Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Arrive Fri, Road and Trail ride outs Sat, guided or ride as you please.
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Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by beddowsm » Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:42 pm

Great weekend down in South Wales. Thanks to all that organised it. Shame there were no showers, but people opted for different methods.....some didnt bother, some used wet wipes, some found alternate water sources (Andy H I believe...vid below)

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Some decided water wasnt the best option and decided to roll about in the mud (MinkeyHead)
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And after my wet wipe bath in my tent I crawled out to find Harty rubbing wet hay on himself. Beats wet wipes he said!

Will update this thread with details of the big bike trails in due course, have lots of vids and pics.

Thanks to Scrambled Eggs for leading the way!

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by beddowsm » Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:06 pm

So the ride leader was Scrambled Eggs....and he didnt inspire confidence by turning up to lead the BIG bike trail ride on a KTM 250 EXC! But he took us to some fantastic lanes. There were about 11 riders on various BIG bikes (sorry, dont know everyones names).

First was the Sarn Helen. A fantastic trail that led to a rocky decent to a ford.

Think this is AndyH...did you spend any time on your bike?
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This is MinkyHead down...also, did you spend any time on your bike?
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A GS on road tyres! Respect.
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MinkeyHead comes down
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Old BMW with woman rider, sorry cant remember name
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and her husband on an old BMW R80 Paris Dakar bike
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And the ride leader Scrambled Eggs.
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A fall by the woman on the BMW, rocky downhill section on the Sarn Helen...not easy
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Mr Touratech Nick Plumb joined us on a blinged out 1200 Tenere
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And then proceeded to abuse it.
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and tries to park it on a log
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And a few others decided to copy him...........

Scrambled Eggs takes the hard route
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Mark has a go
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The old BMW rider has a go, look what the bike pivots on....the downpipes, cant be healthy for the bike!
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A ford crossing
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Fantastic day. I want more! Thanks to Nick and Scrambled for helping me mark up my map. Im going back!

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by scrambled eggs » Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:42 pm

Big Well Done to all who braved the welsh lanes, Totally rode your bikes superbly nice to meet you all

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by LargeWayRound » Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:58 pm

exciting stuff

thanks for posting

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by Louisdut » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:15 pm

Thank's for posting pic's & Video's

Looked great could not make this time but hope to make the next one as I love trail riding in Wales

Louis

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by sleeping giant » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:27 pm

great trail ride, with a top bunch of guys, Steve and Jenny [old BMW's]

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by dragonwheels » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:52 am

Great stuff beddows - next year maybe I'll shut the shop and come too, except I think Big Pete totally destroyed our demo TE630....
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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by beddowsm » Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:36 am

dragonwheels wrote:Great stuff beddows - next year maybe I'll shut the shop and come too, except I think Big Pete totally destroyed our demo TE630....
Well if I knew you were handing out demo bikes I would have saved the abuse on mine! Baggsie the 1200 next year.

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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by dragonwheels » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:05 am

beddowsm wrote:
dragonwheels wrote:Great stuff beddows - next year maybe I'll shut the shop and come too, except I think Big Pete totally destroyed our demo TE630....
Well if I knew you were handing out demo bikes I would have saved the abuse on mine! Baggsie the 1200 next year.
You'll have to fight Plumby for it!
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Re: Wales Rally Big Bike Trails

Post by Stubbsie » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:19 pm

Fab report, pics & video clips.
Looks like a good time was had by all, I had a personal debrief of the weekends events by Mr Beddows earlier today.
Hope there wasn't to many bruises !

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