Well, after a splendid day - bit of wrenching on the bike in the dining room, bit of assembly of the lathe in the spare bedroom, went and met my local RAT pack for the first time (won the trivia quiz - excellent!), I am now comfortable, with a home brewed pale ale, and a hefty measure of said Balvenie portwood. And after this - perchance a Talisker 25 year old? mmmm yum.
HiDesert, that's Eilean Donan castle, along the west coast of Scotland near the Isle of Skye. Yes, you can go inside, but the day we were there it was closed because of the high winds.
The first part of the movie used this castle as the setting for the village of Glenfinnan, where Connor McLeod was supposed to have been born. The set for the village was in the area now occupied by the visitor center and parking lot.
As an aside, Glenfinnan is south of Eilean Donan, at the head of Loch Shiel. That was another of our stops, but not because of the link to Highlander.
Has anyone in our wonderful community ever tried 'darksiding', this is fitting a car tyre to the rear of a bike. From what I have found out it is a much practiced and perfectly legal thing to do in America, In the UK it's not legal as such but there are loopholes. The main interest for me is...
Nope, not the yellow one. This fellow has been seeking refuse in the tree next to my garage on and off for a couple of days now. I had been wondering where all the baby rabbits and squirrels had gone. One of the biggest Hawks I have ever seen. Really a majestic bird......
Its my favorite time to sit around and listen to holiday music and watch old tv shows. From Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer to Miracle on 34th Street. It all reminds me of when I was young with no cares and all I had to do was wait for the big day.
I think my favorite music is anything from Bing...
Ok guys and girls
Who would like to see a new 'classic' Trident 900 using the new engine in the Tiger 900
Styled right and priced right I think it would be a good seller
Anybody agree? Disagree? Lets get Triumph moving:)
What do people think??
Just our of curiosity, here is a list of bikes I have owned, some not long, some longer. Put your list underneath.
1. Yamaha YB100
2. Honda H100S
3. Honda CB125
4. Kawasaki Z200
5. Yamaha XV250's (bought brand new)
6. Yamaha XV535's
7. Yamaha FZR600
8. Honda CBR600
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