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Old 05-08-2011, 05:59 PM   #240 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Arragonis View Post
If you have 250 lb/ft the A68 is a fine road South to North until it reaches Midlothian.

Midlothian is a little like Sainsbury's - time seems to slow down so much you almost feel like you are not moving at all.

Especially in the cafe.

Plus of course have you driven a Fabia VRS ? They don't like corners much
TBH those roads can be fast in a 1.3 Felicia if you can keep up the momentum!

I lived in Mid, and worked for the Council- its a touch "Deliverance"

Good roads though- esp the one from gorebridge to Penicuik- I used to be demon down that road in a Transit Connect

As for the Fabia- Get it on coilovers then- you're "conserving momentum" so you dont have to brake and waste fuel
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