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Ben Higgins
post Sep 23 2011, 09:45 AM
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I was driving down to rehearse with the bassist and drummer yesterday but forgot where I was meant to be going and I took the roads towards the singer's house instead. I was about halfway there when I realised my mistake and I cursed very loudly !

However, I had to improvise and find a different route.. as I was driving on a road in South Dorset called the A35 I realised how much I like certain stretches of this road. When it has dual carriageway you can make rapid progress whilst the hills and valleys pass by. Here it is on a map

http://g.co/maps/uw7fg

Share some of your favourite driving roads.. maybe one day we'll get to try some of these out when we visit different countries !

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post Sep 23 2011, 09:48 AM
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post Sep 23 2011, 12:43 PM
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wink.gif Hey all, I know what you mean Sir Higgins, and i wish we had the back to the future car...wouldn't that be awesome....

Here is my fav driving road, it's from a mountain in the state of where i was born, basically a mountain range and crazy bendy roads are cut all through it.....

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ct=reset

I may have driven my brand new V8 along these roads when i was a young man and crashed it into a barrier but lets not get into that now.... laugh.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 12:47 PM
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QUOTE (JaxN4 @ Sep 23 2011, 12:43 PM) *


The google link doesn't work sad.gif Try putting the info in again, then use the 'short URL' function at the right hand side and copy the top link and paste it in maybe ?

QUOTE (JaxN4 @ Sep 23 2011, 12:43 PM) *
I may have driven my brand new V8 along these roads when i was a young man and crashed it into a barrier but lets not get into that now.... laugh.gif


Oh I don't know, maybe we should get into it...??? tongue.gif

Was it a mad Aussie pickup with a V8 ? cool.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 12:56 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Sep 23 2011, 11:47 AM) *
The google link doesn't work sad.gif Try putting the info in again, then use the 'short URL' function at the right hand side and copy the top link and paste it in maybe ?



Oh I don't know, maybe we should get into it...??? tongue.gif

Was it a mad Aussie pickup with a V8 ? cool.gif


haha, see if this works...

http://g.co/maps/sm44j

and here is a pic of my baby gurl, all squished up and junk unsure.gif

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post Sep 23 2011, 01:01 PM
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QUOTE (JaxN4 @ Sep 23 2011, 12:56 PM) *
haha, see if this works...

http://g.co/maps/sm44j

and here is a pic of my baby gurl, all squished up and junk unsure.gif


Yes, now it works smile.gif Is that some crazy pumped up Vauxhull or something ? Sorry, I can't tell what it is rolleyes.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 01:03 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Sep 23 2011, 12:01 PM) *
Yes, now it works smile.gif Is that some crazy pumped up Vauxhull or something ? Sorry, I can't tell what it is rolleyes.gif



It's a Ford baby... a sexy in yo face beauty.....well not anymore unsure.gif

would you believe that actually happened on my 25th birthday! horrible present tongue.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 01:04 PM
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QUOTE (JaxN4 @ Sep 23 2011, 01:03 PM) *
It's a Ford baby... a sexy in yo face beauty.....well not anymore unsure.gif

would you believe that actually happened on my 25th birthday! horrible present tongue.gif


Ahhhh maaaan !!! dry.gif I guess that retired it permanantly sad.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 01:27 PM
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My favourite is probably the A4 from Maidenhead heading out towards you Ben!! Great roads for a Bike!!
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post Sep 23 2011, 01:28 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Sep 23 2011, 12:04 PM) *
Ahhhh maaaan !!! dry.gif I guess that retired it permanantly sad.gif

unfortunatly yes...but Insurance is a good thing, got something better and it didn't cost me a cent.... So, to summarise, said road is my fav to drive on but i cried everytime i drove on it after that....


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post Sep 23 2011, 01:33 PM
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QUOTE (Sensible Jones @ Sep 23 2011, 01:27 PM) *
My favourite is probably the A4 from Maidenhead heading out towards you Ben!! Great roads for a Bike!!
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Ah, the Bath road.. I shall have to explore one day when I have a full tank and no commitments ! cool.gif

QUOTE (JaxN4 @ Sep 23 2011, 01:28 PM) *
unfortunatly yes...but Insurance is a good thing, got something better and it didn't cost me a cent.... So, to summarise, said road is my fav to drive on but i cried everytime i drove on it after that....


You got a free Ferrari ??? Life's not so bad tongue.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 02:43 PM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Sep 23 2011, 09:48 AM) *

HAHAHA, wouldn't that be cool!


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post Sep 23 2011, 03:00 PM
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Man, I got my car in two major accidents this year, each 1000e cost, fortunately insurance covered it cool.gif


The rute I have taken houndreds of times now already is one fraction of highway 155Km long, it's the road I've always been taking when going south for a gig in my country. Then the road branches in several directions. Belgrade to Paracin laugh.gif Dunno why, but it's either my favorite or my most hated part of the road smile.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 03:04 PM
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Snake road ..!! from sheffield to manchester..awesome!! wink.gif
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post Sep 23 2011, 03:32 PM
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Mine would be the highway 1 from San Francisco to LA smile.gif


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post Sep 23 2011, 05:47 PM
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I'm going to Vegas in november ....should be some new driving experiences too smile.gif
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I once drove from Palm Springs to Vegas, smooth driving thorugh the desert for liek 6 hours laugh.gif be sure to bring some cool driving music with you. I actually really enjoyed the landscape.


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post Sep 23 2011, 06:34 PM
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QUOTE (Bossie @ Sep 23 2011, 03:04 PM) *
Snake road ..!! from sheffield to manchester..awesome!! wink.gif


I've heard of that one.. will do it when I've got a sexier, more powerful car ! biggrin.gif

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I once drove from Palm Springs to Vegas, smooth driving thorugh the desert for liek 6 hours laugh.gif be sure to bring some cool driving music with you. I actually really enjoyed the landscape.


Wow, Christian you've really done some interesting things !! cool.gif


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Come to think of it...I sure have Ben smile.gif And I've got some more interesting things planned...e.g., I've never stolen a crown...


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post Sep 23 2011, 06:43 PM
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QUOTE (Gitarrero @ Sep 23 2011, 06:41 PM) *
Come to think of it...I sure have Ben smile.gif And I've got some more interesting things planned...e.g., I've never stolen a crown...


And you're not going to, either ! wink.gif


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