Euro Lambretta 2012
Kelso 2012
Euro Lambretta Jamboree, Wachtebeke, Belgium, 8th - 10th June
London 2012
LEFT TRANENT TUESDAY 5TH OF JUNE, ME N MAGS ON MY STANDARD GP200, SCOTT & NIKKI ON HIS TUNED SERIES YIN, PAUL ON HIS NEWLY RUN IN TUNED GP225.
STU & MONIQUE WENT A DIFFERENT ROUTE WI OTHER MEMBERS O THE LAMBRETTA CLUB OF SCOTLAND OAN HIS LI SERIES 2.


GOT AW THE WIY TI PATHHEAD (10 MILES) N SCOTT’S PANNIERS CAUGHT FIRE OAF HIS NEW EXHAUST, BURNING A HOLE RIGHT THROUGH N BURNT HIS NEW JEANS N TOPS HE’D JIST BOUGHT OOT PRIMARK (HE WIZ GUTTED).
STAYING ON THE A68 – A697 JIST EFTER COLDSTREAM PAULS SCOOTER HOLED A PISTON / TERMINAL. NO WANTING TO MISS THIS RALLY HE BORROWED RAB MACKAYS GP200, WHICH HIS PARTNER DEBBIE BROUGHT DOWN IN THE PICK UP FI EDINBURGH.
WE GOT ON OUR WAY TI NEWCASTLE TI CATCH THE OVERNIGHT FERRY, PICKIN UP BOB (SKIN) AT WOOLER ON HIS VESPA - AYE VESPA!
WAITING IN THE QUEUE AT THE FERRY PORT WI THE REST O THE LCS, ABOOT 20 LAMBRETTAS AND A VESPA!!
WAITING TILL THE LAST CALL TI SEE IF PAUL WIZ GONNY MAKE IT….JIST MINUTES TI GO AND HE TURNS UP WI RABS GP200. HAD A GID LAUGH N BEVVY OAN THE FERRY WI THE REST O THE LCS.

 

BRAW WEATHER IN THE NETHERLANDS, WE HEADED TO AMSTERDAM FOR A NIGHT (ONLY ABOUT 20 MILES). THE REST O THE LCS HEADED FURTHER DOON THE COAST. FELT SORRY FOR SOME O THEY WEEMIN STANDING IN THEY WINDIS JIST IN THEIR UNDERWEAR, CATCH THEIR DEATH O CAULD! GREAT LAUGH IN THE DAM, PLENTY BEVY N UITSMIJTER - HAM, EGGS N CHEESE.THURSDAY MORNING WE WERE GETTING READY TI HEAD DOON THE COAST FOR A NIGHT IN GENT, ONLY ABOOT 140 MILES (IF YI DINNY GIT LOST)!
BUT SCOTT BROKE DOON…….I MEAN SCOTT N NO HIS LAMBRETTA, SEEKNESS N GARY GLITTERS, A BUG HE CAUGHT FI BILLY HARDIE OAN THE FERRY GAUN. SO HE HAD TI FAKE A SCOOTER BREKDOON N GET RECOVERY TI GENT. TRYIN HIS BEST NO TI HUV AN ACCIDENT IN THE BREKDOON TRUCK

WE TRIED TI AVOID THE MOTORWAYS AS THEY WERE MAYHEM. NO THE PLACE TI BE WHIN YIR OAN A 43 YR AULD LAMBRETTA! EFTER GETTING LOST AT THE HOEK VAN HOLLAND WE HEADED DOON THE COAST OAN THE SCENIC N57 TOWARDS ZEELAND, CROSSING SOME AMAZING BRIDGES N GAUN THROUGH A TUNNEL THIT WIZ 4 MILES LONG

EFTER SOME LUNCH OOTSIDE IN THE SUN, UITSMIJTER - HAM, EGGS N CHEESE WE GOAT A GID SOAKING AS IT POORED O RAIN, THIS BEIN THE ONLY RAIN DURING OOR TRIP! ARRIVING IN GENT TI MEET UP WI STU N MONIQUE N OTHERS FI THE LCS. A FEW KRIEKS (CHERRY BEER) IN GENT WHICH IS A BEAUTIFUL TOON.
     
FRIDAY MORNING ALL EAST LOTHIAN, 8 O US HEADED TO THE RALLY AT WACHTEBEKE, ONLY ABOUT 20 MILES. STU N MONIQUE WERE CAMPING BUT THE REST O US WERE IN A HOTEL IN ZELZATE, ABOOT 7 MILES FI THE RALLY SITE. THERE WERE A FEW WELL KENT FACES IN OOR HOTEL, LEEDS CENTRAL, AND TINO SATTCHI LAMBRETTA CLUB ITALIA. EFTER A QUICK RUN ROOND THE SINK WE HEADED TO THE RALLY SITE FOR OOR MEAL, BBQ’D HAM THEN A FEW BEERS MEETING UP WI FOLK FI AW ROOND EUROPE.
I WAS DJIN IN THE MAIN HALL, THE SOUL / REGGIE ROOM, HUD THE PLACE ROCKIN TILL LATE (THANKS TI RUSSEL FOR TAKIN MA RECORDS OWER IN HIS VAN).
SATURDAY SAW US BACK AT THE RALLY SITE WHICH WAS A GREAT SET UP ON AN ISLAND WI 1200 LAMBRETTISTI IN ATTENDANCE.

KILTED UP FOR THE MAIN MEAL / PRESENTATION OAN THE SATURDAY NIGHT THE LCS MADE A GRAND ENTERANCE….69 O US MOST IN KILTS. UNLIMITED WINE OAN THE TABLE WI HAM FOR STARTER COURSE, THEN FOR THE MAIN COURSE….YOU GUESSED IT HAM. WI THE WINE FLOWING, THE ATMOSPHERE WIZ TOPS. EFTER THE PRESENTATIONS I WIZ DJIN AGAIN, THE MUSIC WAS OAN TILL 5 AM. BUT US AULD YINS SNEAKED AWAY ABOOT 2 AM

SUNDAY MORNING SAW US HEADING BACK UP THE COASTAL ROUTE TOWARDS DELFT IN HOLLAND FOR ANOTHER NIGHT OOT.
MONDAY WE JIST HAD A WEE EASY RIDE, ABOOT 50 MILES UP TI IJMUIDEN TI CATCH THE FERRY, STOPPING OF AT ZANDVOORT FOR SOME SEAFOOD.

ANOTHER NIGHT OAN THE BEVVY OAN THE FERRY WI THE LCS, PHIL & MICHELLE FI NEWCASTLE & SOME WEARSIDE WANDERERS.
TUESDAY WE RODE UP THE ROAD WI A FEW LCS, ABOOT 15 SCOOTERS.
GREAT RALLY, SCOOTER NEVER MISSED A BEAT & YOU CAN STICK YIR HAM UP YIR ERSE.
SHEP