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West Country Cruise March 15/17 2013

Discussion in 'Events and Cruise Write Ups & Gallery' started by GazHyde, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    Hi all,

    We are starting to assemble at the hotel, so here are some piccies. Unfortunately it's raining, but a few pints will make that irrelevant.

    About 10 cars here already, couple of Z4's plenty of Z3's and even a Z3 Coupe :D

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    More as the weekend progresses...

    Gary, Duncan, Hazel and the group!
     
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  2. GazHyde

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    Relaxing after the evening meal...
     

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  3. Jamezee

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    Hope the weather improves for you all tomorrow :coolsteer) :baa
     
  4. hard top

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    OK, so what time do they send you to bed after throwing the ball at each other for a while?
    And can I get placement for my old mum there?

    :D
     
  5. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Looks like a nursing home:grin:

    Have a great day guys.
    Moz

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    Saw you all on the A386 north of Tavistock :coolsteer) .....haven't been waved at so much by so many :ymhug: ....hope you have a great weekend.
    Sorry I couldn't join you....work in the East calls ( it's not the work...its the cash)
    Rod
     
  7. GazHyde

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    Bloody lovely to have finally met you!!! We stopped at the pub just after we passed you as we'll...

    Big hello from everyone here! :-bd
     
  8. TaffZee

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    Finger crossed for you all, looks like the weather will improve for you all tomorrow, Tops Down all day :coolsteer)

    Have a great time everyone, plenty of Pics and Videos please :-bd
     
  9. EnthuZiaZT

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    Hang on in there, Like Taffzee said it is going to clear up tomorrow and be wall to wall sunshine. :coolsteer) :coolsteer)
    Hope you have all enjoy a 'Top Down' day :-bd
    M & S
     
  10. GazHyde

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    Quick update...

    I haven't been on a cruise with such diversity of Zeds. Green for once the most popular colour, with 4 in total. No yellow, and only one silver. What is the world coming to! Weather has been as good as it could have been with intermittent rain, but enough time to lower the hoods as well. Bloody good day all round!

    Here's some of the cars at the coffee break...

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  11. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Glad yr enjoying .hope you have a good day today. C'MON more Zed piccys please.
    Moz

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    Glad your enjoying the cruise Gary, hopefully a drier day for you today and more top down driving. :coolsteer)
     
  13. GazHyde

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    Stunning view from the hotel!
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    Car park filling up nicely, but more to come...
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    Circling the wagons, err Zeds before setting of
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    Zed Driver Bear came along too.
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    Waiting for a late arrival.
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    Pub. We stopped at pubs. Lots of them. This particular one we stopped at after waving at RodsZ3.
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    Mandatory Mozza content.
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    What a traffic jam consisting of too many Zeds on a country lane looks like. ~x(
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    Don't make any loud noises, the natives look pretty mean. :-ss
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    Winner of the draw for a set of Silverstone Classic tickets provided by Westerly BMW. This is one of the sales guy (right) and his partner who joined us for the day on his first car club cruise. Poor sod had to use his company Z4 for the day!
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    Winner of "who traveled the furthest" prize, again provided by Westerly BMW - 358 miles each way! I think the EAC may recognise this couple?
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  14. billz

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    Looks like you had a great time. Pity we couldnt make it looks like a really good turn out
     
  15. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Glad u all enjoyed the cruise , thanks for sharing,
    Knew that Soddin bear would turn up:grin:
    Moz

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    Big thanks to Garry and Duncan for what was a brill weekend. Was realy great to meet up with some new friends and old and would like to visit the area again. :-bd Was a pitty about the weather but what the hell. :coolsteer)

    I made sure i got back to the hotel to watch Wales do a bit of a job on England, enjoyed it while having a couple of :beer :beer
     
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    A big THANK YOU to Duncan for organising a brilliant weekend. The right combination of cruising, :coolsteer) 'pushing on' (thrashing), tea/coffee stops, lunch breaks and with two great evenings in the hotel socialising with new and old friends. A great time was had by all. We got home @ 9:30 last night - very tired hence this post this morning.

    So, Thanks Duncan, Hazel and Gary - it was a superb time and I'm looking forward to seing you all again soon.

    Cheers, Dave & Pauline

    Photos to follow...
     
  18. andy-tonsberg

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    Duncan,

    Fantastic organisation and a great weekend - Hazel, Gary and yourself deserve a big thank you from us all!! this was our first cruise and we really enjoyed all the fun, great roads and good stops.

    looking forwards to the next event!!

    Cheers Andy and Matt
     
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    Pics as promised...

    Rainy start
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    1st Tea/Coffee pub stop
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    Dartmoor stop
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    Dartmoor stop
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    Waiting in Line
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    Sunday Morning at the hotel
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    Last three standing at Cotehele House
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    A great weekend. :)
     
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    Again, just to say a huge thanks to Duncan, Hazel and Gaz for such a well planned, enjoyable weekend - along with a great bunch of ZedFiends!

    Heather and I had a great time and, sprints and hillclimbs permitting, hope to take in a few more cruises.

    Did someone say there was a speed limit over Exmoor?

    If anyone's interested, I've posted a separate topic about where the first few events I'm entering take place.

    Happy motoring
     

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