Visit Argyll


There's loads of other things to do in this area... nice walks and roads all around!

Getting there - If people let me know when and where you are leaving from we can try to meet up along the way!

Doug - 6am on his green steed! When do you think you will arrive?
Beej & Chris - Lunchtime... ish... exact time to be decided from Edinburgh!


Looking forward to it!

Beej
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apologies

Hi guys I cannnot make this due to ill health. I do no think I will be doing anything unti next year. Please let me know how it goes and when the next one will be planned for. Once again apologies.
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