North Wales 2018 report

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North Wales 2018 report

Post by Bonnielad » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:18 am

What a weekend. We met new guy Tony (Trowel?) who tried out our bikes and has now been bitten by the bug. In total we had 5 riders and 2 wives. And, Unusually we only had a couple of light showers
The Grouse at Carrog served us very well both nights with excellent food and lubrication.
The trails were a mix of long easy punctuated by some steep wet loose rocky climbs and descents. Full respect to Mike (Monkey) who hasn’t ridden a bike at all for 5 years who persevered gamely despite regularly proving the law of gravity. Thanks must go to Will and Lee, the two younger and fitter riders who tirelessly helped out when the going got tough. And a special thanks to Geoff (Spannerman) for knowing where we were by understanding and pronouncing all the place names which no Englishman could ever do.
Thanks for making it such a great weekend. Same time next year chaps?
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Post by Springerman » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:59 am

Great weekend! Thanks, Steve, for setting it up. Super ride on Saturday on several trails with great views. Cheers Will and Lee for looking after the wrinklies! Great company, looking forward to the next one.
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Post by CarneddauMT » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:35 am

It was a good weekend, some great lanes and good company. The weather treated us well.

The lanes were challenging in places so well done to everyone. I am up for it next year.

Really impressed with the TET I will be looking into this.

Interesting ride home by candle light. Lee's headlight blew around a mile away from home.

Thanks again.
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Re: North Wales 2018 report

Post by Bonnielad » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:19 pm

Will; I forgot to mention about when you nearly fell off. It was nothing to do with your ability or the terrain, it was the distraction when we rode past that muck-spreader :lol:
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Re: North Wales 2018 report

Post by Jooles » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:24 pm

Bonnielad wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:18 am
What a weekend. In total we had 5 riders and 2 wives
The Grouse at Carrog served us very well both nights with excellent food and lubrication.
And a bowl to throw the keys in?.......

Sounds like everyone had a fantastic weekend, I'm gutted to have missed it all and met those of you you I haven't already. And brilliant news about the weather!! Well done chaps
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