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BB200 sightings?

Post by ChrisF » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:35 pm

We’ve been over in Aberystwyth today for the Uni open day (son is thinking of studying there). On the way back, about 4ish, I spotted a gaggle of bike packing bikes outside a cafe in Machynlleth as we drove through.
I haven’t been following the BB200 chat so didn’t realise it was this weekend, just checked and of course it is.
It had been a decent day til then but started raining not long after, so good luck boys and girls I hope you have a good night 👍
I don’t know the area well but driving through it looked fabulous, definitely one for a visit on two wheels.

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Re: BB200 sightings?

Post by RIP » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:08 pm

My lad went to Aber Uni and loved it! After he'd been there a while he asked why I'd pushed it so hard. 'Great area for biking holidays' was my sheepish response :wink: .
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Re: BB200 sightings?

Post by ChrisF » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:18 am

That’s good to hear Reg. We’re at Swansea next week, but I think Aber will win, without any additional pushing from me. He’s not a cyclist but loves the outdoors, hillwalking, backpacking, canoeing etc. He also plays rugby so that should work out too!
Oh, and the course and department seemed great, I suppose that matters 🙂

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Re: BB200 sightings?

Post by composite » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:42 pm

I looked at a job at Aber Uni not that long ago. Lovely part of the country, it's the sort of place I would love to move to when I finally move away from Birmingham.

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Re: BB200 sightings?

Post by redefined_cycles » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:29 am

I spotted a BB... Trying to avoid thich eating puddles I believes

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It was 'hard as nails' Wotsits cleaving a puddle free path through the trees... Also known as Jason and the argonauts apparently :lol:

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Looking good

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Another newbie pretending to be asleep so we can make it it look spontaneous (I almost caught him off guard but before faking the first pic he miraculously uncovered...

Imagethen he miraculously sprung up like a jack in the box...

ImageMark after the color from his cheeks had been sapped by this semi-standard climb :-bd

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