Meeting up again UK in September

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I know that this is a bit of a long shot when we don't know what's going to happen but the Donnington Burnout was obviously cancelled for this year. Being super smart I booked the hotel before you all did for a weekend on the 5th and 6th September. I now find myself unable to cancel the rooms as its not the hotels policy. Thanks for that. However I was thinking that maybe the day could be resurrected as a day out for the bikes and a meeting at the factory with the new owners/staff. Just trying to sound out interest and show the new owners that they have a loyal customer base. Not to mention a few beers and a ride out. Let me know if this is of interest and I will try and contact the factory or if anyone has more direct contact let me know.
 
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I can't plan a week ahead but certainly sounds doable and a great idea being fairly central for many.
 
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Have you got a twin room, I don't snore I promise. :)

Could be a start of something, many 961 owners would have to travel a long old way, Maybe worth checking out local travel lodges/premier inns etc unless SG will allow camping in the grounds. Problem is, many wont want to commit at this time for understandable reasons.
 

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Have you got a twin room, I don't snore I promise. :)

Could be a start of something, many 961 owners would have to travel a long old way, Maybe worth checking out local travel lodges/premier inns etc unless SG will allow camping in the grounds. Problem is, many wont want to commit at this time for understandable reasons.
Commitment has always been my problem, or so I'm told. And I DO snore, its a double and no I am not that way inclined. :) The Priest House rooms are a very reasonable £40-50 with breakfast I have also stayed in the Donington Manor Hotel also about the same price.
 

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I know that this is a bit of a long shot when we don't know what's going to happen but the Donnington Burnout was obviously cancelled for this year. Being super smart I booked the hotel before you all did for a weekend on the 5th and 6th September. I now find myself unable to cancel the rooms as its not the hotels policy. Thanks for that. However I was thinking that maybe the day could be resurrected as a day out for the bikes and a meeting at the factory with the new owners/staff. Just trying to sound out interest and show the new owners that they have a loyal customer base. Not to mention a few beers and a ride out. Let me know if this is of interest and I will try and contact the factory or if anyone has more direct contact let me know.
Sounds like a good shout, I’ll check the PH for room availability.
 

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We shall Tony , the factory next door to the priest house will be gone by first weekend in September , but rolling roads of the Peak District Derbyshire will still be nearby & thats were we shall have a cruise /muse about along with other nearby attractions no doubt.
So anyone else on yer 961 out on Saturday September 5th come on down( or up) & see us .
The Yondermann cafe looks the part for our 961 meet
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https://www.yondermanncafe.com/
Late morning arrival from us few that are already staying up there, it must be a nice ride there from all directions in Lincolnshire,Yorkshire & the Wirral
Yondermann cafe
A623 Wardlow Mires,
Wardlow,
Buxton
SK17 8RW
 
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1st clean and start after 4 months isolation. It started! I couldn’t be more surprised and delighted. Back in the garage for another 5 weeks and then Priest House here we come.

Lovely! Best colour, Best pipes. I can even forgive the Easy Rider bars;) Hope to see you on the road,,,,
 

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Awesome! Second best colour, best pipes, where are the clip-ons!? :) Sweet looking ride, gonna have to look at painting the engine cover lettering again - it looks great! Is it just me, or do bikes generally just look cooler when the ass end is jacked up on a paddock stand?
 

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Awesome! Second best colour, best pipes, where are the clip-ons!? :) Sweet looking ride, gonna have to look at painting the engine cover lettering again - it looks great! Is it just me, or do bikes generally just look cooler when the ass end is jacked up on a paddock stand?

Oh... Paddock stand... I see that now... I thought it was some kind of outrigger support for those loooong pipes....;)
 

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Any more 961,er,s coming along next Saturday? The Peak District gotta be in range , 400/500mile round trip for a few of us !
 
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