Some friends and me are thinking of making a trip to the Nurburgring in Germany. We've all got Porsches (theirs are Boxters but can't be picky...). Sounds like a drive of around 650 miles from Devon via the Tunnel. The real issue may be the insurance costs, and the results that could happen if we … Continue reading Trip to the Nurburgring…
Len, John, Martin and myself all set off at 11pm for the overnight ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff in France. The weather was fine although they had forecast a high tide due to the Equinox. Martin took what we grew to know as the 'packhorse' (VW Passat Estate); there was going to be some heafty … Continue reading The Booze Cruise….
Obviously the best film produced of all time. Gene Wilder plays the character of Willy Wonker with such ease; a True Willy Wonker, not like the modern day incarnation of a trumped up teenager pretending to play the character. The plot of the story; to find a successor is where the new remake falls down. … Continue reading Willy Wonker and the Chocolate Factory
My dream - come true This is my Aprilia, and it's wonderful! Always had Japanese bikes before (Mostly Kawasaki), so thought I would have a change, an Italian beauty. It's a 1000cc V-Twin and pulls fantastically from extremely low revs, and corners superbly. I can see why it did so well. It can be a … Continue reading Aprilia, RSV Factory