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Post  fizzmo 2009-04-16, 03:38

Another one...

http://www.bucksoffroadclassic.co.uk/

Gav and I did this last year- a good long ride, none of those long Welsh hills, but still a fair bit of climbing..
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Post  speedy_daz 2009-04-16, 04:55

Anyone doing this one?
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Post  Martin 2009-04-16, 08:20

If the climbing's not as hard as Wales I may be tempted to go for the 65K.

I'll have a think on it.
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Post  Jase 2009-04-16, 08:36

Fizz – did you do the 100k?

How long in the saddle would that be?
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Post  fizzmo 2009-04-16, 10:00

I think it was only 2 distances last year and we did the longer 75km - bit of a warm up for the Brecon Beast 100.. not warm enough as it turns out.

I think we did 4 hours riding time - it was a really hot day so we stopped for ice creams at the post office. sunny

bit of bridleways through fields, forests and littler connecting roads..
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Post  Darren 2009-04-16, 10:13

Sounds good, although not sure what distance to go for Question
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Post  Little Gav 2009-04-20, 05:21

It's a lovely ride Guys.

Only a very few slight ups and a good one to have a go at if you're thinking of progressing from the 50k merida's up to the 75/100k mark.

The ice creams were well placed at around 45/50k

Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  Jase 2009-04-20, 13:24

So, who is doing the 121k option!
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Post  fizzmo 2009-05-09, 10:59

See you there at 9am then...

Martin Baker Sports & Social Club,
Mansfield,
Tilehouse lane
Denham Green
UB9 5DA

1 mile from M40 J1.

From what I remeber the drive in is also the cyclists' route out - if you are arriving after 9am watch out for people coming the other way!
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Post  speedy_daz 2009-05-09, 12:34

Maybe an idea to get there before the first riders head out then Razz Razz
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Post  speedy_daz 2009-05-10, 11:20

What a fantastic day Very Happy
Never knew there was so much good single track within a stone throw of home

Aching abit now done the 100km route another well earned Tshirt

Even managed to beat Fizz up some of the climbs Shocked
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Post  fizzmo 2009-05-10, 12:32

Hats off to you Daz you dragged me back - very speedy for a man who was strecthing out cramp as he cycled along..

Well done Martin too for stepping up the distance - sorry we missed you at the end..
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Post  Martin 2009-05-11, 01:32

It was a great day. The singletrack was dry and fast and loads of it.

I hurt now.

ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz
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Post  speedy_daz 2009-05-12, 05:59

fizzmo wrote:Hats off to you Daz you dragged me back - very speedy for a man who was strecthing out cramp as he cycled along..

Well done Martin too for stepping up the distance - sorry we missed you at the end..

I had to stretch on the bike if I had got off I would of properly cramped up.

Does anyone know how to stretch the back and front of the leg at the same time?
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