Hope you didn't blink and miss summer!
Looking forward to the next MotoGP at the Circuit of the Americas? Roland Potter managed to dash off a description of the Austin, Texas COTA before jetting off to the USA.
It's just to keep you informed until his race report which he will file while on the plane home.
A report for the 1987 Brighthelmstone rally from Phil the Spill this week. He reminds us that the weather can sometimes be ... er ... cold.
We also added a few random badges to maintain our resolve to catch up with the backlog. This week they were a Dangermouse badge and a few on the W Badges and Y Badges pages from Heather MacGregor, Phil the Spill and Ted Trett.
Now, where are yours?
In case we can save you a wasted journey, this weekend's Newt In Shining Armour Rally is cancelled. However Hans Veenendaal added about a hundred more rallies to his list and there are over 30 other rallies this weekend, five of them in the UK.
Quick change of plan?
If you detected a bright horizon last Thursday it was Embers' knobbly knees glowing in the first decent April day since nineteen hundred and frozen to death.
Eleven riders sweated their way to the Rancliffe Arms in Bunny and then raced back to Mountsorrel for Jan Muschialli's cakes. See what you're missing?
Hoping the weather stays reasonable for our ride from Kibworth on Thursday, 26 April. We won't mind putting in a few extra miles to find a landlord who hasn't been warned about us.
On Thursday, 3 May we are heading for Hartshill Hayes Country Park for a 10am start on roads we save for the middle of the year.
April Skype Night is next Wednesday. Alan Jarvis should be back home in Canada. Derek Foster will be calling from Tenerife. Where will you be calling from this month?
A man was looking for a place to sit in a crowded university library. He asked a girl: "Do you mind if I sit beside you?"
The girl replied, in a loud voice "NO, I DON'T WANT TO SPEND THE NIGHT WITH YOU!"
All the people in the library started staring at the man, who was deeply embarrassed and moved to another table.
After a couple of minutes, the girl walked quietly to the man's table and said with a laugh: "I study psychology, and I know what a man is thinking; I bet you felt embarrassed, right?"
The man responded in a loud voice: "£500 FOR ONE NIGHT? ... I'M NOT PAYING YOU THAT MUCH!"
All the people in the library looked at the girl in shock.
The man whispered to her: "I study law and I know how to screw people."