August’s Editorial 2012 Well July has been a bit wet… Hasn’t it ?… I also belong to the Kawasaki GT Club and this month they had their National Rally in Pitton, Wiltshire about 10 miles south of Stonehenge. So Friday the 6th I packed up all my camping kit, loaded the GTR and set off at about 19:00ish, on a lovely hot sunny afternoon, ( one of the few that we have had this year.) Down the A143 to Bury St Edmunds, joined the A14 and hit wrap speed. A short sharp shower appeared as I joined the A11 with full sun on wet roads it can be quite blinding but I had put my tinted visor on before I left home, so I could see without squinting too much. Roads dried up and joined the M11, M25, traffic was light, so managed to whizz along without any hold ups, joined the M3 and found a service station to fill up and as it was getting dark I changed my visor to the clear one. Joined the A303, and it started to spot a bit, after about a mile the heavens opened and it came down in buckets. Stopped in a lay-by to set the satnav going, as this was the bit I didn’t know, which took me to the campsite. Set up the tent and it was still lashing it down, bailed out the ground sheet and walked down to the pub, which was closing and just had time for a half.
The SAM Observer August 2012
The August 2012 edition of "The SAM Observer"