Where did you ride today?

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The Northern Monkey
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Where did you ride today?

Postby The Northern Monkey » Sat Mar 24, 2012 16:41 pm

Just had an epic DH session at FOD, trails were fast and roots were dry! Whats not to like!
Been there since 10:30am and just got home now - energy levels started to drop :lol:

Loving the dry weather, Cwmcarn tomorrow I think!

Where'd you lot go?

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby felix.london » Sat Mar 24, 2012 17:00 pm

Did a couple of runs in Claviere, Italy. Very warm, snow melting. Was out with the family so nothing to crazy but did a few jumps in the snow park.

(was riding a snowboard..does that count?)
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby Angry Bird » Sat Mar 24, 2012 17:27 pm

Didn't, at least I haven't yet. I've done uni work and sorted out the mess the bike shop made of my wheel.

Yesterday I had a really nice ride over on the Marin trail though, so I'm fairly content, was nice and quiet, great views and quite a fun trail.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby Long Time Lurker » Sat Mar 24, 2012 19:00 pm

15 miles through dense fog on the NE coast. Sacked it off after an hour as it was getting dangerous.
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby snotty badger » Sat Mar 24, 2012 19:18 pm

Finished building my kula SS yesterday so went up whinlatter again (two days on the trot).

Whinlatter challenge tomorrow so back up again!
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby _Jon_ » Sat Mar 24, 2012 20:23 pm

Nearly went to the peak district but decided to FTD and the monkey trail at Cannock instead. The trail conditions were great today and there was hardly anyone out this afternoon.

Might go to the peaks tomorrow.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby bjj.andy.w » Sat Mar 24, 2012 20:31 pm

85 km road ride around the trough of bowland today. Off up to wheelbase in stavley, south lakes tomorrow for their demo day. Testing a whyte, trek and a lappiare around the bridalways of Kentmere. Should be good.
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby DCR00 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 20:31 pm

Healey Nab today in the blazing sunshine

2nd time there. I have to say i love that trail. Will def be going back.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby .blitz » Sat Mar 24, 2012 21:02 pm

The usual trans-Chase epic, no trail left unridden, some of them twice.

Dry, sunny & t-shirts it would've been a shame not to

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby mcnultycop » Sat Mar 24, 2012 21:33 pm

I was going to go to Lee, but I spent all afternoon fixing and cleaning. I should get up there tomorrow.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby El zilcho » Sat Mar 24, 2012 22:38 pm

I rode around Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill in the North Downs. I was a gorgeous day and nice and cool in the trees.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby Cat With No Tail » Sat Mar 24, 2012 22:39 pm

To the end of my street and back.

And nowhere at all on the Turbo.

Fail

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby The Northern Monkey » Sat Mar 24, 2012 22:41 pm

Should watch some helmet cam footage on the big screen while on the Turbo... put a few fans around you and get the mrs to throw mud and grit in your face!

Pretty much the same thing!

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby deadkenny » Sat Mar 24, 2012 22:49 pm

To infinity and beyond!

or rather a hill in Surrey

(p.s. Pitch & Holmbury aren't technically North Downs :P, though strangely Surrey Hills which these are includes North Downs. ND is a chalk ridge, and Pitch/Holmbury isn't chalk. :D).

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby El zilcho » Sat Mar 24, 2012 23:21 pm

Pitch and Holmbury don't count as North Downs? I never realised that! Thanks for the info about my local geography.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby stubs » Sat Mar 24, 2012 23:27 pm

Yorkshire Dales round Inglebrough and Whernside. Top top day out and I really appreciated the post ride rehydration at the Reading Rooms in Clapham. 2 pints of Copper Dragon thank you and its only £2.50 a pint http://www.claphambunk.com/
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby Northwind » Sat Mar 24, 2012 23:55 pm

Was supposed to be trailbuilding but discovered in the morning I couldn't be bothered, and went back to bed :oops: So knocked out a 20 mile loop-of-loops in the pentlands when I finally managed to get out of bed. Lovely- warm but misty so a sort of mad glowing sky like someone had turned up the Bloom slider, some actual honest to god dust on the ground, and loads of happy people out.

Pretty tame stuff tbh apart from coming down the mental kids' downhill trails at the end, but still lovely. Not sure where to tomorrow, glentress mebbe.
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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby milko9000 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:54 pm

7 hours or so around Pitch/Winterfold/Holmbury hill. What a day! And thanks to Pedal and Spoke for sorting me out with a new rear derailleur when that died halfway around, that was a ridesaver.

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby Thewaylander » Sun Mar 25, 2012 13:37 pm

Had a blast round Cwm on Friday, and put some miles in up Machen yesterday just having an explore! today is rest day as my ars* is sore... :P

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Re: Where did you ride today?

Postby thejerv » Sun Mar 25, 2012 15:20 pm

Well I had a wasted journey to Cannock this morning, went to Stile Cop to ride some downhill but because there was a race on they had closed off all the tracks. I wasn't happy!


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