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    Scotland on a s1000xr
    on: September 02, 2023, 09:37:22 am
    September 02, 2023, 09:37:22 am
    Not me, but a nice video. There's still time in October..  :084:

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    Me and Antares did some wild camping last weekend, Loch Earn in the Trossachs and I'm heading back up to the B797 between Mennock and Elvanfoot for another night, 11th/12th Sept.  :001:

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    Re: Scotland on a s1000xr
    Reply #1 on: September 02, 2023, 12:05:34 pm
    September 02, 2023, 12:05:34 pm
    If you are going to be in the Mennock area it it compulsory to take the road from Thornhill on the A76 to Elvenfoot, it's biking heaven as are the other two passes, but I expect you know that. Thornhill has a popular café well used as a biker stop. The nearest petrol is in Sanquhar which also has café attached.

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    Re: Scotland on a s1000xr
    Reply #2 on: September 02, 2023, 12:33:43 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Old_Fella [+]
    If you are going to be in the Mennock area it it compulsory to take the road from Thornhill on the A76 to Elvenfoot, it's biking heaven as are the other two passes, but I expect you know that. Thornhill has a popular café well used as a biker stop. The nearest petrol is in Sanquhar which also has café attached.

    That was the original plan but decided on Mennock pass instead due to time constraints, both are brilliant!

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    Re: Scotland on a s1000xr
    Reply #3 on: September 02, 2023, 12:53:51 pm
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    There are three passes in all and brilliant, have fun and mind the sheep. I'd come and join you for a day as I live near Dumfries but I have just had hand surgery for carpel tunnel and can't ride yet.

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    Re: Scotland on a s1000xr
    Reply #4 on: September 02, 2023, 04:46:08 pm
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    Looked great!   Must try for next year !

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    Re: Scotland on a s1000xr
    Reply #5 on: September 08, 2023, 07:50:07 am
    September 08, 2023, 07:50:07 am
    Heading back up on Monday, for a one night wild camp, somewhere on the Mennock Pass (B797)  :028:
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