Road riders here

The ABR Rally season kicks off in Takoda Camping, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
davsato
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Re: Road riders here

Post by davsato » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:24 pm

ok, amend my route then, ignore morecambe bay if its going to be busy.
how about keep to the first bit, shortest route across to wrynose and hardknott passeseses, round to see a few interesting(odd) sounding places walna scar etc, keeping to little roads round coniston a bit and across the wide windemere on the ferry (an eye watering £1.50, according to their website) for lunch somewhere and then a wide swing down through a bit of the dales.

dont want to do too busy places but not bothered too much about touristy areas, WE are the tourists too if youve never been there before! if it busies up we'll get out of dodge, i dont plan anything rigidly except to have at least 5 meals a day, solid or liquid.
Dave

Fareham, Hants.

i am not a cockerney, london is up north to me

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Barnman
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Re: Road riders here

Post by Barnman » Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:26 pm

Put a suggested route here for anybody that wants it. Hope the weather is as good as today and you should have a great ride out.

Road route - Yorkshire Dales & Lakes

geordy paul
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Re: Road riders here

Post by geordy paul » Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:50 pm

hi folks, ive been following numerous the numerous threads on the boil rally.
unfortunatly im at work that weekend so cant make it.
ive been watching because it is right in my neck of the woods.
i don't want to put people off the lake district as it is a truly stunning place to ride a bike, but it is busy, the roads clogged with all manner of tourist driving at 30mph.
if i could be so bold as to offer a couple of alternative areas to look at.
firstly a short hop from the camping is the glorious tan hill inn, then into the dales,
or on towards barnard castle, high force, weardale, teasdale, northumberland, county durham,
also nearby is a lovely road from brough the middlton teasdale, then onto edmunbyers, and into northumberland, you could even get to the northumberland coast and back in a day.
i would have loved to come along and share this wonderful area with you,it truly is an amazing place to ride, just dont think its all about the lake district.
and dont forget ingleton,hawes,dent,appleby,alston, i could go on forever.
but, work wont allow it this time.
if by chance any of you are passing through ingleton and in need of help or a brew, just head for the ambulance stn; and if we are in the kettle will be on.
please feel free to get in touch if i can be of help in anyway.
paul.

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Re: Road riders here

Post by LargeWayRound » Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:54 pm

Hi Paul

Welcome to the forum BTW.

Thanks very much for the very helpful post ..

Just need to get my big map out now , and do some planning .

Cheers Mate

LWR

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Re: Road riders here

Post by datsun fan » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:51 pm

one more for a road ride..........which one????? ........TBD

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Re: Road riders here

Post by doctorzippy » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:00 am

If anyone fancies a long day in the saddle taking in not one, but 2, of the Nature Rally points and seeing the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, I've posted a route suggestion here.

See you all Friday :woohoo:
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