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Back from CF and mostly unloaded by 7pm. Lovely drive through the Cotswolds (up Fish Hill (JX killer!), Moreton-in-the Marsh, Chipping Norton, Enstone etc) on A44/B4030 to Bicester (M40 and A41 connect)

The sun shone on us this weekend I feel, for April 1st onwards, unexpectedly good weather, even a nice night around the campfire last night
Some incredible Cbs (Cumb Nimbs) after lunch today, mostly missing us by a few miles, but the thwacks and flashes were impressive

Was nice to see so many newcomers giving it a go, and driving so well on the climbs and especially through the steep woods from time to time...

Would like to thank all and any that helped with organisation, Doug, Julia & Roger etc. Everybody pulled together again it seems. Took us back 4 or 5 years 8)

Overall, thought some good driving to be had, definitely good food (& beer, thanks Dave) around barbie, and most important some good Syncro fat to chew. Noticed many parts and services being bartered exchanged bought & sold :wink: :wink:

Think everybody drove outa gate under own power... gotta be good :P

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This weekend was one of the best i`ve had for laughs per mile. Big thanks to the usual suspects for the organisation and making the effort so the rest of us just have to turn up and drive.

I for one had a really good laugh and although I had to leave before anyone else even saw the light of day on sunday, I wish I could have stayed to do more, and I`d have more fun staying. Met up with Rich (sonic23) on the way home to drop off gearbox and wished he could have come. Weather was perfect, although a little cold with the wind, but mostly dry.

I only took one photo all weekend so hope some of you good people could put some up.

Hope everyone gets home safe and sound, and see you all next time.

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Think everybody drove outa gate under own power... gotta be good
Shame i couldn't get there under my own power :lol:
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Had to work this weekend otherwise would have been there for my first Syncronauts / 80 90 event. Can't wait to see some pics. Will definately be there next year.
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Finally got back about 20:30...

Lots of manic prep Sat morn and heavy right foot getting there and back.. :rofl

1.9 DG power.. does the job.. :ok

Thanks for all the organising and setting up.. thanks to Roger for the panda roller coaster ride.... :ok

Hope the instruction was ok for the newer members..

Will try and have more time for a propper weekend.... :ok


Oh and sorry for the swearing.. :oops: :oops: tired and a bit stressed with the manic weekend turn around...
Just about to hit the bath and bed... :wink:

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Dave wrote:I had to leave before anyone else even saw the light of day on sunday

No, but heard you, thanks for keeping the revs down at some absurd time in the morning...

Simon, thanks for the help with induction...

All impressed with what a 1.9DG Doka can do, up and down through the steep woods. Sorry I led you stray through the low hanging branches, seems both of us have canvas' to repair
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A big thank you the the organisers, to Clive and Simon for their invaluable instruction and everyone else who turned up and made this a top weekend.

I learn't loads, had some great laughs and can't wait for the next Syncro event I can attend.

It was great to put so many faces to names at last.

I took a few pics and videos that are currently uploading. Once they are ready I'll put them up.

Oh yeah, one more thing. SYNCROS ROCK!!!!!! :ok :ok
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thanks to every one how helped make this a very enjoyable week end, only took a couple of photos through out the week end, who can guess then Al was leading the group?

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once again thank too all involved and sally still has not got the image of andy in his tent in front of his fire out of her head.

thanks again neil, sally and madaline
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just found this on my phone

the water stank! and went inside the van! we tested the depth and all sceamed passable, as luck would have it it was not my turn to go first.and but my swimming time would come along about 15mins later.

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axeman wrote:just found this on my phone

the water stank! and went inside the van! we tested the depth and all sceamed passable, as luck would have it it was not my turn to go first.and but my swimming time would come along about 15mins later.

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A great event and a big thankyou, to all concerned with its organisation.
A first for the other members of my family, and they are looking forward to our next outing!
I might also bring the other two along next time.

Also a really big thankyou to Aidan for sorting my Gearbox so we could
come and play
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Oh and I "parked" behind Matt in the town, :lol: he was lying underneath refitting a pesky front inner CV.. bolts had come loose...

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Ah! Poor Matt, hate mechanical hassles on the return journey.
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Had a really brilliant time, caching up with old friends and making loads of new ones. Thankyou Clive for contacting me about CF. As always the company was fantastic.
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