Cruddy Cwmcarn Uplift Fun 9th September!

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Which day for an uplift?

Poll ended at Wed Jun 13, 2012 22:25 pm

2nd September
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9th September
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Cruddy Cwmcarn Uplift Fun 9th September!

Postby Angry Bird » Tue Jun 12, 2012 22:25 pm

Righty then

As you may be aware the Cruddy calender arrives at Cwmcarn at the start of September, and this seems like a nice opportunity for some petrol assisited gravity laziness.

So, an all day uplift pass costs £29.50, just think how nice it'll feel not having to pedal up that hill.

Should be able to get a good 10 runs in, I mean in the middle of winter you can get 8 in and the shuttle stops dead early, like at 4pm. In September it should hopefully run on towards 6pm.

The course itself is good fun, you don't need a full on DH rig by any means. There's definitely going to be some crashing involved but hopefully nothing too nasty, I'll be bringing my acrobatics along for a start.

Anything else, oh yeah, obviously because the plan is to do an uplift day, if you don't like it, then don't do it, if you're in then book at http://www.cwmdown.co.uk. Now a vital bit of info is missing, the date. I'm going to be bold and say the 9th September* or the 2nd of September. Let's have a quick poll, see which people prefer, but people, only vote if you're actually going to go :wink:

I know I've not put a limit on the poll, but let's say we'll let it run until the end of the month or just before when I head off on holiday near the end of the month, then go with whichever is most popular, should leave plenty of time to book it.




*I know it's not the first weekend in the month but it's definitely going to be outside the school holiday period so it should be a bit quieter around there in general, obviously there's still going to be the usual weekend warriors (us included) But should be fewer families etc. around finishing off their school holidays clogging up the car parks and such. Also I'm really up for it but will probably be resitting my exams on the 3rd September so it'll be a nice light at the end of the tunnel :lol:
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Postby The Northern Monkey » Tue Jun 12, 2012 22:29 pm

9th for me!! birthday is on the 15th :wink: so nice to have it near then lol.

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Postby Stevo 666 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 22:34 pm

Ditto 9th for me - I can probably do either, but the 2nd is the last day of school holidays so might not be quite as easy for me to escape to Wales. We should have a few prizes for best crash, that sort of thing :)

I've just booked the CC uplift for this Sunday to get some practice in so I don't look like a complete t1t :D
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Postby miss notax » Wed Jun 13, 2012 13:30 pm

Stevo 666 wrote:I've just booked the CC uplift for this Sunday to get some practice in so I don't look like a complete t1t :D


See you there then :wink:

We have booked for Sunday too - Notax on his new Bullit and me on my Minxy. I'm easy to spot as i'm about 2ft shorter than everyone else. And a girl :lol:
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Postby Proutster » Wed Jun 13, 2012 16:35 pm

I've gone for the 9th as well - a couple of days before I go on hols, so at least the Mediterranean sun will heal any injuries quickly :D

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Postby Stevo 666 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 17:07 pm

miss notax wrote:
Stevo 666 wrote:I've just booked the CC uplift for this Sunday to get some practice in so I don't look like a complete t1t :D


See you there then :wink:

We have booked for Sunday too - Notax on his new Bullit and me on my Minxy. I'm easy to spot as i'm about 2ft shorter than everyone else. And a girl :lol:

Nice one - will see you both there with waterproofs at the ready...

I will be on my Spicy, so we'll probably be the only three not on full-on DH rigs. Likewise I'm easy to spot, I look like my avatar :)
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Postby The Northern Monkey » Thu Jun 14, 2012 19:57 pm

This sunday as in the 17th?

I'll have a scout around for you guys as I should have the Canyon back... I'll be riding the twrch and then prob the DH to the bottom!

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Postby miss notax » Thu Jun 14, 2012 20:31 pm

The Northern Monkey wrote:This sunday as in the 17th?!


