Tips for Thetford...

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Tips for Thetford...

Post  Wilco (aka Virgil) on 2011-03-03, 09:16

I'm off to Thetford with a couple of buddies to sample the delights of Thetford Forest.

As I've never been there before, has anyone got any friendly advice on the routes, challenges and pitfalls?
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Re: Tips for Thetford...

Post  Kurt on 2011-03-03, 11:08

Take plenty of money for parking.... It's pay & display if I recall Very Happy
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Post  marko on 2011-03-03, 11:10

Hey, I went to Thetford last year and its mostly non-technical riding. The 'black runs' IMHO aren't really black runs but 'The Beast' is quite good fun.

It can be a little boggy in some areas between pits 4 and 7 on the map below - but I am sure you will be fine.

We parked in Brandon Park but you have to pay there - I am sure there can be places to park where to dont have to pay. However, the tea in the cafe at the end of the day was fantastic!!

Have a great trip!!!


http://www.forestry.gov.uk/website/pdf.nsf/pdf/thetford-bike-map.pdf/$FILE/thetford-bike-map.pdf Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Re: Tips for Thetford...

Post  speedy_daz on 2011-03-03, 15:45

The red route at Thetford is a lot more fun than the black there is time to do both though.



Make sure you don't park at highlodge will cost you silly money for the whole day!
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Re: Tips for Thetford...

Post  Wilco (aka Virgil) on 2011-03-09, 15:35

Thanks for the tips guys, we had a great time.

We managed to do the red route and the black route twice. I even surprised myself by getting round The Beast twice without falling off, although one my friends wasn't quite so lucky!
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