BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017 in September

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Agis » Mon May 22, 2017 4:00 pm

wgimenes wrote:
Great to hear that, Agis.

Did you get my DM with hotel links?
Nope, I haven't got that

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Mon May 22, 2017 4:10 pm

Weird

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Mon May 22, 2017 11:03 pm

I must unsubscribe from this thread as it keeps making me want sign up again.
For you new folks signing up it really is a most awesome drive, take a good camera and DashCam for the best memories.
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Mon May 22, 2017 11:48 pm

Aegis, another PM sent.

Let me know if you don't get it.

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Craig M » Tue May 23, 2017 8:01 pm

Hi Ben, stick my name on the list please.
Thoroughly enjoyed it last year and will be good to meet up again.

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Craig M » Tue May 23, 2017 8:17 pm

Thanks for adding me to the list GSB :thumright:

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Craig M » Tue May 23, 2017 8:28 pm

Hotels booked.
Friday - Ferry Boat Inn - Ullapool
Saturday - Harbour House -Wick :D

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Tue May 23, 2017 9:39 pm

Craig M wrote:Hotels booked.
Friday - Ferry Boat Inn - Ullapool
Saturday - Harbour House -Wick :D
Same places we are staying.

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Agis » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:36 pm

I booked with Castle View for Saturday, for Friday I am going to crash in an AirBNB.

YAY! can't wait! :lol:

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:13 pm

You guys, and gals, are going to have a fantastic trip.
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Metelyk » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:54 am

I'll be following on: 2 weeks later


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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:23 am

Wonder if we can have request stops.

I vote for a quick stop in every distillery en-route (except Dalmore. I've been to Dalmore) ;-)

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:47 pm

There are no distillerys where your going, lots of sheep though!
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:39 pm

Chris, Dalmore, Glenmorangie, Balblair, Ardmore, Old Pulteny, Glen Ord and Wolfburn as well a couple of gin distilleries.

You can't cross the border and not trip on a distillery or two ;-)

Edit: And Clynelish

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:24 pm

You can on the NC500 Wagner!
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:35 pm

And, at a push, could squeeze into Talisker on Skye and Highland Park and Scapa in the Orkneys as well.

I'd need 3 weeks to do that (including all the drinking).

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:26 pm

So, was at Machine Mart today and decided to buy a 20 Litre proper metal Jerrycan.

That should alleviate the range anxiety during the weekend ;-)

Bring it on!

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:19 pm

Range anxiety is nothing compared to leading the convoy round blind corners and over blind brows for a couple of hours on those single track rock walled roads. Ben is a true hero for doing that, and Hannah for being navigator with him.
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Yorkie194 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:47 pm

Range is a bit touch and go at times but if you top up at every opportunity you're fine, even when pressing on.

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Yorkie194 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:50 pm

Seriously considering doing this trip again...

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by wgimenes » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:27 pm

Well, I'll bring the jerrycan and have it as a backup for the group.

Straight exchange: 1 litre of petrol = 1 pint of beer

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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Shagrington » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:29 pm

Yorkie194 wrote:Seriously considering doing this trip again...
Stop considering, book your hotels. :thumleft: I would be going again if I wasn't going to be out of the country.
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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Metelyk » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:19 am

I wanted to do the trip so much this year that although I can't join the Club's run, I'm going myself 2 weeks later!!!


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Re: BIG SCOTTISH ROAD TRIP 2017

Post by Craig M » Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:08 pm

Yorkie194 wrote:Seriously considering doing this trip again...

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