Old Bikers never die, they just go on tour.

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Cousin Jack wrote: Tue Jul 09, 2024 8:53 pm
Christ on a bike! I'd expect the Irish to lay a patio better than that!
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Cousin Jack wrote: Mon Jul 08, 2024 1:41 pm .... One road in particular was narrow, the panniers were scraping the bushes on both sides, and I had to duck under branches that still hit my helmet. ....
Were you on the Tandragee course?
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Rockburner wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 10:25 am
Cousin Jack wrote: Mon Jul 08, 2024 1:41 pm .... One road in particular was narrow, the panniers were scraping the bushes on both sides, and I had to duck under branches that still hit my helmet. ....
Were you on the Tandragee course?
If I knew what that was I could answer.
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Sussed it, a road course somewhere. No it wasn't that one, 30 mph on this road would be racing, I was doing 5-10.

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How's weather today ?
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Cloudy but dry. Weather forecast says cloudy all day.
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And today I have the grandfather of all colds, real man flu stuff. Nose dripping like a tap, which is not ideal inside a helmet. Bloody Irish germs.
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Cousin Jack wrote: Thu Jul 11, 2024 7:31 am Cloudy but dry. Weather forecast says cloudy all day.
There'll be a lot more 'cloud' on the 11th night,if you are still up North.. :lol:
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Galway tonight, via the Wild Atlantic Way. Stunning scenery, off for dinner now so pics later.
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And another loooong day, Galway to Killarney via the Cliffs of Mohor and the Ring of Kerry, with Valencia island thrown in for good measure.

Absolutely stunning scenery, yesterday and today.

The good new is my man flu is subsiding and I may just survive.

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Sorry, that was a repeat. Pasting to this board is a PITA.

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👆 Looks bloody freezing. 🥶
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Dodgy69 wrote: Sat Jul 13, 2024 9:22 am 👆 Looks bloody freezing. 🥶
It probably was, I wasn't daft enough to try it.
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Some new pics.

Spent most of today on some seriously nadgery roads, where it was preferable to ride on the grass/gravel in the middle rather than the potholes in the wheel track.
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Some new pics.

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On my list...👍
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Last year we did the South West part of the WAW,up to Galway.Thoroughly enjoyable,I would say that my favourite road was the Slea Head loop out of Dingle & the area around Kenmare.We were fortunate in that we had less than 1 hours light rain on the whole trip :D
I've been meaning to go back when we get a dry spell,been waiting a while..