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PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:03 am 
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A quick update on Rowberrow and Black Down as I was up there yesterday.

Rowberrow is good now, mostly dried out, with the odd muddy bit just to catch you out.

Black Down is a different matter.

As a horse rider as well as cyclist, I'm sorry to say that the horse use through the winter has wreaked havoc on the trails we rode. Once you get to the top, you can pick a decent looking path, but we rode from the top of Burrington Combe onto the Down and then headed clockwise, which was a real mistake, as all the trails through the peat / heather area were either frozen or extremely gloopy, and we spent as much time being bounced all over the place as we did pulling front wheels out of bogs.

We did have a lot of fun, but it was a surprise to see just how much of a mess Black Down is in.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:52 pm 
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I'm up for a ride from Rowberrow and a nice pint of buttcombes, ummm :D .


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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 9:54 pm 
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Sunday or Monday anyone?


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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 9:38 am 
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Ye' Monday could be a go for me. Will have to check with the 'management :oops: '


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PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2013 6:52 pm 
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Anyone want to join me starting at The Swan, Rowberrow, lets say 10 for 1030.
Its gonna be a good day so lets ride on.
Be there or be 'pzd off' you missed out.

'No mud sticks to Teflon shoes'

Mark.


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 8:40 am 
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10-4


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 8:42 am 
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That's CB speak for okay :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 8:49 am 
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Does anyone still have CB :shock:

Have a good'un,

I'm off for a trail ride with my OH on her 'new' 1991 Marin Bear Valley.


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 6:57 pm 
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Great ride today, dry dusty trails. Must go again soon!!!


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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 5:30 pm 
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Ditto that last comment exceptional weather and the ride was great too

Cheers James nice one.

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