Strathaven to Muirkirk road

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Strathaven to Muirkirk road

Postby ceathorne » Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:39 pm

Had a great little blast this week whilst visiting another Mica shop down in Cumnock. Top down there and back. Good to smell burning brakes again :wink:
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Postby kevham » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:03 pm

Colin,
That is a great bit of road !
Me and a few mates from London had a great blast down there about 5 years ago - including a 'tussle' with a local in a Subaru Impreza Turbo. He had overtaken us (4 MX5s and a Merc SLK) just coming out of Strathaven and seemed a wee bit surprised to have us right on his tailpipe all the way to Muirkirk. By then, you could smell his brakes from inside my car :lol:
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Postby DouglasH » Sun Apr 23, 2006 11:33 pm

Used this road many times on the way to Kames track or working in Muirkirk, but alas unless it has changed the road surface was pretty broken up at places.
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