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75th Pioneer #537522
04/11/14 12:02 pm
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This very Sunday, down there in Sunny Brighton, the Sunbeam club is holding their 75th Pioneer run, that's all them Olde Worlde bikes that are at least 100yrs old...

And due to me being a steering wheel attendant, our wonderful Government has got involved with the rest of Europe, and even though I've been doing what I do for over 31yrs. I've got to have some *Training* and so I'll be missing this wonderful event.. mad

First one I've missed in over 20yrs, what a bunch of Bar Stewards eh..?

So I'm sending out a plea, could SOMEONE please remember to take their camera, and do a report on the event..? I'll need something to get me back from the land that time forgot, then I'll repay y'all with a report from the Snow Mann, which is happening the Sunday after this.. grin

Then it all kicks off, the Bull, BSA camps, VMCC camps, Britbike camp, the Donkey Rally, more BSA camps, and everything in-between.. bigt

Just got to get over missing the Pioneer.. frown


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #537538
04/11/14 2:01 pm
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Wot no Barge camp?


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kev.] #537540
04/11/14 2:11 pm
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You never know lad.. wink

Remember, careless talk cost overtime...


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #537542
04/11/14 2:22 pm
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take a sick day

Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: keith bradley] #537601
04/12/14 2:24 am
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Can't get out of it that easy Keith lad, if I did that I'd have to got to Gatwick for the course, and if I miss that they'd make me go somewhere else, all at my expense. And if I miss too many, I wouldn't get the card with me photo on, and THAT would mean I wouldn't be able to drive a truck, ANYWHERE for anyone even as an owner driver.. shocked


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #537831
04/13/14 7:52 pm
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Bar Stewards all of them!


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #538093
04/15/14 10:52 am
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Well what can I say..?

Disappointed, more than flabbergasted, in fact my Disa, has never been so Pointed.. shocked

ALL bloody day Sunday, I was sat in that Hell Hole, surround by bored numbties, every now and then, I'd get a Whatsapp photo of the Pioneer sent to the Crab Peeler. A 'Taster' of the wonderful day the lads were having, then off to France Monday. HOPING to see all them wonderful photos in Glorious Technicolor on here, rushed home to find...

BUGGER ALL.. mad

And I'm buggered if I know how to get the photos I DO have, out of the Whatsapp thing, and on to here.. mad

BLIMEY, it's not MUCH to ask is it..? I think an explanation is well in order here dudes, I blame the Hairy Mong, he's gone all *Funny* now he's got that Hardly.. mad


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #538178
04/15/14 6:13 pm
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Shaun,

Try to load the whatsapp pix into your photobucket app. THEN load em onto here.
However, I will say that TWO count em T-W-O people posted words saying they WENT to this event- no strike that was it THREE?
AND not a single one of them two or three posted ANY pix.
AFTER you came on and said you couldn't make it so would SOMEONE go, co me home, and post pix.

I got one word:
WTF.


"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: ricochetrider] #538479
04/17/14 12:42 pm
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Tom bro dude, we've had this *Issue* before, I can't work out how to get the photos out of the Crab Peeler, and into me Photobucket account..?

Can't even remember how to get a photo from a text, and onto here, yet I KNOW I used to be able to do it.. mad

It's an *Age* thang going on here dude, what I need is a 5yr old to show me.. laughing

Oh sod it, I give up, can't be arsed any more with it. Anyway they'll only start asking for bloody passwords, and I'm NOT going THERE again.. mad


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #538482
04/17/14 1:19 pm
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involved with the rest of Europe ... to have some *Training*

... so you lot remember we ride on the right and you on the wrong?

Shaun, I think you just love this.
I mean without this, what would you have to kick at?

Which reminds me... I have to renew my safety ticket.
I teached the stuff...
I wrote about 25% of the multiple choice exam questions...
Last exam I walked out of the sweat room after seven minutes with a 98 % score (some desk idiot in Brussels - in a grey suit and brown shoes - changed the maximum ladder length without telling me)...
Another year and a half I will retire...
I have to renew my safety ticket... mad


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Ger B] #538493
04/17/14 2:20 pm
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Ger lad, my *Training* wasn't doing anything, just sat in a class room chatting, all we had to do was waste the day, I REALLY mean it. We just sat there doing bugger all, just in case an inspector came along.. mad

And while loads of people are off on a long Easter weekend, I've got another 2 days at the wheel to do, so all in all, that's SEVEN whole days on the trot. And European Law states that truck drivers can't *Work* 7 continuous days, funny that isn't it..? IF, I was a money Grabber, I'd not be able to work, but now THEY want me to work, I HAVE too.. mad mad

12yrs and I'm free, FREE I tells ya FREE. Unless I join the escape committee.. wink

And ALL I wanted was to see what I was missing, and NO bugger posted any photos.. frown


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #538520
04/17/14 4:49 pm
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There! (sorry its the only one!)



Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: tbird649] #538589
04/18/14 1:24 am
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Good lad.. bigt

Thanks that's cheered me up while I sit in me truck, waiting for yet another delayed train to France... mad


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #538592
04/18/14 2:03 am
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if it makes you feel any better Shaun lad, I have the whole weekend to play on my bike! in fact I am just on my way out to have a cup of coffee over in Henley.


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kev.] #538605
04/18/14 5:29 am
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Kev lad, that's fantastic news I'll look forward to the photos. . laughing

I'm at Reims now and a whole gaggle of Harley riders wobbled past me, then a bunch ofBrits on BMW World tourers, came past wiggling under the weight of their credit cards, t'is the season for em....Enjoy... grin


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #539063
04/20/14 6:29 pm
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There maybe pictures here ????? [img]http://s1350.photobucket.com/user/panthe...5a82b9.jpg.html[/img]

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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #539070
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Originally Posted By: Kent Shaun
Kev lad, that's fantastic news I'll look forward to the photos. . laughing

I'm at Reims now and a whole gaggle of Harley riders wobbled past me, then a bunch ofBrits on BMW World tourers, came past wiggling under the weight of their credit cards, t'is the season for em....Enjoy... grin


Shaun, I must say I'm surprised that you've never gotten into one of those really old bikes just for a lark. Hand oil pump, belt drive, carbide lamps, all that. You'd enjoy pobbling down the road in that long duster, flat cap, big gloves, and old round goggles.

And as much work as you've done on your A10, the veteran bike would be a lot easier to work on!

Lannis


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #539087
04/20/14 9:40 pm
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Lannis, You've done it! A new record! 8000 posts.
A height to aspire to...
After RF Whatley and John Healy, of course.


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Tom D. 67 Bonny] #539115
04/21/14 3:01 am
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Lannis lad, I WAS thinking about it, then that Humber Nut we know let me ride he's Humber, and, although it was BRILLIANT. It's NOT for me, I like me touring too much, a fully freighted bike, loaded to the Gunwhales with me camping gear. And a long ride ahead, that's me lad.. bigt

And I'm getting a hankering for a trip, just glad it's the start of the 'Season' and that type of thing is but a few moments away.. grin

Now get off this, and get to fettling, over 8000 posts, INDEED.. mad


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Re: 75th Pioneer [Re: Kent Shaun] #544881
05/23/14 2:33 pm
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Shaun, I did not get there either, my tenancy in Seaford expired on the 28th of April. However I did find some pictures from 1977. Scanned from slides, and the only real vintage bikes I have. Of course, now, anything from 1977 IS vintage!

Attached Files 1977 Brighton Run 1913 962cc Williamson, Hickstead Little Chef.jpg1977 Brighton Run, 1913 499cc Triumph, Madeira Drive.jpg

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