The Rutland Hotel
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Ferry departure from Heysham to Douglas was at 11:45 so we arrived at the terminal the required 2 hours prior only to wait in line with all the other bikes. This was not a problem as there is always bikes to look at and people to talk to. Lined up behind us were Craig and Marg who we had met in Morecambe the night before. Chris, however was waving to us from the terminal as he would travel to Douglas on the next ferry leaving at 2:15, we arranged to meet him at ...
... and headed back. Bryan beat me by a half hour, and we decided to rug up and take the electric tram to Laxey and change for The Snaefell electric railway. Passed the vantage point of Bungalow, then reached the summit..... Hot cuppa in order! Blowing a gale. Saw bikes on the mountain road (visitors). Headed back to Laxey, walked around there and saw the water wheel, then home. Dinner, then bed - light till ...
... called up to pit lane for the start of the race. Dags was checking thing over and noticed an electrical problem..very quickly all hands were on deck taking off the faring to try and find the fault..thankfully a 15 min delay came over the tanoid. Frantically trying to find the fault and change some fuses another announcement was made and whole day racing was stopped due to bad weather up on the mountain..not good at all for some crews as they are booked on the ferry the ...
... myself heading along the beachfront on hard packed stones and sand. It’s extremely ************* the stones and I almost came a cropper on a number of occasions and was extremely glad to get back onto the tarmac!!
Off back South I head towards the town of Ramsey where I see yet another bike shop and so stop for a look in. Again right away I’m offered a cuppa. Perhaps it’s that cold look that I seem to have on me today that makes the shop ...
... he lives there but he sounds pretty foreign. It is the one with the cafe sign.
It is pretty crowded and we get about the last seat. People to come in after us were told to come back later. Ordered French onion soup and chips because the sandwiches would have been too big. Was only able to eat about 1/2 my chips because the soup was good and filling. Mitchell ordered a welsh rabbit which is melted cheese ...