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PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 10:02 am 
Anglian Deputy AEC
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Winter Series 1
Date: November 1
Venue: Fire Road 6, Brandon

Winter Series 2
Date: December 6
Venue: Fire Road 24, Santon Downham

Winter Series 3
Date: January 24
Venue: Fire Road 10, Mayday Meadow, Thetford

Winter Series 4
Date: February 28
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:39 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:26 am 
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Round one this weekend!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:03 pm 
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I think my washing machine has just blown up ......
Cheers for the help Matty - youre a life saver.

Well it was wet and bloody hard - thats about all i have the energy to explain atm.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:04 pm 
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progress and finishing place report guys please iv'e iv'e been stuck in this house all day with tv only :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:27 pm 
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Dan you got off lightly

i started ok, mid pack then pssss puncture on the second corner just before we climbed numplumbs. then watched the whole field + the woman 2 hour field go by.

managed to claw back up to 25th though so im happy. The course was the hardest iv'e riden there and conditions where terrible. Ask Chris - his RM died 2 laps in.

Kinda ran the summer course backwards - but felt like you where constantly climbing - loads of fire road into the wind and rain - just a bit of a nightmare to be honest


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:40 pm 
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I was wet, windy and muddy, think of D2d 2008 but in daylight. The course was the in the reverse direction to SS2 with the start going straight down the long fireroad which was a bit hazardous at the start. Luckily everyone had their sensible head on and there were no wipe outs on the fast corner at the bottom. Then up the plumb buster again, I hate that bit even more now. Mark had a puncture on the first lap at the start of the plumb buster!

The course then meandered across the forest taking in some bits I had not seen before 8) . We climbed back up the hill via what is now known as Rekis leap and the four bridges, Debs tumble and back across to the arena. Lap was about 8 miles? Lap times were about 55 minutes which shows how hard the going was. I managed to jam my chain between the chain rings and front mech which brought a sudden end to my third lap. I had the long lonely walk back to the arena from the farthest part of the course.

Mark soldiered on and finished with 5 laps. It was tough going and Mark looked exhausted as he crossed the line for the last time.

It was good to meet Mattythemod and thank you for helping out and supporting us.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:46 pm 
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The exact expression is fecked!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:16 pm 
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Just taken the cranks off the RM. Chain is knackered - twisted, and the rear pads were gone - metal on metal. More expense :x


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