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Photo from A Day in the Park- Heaton Park 12th July 2009

A Day in the Park- Heaton Park 12th July 2009

How do you upstage 10 Goldwing solos, 3 Trikes and a combination fully polished and on a static display?  Dead easy as it turns out. I went to the new bike event at Heaton Park, Manchester and joined up with members  from GoldWings North West.  We were given a nice patch of hard-standing onto which […]

Photo from GoldWings North Wales to the rescue.

GoldWings North Wales to the rescue.

It was a serious problem which caused Frank and Maggie McArdle to stop their GoldWing in North Wales on their way back from Italy to N. Ireland  – all the electrics had gone with no power at all. Frank tried one or two  tips he had been given to try and resolve the issue but […]

Photo from A trip to Grimsargh

A trip to Grimsargh

Saturday 27th June  saw Jan and I , and Dennis settiung off in grim looking weather to visit Grimsargh, home to Bill and Barbara Squires and venue for the Field Day event being hosted by his village. This annual event is known amongst the GNWesters due to the great buffet put on for the participants […]

Photo from A toe in the water of European Group Travelling

A toe in the water of European Group Travelling

Jan and I recently came back from a very successful trip to the Mosel Valley in Western Germany, accompanied by 9 other GoldWings of 2 and 3 wheel persuasion. The tour was very ably led by Stuart Ormorod, and the group consisted of both experienced and novice European tourers. This alone made the whole experience […]

Photo from Knutsford Honda Open Evening 5th June 2009

Knutsford Honda Open Evening 5th June 2009

Knutsford Honda is a new solus Honda dealer situated on the A50 Road at High Legh and on Friday 5th June they held an open evening with buffet at their new premises. Kevin and Sandra, Nigel and Joanna, and Janet and I went along for a look at the new premises and to see what […]

Photo from North Wales Lakes Ride 31st May 2009

North Wales Lakes Ride 31st May 2009

Following a last minute change of plan due to the low number of Wingers available for a big planned ride, we had a change of plan to ride three of the reservoirs in North Wales, Vyrnwy. Bala Lake and Brenig. As it turned out only Dennis, Jan and I were able to go, but what […]

Photo from New plaything

New plaything

I have gone and done it. While my trike has been away for repair and has not been available to ride,  I have strayed from the true path and indulged in a new plaything. I was unable to pass this dealers showroom without glancing in at the stock and there she was – a lightly […]

Photo from Tales of woe! Trike MOTs and Braking Efficiency

Tales of woe! Trike MOTs and Braking Efficiency

Having been unable to ride my trike for three weeks now I was really looking forward to going to collect it from a Yorkshire based Goldwing dealer, where it has been having the works done to the brakes to pass the MOT. The dealer does not have the facilities to test trikes and has to […]