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by oldmanonabike
3 Jul 2019, 9:10am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
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Must have been a sad day for you Ken as it was for us, but you're safe and well now and raring to go! Just catching up a bit after 2 new local grandchildren end of April and end of June! Breathe!! How is the search for a driver going? Do they have to be under 70 for insurance purposes? Do they get ...
by oldmanonabike
3 Jul 2019, 8:06am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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I wil try again I ruled out the seventies pity it's not an automatic one of my younger friends would have enjoyed it
by oldmanonabike
2 Jul 2019, 6:34pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Must have been a sad day for you Ken as it was for us, but you're safe and well now and raring to go! Just catching up a bit after 2 new local grandchildren end of April and end of June! Breathe!! How is the search for a driver going? Do they have to be under 70 for insurance purposes? Do they get ...
by oldmanonabike
2 Jul 2019, 6:31pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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landsurfer wrote:The only restriction on the driver is that they hold a full UK driving licence and are over 18.

When I asked when I had the accident I was told I was to old I was 71 then
by oldmanonabike
2 Jul 2019, 11:17am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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This was the day I left the wimps and returned to our caravan with mixed emotions.
I was very pleased to get to the van but sad to leave the Wimps and our adventure
by oldmanonabike
1 Jul 2019, 6:27am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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Happy Birthday David
by oldmanonabike
29 Jun 2019, 9:44am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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It seems ironic that two of the four riders who were responsible for organising the ride were unable to complete. How many of you knew that the illness that struck on that dayreturned when we were at Tamworth. stopping him from riding that day
by oldmanonabike
28 Jun 2019, 10:14pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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Last year this time was the 6th day of our Lejog and we were all getting along fine, But what happened during the night and why was there a tent missing the next morning.
by oldmanonabike
27 Jun 2019, 12:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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When a say list it could be written on the back of a cigar packet only one was interested but due to an injured hand he can only drive automatics.
So come on Wimps surely somebody knows someone who can do it
by oldmanonabike
27 Jun 2019, 10:07am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

landsurfer wrote:We still need a driver for the "Support Phase" ..... Whitehaven to somewhere in Geordie Land ..... I'll be doing pickups and drop offs before and after the event but can"t drive during ...

Sorry I have tried my list of friends none of them were suitable to be fair most are over 70
by oldmanonabike
26 Jun 2019, 4:43pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Landsurfer
Is the van automatic gearbox
by oldmanonabike
26 Jun 2019, 12:37pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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Yes and always wins them. I admire strong confident women I married one but Jules Lynda and Callie make an unbeatable force.
Please don't tell them I said so
by oldmanonabike
26 Jun 2019, 11:37am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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It showed to me the value of a back up team. For a rider 700mile from home with 7 broken ribs and a badly bruised hip could make a phone call and be rescued and taking with all his gear to the next campsite have someone pitch his tent and be entertained by his fellow riders was fantastic. Next day t...
by oldmanonabike
26 Jun 2019, 7:48am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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Moving on what happened day 4
by oldmanonabike
25 Jun 2019, 9:04pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16597

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This is great, day 4 tomorrow,,. I can't wait to find out what happened then