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Post by nathan93 on Mon May 30, 2011 3:53 pm

how about a A5 ride from 1 end to the other ???
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by Goodship1002 on Tue May 31, 2011 4:42 am

Sounds like a good one Nath!!!

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Post by jimisnake99 on Tue May 31, 2011 11:54 am

wheres a5, lol
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by nathan93 on Tue May 31, 2011 2:45 pm

the A5 that longg road that goes from like london to wales lol
could do a ride down it stopping off at certain places of interest
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Post by jimisnake99 on Tue May 31, 2011 3:22 pm

we could do an overnighter, get lashed up somewhere along the way!
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by jimisnake99 on Tue May 31, 2011 3:26 pm

jus looked, and seems like it only goes from Bangor to Telford then it becomes thw m54!
I could be wrong!


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Post by nathan93 on Tue May 31, 2011 4:17 pm

yh ride up to wales, get pissed and ride back or somehting along them lines lol
a5 is a roman road and im pretty sure doesnt turn into anything else goes from near london all the way to wales
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Post by nathan93 on Tue May 31, 2011 4:26 pm

ah just looked on goole, the road turns orange were it crosses the m6 then stops asfar as i can tell at snedshill and can go on the a5061/a518 then back onto the a5 at cluddley and up to wales
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Post by nathan93 on Tue May 31, 2011 4:49 pm


210ish miles form dunstable to bangor, easy Very Happy i did not much less to stroud n back, cruise to wales have afew meeting points along the way, i would be up for this (not too soon though mind lol) anyone else?

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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by jimisnake99 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:53 pm

Yeah deffo, It will have to be July/august time i rekons as Scooter nation is in jus over a week, are you coming to that??
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Post by jimisnake99 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:57 pm

Jus looked at route, could make a good night or 2 of it, I rekon meet in milton keynes and ride it up to wales n back!
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Post by nathan93 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:26 pm

ill hopefully be at scooternatins, the wales meet would have to wait afew weeks i wreckon. meet around mk then ride up the a5 then have meeting points along the way
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by Goodship1002 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:03 am

A5 Watling Street - Kina like Route 66 in america!

Got loads of history, goes through loads of nice towns and villages, and would be a great ride!

Im up for it

27th August?


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Post by nathan93 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:28 am

27th august is good for me, will have to plan the route
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Post by nathan93 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:42 am

how often would we want the meet/fuel points?
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Post by lshigham on Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:50 am

50mi max I'd say. That's how far 7l will take me, anyway lol

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Post by jimisnake99 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:57 am

27th mite be ok!! will have to check with her indoors, she's shite with dates!!lol
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by nathan93 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:06 pm

< google maps


start - Towcester Rd Old Stratford, Northamptonshire MK19 6 - little chef

14.9miles - A5 Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire NN7 4 - petrol station

21.3miles - A5 Lilbourne, Northamptonshire CV23 0 - Truck stop

39.3miles - Watling St Burbage, Leicestershire LE10 2 - Service station

68.1miles - 154 Lime Lane, Norton Canes, Staffordshire WS3 5 (A5 Services) - Service station

106miles - Hereford Rd Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 9, UK - macdonalds, sainsburys and petrol station

124miles - Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry Rural, Shropshire SY11 4 - service station

137miles - Regent St Llangollen, Clwyd LL20 - sommer field

189miles finish - Lon Glan Mor Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 1 - service station
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by nathan93 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:29 pm

part of the route on google maps says m54 but we would just stay on the a5, cruise about 50mph, meet at 10:00?
anyone feel free to change the meet points around got pleanty of time to get proper meet points Wink
who's up for this then?
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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by lshigham on Sat Jun 04, 2011 2:42 am

Looks good to me. Instead of following the A5 ridgedly, why don't be go below Birmingham and take the scenic route up mid-Wales? There's some great road's for scooting Wink

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Post by jimisnake99 on Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:02 am

That is a good call they are some mint roads! however does trash the a5 route idea, lol

should be a good day or2!
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Post by lshigham on Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:11 am

Yes, it does rather! A5 beginning to end with a D-tour thrown in lol

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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by jimisnake99 on Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:25 am

Dam can't do the 27th the wife is on a hen weekend!!!

Any other dates suit any1??
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Post by lshigham on Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:31 am

Oooh, maybe make a weekend of it - 25th?

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Re: A5 Point to Point

Post by nathan93 on Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:17 am

doesnt have to be the a5, was just an idea
go the most scenic way will be a better ride then
weekend would be good, most dates are alrite just get one that suits most
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