A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon
Very short notice of a run out for the Rutland members of this section.
Avatar
wildun
Top Gear User
Forum Posts: 210
Member Since:
April 30, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
October 1, 2016 - 4:43 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Sorry, hijacking Dave Clough's Cambridge & Rutland Section notes here. And again sorry for the short (!) notice, I've just got back from holiday and had forgotten about this. Mainly for the Rutland members of the group but everyone welcome of course: Tomorrow, Sunday 2nd October, start time around 10.00am, is The British Two Stroke Club "Rutland Borders Run" which starts from Tilton-on-the-Hill, halfway between Oakham and Leicester. Usually a 50 mile or so route following a route sheet or, as some do, tag onto a group running at your chosen speed. Hopefully I will be there on my B175 but it hasn't been started for two weeks now, I'd better get out to the shed!

Avatar
wildun
Top Gear User
Forum Posts: 210
Member Since:
April 30, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
October 2, 2016 - 7:56 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Well, it was an excellent run out today, 65 miles, should have been 63 but we missed a turn and had to backtrack! Fabulous small roads, some classed as "gated" ( to keep animals in ), around Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Four Bantams attended, three of us rode round as a group at a steady speed and the other rider joined the main, faster group. I ride a lot of miles on my own so it was good to ride with other Bantams. My B175 trundles along happily at 40-45mph which suits me but seems to have lost it's edge on top speed; on the main road past Rutland Water I opened it up but it topped out at 54mph GPS speed, 60mph on the speedo, I might have to investigate. A good day out, thanks to the organisers.

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 223

Currently Online:
23 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

cocorico: 3320

Cornish Rooster: 2917

Blue Heeler: 2435

bart: 2428

David Dale: 2144

Sprung Chicken: 2121

Piquet: 1846

sunny: 1821

Mags 1: 1753

mike p5xbx: 1647

Newest Members:

sprayerandy

Forum Stats:

Groups: 9

Forums: 48

Topics: 10628

Posts: 93900

 

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 1366

Members: 3347

Moderators: 0

Admins: 3

Administrators: Bantam-Super, JMD, Stoo63