Wednesday, August 7

D is for Duck.


Way back in 2000 or possibly 2001 I spotted a duck backpack at the Scottish Bike Show. At the time the world and his wife seemed to have a Shaun the Sheep backpack and me being me wanted something different.
To this day I have not seen another when we are out and about on the motorbike.
The duck has been to France at least 3 times, done Assen in the Netherlands a couple of times, been to Ireland and the Isle of Man 6 times.
He has met many famous racers and indeed is well known in public circles.

















This week Jon and I did something quite DIFFERENT - we joined a motorbike club, the Moto Guzzi GB Club. Last night, Tuesday was the East Riding meet up in Wetwang, about an hour and a half away on the Moto Guzzi.














We had a great time, meeting new people and talking about the Moto Guzzi motorbikes, oh and Wetwang has a FABULOUS Fish and chip shop!
How did they spot us? Correct they were looking for a duck!




We are really enjoying the Moto Guzzi


Many more Destinations are on the way!
Watch this space!

This is D in my ABC Adventures on the Moto Guzzi.

14 comments:

  1. Central Yorkshire, southern Wisconsin, those Moto Guzzi bikes...and people....look about the same :)

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  2. The duck backpack is too cute. I hope you enjoy the motorcycle club. Carver, ABC Wed. Team

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  3. Ducky! I like you in that police hat, or whatever it is

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  4. Wow! All that leather & powerful bikes!
    As for the duck....... well he's lovely!
    Maggie x

    Nuts in May

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  5. Just wondering - it's a bit small, so what do you carry in it? And "Duck" sure does make you stand out in a crowd! lol

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  6. The most travelled duck in the world it would seem to me, but like Leslie, I do wonder exactly what you can carry in it. Can't think much about it though as those fish and chips look so delicious.

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  7. Wow! What a great post. That duck must have seen a lot of the world now.
    Have a great day tomorrow.
    Wil, ABCW Team.

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  8. A well travelled and celebrity duck great pics. I had the same thought as Leslie about its size until I was diverted by the fish and chip shop and wondering if that was its menu outside.

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  9. You are completely quackers!
    Jane x

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  10. Wow, let the adventures continue. Can't wait to hear whats on the agenda next.
    Love your traveling duck.

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  11. I'm sure the Moto Guzzi club will be lots of fun for you, but nothing can beat that duck! It takes a special kind of woman (secure and self-assured) to wear a duck backpack over leathers, and we all know you are a special kind of woman.
    I enjoyed this post, Denise.
    K

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  12. I agree wetwang's fish shop is great. We visit family nearby quite often and have indulged in a fish and chip supper on a few occasions

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  13. Love the duck. My daughter had a monkey backpack but I've never seen a duck
    Suzy at Someday Somewhere.

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Thank you for your comments, always nice to know somebody has taken the time to let me know what they think.

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