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WRT August?

Post by frogatthefarriers » Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:56 am

It’s quite a few weeks until August B/H and the proposed deferred WRT, and given the way things are being eased in Wales, it seems quite likely that it can take place. At least from a “staying out overnight“ angle. I suppose from a “no gatherings greater than x” it’ll be harder to predict. But anyway, if it does, when will the gridrefs come out.

As you can see, I’m building up my hopes :lol:
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:29 am

If things progress as they have and there's no further resrictions imposed then I really can't see a reason why we can't go ahead. We may need some alterations to how things work but I'm fairly optimistic any hurdles can be overcome.

If things look okay at the end of this month then I'll aim to get the GR out at the start of Aug.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by jay91 » Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:57 am

I know it's in England but the Malvern's classic MTB event is going ahead so there's some hope :-bd
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:01 am

The stumbling block at present Jay is the 'gatherings' thing. Obviously we know how quickly things change though and maybe I'm wrong but I'm starting to get the feeling that many people are now simply ignoring or perhaps just not understanding whatever message is shuffled out today / tomorrow.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Dyffers » Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:36 am

Are the places gone or will there be some available when the date firms up?

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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:40 am

Are the places gone or will there be some available when the date firms up?
Entries are still open Paul.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by frogatthefarriers » Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:31 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:40 am
Are the places gone or will there be some available when the date firms up?
Entries are still open Paul.
Sent you another entry for my minder. :-bd

Edit... Actually, not, because the WRT Entry page is not there. So how do I pay?
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:59 pm

It is there Lu but I don't want an entry for him.

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Re: WRT August?

Post by jay91 » Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:21 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:01 am
The stumbling block at present Jay is the 'gatherings' thing. Obviously we know how quickly things change though and maybe I'm wrong but I'm starting to get the feeling that many people are now simply ignoring or perhaps just not understanding whatever message is shuffled out today / tomorrow.
Yep the 'rules/guidance 'are in constant change
It's hard to keep up :lol:

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Re: WRT August?

Post by frogatthefarriers » Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:08 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:59 pm
It is there Lu but I don't want an entry for him.
You are very kind. Thanks
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Leerowe76 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:10 am

What were the proposed dates for the August WRT ?? I'm sure I was away but can't remember what the dates were :???:
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:18 am

What were the proposed dates for the August WRT ?
The Bank holiday at the end of the month.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by redefined_cycles » Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:24 pm

Stu... any closer to putting up a date for entries to the (if) BB200/300... just wondering. Asking for everyone else :smile:

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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:14 pm

any closer to putting up a date for entries to the (if) BB200/300... just wondering. Asking for everyone else :smile:
Not yet fella, sorry.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by TheBrownDog » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:03 pm

Think I might be back in for this. A trip to Spanish Lapland two weeks after the rescheduled WRT isn't going to happen as none of us fancy three hours in a metal tube full of people ... nope. So fingers crossed we can make WRT work - maybe drop the mass gathering and prize giving at the start, and the weigh-in, or maybe move it up to the parking field. God. What about the cake? I dunno. Up to you Stu ... whatever you go with we'll all stick by ya.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by RIP » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:06 pm

I was thinking a couple of days ago that Stu could still have it in the yard, but the WRT "free gift" for everyone could be a BBB-motifed hula hoop just over 1m in diameter. If we all continuously "hula" them, then if you bump into anyone else's hoop you're too close and need to back off. If nothing else it would be an amusing scene. Or alternatively BBB-motifed full-faced flip-up "visor" things, they'd be also really handy when riding in the inevitable downpours.

Might that work do you think?

PS> Tim chap, was it you last year who managed to set the WRT shortest-route-ever record? :smile:
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Leerowe76 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:11 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:18 am
What were the proposed dates for the August WRT ?
The Bank holiday at the end of the month.
Right, can't make the WRT, but hoping for the BB200 TBC hopefully get on that this year :YMPRAY:
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Re: WRT August?

Post by JohnClimber » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:15 pm

I'm sure we will still be shielding the MiL here at ours, so I can't risk mixing in a group.
I think I'll be arriving in the car park on the Saturday morning and I'll head straight out without heading down to BB Towers until I return back.

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Re: WRT August?

Post by ootini » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:30 pm

I know its all a bit "up in the air" right now, but anyone thinking of a mini bearbones event, or whether crotch goblins would be welcome at the WRT if rescheduled for August?

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Re: WRT August?

Post by TheBrownDog » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:33 pm

RIP wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:06 pm
PS> Tim chap, was it you last year who managed to set the WRT shortest-route-ever record? :smile:
Quite possibly, though I don't think MAM or BDS were recording the route. Drinking tea and eating cake were far more important than distance.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:49 pm

crotch goblins
What?
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Re: WRT August?

Post by RIP » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:49 pm

TheBrownDog wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:33 pm
Drinking tea and eating cake were far more important than distance.
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Re: WRT August?

Post by RIP » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:50 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:49 pm
crotch goblins
What?
I think it's a personal service Stu?
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Re: WRT August?

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:53 pm

maybe drop the mass gathering and prize giving at the start, and the weigh-in, or maybe move it up to the parking field. God. What about the cake? I dunno. Up to you Stu ... whatever you go with we'll all stick by ya.
There's lots of different options available depending how things pan out between now and then.
I think it's a personal service Stu?
That'll be extra then. :wink:
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Re: WRT August?

Post by PaulB2 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:56 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:49 pm
crotch goblins
What?
He probably means children

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