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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:53 pm 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
Pitmedden. Take it seriously...
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Because everywhere you look...
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There are tracks leading off...
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Like this one...
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Fast...
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Flowing...
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Rooty...
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Different lines...
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And we barely...
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Scratched the surface...
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Simply a brilliant day. So glad we pestered Rob into coming, since he could still mind where he was going even though the last time he'd been up here there were still highwayman afoot.

Singletrack leading off here, there and everywhere, there's so much that needs following. You could spend days up there, just riding to get lost. This needs to be on the calendar for a proper organised ride, it will be worth the trip.

Didn't start well though - no shows from mikee and Rob, but Keith was insistent with the texts, and wouldn't take no as an answer from Rob. While waiting, we popped out for a quick loop of the clink - within 5 minutes, my chain snapped and then 10 minutes later Keith's did the same. How we laughed - luckily Keith had a bag of Shimano pins.

Back to the car park to pick up cheery 'morning person' Rob and out on to the trails proper, with Rob leading the way. Rob barely put a wheel wrong with the guiding, and following our noses worked out pretty well too.

I will be back. Again, and again. Seriously, if you like forest singletrack, it's worth the effort. It's a gem.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:17 pm 
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looks great and the trails do look funtastic- great day for it to- what did you ride ZZ?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:40 pm 
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Couldn't fault the conditions, dry & soft underfoot, "ALL" fallen trees cleared, mixed riding, good company "KIN BRAW" :D


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:51 pm 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
clockworkgazz wrote:
looks great and the trails do look funtastic- great day for it to- what did you ride ZZ?

Took the Mary, Gazz - it was ideal. Time to fit the summer tyres though.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:54 pm 
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it's good up there eh :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:14 pm 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
I now want to move to Auchtermuchty!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:28 pm 
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did you do the nice swoopy one off the fireroad that kicks you out at the north shore ? , shed should know where it is

there is a ton of stuff up there , even in the klink woods there's a days riding

glad you's enjoyed it ,sad i missed it ,hope to be fit for next weekend
but will deffo be out the one after (7th )


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:31 pm 
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looks great :shock:

yir right about tyres, the dry conditions have made for some fine riding.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:42 pm 
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just re-read that , shed should know where to go , ive dragged him round
there a bit recently

@rob
you been sitting on your arse a lot recently dad?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:57 pm 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
Northshore - Maybe, although i think we took another route down and ended up pushing up it? It felt like it all just flowed...

Can't blame keith fir no minding where to go either... too busy enjoying the riding, I know what that's like!


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