Outlaw Feed Station

Quick drink or 3 course meal

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Cornish Digger    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:36

Outlaw website says that there are 19 feed stations on rum, no mention of thebik route though.

So what does an Iron distance feed station supply. A guess from the website that it is High5 drinks, but do they have food and if so, what, or do I need to attach a basket to my bike. 

Bouncing Barlist    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:39
No food was supplied at the Outlaw bike feedstations last year, we were just giving out High 5 drinks and water.  Assume it will be the same this year (suggest you check the race pack).

I have already been in touch with One Step Beyond and we are pencilled in to run Bike Feedstation 2 again the same as last year. 
M...eldy    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:41
Barlos ... I contacted them as well, lets hope they dont think we are running two of them

CD, whatever they promise at aid stations on the bike I would always take everything you need with you on the bike in the event that may well have run out of something that you were banking on
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:49

Meldy get your thinking cap on, we made an impact last year but this years got to be bigger and better.  We need bunting, balloons, cheesy tunes.  Think we should all do it in pirate kit this year to.

M...eldy    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:52
Just perhaps I had already done that ... you didnt check did you?
cougie    pirate
01/02/2011 at 17:59
CD - get a bento box for the top tube of your bike and cram it with nice stuff that you like to eat.  You will need to take on fluid - but I'd rather be self sufficient on the fuel thing - so you have what you want and dont need to collect it. Less to go wrong.
01/02/2011 at 18:01

........because CD there is always the chance that someone will drop the water butt and there will be no water to mix the High5 with

Cornish Digger    pirate
01/02/2011 at 18:28

Cougie, is a bento box a modern day basket then?

Saffy, you seem to be referencing something, bit cryptic for me or is it a 'need to know'' thing.

Seriously though thanks for your answers. the term FEED STATION makes it sound like food so I am really glad I asked.

01/02/2011 at 18:30
 We had a 'little incident' at the feed station last year.....all got sorted though.
01/02/2011 at 18:45
The Pirate feed station was absolutely brilliant last year - probably knocked 15 mins off my bike time!
Razor51    pirate
01/02/2011 at 18:50
I reckon the cheesy tune should be the Captain Pugwash theme (thats for all us old uns that can remember that far back)
M...eldy    pirate
01/02/2011 at 18:57
We took that toon to Lanza with us a few years ago .... boy how they loved hearing that every few miles 
01/02/2011 at 20:07
really looking forward to manning this It made the bike so much easier for me last year
01/02/2011 at 20:41

£9 travelodge already booked, so assuming we can afford the petrol we will be there on the feedstation again!

M...eldy    pirate
01/02/2011 at 20:46
Tell Hairy to bring his goal keepers gloves  
Cornish Digger    pirate
01/02/2011 at 20:54

DTB, which travelodge are you staying at for £9=.

02/02/2011 at 17:59

Lol Melds, good plan!

CD - Nottingham EM airport. About 20 mins drive away, but the quietest nights sleep last year. We got the room in the Jan sale though, not sure what price they would be now.

iron fraggle    pirate
02/02/2011 at 18:18
If the date is do-able, then count me in again
Cornish Digger    pirate
03/02/2011 at 23:14

Thanks for the info everyone,

Never had a 'food'station on a run. Will have to start practicing eating and running, especially the jaffa cakes (yum yum)

DTB, Looks like I missed the boat on Travellodge as they all seem to be about £30 or more now.

Cornish Digger    pirate
04/02/2011 at 18:06

Cake, have toyed  with camping as other threads say the closeness to the start makes life so easy.

However, as i have never really camped, and dont have a tent not sure about it. Have looked at tents though and seems one can be bought for £25/£30 so cost won't be much different 

This from a man whose never really ironmaned before!!!!

ps who is Dave

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