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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #20 on: Dec 04, 2016, 08:01 pm
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    129 miles Jim.

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #21 on: Dec 04, 2016, 08:24 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Stewie [+]
    129 miles Jim.
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    but will your bike get round  :notsure:
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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #22 on: Dec 04, 2016, 08:47 pm
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    *Originally Posted by TowerMan [+]
    Spoilsport  :008:

    but will your bike get round  :notsure:

    He is very "experienced" so I was doing the nice thing.
    Which bike? 
    The Fazer will be just fine.
    The Versys will probably cope.
    The new push bike will hopefully be in the same box that it currently resides within.

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #23 on: Dec 04, 2016, 10:47 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Stewie [+]
    129 mph? Jim.

    Count me in😉

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #24 on: Dec 05, 2016, 12:39 pm
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    Black Mountain Road is good, very scenic, but probably not the most challenging tbh.
    The military Road is good fun and usually fairly quiet, but watch out for tanks and best avoided if the red flags are up, or you may become target practice for someone.
    You have to do the Devil's Staircase and this is much more a Versys road, a couple of sharp hairpins to start, then a long, slow, steady climb, narrow in places, but only like a Lakeland, or Peak District road.

    Richard, get onto Dallewed on the Tiger 800 site for info and route advice he's just south of the Brecons, a Cardiff man and goes out round these parts a lot with Cardiff TOMCC, top bloke and has taken us out along these roads several times now  :028:
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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #25 on: Dec 05, 2016, 04:37 pm
    Dec 05, 2016, 04:37 pm
    *Originally Posted by TowerMan [+]
    Jim


    So time for lots of stops and chatting :028: but I will keep my earplugs in if WD is nearby :015:

    Richard  :008:
    Pot.........Kettle.........Black.  :whistle:........... :008:

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #26 on: Dec 07, 2016, 01:52 pm
    Dec 07, 2016, 01:52 pm
    Thanks guys,should be brilliant.
    Jim

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #27 on: Dec 12, 2016, 07:25 pm
    Dec 12, 2016, 07:25 pm
    *Originally Posted by Dilbert [+]
    1. Black Mountain Road is good, very scenic, but probably not the most challenging tbh.
    2. The military Road is good fun and usually fairly quiet, but watch out for tanks and best avoided if the red flags are up, or you may become target practice for someone.
    3. You have to do the Devil's Staircase and this is much more a Versys road, a couple of sharp hairpins to start, then a long, slow, steady climb, narrow in places, but only like a Lakeland, or Peak District road.

    Richard, get onto Dallewed on the Tiger 800 site for info and route advice he's just south of the Brecons, a Cardiff man and goes out round these parts a lot with Cardiff TOMCC, top bloke and has taken us out along these roads several times now  :028:
    Steve

    1. Rather than the Black Mountain (Top Gear) road we are doing the more scenic / less busy Aberystwyth to Rhayader Mountain Road  :biker1:

    2. Could do that if time and weather / Military Road Closure allow us  :notsure: :028:

    3. Yes we are doing that twice  :007:  :007: :007:  :38:

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #28 on: Jan 18, 2017, 06:39 pm
    Jan 18, 2017, 06:39 pm
    Dear All

    The most up todate Saturday rideout route can now be seen on this link  :028:

    www.myrouteapp.com/en/social/route/244570?mode=share

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    Re: Possible ride-out route(s)
    Reply #29 on: Jan 18, 2017, 08:44 pm
    Jan 18, 2017, 08:44 pm
    I have TYRE but that link wants me to register blah blah and i don't want more things I don't need, can you post it in some other way pretty please with jam on
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