Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

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Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

Postby tykeboy2003 » 14 Mar 2017, 4:00pm

I'll get mi coit (coat).

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Postby landsurfer » 14 Mar 2017, 4:25pm

"There's trouble at mill " ........
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Postby TrevA » 14 Mar 2017, 6:06pm

Ee by gum!

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Postby Paulatic » 14 Mar 2017, 7:31pm

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Postby brynpoeth » 14 Mar 2017, 7:40pm

I love Yorkshire. Pudding

I love Yorkshire because it is on the way to Wales, on the M62 there is a sign at the A1 junction:

THE NORTH >
THE SOUTH >

John O'Groats or Land's End? Neither..

Cymru am byth!

BTW Yorkshire Day is not till 1. August

When is Lancashire Day?
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Re: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

Postby Mick F » 15 Mar 2017, 6:41am

The only good thing about Yorkshire, is the road to Lancashire.
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Postby Spinners » 15 Mar 2017, 7:14am

Yorkshire is lovely isn't it? I am biased as my mum was born there and, since she passed away, we like to go there once a year to see relatives - last year we stayed near York and this year will be near Bedale in early June and Mrs. Spinners is cool about me taking my bike and getting out and about.

The only loaded touring I've actually ever done was a three-day tour from Port Talbot to Middlesbrough and Day Three started from Goosnargh (near Preston) over to Skipton and then up into the Yorkshire Dales. Wonderful scenery and quite a test for a standard road double chainset!
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Postby pwa » 15 Mar 2017, 8:36am

Knowing both Yorkshire and Wales, and being fond of both, I am struck by the similarities between them. I know people will say Wales is a country and Yorkshire a traditional county, but the pride and sense of identity of the natives is very similar. So is the social mix, the history of coal mining, the sheep and the moors, and the (sometimes jokey) mistrust of anything from London. And both have some of the most magnificent cycling opportunities anywhere.

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Postby foxyrider » 15 Mar 2017, 8:47am

Mick F wrote:The only good thing about Yorkshire, is the road to Lancashire.

Jealousy gets you nowhere Mick

There are no roads to Lancashire from Yorkshire as all roads lead to Yorkshire!
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Postby tykeboy2003 » 15 Mar 2017, 10:19am

Mick F wrote:The only good thing about Yorkshire, is the road to Lancashire.


Nah then, dus tha want a feyt?
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Postby tykeboy2003 » 15 Mar 2017, 10:27am

Spinners wrote:Yorkshire is lovely isn't it?


It certainly is, and it has huge contrasts, the big cities, industrial muck, beautiful coastline and the hills and moors. I'm from near Barnsley and despite the old cliches its actually quite a nice town. The countryside immediately to the west is lovely and largely undiscovered; the Trans Pennine Trail from there to Glossop and on is well worth a ride.

Where I grew up it was all pits and spoil heaps, all gone now.

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Postby pwa » 15 Mar 2017, 10:28am

tykeboy2003 wrote:
Mick F wrote:The only good thing about Yorkshire, is the road to Lancashire.


Nah then, dus tha want feyt?


Leave it, boys, it's not worth it.

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Postby tykeboy2003 » 15 Mar 2017, 12:40pm

Pointless post just to get Yorkshire above Wales and Ireland.....

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Postby Mick F » 15 Mar 2017, 3:48pm

:lol: :lol:

Being born in Wales, then moving to the Wigan area as a 3yr old, back to the family environment, I'm a Wiganer (not born) but bred.

Dad and mum were Lancastrians, and all the ancestors before them. Mum's family came from the Coppull/Standish area, and Dad's family from Wigan/Ince/Standish. I was at primary school in Wigan, and secondary school in Shevington.

My life's blood is Lancastrian, but I live and breathe Cornish now. Been here 35years, far longer than I was ever in Lancashire ............ or even Wales. :lol:
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Re: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

Postby DomusCTC » 15 Mar 2017, 4:28pm

Lancashire day is November 27. On that day in 1295 Lancashire sent it's first representative to "That London" for the new parliament.

Interesting fact, England Football and Cricket teams wear three Lions (or Leopards) England Rugby wear a Red Rose.

The first England Rugby team were 15 Lancastrians.