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Didn't fall off!!

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15/06/2004 at 08:45
Went for belting ride on me new steed yesters evening.. did bout ten miles and managed with the SPD clips beautifully, never fell off once!

15/06/2004 at 09:02
oooh sounds great and well done for not falling off I am useless with SPDs!

Thought of you this weekend whilst we were charging round the Forest of Dean Adventure Racing...
15/06/2004 at 09:11
Should've called me Spans... did you enjoy it? Where bouts were you?
15/06/2004 at 09:30
urm in a village called something near Mallards Pike... we were on a training weekend teaching us how not to get lost... didn't work though!!!!
15/06/2004 at 09:34
Down towards parekend / Blakeney / Yorkley way then???

Often run at mallards Pike, but now they have started charging for parking it is not quite such an attractive proposition..

was scene of first Forest Frolic..
15/06/2004 at 09:51
ooops barkles, thanks for reminding me....

i'll post them tomorrow!!
15/06/2004 at 09:52
15/06/2004 at 09:54
Parkend, that's the place! We were staying at the big hostelling type place there...lovely place to run and bike you are so lucky!
15/06/2004 at 10:00
you might want to get some bar tape while you're waiting
15/06/2004 at 10:10
Spans I was there all sunday too! Cycling and then playing footie and cricket and eating mega picnic tea. There were lots of orienteering types about in the forest and then having a bbq, that wasn't you was it?
15/06/2004 at 10:12
yes that was me and Dillo and Multi and Calf and Brewster and its time... I can't believe that I didn't see you! Were you in the big group in the carpark?
15/06/2004 at 10:21
My navy and cream camper was parked just beside you!!!!
I was directly across the field from the BBQers, near the trees, with 8 adults and 8 free range kids who kept running thru your BBQ
Oh Spans...... was it really you?
They all seemed more mature than you though.. and there was a prizegiving.. we didn't set up camp til about 4.30-5.00. And mysteriously from about 7.00, we had the whole place to ourselves...... cannot think why.
15/06/2004 at 11:54
ohno that wasn't us then, we were based on the bridge bewteen the two sections of lake... no snazzy bar-b-q for us just a cup of water and then we were sent on our way!!
15/06/2004 at 11:56
Spans.. was this Cannop?
15/06/2004 at 11:59
Nice one Barkles. I had my first SPD experience last week, and now have had 4 ride outs with them. I can't believe the difference they make.
15/06/2004 at 12:25
Specially on the hills, FS.. really do help..
15/06/2004 at 12:31
Cannop? I don't understand so I guess not! It was an Adventure Racing training weekend organised by www.trailplus.co.uk
15/06/2004 at 12:39
Cannop is the ponds/lakes & picnic areas or maybe you were at the lake at Mallard's Pike! Anyway,we were in the same Forest together... so that is very sweet x
15/06/2004 at 12:49
we were at the lake at Mallards Pike... wouldn't that have been funny if we had bumped into each other!!!... shame we didn't really... how was your birthday btw?
15/06/2004 at 12:53
Spans we would normally have gone to Mallard's pike for ice-creams en route but were with a seven year old on own bike and thought it might be a bit too far back up.
My birthday - gosh, thankyou, how did you remember! It was very good in parts, only burst into tears twice, and I finally chilled out with about 10 mins to go, one red and green (2 shades) dragon finally iced with butter cream rosettes (sort of!) with onto boy-cub's cake - his birthday is today!
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