Post a picture from your latest ride

Here you can post stuff that is not related to Christopher Ward
scooter
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 14025
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-two: yes
LE-foura: yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by scooter »

Had an enjoyable 107 miler on The Monkey today only stopping off for a few moments at Compton Abbas Airfield

Image

scooter
#1 scooter blue 2012 FLE (50 made)

User avatar
TigerChris
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 2605
Joined: Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:51 pm
CW-watches: 3

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by TigerChris »

downer wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:28 am
^^ Saw a few of those ominous-looking clouds myself yesterday, scooterr - mid-way between Buxton and Congleton. Thankfully, I got away with it...

Image

Image
Brings back memories, Richard. A54 down to Bosley Crossroads?

User avatar
downer
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 23310
Joined: Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:02 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-foura: Yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by downer »

TigerChris wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:32 pm

Brings back memories, Richard. A54 down to Bosley Crossroads?
That's the one, Chris - a great road, although somewhat neutered by the 50mph average speed cameras.
Richard

User avatar
TigerChris
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 2605
Joined: Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:51 pm
CW-watches: 3

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by TigerChris »

downer wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:41 pm
TigerChris wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:32 pm

Brings back memories, Richard. A54 down to Bosley Crossroads?
That's the one, Chris - a great road, although somewhat neutered by the 50mph average speed cameras.
I used to drive it morning and night every day for 4 years, although there were no cameras on it then - the sheep used to do a decent enough job of slowing you down. I worked near the Fools Nook pub - it could be fun in winter at times :lol:

User avatar
downer
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 23310
Joined: Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:02 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-foura: Yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by downer »

^^^ Back in the early 90’s we lived in Chesterfield and I worked in Newcastle under Lyme, so I also commuted across the Peak District for a couple of years - via Bakewell, Moneyash, Longnor and Leek. A great drive in my Cavalier Sri! Fun times.
Richard

User avatar
TigerChris
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 2605
Joined: Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:51 pm
CW-watches: 3

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by TigerChris »

downer wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:55 pm
^^^ Back in the early 90’s we lived in Chesterfield and I worked in Newcastle under Lyme, so I also commuted across the Peak District for a couple of years - via Bakewell, Moneyash, Longnor and Leek. A great drive in my Cavalier Sri! Fun times.
I must admit, when it was very bad in winter I used to go down to Derby, Ashbourne, up to Leek and in that way when the Cat was shut - I lived just outside Alfreton then so not far from Chesterfield. Funnily enough, in a Vectra SRi :D

When we were bought by a bigger company I was split between where your pic on this page is and near where Scooters ride was - I worked 3 days in Macc and 2 days near Shepton Mallet.

User avatar
downer
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 23310
Joined: Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:02 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-foura: Yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by downer »

TigerChris wrote:
downer wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:55 pm
^^^ Back in the early 90’s we lived in Chesterfield and I worked in Newcastle under Lyme, so I also commuted across the Peak District for a couple of years - via Bakewell, Moneyash, Longnor and Leek. A great drive in my Cavalier Sri! Fun times.
I must admit, when it was very bad in winter I used to go down to Derby, Ashbourne, up to Leek and in that way when the Cat was shut - I lived just outside Alfreton then so not far from Chesterfield. Funnily enough, in a Vectra SRi :D

When we were bought by a bigger company I was split between where your pic on this page is and near where Scooters ride was - I worked 3 days in Macc and 2 days near Shepton Mallet.
It’s a small world, rightenough.
Richard

scooter
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 14025
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-two: yes
LE-foura: yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by scooter »

Photographs from this morning's early riser ride which included riding across White Sheet Hill.
IMG_20190822_093428122.jpg
IMG_20190822_093438254.jpg
IMG_20190822_093548851.jpg
scooter
#1 scooter blue 2012 FLE (50 made)

User avatar
Thegreyman
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 9076
Joined: Sat May 21, 2016 3:45 pm
CW-watches: 3
Location: Edinburgh

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by Thegreyman »

scooter wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:08 pm
Photographs from this morning's early riser ride which included riding across White Sheet Hill.

scooter
Beautiful countryside, looks very serene.
Patrick

C60 FLE Scooter Blue, C65 Ombre COSC LE, W11 Amelia (wife)

Some others + a few on the way

User avatar
PaulJS
Senior Guru
Senior Guru
Posts: 789
Joined: Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:31 am
CW-watches: 6
Location: North Devon

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by PaulJS »

Cutting the 'Bee Field' and the back garden today as things start to warm up for the B/H weekend
DSC_0420.JPG
DSC_0421.JPG


and sneaking a little lunchtime hop based liquid sustenance along the way!


Cheers,

Paul
The older I get the better I used to be

Trident Pro White / Blue
C4
Omega Speedmaster II LE
Omega Speedmaster II original-ish
Trident Pro Black/Blue
C70 VW4
C65 LE
C7 MK 1
Scurfa Diver One

scooter
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 14025
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-two: yes
LE-foura: yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by scooter »

Thanks Patrick.

The photographs are taken from what was part of the old Exeter to London Road although much of it is lost in dense hedgerows. The stone will be an ancient marker stone but I have yet to decipher it.

Paul

My wife would die kill for a garden that size!

scooter
#1 scooter blue 2012 FLE (50 made)

User avatar
PaulJS
Senior Guru
Senior Guru
Posts: 789
Joined: Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:31 am
CW-watches: 6
Location: North Devon

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by PaulJS »

scooter wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:47 pm


Paul

My wife would die kill for a garden that size!

scooter
Yeah, to cut its about an acre - a real ball acre :lol:

Trust me, you wouldn't be getting out for half as many great rides on your little Monkey if you had to keep it cut for her - I am guessing that the grass grows just as fast in Somerset as it does in Devon, i.e. bloody fast!

Cheers,

Paul
The older I get the better I used to be

Trident Pro White / Blue
C4
Omega Speedmaster II LE
Omega Speedmaster II original-ish
Trident Pro Black/Blue
C70 VW4
C65 LE
C7 MK 1
Scurfa Diver One

scooter
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 14025
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-two: yes
LE-foura: yes
Location: UK

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by scooter »

I guess there's always a downside.

scooter
#1 scooter blue 2012 FLE (50 made)

User avatar
PaulJS
Senior Guru
Senior Guru
Posts: 789
Joined: Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:31 am
CW-watches: 6
Location: North Devon

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Post by PaulJS »

I am not really complaining. We are very fortunate to have been able to move to such a beautiful part of the country and to be surrounded by our own land.
But I still harbour desires to get another bike and go off exploring like you and Downer!

Cheers
Paul
The older I get the better I used to be

Trident Pro White / Blue
C4
Omega Speedmaster II LE
Omega Speedmaster II original-ish
Trident Pro Black/Blue
C70 VW4
C65 LE
C7 MK 1
Scurfa Diver One

scooter
Senior Forumgod
Senior Forumgod
Posts: 14025
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm
CW-watches: 1
LE-two: yes
LE-foura: yes
Location: UK

Peace On Earth

Post by scooter »

I love my bike.
fullsizeoutput_1255.jpeg
Sherrington Village

Image

scooter
#1 scooter blue 2012 FLE (50 made)

Post Reply