Midges are not usually a problem in May.
Once you get into Scotland there are lots of great roads you could use to avoid motorways and the A9.
When I did the NC500 we went up Loch Lomond, Glencoe and Fort William to get to Inverness.
The Scottish borders and Dumfries and Galloway are beautiful...
I lowered the rear of my NC700X by 40mm using links and the front by 12mm by lowering the forks through the yoke.
Fitted a side stand from a NC700S I picked up on an auction site.
I can still use the original centre stand OK and I've found no issues with the handling or suspension.
We arrived in town, completed the ceremony, and had some free time to mingle with the old timers and towns people. I’ll never forget my next conversation. I was talking to a group of about 5 old timers. They asked me how many jumps I had. Proudly, I answered, I have 67 jumps and I am a master...
This was featured on the BBC news channel 'Click' programe at the weekend, looked really interesting.
The prototype bike they featured was carrying a lot of electronics and giros which the manufacturer says will be reduced to the size of a shoebox for production.
The bike went along as normal...