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by summittoppler
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Who’s appreciating riding their bike?
Replies: 41
Views: 634

Re: Who’s appreciating riding their bike?

Most definitely. Its also made me feel so thankful for the rides I've done in the past too :smile:
by summittoppler
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Speaking of old maps...
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Speaking of old maps...

This woodland is just over a mile from my house. I'm gonna now go in search of 'The Terrace'. Looking at the map its probably only about 50-70 metres away from the footpath in overgrown woodland. It was once probably part of the Bodysgallen Hal but doubt that very much now. I'll report my findings l...
by summittoppler
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1649
Views: 238336

Re: Todays ride

Went of a 15 mile bimble around Llandudno and surrounding area on Sunday morning and was only passed by 10 cars! Was happy with that! https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49744673192_fbefd001b4_c.jpg IMG_20200405_120111_782 by Jeff Price , on Flickr Yesterday afternoon I went down the beach at Conwy ...
by summittoppler
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Speaking of old maps...
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Speaking of old maps...

You may have seen these before but if not: http://www.archiuk.com/cgi-bin/build_nls_historic_map.pl?search_location=%2C+Redditch%2C+Hereford+&latitude=52.301107&longitude=-1.942763&password=freesearch%40freesearch.com&fbclid=IwAR0AmwmUfqo6jKuI9d6Q-LUbFe5WlGYwYJ84w-OCeGaoLXs3Gj_PmaO4KyQ I've got a fe...
by summittoppler
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Is a full lock-down coming?
Replies: 57
Views: 1045

Re: Is a full lock-down coming?

Suppose it all depends on what the be!!ends are doing in Londons parks despite what goes on around the country. North Wales police have put on social media that they've turned back a few few folk who: 1) Birkinhead lads who were riding uninsured motorbikes in Snowdonia, 2)Two blokes windsurfing at B...
by summittoppler
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why Fatbike?
Replies: 17
Views: 344

Re: Why Fatbike?

Cheers Yep itching to get back to Newborough myself! As for the Vir Vortis, it looks the part. I think there's a couple on here who has one? Fat bikes are so much fun! with regard to my editing software, I use Pinnacle Studio 21. I hadn't changed out so was puzzled to see the black bit around the ed...
by summittoppler
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: closing national parks, and imposing fines?
Replies: 41
Views: 657

Re: closing national parks, and imposing fines?

My brother reports that the Police are stopping traffic on the road into the Dales from Lancaster. Turning cars around etc. Also doing this on the road into north wales but I think they’re targeting caravans etc You beat me to it! But yeah the police are doing random stops of traffic too :-bd
by summittoppler
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why Fatbike?
Replies: 17
Views: 344

Re: Why Fatbike?

Cheers lads, can't wait to get back to some of them locations! :-bd
by summittoppler
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 35
Views: 414

Re: Birthdays

Have a good day Stu :YMPARTY:
by summittoppler
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why Fatbike?
Replies: 17
Views: 344

Re: Why Fatbike?

Cheers lads! :-bd
by summittoppler
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: closing national parks, and imposing fines?
Replies: 41
Views: 657

Re: closing national parks, and imposing fines?

Snowdonia has barriered it's car park off to try to stop folk getting up in the hills. I live a couple of miles from the 'border' of it and tbh as much as I'm itching to get back out there but no, I'm staying in. It'll still be there when this sh!te is over...
by summittoppler
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why Fatbike?
Replies: 17
Views: 344

Re: Why Fatbike?

Cheers for the positive feedback guys!
by summittoppler
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why Fatbike?
Replies: 17
Views: 344

Why Fatbike?

As I'm stuck inside like most other folk it got me thinking about when I could get out to make my next film. Then again as I've got the time I thought why not put something together with the footage I've already got. So a lot of people ask why do you use a fatbike when a 'normal' bike if fine? Hence...
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The Goats are coming
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: The Goats are coming

The goats of the Great Orme in Llandudno have been a bit cheeky the last few weeks. However with no one about to scare them away has this effect. I wonder what other wildlife is enjoying non human contact....?
by summittoppler
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10464

Re: If we close up for a bit...

My household is currently on day 11 of isolation. Tbh, we've had some of the best meals in the last 2 weeks compared to the last few years. We're ordering online from a local fruit & veg shop, local butchers and the local bakery. When this is all over I'll only be using the big named supermarkets fo...
by summittoppler
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: that silly video i made ... now more relevant than ever haha
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: that silly video i made ... now more relevant than ever haha

That made me chuckle for a second time, thanks :-bd
by summittoppler
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Rainspotting
Replies: 32
Views: 915

Re: Rainspotting

The cinematography was pretty good tbf.
And who in their right mind would stand in a pool of water not knowing how deep it is when there is clearly vegetation that could be stepped on! D'oh!
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Project Virus
Replies: 67
Views: 1330

Re: Project Virus

Out of interest, who is actually and actively working from home and who's just at home? I've been 'working from home' for the past week. I supposed to be getting Google Classroom ready for my students. However all the resources are already there so hey hoy ;) I have sent the odd email and updated a...
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this virus ?
Replies: 35
Views: 1026

Re: so, this virus ?

Our household are on day 7 of staying in. One of my teenage boys had a temp and was coughing in school last Wednesday so we got the call to collect all 3 (13, 14 & 16). With that came the 'you have to self isolate for 14 days!'. The boys have been fine since we've been home, so makes you think was h...
by summittoppler
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10464

Re: If we close up for a bit...

Well I said on Tuesday that I'd be quite happily to jump over the Snowdonia wall to get a ride/camp in. However this weekend has seen an influx of visitors in their campervans thinking Snowdonia is a safe haven. It was like a bank holiday by all accounts! https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales...
by summittoppler
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1649
Views: 238336

Re: Todays ride

Jeff, my BiL is a Snowdonia ranger - lived in Bethesda and now in Llanfairfechan - he seems to know all the local farmers and back corners, and he's a bit suspicious of me asking about all the hidden gems in the area. I'll keep pumping him for info and when I'm up in his corner of the world (top en...
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1649
Views: 238336

Re: Todays ride

There's another crash site next to the stream coming down from the col to the left of The Ladders. There's a small memorial plaque I seem to remember. Yeah I was telling my dad where I went and he told me about the wreckage up there. He knows Snowdonia better than most folk which has been helpful i...
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1649
Views: 238336

Re: Todays ride

smartay wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:48 pm
Takes me back a bit, camped at the head of that valley about 20+ years ago on a course at Plas Y Brennin. walked up to see the sunset from the top of the Carnedd, cant remember if its was Llewellyn or Dafydd, before dropping down for the night
Nice quiet place to pitch :-bd
by summittoppler
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10464

Re: If we close up for a bit...

As I'm right on the edge of Snowdonia, I can't see the problem of me just hoping over the wall and enjoying the great outdoors. Yes there's a risk of injuring oneself but I have that risk when walking up the stairs pi$$ed up in the evening. Working in an FE college atm and the feeling is when we wil...
by summittoppler
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1649
Views: 238336

Re: Todays ride

Here's my film from yesterday's pedal out...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXczCpiBj6w