The ‘Alternate Mournes’ – A Tour To Consider

The Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland are by no means strange to bikers from across the world.  Just look at Newcastle, Co. Down’s Main Street on any given Sunday (or any given sunny day) and you will see rows of bikes lined up outside the Town Hall, awaiting or having just returned from a zip through the Mournes.  Look across the street at anyone of the Coffee Shops or ice-cream shops and you’ll find the riders of said bikes enjoying a much needed treat, or getting the energy levels up before starting off on their journey.

Bikes from across the country and beyond congregate here, the riders all united by their two wheeled machines.  And it is from here that the journey begins.

Many bikes have left the coast at Newcastle and ascended into the mountains, where well maintained roads twist upwards and onwards.  The sights are enough to guarantee a return by any visitor, especially on a bright sunny day, the landscape here is truly breath taking.

But there is another side to the Mournes, after all this is the Kingdom of Mourne, not simply a one way route.  However this other side of the mountain range is effectively untouched, but it is no less beautiful.  There are sights on the other sode of the Mournes that will leave you breathless as quickly, maybe even more so, than anywhere else on the range.

Most riders go Newcastle and up, may I suggest that you try Newry and up.

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Have a wee bet!

As everyone know Valentine’s Day is definitely one for the girls in our lives. So this one is for the guys. Tonight sees the return of the Europa League, chances are you won’t be able to watch it as you will be treating the Mrs to a monster night on the town.

So while you are out get LiveScores up on your phone and watch all the money you spent on her coming back in courtesy of the Europa League!

The truth is this is a way out there bet worth only a little stake. It does come on at over 100/1 so if it comes in Valentine’s Day is on me. If it doesn’t sorry, but hey it’ll be good watching!

Please, it’s just for fun, bet only what you can afford to loose and have a safe and enjoyable Valentines Day!


10/02/2013 Sunday Soccer

With only two English Premiership matches today I have moved to the Continent for the main bet of the day. Which at the time of writing is paying a massive 12.9/1 with Bet365.

It incorporates Nigeria to lift the African Cup of Nations and given their current run of blistering form doesn’t seem like a big ask. The rest of the bet consists of the big Italian 3, the factor that is increasing the odds so high is that 2 of the 3 are away from home.

My second flutter for the day does involve the two Premiership games. I’m praying for a Sunday full of goals for odds of around 4/1. If you fancied being a wee but safer you can knock the MUFC match down to over 2.5 goals and still get even money.

1. Aston Villa v West Ham : Over 2.5 goals.
2. MUFC v Everton : Over 3.5 goals.

Good luck!

It’s a Mad Soccer Saturday!

Everyone one loves a bit of Soccer Saturday. What makes it even better is a wee flutter on it. Today a combined stake of £23 across numerous bets will return over £11,000.

I have to stress this is just for fun.

So get Sky Sports News on, grab a pen and start scoring off the winners with me.

Just to clarify the top bet is for all 3pm Premiership matches for both teams to score without the Chelsea match.

The matches that are simply listed as :

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HOW TO : ACF-50 Application [Video Guide]


I thought this would be a good potential way to attack, but not necessarily kill two birds with one stone.  I recently purchased some ACF-50 (Anti Corrosion Formula 50) to treat and protect my new bike for the rest of the winter, from the rest of the winter, and after much reading ACF-50 seems to be the product to do that!

Here is how I have described it on my YouTube Video…

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