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A question to all MCS owners out there.Which is and where is your favourite strech of road where you turn off the stereo and listen to that supercharger singing
 

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Don't really listen to the supercharger as I don't have one :p

But the road in North Yorkshire from Stokesley to Helmsley is one of the best imho :D Up through the cleveland hills and into the yorkshire dales. Excellent :)
 

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there is a stretch of back roads from fosdyke bridge through to kirton out to frampton round the marsh road to wyberton finally popping out at boston

for those that aint local to boston lincolshire well you wont know where i mean but im sure RVW will know where i mean

nice winding flowing back roads :D :D :D :D :D for about 15 miles
 

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fevs said:
there is a stretch of back roads from fosdyke bridge through to kirton out to frampton round the marsh road to wyberton finally popping out at boston

for those that aint local to boston lincolshire well you wont know where i mean but im sure RVW will know where i mean

nice winding flowing back roads :D :D :D :D :D for about 15 miles
There are a few of them....:D
 

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A question to all MCS owners out there.Which is and where is your favourite strech of road where you turn off the stereo and listen to that supercharger singing

TBH, I've barely had the radio on since I got my S, just listen to the engine anyway :)

BTW there is a great set of roads around Louth (near Lincoln)
 

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There is a road near here that runs along the base of the Dolomites. That is a TON of fun. :D
 

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Through Dartmoor - from Yelverton through Princetown, past the prison :eek: and through the twisties the other side.... great views, great driving :)
 

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theres a road by me along side a gokart track (i wish i cud drive my s on the track but not allowed :( )...been down in various cars inc a westfield which frankly scared the holly stuff out of me ! couple of good 2nd and 3rd gear bends that really stuff u down into ure seat as ure accelerating hard...then theres this bridge u can launch ureself off but if u go 2 quick u end up going down an embankment,so u turn wheels hard left after the bridge down this sloping road....god im getting excited just typing this let alone driving it ! its awsome trust me !
 

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I think its the A34 that runs in a tunnel under Manchester Airports runway, open windows, drop a few cogs and mash the loud pedal into the bulkhead, Ahhhh music to my ears
 

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Through Dartmoor - from Yelverton through Princetown, past the prison :eek: and through the twisties the other side.... great views, great driving :)
OMG, I was just thinking the same thing! :) I've been across Dartmoor a few times now just for fun, some of the roads around Princetown and Two Bridges are excellent MINI-fodder. ;)

Just keep an eye out for the poor Dartmoor ponies though...
 

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theres a road by me along side a gokart track
I went to that track in July this year - if it's the same track I'm thinking of. A young lad went out on the track after we'd finished in his own twin engine cart. He ended up rolling it while we watched! It was absolutely shocking.

Anyway, I live in Sutton Coldfield, and I always head out towards Tamworth if I'm looking for some decent roads to drive. It's difficult to find good roads around here without a bit of a drive. Mid Wales is always good for a laugh.
 

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I went to that track in July this year - if it's the same track I'm thinking of. A young lad went out on the track after we'd finished in his own twin engine cart. He ended up rolling it while we watched! It was absolutely shocking.

Anyway, I live in Sutton Coldfield, and I always head out towards Tamworth if I'm looking for some decent roads to drive. It's difficult to find good roads around here without a bit of a drive. Mid Wales is always good for a laugh.
thyres sum good roads coming from sutton coldfield (country lanes) towards bassets pole , its really straight that goes into a big dip then it pulls u up towards the small forest ! he he good fun, esp after a hard days work! i pass an electric blue cooper s every morn...i wander if its u ? :confused:
 

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OMG, I was just thinking the same thing! :) I've been across Dartmoor a few times now just for fun, some of the roads around Princetown and Two Bridges are excellent MINI-fodder. ;)

Just keep an eye out for the poor Dartmoor ponies though...
Love those roads - but you have to drive with Moor care.. ;) Also heading up from Tavistock to Barnstaple - great roads as long as you don't get stuck behind a tractor! :)
 

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thyres sum good roads coming from sutton coldfield (country lanes) towards bassets pole , its really straight that goes into a big dip then it pulls u up towards the small forest ! he he good fun, esp after a hard days work! i pass an electric blue cooper s every morn...i wander if its u ? :confused:
I drive that road quite often, but it's just not long enough. If I carry on past Bassest's Pole towards Tamworth or the roads around the back of the Belfry I find some quite good roads.
It's not me you see in the morning, I've got a Hyper Blue one. I used to drive out of Sutton that way every day when I worked in Lichfield, but that was before I got the Mini.
 

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I have a few what I call "dangerous roads" that I drive on here in London. As we all know London is full of speed traps, speed bumps, bus lane cameras, 20 mph zones and god only knows what else :mad:

The Old Kent road has always held interest for me to speed down but thankfully some kind person has put 86 sets of pedestrain lights in...thank you :)

Totteridge Lane....dangerous for me that one!
The roads all around Aldenhams Country park are excellent too especially the one by the Fisheries....all twisty turny, I like that one! :)

St Pancras Way. Now its always been know to the locals as Fire Engine Hill as many years ago there was a fire station there. It's a real fast road with a great camber and turn on it just at the Constitution pub. That has been a Minnie fav even when she had her 1300 GT Escort (purple paint and walnut dash!) many, many years ago :D
 

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For the noise, driving along the Tarn gorge in France in the summer was superb. Very twisty, with a few tunnels, but always along the cliff wall so the noise just echos....

For sheer fun, the A702 to Edinburgh is one of my all time favourites, along with the A701. There are also some great roads through the Cairngorm mountains in Grampian, but I've only ever done them in something else and not my S. The SAAB 9-3 Aero was good fun, but not as much as the 406 Coupe I drove there (3.0 V6). Would LOVE to drive my S over them, lots of fast sections with some real twisty bits, lots of undulations too.
 

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TBH, I've barely had the radio on since I got my S, just listen to the engine anyway :)

BTW there is a great set of roads around Louth (near Lincoln)
Lol I'm from Birmingham and missus is from Louth. So I know the area. Never heard of Louth till I met her.
 

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Route 50 between Grafton, West Virginia and Redhouse, Maryland.

U.S. Route 50, said to be the last of the non-interstate coast-to-coast U.S. routes, winds through southern Preston County. Traveling east from Grafton, you pass through Fellowsville, across Laurel Mountain, down to the Cheat River, and then up Cheat Mountain into the mountain town of Aurora (elevation 2,600).

Turns turns turns.

Hair pin turn

Horse shoe Curve

"West Side of Cheat Mt./this mountain is 3 miles from the bottom to the top and has 29
curves and switch backs

Don't forget your Dramamine
 
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