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Post by Steady Eddy on Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:08 am

Looking forward to doing another run from Squires Biker Cafe at Sherburn in Elmet to Masham on Sunday , I enjoy these runs they are good fun will try and get some photos and post them up next week

Our annual Toy Run for charity
Destination Masham
Supporting Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Ryedale Special Family's
Annual Charity Toy Run
L Plate Friendly Ride
Destination Masham
EVENT DISCLAIMER
Squires Toy Run 2015
Health and Safety notice, all participants who take part do so at their own risk.
If you are intending to ride on the Squires Toy Run you will be solely responsible for any injury or injuries which may occur during the event as result of your actions.
This event is organised by volunteers and all those wishing to participate do so as volunteers(which also includes the marshals ) with no liability on the organisers before, during and after the event.
The event is held on the public highway and all rules and regulations of the road must be strictly adhered to at all times.
The organisers would like to stress that this event is not a race, it is a charity ride.
If any person/persons are involved in breaking the law or drawing adverse attention to the event they will not be permitted to attend any future events held by the organisers.
Ride Safe all!
Squires Toy Run Team
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Post by Smilodon on Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:07 am

Hope the weather holds for you... Have a good ride!

Had a great, if non-traditional, Thanksgiving here. More car than bike related (big hot rod get together in Daytona).
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:53 am

It was a bit wet to put it nicely we had about three heavy showers and gale forse winds at times , not good but the worst part was because of the weather there was only about half of what had said was going to be there turned up
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:56 am

It was a bit wet to put it nicely we had about three heavy showers and gale forse winds at times , not good but the worst part was because of the weather there was only about half of what had said was going to be there actualy turned up so a bit of a drop in the money raised , there were one or two taking clips of film of us passing that usually put them up on the Facebook page so will keep an eye open for them and post them up when they appear ,
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Post by j.p. on Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:10 pm

We're approaching the time of year when 'runs' are on snowmobiles instead of bikes. I was in the local shop this afternoon and there was quite a selection of new sport bikes on 'clear-out' pricing. It was not a good summer for bike sales! I found myself wondering if he would take the Ninja on trade for a very nice DR200, but then I spied a brand new DRZ400! Having all my money currently invested in debt, I ran from the building without any further adieus... Maybe new boots for the spring... I wonder if the Yorkshire Santa will make it to Cape Breton?
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Post by Steady Eddy on Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:56 am

I wouldn't trust him as far as could through him he cant even find a house in Yorkshire never mind half way round the world lol

but we had a good day and raised £600 and collected 142 toys for the Kids





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Post by Smilodon on Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:39 am

Nice St. Nick riding gear. I suppose there is a "thrifty Yorkshire Santa" joke in there somewhere, but I'll leave that for now... Laughing
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Post by j.p. on Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:18 pm

I checked... No mention of a white Yamaha in the song about Rudolph... Mind you, I suspect a red nose under that helmet after a cold ride!
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Post by Steady Eddy on Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:28 pm

Glad it was last weekend and not this weekend we are surrounded by floods with road closures all over the place , not sure how we would have got on , will get some photos later on and post them up
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Post by j.p. on Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:32 am

Your weather is so bad, it even makes the news over here!

...and for us to worry about somebody else's weather... Well.. That's SOMEthing!
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:37 am

It has sure been a bit rough for some , we are luck we are on higher ground and reasonably un effected, thank goodness
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:39 am

Will try and post up the pictures in the morning , it's 11.40 pm here past my bed time night night
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Post by Steady Eddy on Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:48 am

as promised pics of flood water



farmers quick to respond up in them there Yorkshire dales sheep yesterday ducks today

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Post by j.p. on Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:45 am

Pooo! We're seeing pictures of knee high water in towns in Yorkshire and flooded store fronts in Ramsey. Seems as though the clouds are parked more or less permanently overhead. We see that sometimes in the spring, but this time of year here it is usually snow. Deeper, but easier to clean up after! Nice looking bunch of mallards tho'!
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Post by Steady Eddy on Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:18 pm

Ye bad on the IoM the bridge at Laxey collapsed as a double decker bus was on it the bus ended up under the bridge with the top deck collapsed they managed to get every one off that was on it so no one hurt thankfully , last time we had dear snow we got floods when it melted , that was the last time we had big floods like we have just had , going to take some time to rebuild all the bridges that are down and to inspect all those that have taken a battering , in some areas the election is down and are getting power from generators , and as you say some shops flooded , it's going to be a long hard slog for some that's for sure
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Post by Steady Eddy on Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:44 pm

https://youtu.be/bB3Ot_tWjh4
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Post by Smilodon on Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:12 am

This is a relatively calm time of year for us (normally, knock on wood), but we have our share of bad stuff too, so I can feel for my friends on the other side of the pond.

Glad no one was hurt in that bridge collapse. I'm more afraid of falling off into the ocean when I'm taking the Laxey road. Particularly in a double-decker!
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Post by Steady Eddy on Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:17 pm

Am having trouble with the wonder whap again , gone to a new provider on fiber go faster and still getting set up , hope we have done the right thing , had an Email from Timbs the other day saying he isn't going to the TT in 2016 but going to the Ulster GP in August instead , he did say when I saw him at this years TT that he would pop on here and say hello but he never turned up , He was having trouble with his shoulder but not sure how that has turned out
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Post by Smilodon on Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:06 am

We only dream of this "fiber" thing in my burg. Vaguely thinking of a TT, "classic" TT or other such thing in the next few years now that things are settling down a bit.
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:01 am

We are lucky over here with the racing thing we have that much that close to us , often it used to be for us especially when I was still working was time clashes and only having so much hol entitlement to fit it all in , but since retiring we have had a good time , and are still planing going to places we could not fit in before we still have a list of bike race events we want to go to , live the dream some one told us did they realize how much of a dreamer I am ??? Lol
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Post by j.p. on Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:22 pm

Boy! The videos of that flooding are hard to watch. All that destruction and nothing you could do to stop it. Makes me even more grateful for what I have. And it makes you more mindful of what you could loose and what is important. You must have even more pangs of bad memories Smilo!
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We would have substantial damage around the house and outbuildings if it got to hurricane force with a direct hit. We've had a few close calls, but we were just lucky.
I guess a little snow-storm every once in a while is no great problem!



When it inevitably happens again this winter, I'll just cocoon with my little buddy and ride it out!

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