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Old 27th January 2018, 09:10 PM
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IBA have launched their 2018 photo rally and new website.
Plucked the low hanging fruit today, Daly's Bridge in the Mardyke, Cork.

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Old 28th January 2018, 01:07 AM
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You weren't the only one there today, great to see the IBA lads launching this a month early...
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Old 28th January 2018, 09:30 AM
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You weren't the only one there today, great to see the IBA lads launching this a month early...
Ya, it was a nice surprise ahead of the Irish Photo Rally launch next weekend.
Throw up your photo.
Will you be in Athlone Saturday?
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Old 4th February 2018, 09:52 PM
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Grabbed a couple of IBA photos on the way to the Irish Photo Rally dinner
2/15 O'Brien's Bridge near Kilaloe
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and the sadly flooded 3/15 Suck Bridge near Athlone (it's 500m metres ahead)

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Old 5th February 2018, 10:18 AM
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You weren't the only one there today, great to see the IBA lads launching this a month early...
did you get up to the Suck Bridge? was that the white railing bridge?
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4/15 Dromana bridge Waterford

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Old 11th February 2018, 09:34 PM
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My apologies as I didmt see your recent posts until just now John, yea, was at the photorally night and got distracted by a right hoor on Saturday and took off to lough Corrib to an old photorally shot via the river Suck, failed to make it on the way up Friday but God loves a trier so got it on Saturday, here's my 4 so far...


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No weather for bikes today, started out at 1c and didn't get much warmer, snow, hail and thunder was enough to keep Flymo under lock & key

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Old 11th February 2018, 10:45 PM
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Good Job!
we couldn't get near the Suck bridge Saturday. But we could see it ahead even though we ran out of road.
well done for getting up to it.
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Old 11th February 2018, 10:55 PM
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Ignore whereby says road flooded and continue straight on up the track, take the next two turns right and the next left, this will take you to the other side of that flooded road and onto the bridge, this bridge is a replacement for the very old timber one that was an Irish photorally shot a good few years back, it would have been very risky to take your bike across that one as many of the planks were decayed.
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I have signed up for this, but one thing I am unsure of is: the GPS cordinates, they look like they are in decimal but on my chancy young wan, it gives several options for format, I mean about 20 odd. Are the points in Irish or UK decimal, or is there any difference at all.
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Originally Posted by bogman
Ignore whereby says road flooded and continue straight on up the track, take the next two turns right and the next left, this will take you to the other side of that flooded road and onto the bridge, this bridge is a replacement for the very old timber one that was an Irish photorally shot a good few years back, it would have been very risky to take your bike across that one as many of the planks were decayed.
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Thanks, kind of fond of it myself, admin says he'd love one that colour Ray !!!!!
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Old 16th February 2018, 01:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Southern Rider
I have signed up for this, but one thing I am unsure of is: the GPS cordinates, they look like they are in decimal but on my chancy young wan, it gives several options for format, I mean about 20 odd. Are the points in Irish or UK decimal, or is there any difference at all.
they are in degrees north and west

So for the Suck bridge for instance
53.432028, -8.263216 (the decimal is fraction of minutes , GPS coords are in the format of Degrees, minutes, seconds)
means
5325'55.3"N 815'47.6"W

Even easier for you is simply paste 53.432028, -8.263216 into google maps and it will show you the exact position.


On the IBA Photo rally site you can download a GPX file. This can be loaded directly into your g.p.s. device. Sorry but you'll have to read your instructions for that, it tends to be different for different makes.

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Great brekkie at Glenmalure Lodge Wicklow for the IBA ride to eat then got a few photos:

IBA 5/14 Clara Wicklow

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IBA 6/14 Clonegall , Wexford/Carlow

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Didn't notice you there John, very successful meet, also got Clonegal done, few photorally ones also, great weekend for biking but back to normal weather today.
Chris was saying that he might limit the numbers of entrants to 65 this year, it's really taken off, 55 have signed up so far...

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New bike, decided to get some miles on it and a couple of photos. Headed Wesht.

7/15 Brandon Creek
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8/15 Blackstone
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Old 29th April 2018, 11:58 PM
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thats a bit of a difference
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Well they were both built in Wisconsin...
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Old 30th April 2018, 03:09 PM
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Well wear with the new Chicken chaser John
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Old 30th April 2018, 10:05 PM
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lmao

but youre no spring chicken cha

no wai you get that in some places like the buell john
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