Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby crewlie » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:21 pm

Blimey you lot are worrying me... I haven't started packing yet, still trying to fix a leaky sleeping mat!
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby RIP » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:29 pm

Much better to sling it all in at the last minute Mark anyway, main thing is a tenner for the pub :smile:.
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Richard G » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:19 pm

Hmm, looks like my riding group has fallen apart due to sickness. I don't actually have my route planned, and I'd hate to miss another event (things haven't been going well for me on that front lately)...

So does anyone have a relatively easy route planned that I can join up with? I say relatively easy because since getting sick last year I've done no riding, and I'm still recovering from a cold, so I'm likely to be a bit sh*t. :lol:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Ian » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:05 pm

I sketched out a route just now, 80km on Saturday and 40km on Sunday (need to be back at noon Sunday). Took in a few of Stu’s waypoints, but found some standing stones of my own that look worth a visit, so thanks for the inspiration :-bd

Other than getting a lift with Taylor, I’ve made no formal plans for riding with others, so happy to go with the flow if you want to come along, Rich. I’m well below par fitness-wise, so no beasting me up the hills [-X :wink:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Richard G » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:16 pm

Cool. That could work. I'm staying at The Star but should be at the start before 9am.

...and I'm really not exaggerating on the fitness thing (for once!). :lol:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Taylor » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:21 pm

Ian won't be there until about 10am.
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Bearbonesnorm » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:22 pm

Don't worry ... I'll not be there until 9.00 either.
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Richard G » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:23 pm

Oh, good... my lot were waffling about starting at 08:30.

See, all those early mornings are probably what made them sick. :lol:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby JohnClimber » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:27 pm

Richard, were still riding that loop if you still want to ride it with the ones who have got over their sickness
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Bearbonesnorm » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:48 pm

my lot were waffling about starting at 08:30.

Don't they read their emails? Please people, don't set off before you've signed on which means 9.05am at the earliest. Anyone found in possession of being a tw@t will be pointed at and may have their cake quota reduced :wink:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Richard G » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:06 pm

What I might also do is hang around at the start to see if there are any reasonable size groups that might have me. Less chance of slowing down people when there are other fatties at the back with me! :cry:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby JohnClimber » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:23 pm

Ian wrote: I’m well below par fitness-wise, so no beasting me up the hills [-X :wink:


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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby JohnClimber » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:16 pm

As our groups numbers are falling through this bug that's going around if anyone wants to join us they are more than welcome to do so.

If you like the look of these stats then let me know

55 miles over the 2 days,
6,000 ft of ups and downs
Pub meal on Sat afternoon
Night out in a dry spot in the woods
1 Grid Ref to tick the box
Route mainly off road suitable for gravel or MTBs.
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby RIP » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:29 pm

Anyone else commenced their little adventure yet? See you over in Y T & A :smile:.
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby Chicken Legs » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:34 pm

RIP wrote:Anyone else commenced their little adventure yet? See you over in Y T & A :smile:.


I have made a start Reg, slept at Claerddu last night and rode back to Elan via Carnau today, currently eating cake in Rhayader :wink:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby BigdummySteve » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:46 pm

Currently in residence at Telford services, managed to wangle an early escape :-bd
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby scott of the woods » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:14 pm

All packed and nearly ready to go, can't decide to have a bit of a kip now and drive up early hours or drive up now and kip in the car enroute. To be honest my bed is feeling the better option, see y'all at 9!
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby crewlie » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:07 pm

Managed to get off the Island, which is an improvement on last year. Parked up and should be there for 9.05 :wink:
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Re: Tomb Raider..... What's your best guess

Postby middleagedmadness » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:47 am

On the train see you around 10 mr Perrin :-bd
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