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All the roads in London are good to ride now, rain this morning cleared all the untreated back roads that where a bit icy, the main roads have been good for days.
I don't think that'll help the 'conversation' I've just had about the 'dangerous roads' I'll be riding and that I'll 'risking death' by going, but it's good for me to hear at least. Been looking forward to this for weeks, and I'll be really p****d off if the weathers going to ruin it for me.
Will be taking the 7 seater, 4x4 tomorrow to the ACE so if anyone would like a lift down there due to the weather, I can offer one, as there are 3 seats remaining.
This is the route there and back:
Banbury - Chipping Norton (Ma Larkins) - Woodstock - Oxford - Wheatley - M40 jct 8 Oxford Services - then South past any junction on the M40 that you need a lift from to Uxbridge - Greenford - Ace Cafe about 11.30 am and leave at 4.00 pm ish.
I've had numerous folk contact me to ask if its still on.
Some parts of the country have had more snow or haven't recovered from the last lot, but London is OK, so its a goer!
The only change to the timetable is Simon Gandolfi is now on at 3.00 instead of 3.30, thats if he can dig himself out of 'Gandolfi Towers' in the west.
If he cant make it he will post a message here for all to see.
Failing that everyone else can make it and judging from the response, this will be a big turnout.
Thanks from me too, to all involved. Especially those that set the thing up and kept it running. And absolutely this should be a regular thing [twice yearly would be fab]. A one day event like this is much is easier to arrange time for.
Originally Posted by Tony P
...Thanks the Mates I met, old and new...
Likewise Tony. Was good to meet and catch up, and thanks so much for the Baltics info. I'll be posting soon [prob tonight] on the Baltic thread.
A fantastic day. I met loads of really great people and I just want to add my thanks and appreciation to everybody who had a hand in organizing today's event.
The Ace was a good choice of venue and I just hope there is enough space in their schedule to arrange regular future meetings.
Although not a biker myself (4WD) I had and a great time and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Vince Austin was very entertaining:-) Many thanks to the presenters and all that played a part in the organisation.
Hi Chris, same here. I was there from about 10am till 3.45pm. I'll post the photos and negatives if you pm an address. I didn't realize a mobile number would have been an idea!
My first time at Ace Cafe and it is done really well. Loved Austin's presentation and got some ideas on the most appropriate type of bike from him. As small as possible if you want to have fun. It's not size, it's what you do with it!
In a really comical fashion this was my trip: Slept in and got later bus. About 50 police at Victoria bus station due to a scare. Messed up tube with much of it closed for repairs. Finally took a rail replacement bus, passing the Ace causing apprehension.
Met a charming Canadian couple and guided them a bit back to Cafe. Later realized----It was Grant and Susan!! My excuse is that I concentrated so hard on gettng up early that I couldn't sleep and was tired at the Ace. Linzi.
Northerners! The weather outside is frightful, so what better time to start planning your next adventure! To help you get started, for February we're taking 30% off the Get Ready! DVD in the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'GETREADY' on your order when you checkout.
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