Craven Arms (Shropshire)

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Postby skunkyd » Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:38 pm

Well, nothing ventured nothing gained! Never ridden in Shropshire before and I have to say it offers some of the nicest views I’ve seen in a long time.

The terrain is non too technical although there are some great little snotty lanes along with one what’s normally a snotty Mrs Smart.

The riders, Slick, Paulg, Dave Ellis and JK. Jon was first to the car park which I sense he wished he wasn’t as it bordered onto some not so pleasant locals, even the on site toilets looked vandal proof, they even had timers on the doors!

As usual we set off with the rain just kicking in, although because this was virgin territory it didn’t dampen the spirits.

Anyway, his a short video summarising the day, 111 miles in total, along with our only ‘confrontation’ of the day, Mrs Smart and her hubby Kenny Rogers.

http://vimeo.com/79124941

http://vimeo.com/79093143

If anybody is interested I've just completed a new local route covering parts of Leicestershire and Northampton (basically between the A14 and A47) which I intend doing a mid week reccy on if anybody is interested either late November early December. I'll post something up separately.
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Postby ktm-geoff » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:08 pm

Done those lanes a few years ago, there really flat and most have been graded, nice riding, but a bit tame
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Postby BLUE(UK) » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:06 pm

Very good,I liked the save. 8-)
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Postby PaulG » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:53 pm

Another good day out with some great scenery :D
Rob what a charmer :lol: :lol: :lol: her face was a picture and i recon you would have pulled if Kenny Roberts had not appeared :lol: :lol: :lol:
Got to say though my helmet was really comfortable and if you would like one Dirt Bike Express are doing good deals on them ;)
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Postby skunkyd » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:02 pm

I thought we would have had a more detailed product review than that Paul, still waiting for Daves :D
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Postby chris426f » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:44 pm

skunkyd wrote:
..... our only ‘confrontation’ of the day, Mrs Smart and her hubby Kenny Rogers.

http://vimeo.com/79093143


I think there's a job for you at the united nations Rob.... :D :D
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Postby Noel » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:53 pm

Great stuff, I missed a good day.
Love Mrs Smart, I can tell you were forewarned. LOL.
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Postby skunkyd » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:04 pm

Call it research Noel ;)
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Postby skunkyd » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:46 pm

chris426f wrote:
skunkyd wrote:
..... our only ‘confrontation’ of the day, Mrs Smart and her hubby Kenny Rogers.

http://vimeo.com/79093143


I think there's a job for you at the united nations Rob.... :D :D


Many thanks Chris, Throttle Jockey taught me everything I know about diplomacy ;) :D :D :D :D
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Postby BLUE(UK) » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:47 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Then there's the guy who emails 50 questions about a 10 quid product, all of which could be answered by googling. So you answer and try to help, he emails again with more and you reply again. After the 5th email its obvious he doesnt actually want it and is basically wasting your time so you reply slower. Then he puts a post on a forum about how you're a twat because you're slow to reply so that whole process just costs you time and reputation, all because the bloke is a massive """"..
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Postby b8ppj » Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:33 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby dave ellis » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:59 pm

skunkyd wrote:I thought we would have had a more detailed product review than that Paul, still waiting for Daves :D


helmet review :- used it twice and gave it a good buff once just got sandra to buff it she does a much better job
oh and it was cheap and fits well and if i want i can fit an extension for a longer one ( like paul G's ;) )
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Postby Noel » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:44 pm

dave ellis wrote:
skunkyd wrote:I thought we would have had a more detailed product review than that Paul, still waiting for Daves :D


helmet review :- used it twice and gave it a good buff once just got sandra to buff it she does a much better job
oh and it was cheap and fits well and if i want i can fit an extension for a longer one ( like paul G's ;) )

It seemed to make him ride faster so it must be good.
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