So, who is getting a cheeky Xmas day ride in?

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So, who is getting a cheeky Xmas day ride in?

Postby Chunky » 23 Dec 2008, 7:37pm

I am!

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Postby Biscuit » 23 Dec 2008, 8:39pm

Might do, I've just assembled my 1938 Humber 'Gentlemans' bicycle and just might do the traditional 'I've got a new bike' and ride it around and about.......

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Postby jan19 » 23 Dec 2008, 9:25pm

No chance whatever Christmas Day, but fingers crossed for Boxing Day - might well sneak out for an hour....



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Postby vernon » 23 Dec 2008, 10:32pm

I'm saving myself for my ritual New Year's Day loop from Reeth to Tan Hill and back.

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Postby gbnz » 23 Dec 2008, 11:38pm

Without a doubt. My Christmas starts around 11th December and following nights and days "out", I'm "in" from tonight. This the bike beckons! Until the new year!

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Postby meic » 23 Dec 2008, 11:52pm

I always look forward to cycling to the parents house on Christmas Day. I feel it entitles me to the Monster Meals. The roads are wonderfully empty too. The rest of the family take the car making me into a David Cameron cyclist.
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Postby Big T » 24 Dec 2008, 12:17am

Hoping to get at least 30 in on Christmas day, and will be out Boxing Day too.

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Postby patricktaylor » 24 Dec 2008, 8:55am

I try to cycle every single day, and Christmas Day is no exception. Just a bit shorter, maybe.

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Postby eileithyia » 24 Dec 2008, 8:55am

Certainly on the boxing 10 mile tt, might get out for a short spin tomorrow depending on the weather.
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Postby Manx Cat » 24 Dec 2008, 9:43am

Gonna try to get out with the girls tomorrow.

We dont eat Christmas dinner until 6pm anyway, and we are having individual beef wellingtons for dinner which take about 20 minutes each to perfect. Getting all that boring chop chop chopping done this afternoon.

Weather is perfect for a cycle ride tomrrow. Mild, no wind and no rain forcast here.

SNOW for NEW YEAR though!

Yah! :lol:


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Postby robwa10 » 24 Dec 2008, 10:42am

Maybe on Christmas day, but going out today and hopefully boxing day. :D

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Postby Si » 24 Dec 2008, 12:45pm

Got my Christmas pressie early as I had to order it myself. Spent this morning fitting my ice tyres to the Dawes and am looking forward to the bad weather. Will be taking them for a ride tomorrow - not allowed to use them until Christmas day. It's not forecast to be icy but they need a few miles running in.

Home via the allotment to collect the veg for Christmas dinner, and then get cooking.

the Christmas morning ride is nice....little traffic about, people wishing each other merry Christmas on the bit through the park and the knowledge that you are starting just a little in credit before the blow-out that is Christmas dinner!

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Postby noonoosdad » 24 Dec 2008, 12:52pm

:D I will be cycling over the Festive period. Cycling into work and back usual as tomorrow is the start of a 'normal' working week for me.

And as Mary pointed out, the weather forecast is looking lovely and quiet with the odd breeze and dry but cold.
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Postby paulah » 24 Dec 2008, 1:46pm

Having hosted Christmas the last few years, I'm cycling to relatives tomorrow. I've just been getting the tinsel for the bike - red /gold for the back and white for the front. Couldn't go out with non highway code compliant Christmas decroations. :lol:

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Postby Colin63 » 24 Dec 2008, 3:44pm

Christmas day is nothing but a cycle ride for us. We've abandoned all family commitments and will be disappearing into the countryside with a packed lunch on the maiden rides for the new Mercians. We're so excited!

Happy Christmas everyone.