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Essex lanes

Discussion in 'Green Laning' started by goonarmy, Jan 31, 2009.

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  1. wickford90

    wickford90 Well-Known Member

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    Done a weekend laning on the moors earlier this year, some good drives and scenery, still got the routes on MM.
     
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    They'll do more damage then offroading ha ha!
     
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    Co-Pang-Yang Well-Known Member

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    Really wanna do the Lake District but this is a bit closure, nearer to the distance for the Wales trip.
     
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    Most were easy drives but miles and miles long across the moors, were a couple of serious loose rocky ones up steep hills.
     
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    Discodad Well-Known Member

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    Count me in.
    Ditto. I love the lakes and they have some cracking lanes, but its a good hour & half on top of Wales.
     
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    Never been so I'm up for it. Next question is does anyone have any free time to plan routes, look for accomodation, local sites etc.
     
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    Obviously with my wedding in December, and honeymoon in January it will depend when we go.....
     
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    My 30th beginning of feb so was thinking late feb early march maybe
     
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    Drizz Well-Known Member

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    Than chances are i can help sort route planning and such like in Feb!
     
  10. wickford90

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    I have time to do some searching, if we can decide on areas and dates. Im open on dates and area, not done the lakes.
     
  11. Jongould

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    I would love to say yes but in all honesty I doubt I could do a weekend away, a days laning will take it out of me, unfortuantly I am past the point of reasonable health and really am down to a day activity and then a few days rest, I had the pain specialist round today and am having to have a complete medication change as morphine isn't cutting it anymore which shows how far it's gone.

    I will be out for a day though as soon as I have e situation a bit more under control, I will keep people posted...
     
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    Look forward to seeing you bud!
     
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    So Moors, Dales or Lake District then lads?
     
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    Jesus Jon that sounds awful :( Its good to see you looking at the few positives you have available and it certainly puts things into perspective. All the best mate.



    Think i might need yet another new battery as its having trouble starting in the mornings already and its not even cold yet :( I really need to start remembering to disconnect the battery when not using it for months as i am doing a battery a year at the moment.
     
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    Or North Wales?
    I'm easy going.

    Happy to help with route planning if needed.
     
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    When you are able, what about a day around Thetford? Those lanes were not to bumpy and they are within an hour. Could include some time near the airbase. I went past this week just as some jets were coming in. Very nice.

    You could always drive (or be driven) in a car and then jump in one of the trucks for as long as you want.
    Take care mate and look forward to catching up soon.
     
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    Local lanes will be fine I reckon, I don't want to go to far so I can skip off if needs be. I will be in the shogun still as it's a mates now and he wants to take it out plus I never really got to test it, it's also quite comfy which is a bonus. I may even try to get him to do a bures or Essex off road day as I can have a break there...
     
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    Maybe better to start with dates and who then see who fancies where, as i said anywhere is fine with me.
     
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    Today was fluids day, but the lift werent playing ball:

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    But a quick tighten of the belts and it lifted it. Dunno how you guys do oil changes on the floor LOL:

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    Still got the other one festering:

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    Then i found a problem. Starting running the power wire for the amps and found a very wet floor:

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    Apprantly the AirCon breathers get blocked so ill be checking that the weekend....
     
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    Got my alternator back today from getting refurbed :)) £60 that's half the price of a new one lol (really got to start stripping to get the head off and skimmed & pressure checked - but the weather hasn't been very kind - you lot with workshops and barns and tools really do have an easy life, me I'm on a windy hill with no tools and a black gravel drive - so if I drop a nut, bolt, washer I am fooked!
     
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