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Talking How's The Going From Ireland

Hi all, my name is Donal and I'm 24 and from Ireland.I've been on the site a wile but only getting around to introducing myself now.I ride a 97 Yamaha TDM 850 with a few extra bits like full luggage,spot lights,Motad exhaust system and Givi screen.

Im a mechanic and living in Limerick so if I can ever do anything for any passing travellers just let me know.Next summer I'm planing a trip to Morocco going Limerick to Belfast across to Scotland up north to John o Groats down trough the UK and across to France and Spain ,I'm staying with friends in Tangier then back to France and get the ferry home.

Thanks for reading my intro and I look forward to talking to you all.
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Welcome Donal,

Sounds like a great trip. Scotland is (of course) bloody marvelous. Morocco is great too, I'm hankering for another trip back - hopefully soon!

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Thanks Matt ,ya can't wait for it now wish I could go this summer but can't get the time off ,Loch Ness and John o Groats are some of the main things I want to see .What's camping like at them can I stop anywhere or is it camp sites only
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Hello Donal, welcome from northern Italy!
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Thanks Knight would love to bike it trough Italy some time seen a lot of it on holidays beautiful country
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Thanks knight would love to bike it trough Italy some time seen a lot of it on holidays beautiful country

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Will do thanks ,went to Rome 7 years ago for a friends wedding and I keep going back. Was in Lake Garda last year it's something else
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Will do thanks ,went to Rome 7 years ago for a friends wedding and I keep going back. Was in Lake Garda last year it's something else

If you plan on returning to lake Garda in the future, PM me on this forum and we can have a together with pleasure.

I live less than 20 miles south its southern shore.

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Hi Donal,

In Scotland, due to our access rights, you can camp on any wild land as long as you camp responsibly - i.e. not too close to habitation or right next to the road. If you are discreet you'll probably find somewhere to camp in most of the wilder parts of scotland.

In my opinion the west and north coasts of Scotland have to be some of the best motorcycling in the world. You can ride up the great glen to inverness then up to the top and then come back down the west coast. The west coast is really not to be missed.

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If you plan on returning to lake Garda in the future, PM me on this forum and we can have a together with pleasure.

I live less than 20 miles south its southern shore.

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Hi Donal,

In Scotland, due to our access rights, you can camp on any wild land as long as you camp responsibly - i.e. not too close to habitation or right next to the road. If you are discreet you'll probably find somewhere to camp in most of the wilder parts of scotland.

In my opinion the west and north coasts of Scotland have to be some of the best motorcycling in the world. You can ride up the great glen to inverness then up to the top and then come back down the west coast. The west coast is really not to be missed.

Matt
Thanks Matt I want to spent a night on Loch Ness and wasn't sure if id be moved on or not .Ill get my maps up and see what u think that sounds good tho
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how are you getting on!

my name is damien and im also living in Limerick. im planning my first trip out of Ireland. im driving to ghana on a motorbike.
i see your a mechanic? id love a crash course on the bike, any advice would be great or a meet up for a chat and a , im 25 and live in the city, im up on a BMW f650 at the moment, im using that for the trip, give me a shout when you get a chance.
Damien damien.ryan1985@hotmail.com
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my name is damien and im also living in Limerick. im planning my first trip out of Ireland. im driving to ghana on a motorbike.
i see your a mechanic? id love a crash course on the bike, any advice would be great or a meet up for a chat and a , im 25 and live in the city, im up on a BMW f650 at the moment, im using that for the trip, give me a shout when you get a chance.
Damien damien.ryan1985@hotmail.com
Hay Damien sent you an email give me a ring and we can sort something out
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