The weather forecast was not good – but all of the attendants for the Taunton Classic Motorcycle Club’s annual Exmoor Run held on August 11 were hoping that it wouldn’t be as bad as last year!
However, it appeared that Sunday would be an improvement on Saturday’s conditions and, sure enough, they woke to sunshine on Sunday morning.
No less than 84 riders had entered in advance, and at least 63 of those came along on the day, with the uncertainty coming from the fact that the club can never really be totally sure of the number, as not everyone remembers to sign in! Regardless, a further 60 riders risked the weather and registered on the day.
The ride was excellent – especially the section between Minehead and Dulverton, where the views were stunning and the heather looked spectacular. And, yes, there was some rain, however, there was also a lot of sunshine!
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