AHHgggHH!!! Day job gets in the way.
Due to the unique way I am employed I am going to be at sea then until after crimbo. Bummer.
Will think more and arrange a meet for the new year at some point.
The 1992 Quantock Cracker race route sounds like a plan!
Oh. By the way. Yes it is low alititude but for legally rideable trails in a 15 x 30 mile area with awesomely good drainage and easy access by road (or up the hill if you live where I do) it takes some beating!
Besides, Moab/Vail/Durango/Mammoth don't have the wurzels or scrumpy and WE do!
All together now...
"I got a brand new combine harvester and I'll give you the key,
'cos I got 40 acres and you got 43,
and I am asking you my dear why won't you marry me!"
Somerset, like 'Heartbeat' with newer cars!
Retro MTB: 1992 Cannondale M1000 Deore XT M730. 1992 Raleigh Dyna Tech Quantum Deore XT.
Retro Road: 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Telekom Shimano 600 STI. 1993 Dyna Tech Ti Campagnolo Athena 8 Ergopower.
Modern: 2004 Wilier scandium Ultegra 6600. 2014 Wilier GTR Ultegra 6800.