Coventry Transport Museum day out 29 TH July.

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merlyn wrote:
mds141 wrote:Well that's four, or five. Merlyn(sorry don't actually know your name), remind me to arrange a time to meet at keele svcs.

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Me Tarzan. :lol: Sorry couldn't resist.
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electrokid wrote:Ah yes - I remember The Round Tuit :lol: only available in the West Country I believe :D

95% certain I'll be there.
I thought most of the tuit's in the south west were square ones? We're lazy folk you see, but if we really want to get a round tuit then you could chop the corners of the square ones. Hey presto, you've got a round tuit! :lol:
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mds141 wrote:
merlyn wrote:
mds141 wrote:Well that's four, or five. Merlyn(sorry don't actually know your name), remind me to arrange a time to meet at keele svcs.

I am Jane.
Me Tarzan. :lol: Sorry couldn't resist.

Oh dear, well at least we've got that one out of the way!
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Just thought, I hope you don't plan to travel down the M6 at any great speed, I'm not sure my car will be up to that.
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I'll be plodding along at 66mph Jane. Only taken the valver up to 134 mph once and it was a trifle nerve wracking.!
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mds141 wrote:I'll be plodding along at 66mph Jane.
Bet that feels quick after a day in the 'office'!
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It certainly does Mat. One develops 56 mph syndrome after a few years. :) also I'm so glad you spelt office correctly, orifice could have been embarrassing!! :)
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BUMP!! Just over two weeks to go guys. Everyone still up for it?
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Oh Yes! 8)
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Indeed!!!!
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Yes, my car's first BX club outing!
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Spiffing!! :)
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I'm vaguely thinking about turning up for the Saturday as well - I heard there's some kind of re-enactment of Lady Godiva's naked horse-ride through the centre of Coventry. I think the original reason for this escapade was political in some form but I'm sure no-one cares to remember what that was :D
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Ok what time shall we get there, Ive been before, its great but a 2/3 hours tops (with a break for luncheon of course) should be enough to see it all.

As some people will be travelling quite a distance shall we aim for mid-day (12 noon) just in case a few of us were out the night before or fancy a lay in (it will be my first day off for 10 days :roll: )
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12 noon is fine Tim. I'm meeting Jane [Merlyn] at Keele svcs. You going M1 + M6 way?
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
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Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.