So left home on friday 21st, and met up with the Bolters in a field behind Gomshall, one of the nicer parts of the Surrey Hills
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First time I've been camping in twenty years, so had my brand new tent, but I was a mere tyro compared to some , note the brown tent complete with woodburner, bed ,table and chairs
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lots of beer , and then a chilly night into a foggy morning...
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Then the Ride Out, 14 Bolts, 1 Triumph 900 , 1 XV1600 and an SCR! Note tiny Lenny with his oh, so quiet, pipes
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120 mile round trip , through Petworth , upto Whiteways Cafe ( I really liked the Rat Honda , with a sticker that said " shiny paint causes stress"), then through wooded lanes to Midhurst for a fuel stop
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Then an A road blast back upto Guildford and across to Newlands Corner
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Then back for conviviality and ale, The Bolters kindly pouring me into my tent when the fresh air got to much......
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Then a wet & soggy ride home ... I was lucky , only 30 minutes away, compared to the riders from Manchester and Belfast!