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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 1 Jun 2016, 11:59am
by rossidevon
Hi all,

Even after a year this feels like unfinished business. So I'm off for another go at this in a few weeks. Eek. Time to check my wheels ;-)

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 1 Jun 2016, 12:14pm
by NATURAL ANKLING
Hi,
Good luck.
Just put a new one on mine so no excuse.
What are you aiming for this time :?:

Re: RE: Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 1 Jun 2016, 3:13pm
by rossidevon
NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Good luck.
Just put a new one on mine so no excuse.
What are you aiming for this time :?:

Cheers.

If I'm honest I just want to get it done in 24 hrs (total time).

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 30 Jun 2016, 11:09am
by rossidevon
Due to transport issues, I had to postpone doing this until September.

The happy side effect was that I got to do Darkmoor again. If you live near by or get the chance to come down for it it is definitely worth it.

http://www.darkmoor.co.uk/

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 17 Jul 2016, 6:52pm
by rossidevon
I've started indoctrinating my wife to the ways of the velo. Started off with a 45 km charity ride. Think a 24 hour ride might be a bridge too far, but a start has been made.

http://wp.me/p4NbsO-77

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 22 Feb 2017, 4:27pm
by rossidevon
I know I'm a bit late to the cyclocross party, but had my first race recently

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/02/ ... and-gears/


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 1 Apr 2017, 10:49am
by rossidevon
In an attempt to broaden my cycling horizons last weekend I had a go at beach racing at Pembrey Country Park. Loved it, well most of it.

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/03/ ... ng-firsts/


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 14 Jun 2017, 10:50am
by rossidevon
Another race (this time a triathlon), another blog race report.

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/06/ ... ng-to-tri/


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 26 Jun 2017, 6:57pm
by rossidevon
Took my 6 year old son for his first taste of bikepacking/cycle touring. Think he enjoyed it as much as me:

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/06/ ... -treasure/


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 27 Jul 2017, 8:59pm
by rossidevon
New post about riding Darkmoor, which is similar to the Dun Run but much smaller and hillier.

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/07/ ... emastered/

Thanks to everyone for reading.


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 17 Oct 2017, 9:56pm
by rossidevon
Latest post about my 9 year old daughter’s first sportive is now up:

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2017/10/ ... s-my-girl/


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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 17 Oct 2017, 10:50pm
by NATURAL ANKLING
Hi,
Well done.
The long course is a bit of a copy of one of my training routes, know the tracks well.
I start from Sousons down west of postbridge, warren house inn (all off road), postbridge - bellever off road to- powder mills farm, princetown railway track to yelowmead farm, gt mis tor via little mis tor :? off road, to (railway track) burrator, sheeps tor, elsbarrow nuns cross farm, prince town (off road) then back through belever forrest via bellever tor.
Got to take the sandwhiches and stop half way round :)

Dartmoor boss is going to luv you lot trashing the paths (tracks :) ) they now want to restrict TT's walkers etc etc.

Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 24 Aug 2018, 8:59am
by rossidevon
New post: not all that serious.

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2018/08/ ... a-trailer/

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 14 Sep 2018, 11:10am
by rossidevon
Bit of shameless vote gathering, I've been nominated for the Running Awards Personal Blog. If you have a spare couple of minutes to vote that would be ace. Link is below:

https://therunningawards.com/vote/205#vote

Thank you

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Re: Riding for 24 hours

Posted: 29 Oct 2018, 8:53pm
by rossidevon
Not actually cycling related, but possibly the hardest thing I've ever done not on a bike:

https://bontride.wordpress.com/2018/10/ ... ing-miles/

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