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MacRetro Torridon Ride Aftermath

April 30th, 2012

Well the mountain men arrived in Torridon, conquered and are now safely home nursing their aching limbs. All weekend we were blessed with blue skies and big yellow ball they call the sun. See Macretro’s latest epic ride in full techni-colour glory here.

MacRetro 10 Under the Ben Aftermath

May 20th, 2010

FreedomThe weekend of 15th May saw the Bravehearts of MacRetro take on the Ten Under The Ben 10 hour mtb marathon. Read on to find out about their experiences (or click here for the aftermath thread).

Part 1 – The Ken sets the scene

Most of us set up camp early on Friday evening and headed of up the Aonach Mor gondola for our free meal and free very small malt whisky.
On return the other happy campers had arrived, We had a beer or 2 whilst chatting out in the drizzle taking turns not to out wheelie Eck on his monster San Andreas. Someone had to lift me up to get on it.

We eventually decided at around 11.30 to head off for a decent kip before our dawn rise. Unfortunately it was Dawn that kept us awake, her and her mates in a close by tent had loud discussions about what they saw after they had used the portaloo, and then to make sure we stayed awake started to dare each other to run around the campsite n*ked. Unfortunately it started raining so they were put off. We finally got to sleep about 1.30, although Kaiser and Dyna lasted longer because of the symphony of snoring that ensued.


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