OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by cheekykev » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:27 am

Unfortunately as usual with this meeting it falls too close to the family holiday to Cornwall for me to attend, in fact this year because of the slip back it is bang on the same time we go down there.
Anyway for what it's worth I'd just like to point out that we did the Bunkhouse thing last year at the Wales meeting, I would strongly advise it over camping, everyone who attended really enjoyed it and said how much more convenient and easier it was.
You don't have to carry hardly anything with you, no pitching and de pitching, no messing about with brewing or cooking, you can guarantee that if you get wet on the ride you have a nice warm dry base to go back to, you don't have to mess about going out to find something to eat, which in turn gives you more ridding time.
You basically turn up with your bike, a soap bag and a change of clothes, and at the end when you're leaving, just pick up your bag and go.
To be honest it's a win win, even if the attendance is low and you end up paying £50 each it's still great value.
I'm a big fan of camping, but for the bike meetings I think the Bunkhouse is a better option, so much so I've booked and paid the deposit for the Bunkhouse for this years Wales meeting.
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by AMCQ46 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:37 pm

Kev,
That's my thinking too, so I will push forwards to see what options there is in the local area.

but as you, Popkat & Gabi have found out, now you need people to commit to the event early, and put some cash on the table, which is not easy!

and to that end I just checked the thread to see who had said they were going to come: and its only got me, Grumpy Stu, Fabio & 2 mates and the usual empty promise from Macdee :D . so at best 5 names :(

I imagine we will also get the other usual suspects:
KermitleFrog and at least 2?
Ziggy
PeteL
Gabi
Mike2000VTR [but he might stay in his camper van]
countrymick

so projection of 12 for the bunkhouse

any other potential interest? these are epic roads and very low traffic, you wont go home without a big stupid grin on your face :thumbup:
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by macdee » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:17 pm

McQ your bitchy lol
I can swing either way
There could be a few friends come with me
But it would be down to there work commitment
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by AMCQ46 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:27 pm

Bunkhouse has availability that weekend [Friday, Saturday, Sunday night], if we don't fill the bunkhouse we would be paying £18 per person per night [but they may rent out the other rooms so we don't have it to our selves], so not having 20 people is not going to be a big financial problem.

so if you are staying for the long weekend = £54 for 3 nights,
Friday and Saturday only should be £36 as long as we can do a deal on some staying for a shorter time.

if you consider that the campsite was about £10 per tent per night this is not a big extra cost.

I will start chasing the usual suspects for some commitment and put a booking on the bunkhouse once I have some numbers
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by cheekykev » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:54 pm

AMCQ46 wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:37 pm
Kev,
That's my thinking too, so I will push forwards to see what options there is in the local area.

but as you, Popkat & Gabi have found out, now you need people to commit to the event early, and put some cash on the table, which is not easy!
Yeah I know, that's why I posted up to try and promote it for ya
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by grumpyfrog » Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:09 pm

Bunk house is great and I'd be up for that..
Don't hassle me
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by gabi81 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:45 pm

Im down for this as i always wanted to ride up there but might be bringing family with me depending on the missus

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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by gabi81 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:49 pm

Add me as +1 a mate is coming along and ill be coming with missus and minion in tow

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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by AMCQ46 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:47 pm

nice one gabby... so is it your mate and the bunkhouse and your family in one of the chalets?
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by Pete.L » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 pm

Thanks for the text Ali,
just let us know when you want a deposit/cash. As much as I love camping I'm quite happy to swing either way and I'm sure Ian can always put his little erection up in the car park if he really needs to :wink:
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by KermitLeFrog » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:09 pm

Pete.L wrote:Thanks for the text Ali,
just let us know when you want a deposit/cash. As much as I love camping I'm quite happy to swing either way and I'm sure Ian can always put his little erection up in the car park if he really needs to :wink:
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by AMCQ46 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:51 pm

both names added to the list :thumbup:
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by KermitLeFrog » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:11 pm

Pete.L wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 pm
Thanks for the text Ali,
just let us know when you want a deposit/cash.
Ditto.
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by macdee » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:31 pm

KermitLeFrog wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:11 pm
Pete.L wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 pm
Thanks for the text Ali,
just let us know when you want a deposit/cash.
Ditto.
Ditto
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Re: OP STORM SW Scotland Mk6, Aug 10th to 13th 2018

Post by AMCQ46 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:41 pm

macdee wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:31 pm
KermitLeFrog wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:11 pm
Pete.L wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 pm
Thanks for the text Ali,
just let us know when you want a deposit/cash.
Ditto.
Ditto
I didn't text you as you never turn up :lol:
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