It’s that time of year again
leopardstown bike show saturday 5th october
see yiz there :thumbsup2:
Couldn’t possibly stay home today……
Cork (not the PFJ) Sunday meet.
Since Rainman is lost in the wilderness at the moment…
Usual Cork 3rd Sunday meet at the Viaduct (N71/Bandon Rd).
Sunday 15 Sept at 10:00.
All are welcome.
Distingushed Gentleman’s Ride Cork ?
Probably get slagged here for this, but it’s charity, I see there is one of these in Clonmel end September, but is there one in Cork.
Recently picked up a classic and t’would be an excuse to go out.
Former VJMC undercover meeting viaduct Sunday Aug 18th
My First Suzuki’s World Tour
……of Sligo :biggrin_old: Yours truly & Mikey H headed for the Wild Northwest on Friday morning. The weather was excellent & we made short work of the journey from Cork to Limerick & then up the new M18 which is roughly from Ennis to Tuam. Then it was on to the N17 (not a Saw Doctor in sight BTW). We stopped to refuel at Knock & then we continued on our merry way until we reached our weekend base at Coolaney, Co. Sligo.
We were bright-eyed & bushy-tailed & ready to go on Saturday morning……but the weather wasn’t :woots: It quickly turned to absolute s***e. We went first to Strandhill & we rode straight into a monsoon there. On to Sligo from there in the p***ing rain & later we stopped to pay our respects to Willie Yeats at Drumcliff. Then it was around the Gleniff Horseshoe & from there to Mullaghmore. By then we had realised that going any further north would be a waste of time because of the weather so we headed back to Sligo. The weather was a bit better by then & we headed west as far as Ballina. Then we doubled back towards Tubbercurry via Bunniconnellan & Lough Talt. It was only a short spin from Tubbercurry back to our B&B.
The weather was perfect on Sunday morning so we headed north as we had planned to do on Saturday. Up through Sligo, Grange, Cliffoney & Tullaghan. We had an emergency stop at Bundoran because a wasp decided to fly into one of my sleeves & he stung me six times before I got rid of the b****** :mad1: Once that emergency had been dealt with we carried on to Ballyshannon, Belleek, Enniskillen, Belcoo & Manorhamilton. On our way back to Sligo from Manorhamilton the heavens opened again & it p***ed rain for the rest of the day & night. Fortunately our B&B is also a pub :biggrin_old:
It was dry when we started on our way home this morning but there were a few heavy showers hanging around & the wind was savage. We got on the M18 near Tuam but I decided to get off it again because of the high winds so we detoured towards Galway & we got on to the ‘old’ road at Oranmore & used that road (R458) all of the way back to Ennis. We made good way home from there. It was a mighty weekend in spite of the weather & plans are already afoot for another trip next year, destination yet to be decided. Mikey H needs new gloves after the weekend & my shoulder feels like a sadist’s voodoo doll at the moment but these things can be sorted out :lbhbh::lbhbh: A few piccies……
Ready to rock on Sat. morning. Then the weather took a hand……
Monsoon season at Strandhill
A famous landmark at Drumcliff
Ben Bulben after the rain had cleared a bit
Coffee stop at Dromore West
A fine morning at Bundoran after getting rid of that f***ing wasp
Finner Camp outside Bundoran. I spent some time there in another life
River Erne near Belleek
The Market House, Manorhamilton
some seriously rare race bikes set to be at the classic racing festival this weekend
Heading up to the Classic Racing Festival at Bishopscourt this weekend with a bunch of the Classic Superbike lads to have a spin and a bit of craic, It looks like its going to be worth the trek, there’s talk of 20 TZ750 on track at the one time and 12 RG500’s etc. the bikes I keep hearing about is making my head spin.
Cork Coffee Meet-Up – Sunday(4th August) 10am at the Viaduct
Breakfast following by the racing in Glanmire, if you’re not here, we know where you are :