Yep :D See you there!
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Postby Stevo 666 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 22:09 pm

The Northern Monkey wrote:This sunday as in the 17th?

I'll have a scout around for you guys as I should have the Canyon back... I'll be riding the twrch and then prob the DH to the bottom!

Aye, will keep an eye out for you NM.
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Postby welshkev » Fri Jun 15, 2012 09:24 am

I only have my hardtail at the minute but tbh i'd probably ride the DH on it :lol:

but this sunday i have an open day at the nursery and the 9th sept is the day of the brecon beast that i stupidly entered :shock: :lol:
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Postby Stevo 666 » Sat Jun 16, 2012 09:25 am

welshkev wrote:but this sunday i have an open day at the nursery and the 9th sept is the day of the brecon beast that i stupidly entered :shock: :lol:

I thought the whole point of a nursery was to dump your kids off and go biking :wink:
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Postby welshkev » Sun Jun 17, 2012 17:44 pm

Stevo 666 wrote:
welshkev wrote:but this sunday i have an open day at the nursery and the 9th sept is the day of the brecon beast that i stupidly entered :shock: :lol:

I thought the whole point of a nursery was to dump your kids off and go biking :wink:


unfortunately it's the nursery i own and i was hoping more people would be bringing their kids to register so i can retire :lol:

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Postby Mojo_666 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 19:31 pm

Gutted, cant do the ninth but could the 2ndm

Stevo you got lucky with the weather today huh 8) , yesterday was shocking, half the riders were gone by the afternoon. :lol: I stuck it out tho...

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Postby The Northern Monkey » Sun Jun 17, 2012 19:32 pm

Nice to meet you today Stevo - I got 2 runs in before I had to shoot off!

Hows the hand?

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Postby miss notax » Sun Jun 17, 2012 19:38 pm

Good to meet you too Stevo and sorry I missed you Northern Monkey!!

Hope the hand is ok and nice to chat whilst waiting for the boys on their last run!! :D

PS - having problems with my rear shock if anyone is able to help? Details in Workshop / Tech :D
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Postby Stevo 666 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 22:10 pm

The Northern Monkey wrote:Nice to meet you today Stevo - I got 2 runs in before I had to shoot off!

Hows the hand?

Likewise mate.

Hand is a bit more swollen but it looks like there's nothing broken, just a bad sprain. Have been sitting watching the box with a bag of frozen sweetcorn on it for the last hour ! At least I got 5 runs in before it all went a bit pear shaped...
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Postby Stevo 666 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 22:13 pm

miss notax wrote:Good to meet you too Stevo and sorry I missed you Northern Monkey!!

Hope the hand is ok and nice to chat whilst waiting for the boys on their last run!! :D

PS - having problems with my rear shock if anyone is able to help? Details in Workshop / Tech :D

Thanks Miss NT, was good to chat. Not sure how you've never managed to stack it doing DH (yet :wink: ), makes me feel a bit accident prone :oops:
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Postby miss notax » Sun Jun 17, 2012 22:17 pm

Stevo 666 wrote:
miss notax wrote:Good to meet you too Stevo and sorry I missed you Northern Monkey!!

Hope the hand is ok and nice to chat whilst waiting for the boys on their last run!! :D

PS - having problems with my rear shock if anyone is able to help? Details in Workshop / Tech :D

Thanks Miss NT, was good to chat. Not sure how you've never managed to stack it doing DH (yet :wink: ), makes me feel a bit accident prone :oops:


Ha ha, nope, just that you are fast and I am very slow (and probably not trying hard enough!!)! :lol: :lol:
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Postby Stevo 666 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 22:23 pm

miss notax wrote: (and probably not trying hard enough!!)! :lol: :lol:

I've highlighted the relevant bit :wink: , I expect you to be faster and stack it at least once next time: (I like to lead by example :D )
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Postby miss notax » Sun Jun 17, 2012 22:25 pm

:lol: :lol:

Hope the hand gets better quickly :D
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