This year was the seventh time that the Spirit of 84 Scooterists has organised the Scooterist Meltdown at the decommissioned nuclear power plant Wunderland, in a small town called Kalkar, in Germany. Your family and friends may think you’re mad when you say “I’m riding to Germany on my scoot” – and they might be right. Not that the distance is a problem. Kalkar is only 120 miles away from Rotterdam Europort; we’ve all travelled further to rallies in the UK.

The time of year made it a little rough, it was extremely wet and windy, otherwise, I'm sure it would have been an easy ride. On the plus side, for the five of us who were mad enough

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