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yd300 weekend

Post by Mike » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:58 am

so who's in, and which u doing. I can't decide on the 300 route which I love or the new rd route on the camino. Had a look at the 200 route and I reckon it could be quite nice for a change

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by ton » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:06 am

i was gonna ride round the 200 route nice a gently, with a session on the ale at a nice pub on the route.

but that plan has been shot to sub standard, as i am now covering at work for a ill workmate. ace............. :cry:

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Mike » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:50 am

Thats sucks tony, is of had a beer with u mate. Ill have one for you mate :wink:

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by FLV » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:03 am

I considered it, but cocked up my weekends away so cant make it I dont think. Will be at the DD though

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by stevewaters » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:35 am

I think I'm going to attempt the YD300. - I'll sign up on the day. :-bd

I'm currently on for the DD too, but the dates are a bit of a challenge for me so not certain yet.

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by slarge » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:38 am

I want to do the 300, but not sure if I'm up to it so a nice road ride might be the other option. Will probably decide on the Thurs night! I'll be there Mike for a beer though

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Mike » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:54 pm

Have you seen the road route steve, don't think it will be easy but a better option if its wet.

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by htrider » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:04 pm

slarge wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:38 am
I want to do the 300, but not sure if I'm up to it so a nice road ride might be the other option. Will probably decide on the Thurs night! I'll be there Mike for a beer though
Have you seen the average YD road climb Steve?! :lol:

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Escape Goat » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:20 pm

Nice road ride?!

I'm there at the 300. God knows how I'm going to get around.
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by In Reverse » Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:26 am

I'll be there and be very much up for a beer with Boners. :-bd

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by stevewaters » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:43 pm

What are folks plans for Friday evening ? - I am in two minds as to come up then and perhaps kip in the car or drive very early Saturday morning.

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by In Reverse » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:50 pm

Haven't completely decided tbh. I'm leaning slightly towards kipping in the car just so I know I'll be there and ready to go early on Saturday. I'll spend ages faffing otherwise and end up not getting to Skipton until about 10am. :roll:

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Asposium » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:01 pm

stevewaters wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:43 pm
What are folks plans for Friday evening ? - I am in two minds as to come up then and perhaps kip in the car or drive very early Saturday morning.
i'm planning on sleeping in the court yard outside the cycle shop.
asked via the facebook page, said it's okay
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by JohnClimber » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:17 pm

Good luck all of you nutters :-bd

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by whitestone » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:10 pm

I'll just be rolling into town early AM :wink:

Looks like the hot day will be Friday and things will be a bit more manageable over the weekend.
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Mike » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:23 pm

:-bd going up in van fri early evening. Will park on estate ready for the off in morn, see ya there

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by stevewaters » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:56 pm

Ford Focus micro-camper it is then !- See you bright and early :grin:

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by redefined_cycles » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:18 am

htrider wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:04 pm
slarge wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:38 am
I want to do the 300, but not sure if I'm up to it so a nice road ride might be the other option. Will probably decide on the Thurs night! I'll be there Mike for a beer though
Have you seen the average YD road climb Steve?! :lol:
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by In Reverse » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:09 pm

Some food/drink stops if anyone's interested. I'm sure there's a few more.

Saturday (closing times)
Supermarket, Pately Bridge 33km
Pub at Starbotton, 73km
Pub & cafe/village stores(5pm) Askrigg , 93km
Pub, Grinton, 119km
Pubs, Langthwaite and Arkle, 131km
Pubs, Hawes 160km, 1km (flat)off route
Pub, Bainbridge 168km

Sunday(opening times)
Post Office (9am) Pub (12pm), Austwick, 225km
Cafe, Feizor, (8.30am), 228km
Pubs & cafes, Malham, 258km
Pubs Kilnsey 272km
Pubs Grassington 277km

Any water filling points anyone knows? Always seems to be a difficult one in the Dales.

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by whitestone » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:38 pm

Any water filling points anyone knows? Always seems to be a difficult one in the Dales.
There's a tap on the side of a barn in Coverdale, the water's discoloured but is safe to drink. Can't remember if it's the farm at Braidley or the one at Woodale, the barn's on the left as the road swings to the right between the buildings.

There's an outside tap at the public toilets in Castle Bolton (in the car park by the castle), there's a sign saying "Not drinking water" but it's the same supply as that for washing your hands inside and is fine.

There's a campsite you pass through at Ewegales in Dentdale so there's likely to be water there but not used it.

There may be an outside tap at The Station Inn at Ribblehead since they have a campsite but I don't know where it is.

Outside tap on the northern corner of The Angel at Hetton.

Food wise, you've missed the village stores in Buckden and the Dales Bike Centre in Fremington. There's a cafe in the castle at Castle Bolton, normally it shuts at 1630. Not sure if the pub in Gunnerside is open again, it was shut, shut when we went through there last summer, I think it's still closed. There's also a pub in Muker.

The chippy and the pizza/café opposite stay open late in Hawes but they are at the far end of the town from the route.

Not sure what time the butty van at Ribblehead starts or indeed if she's operating at the moment.

There's a café at Kilnsey, lots of shops in Grassington, there's a Spar at the garage in Threshfield about 100m off-route.
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by stevewaters » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:45 pm

In Reverse wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:09 pm
Some food/drink stops if anyone's interested.
whitestone wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:38 pm
There's a tap on the side of a barn in Coverdale ...

Thanks both of you ! :-bd
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by In Reverse » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:49 pm

Cheers Bob.

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by stevewaters » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:17 pm

I'll be on a black Sonder Transmitter Carbon bike with blue and red bags up front. - Hope to meet you all somewheres before / during / after :-bd

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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by Escape Goat » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:49 pm

I'm packed. I'm not ready. I'm off to bed, hours later than I wanted!

Staying at a bnb night before with a couple of posh IPAs and a bubble bath.

See you lot soon.
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Re: yd300 weekend

Post by whitestone » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:54 am

Hmm, just looking at the road route: Park Rash, Redmire, Tan Hill, Buttertubs, White Moss, Arncliffe Cote :shock:

Forecast is currently no rain :-bd , temps in high teens dropping to maybe 11C overnight, moderate westerly.

Anyway, I'll be on the Solaris as usual.

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I'll have a small Camelbak as well but it will be just for water.
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