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Biking appreciation
« on: 23.04. 2013 13:46 »
I had a lovely 45 mile ride on back roads from my sons house during yesterday evening. There were frequent changes in air temperature and lovely countryside smells and for a few moments a barn owl was flying alongside me!

Motorbiking: good, innit?

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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #1 on: 23.04. 2013 16:59 »
When it's all working ...
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #2 on: 23.04. 2013 19:37 »
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lovely countryside smells and for a few moments a barn owl was flying alongside me!

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Yep doesn't get much better
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #3 on: 23.04. 2013 20:05 »
Beautiful day, neighbour started the A7 for me (injured with a hernia so starting from cold not a good idea). Then 20 mile run which was great.  On return home first oil change after rebuild for bike and in 30 years for me. I really enjoyed the ride and the tinkering even putting the sump plate back on was not as bad as I recall (hope its oil tight).
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #4 on: 23.04. 2013 21:14 »
 Yep, the worst ride imaginable is better than the best day at work.
Around here the most frequent fragrance is road kill, but I still love it.
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #5 on: 24.04. 2013 17:03 »
Neil, sounds like you're enjoying that bike ,who was more surprised you or the owl?? regards BobH.
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #6 on: 24.04. 2013 18:42 »
The owl veered away from me rather than t'other way so I guess I won!

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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #7 on: 24.04. 2013 20:27 »
Neil, nice posts, telling a lot with few words.

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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #8 on: 24.04. 2013 20:31 »
Neil, nice posts, telling a lot with few words.
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #9 on: 02.05. 2013 17:19 »
Neil, any photos of the owl ?

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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #10 on: 02.05. 2013 18:52 »
Sheer poetry Neil.
This is what its all about.
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #11 on: 02.05. 2013 21:54 »
Neil, any photos of the owl ?

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I went back, found the owl and got him to pose for my camera.

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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #12 on: 03.05. 2013 07:49 »
 *clap* *clap*
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #13 on: 03.05. 2013 10:27 »
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I went back, found the owl and got him to pose for my camera.

What a hoot and a Barn find to boot
All the best - Bill
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Re: Biking appreciation
« Reply #14 on: 03.05. 2013 17:21 »
Nice owl Neil, are their babies called Bantams  *smile*

Have a great weekend.

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