2009 RALLY – No 27

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Last years rally was a wee (peerie) bit wet and we all got Duckin Drookit!!

Incredible attendance at the 2009 rally. Must have been one of the busiest. Weather was changeable but gradually improved towards the weekend.
The crack was good, the food was good (you must try Lowrie’s chicken pies in a roll), the real ale was excellent.
The event was filmed by Eyeline Media from Aberdeen and will be for a BBC ALBA motoring programme (Air an ratha – or something like that). The programme will be on the Gaelic channel sometime late August 2009 I believe so if you have SKY you can get it or also BBC iPlayer. The programme will be subtitled for all of you who cannot speak Gaelic.

Made a few new friends this year and reacquainted myself with others. Just a shame the Lerwick Carnival and Pier Foy were not on the same weekend this year.

Good points: too many to mention
Bad points:  Northlink need to get their booking system into gear. No carnival. Horrendous Ferry Inn prices for sunday afternoon.

Photos – Apologies if I get spelling or names wrong

custom

Very tidy triumph custom

Olly

Olly listening to Jock Welch
(okay I know it is Laurel but jock didn’t)!

group
Wilbert, Aimee, Mousie, Jimmy (Jeemie/Jamie), Marion, Ginge

Yuk

“Me no like beer”

hat  

Nice Hat!!!!!!

pants

Guess the gusset???? Answers on a postcard to………

pals

Marion (right) and her favourite pal!!

sleep

Advisable not to fall asleep at the Dim!

Caravan

Nice Caravan!

Repair

Cylinder head gasket replacement in Vidlin bush shelter.
Rumour has it the mechanic is really a vet and was spotted earlier with his hand up the exhaust!

croft1

Guy Martin with a tour load of local floosies!

tour 2

Laurel (Olly), Angela and Amy and not forgetting Guy Martin again.  Sumburgh bunnet is ACU/BS approved – honest!

Polis

John is really excited isn’t he? Neil was just about to grab John’s leg in a mad panic!

How she gave birth to a fully clothed hairy arsed biker I still am not sure but the head did come out just after this picture was taken!

Pole

Davy J on his way doon!

film crew

The Eyeline media film crew filming Dave Diamond’s combo with its fluent Gaelic ballast!

Monkey  

MONKEY called Bonzo!

Empties

Real ale empties!!  Yummy!

Bye

Raif, Bubbles and Pete on the way home.