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So, where's it going to be?
Poll ended at Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:25 pm
Woodbury Common 38%  38%  [ 6 ]
Haldon Forest 31%  31%  [ 5 ]
Somewhere else 31%  31%  [ 5 ]
Total votes : 16
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:41 pm 
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tiboltrider wrote:
I know a nice route on Dartmoor from Hound Tor, to Jay's Grave, Hamel Down, Widecombe and back to Jay's Grave followed by an extra bit on the end if anyone wants to do that instead? :D


Is hound tor near Hay Tor? I run the Hay Tor once a year (not fun!)
This sounds like an interesting alternative.


Yep, go past Haytor about a mile and there's a road on the right. There's a large parking area and often a food van called "Hound of the Basket Meals". It's a good route, usually well drained, just a little windy at the RAF monument at the top of the main climb. Could always stop at Widecombe for an icecream of shandy! :wink:


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I voted Woodbury because I've been to Haldon (and it was excellent)

So yeah Woodbury, Haldon or somewhere? It's all good!

I love being lost!

I'll be there nice and fresh this time!


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Haldon is good, but more fun on a modern bike with suss forks, as the best bits are off piste. So I've voted for Woodbury, as it suits retrobikes a bit more IMO.


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Yep, go past Haytor about a mile and there's a road on the right. There's a large parking area and often a food van called "Hound of the Basket Meals". It's a good route, usually well drained, just a little windy at the RAF monument at the top of the main climb. Could always stop at Widecombe for an icecream of shandy!


Cool, think the run goes across to Hound Tor then back around. Might give you a shot one weekend to do this even if he meet doesn't fancy it if you like?


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I haven't ridden off road since thelast retro ride back in December. Woodbury or Haldon work for me.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:47 pm 
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I have a horrid feeling I have something on this day - but don't remember what. Would be well up for breaking in at Woodbury though. :) I could (or at least "Should" be able to cycle there from Exmouth first. Knowing me I will be lazy and chuck the bike in the back of the Skoda for the 5 minute drive.....


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I will have to look at calendar and see, Its a sunday so thats a good start for me :)

I voted somewhere else, I enjoyed the Minhead ride we did a couple of years ago but Im happy with either Woodbury or Haldon as long as I can make it.

Cheers

GM 8)


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I voted somewhere else, I enjoyed the Minhead ride we did a couple of years ago but Im happy with either Woodbury or Haldon...


Yep, that was a good ride! >>>

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... t=minehead

Nice chips at the end!

:D


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I'd be up for Woodbury if a south midlandser is welcome :D

I did some riding there in the 90's :D


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I'd be up for Woodbury if a south midlandser is welcome :D


Yep 8)


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