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  1. Salter Fell with BIGW42

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    On the day before the BIG rain arrived everywhere BIGW42 & I went out on a jolly boys outing, we took a scenic ride through Clitheroe & the Trough of Bowland towards Salter Fell. Stopped off for a fab full english breakfast on the A59 in the salubrious english currant bun , sat out & discussed...
  2. 30th Forest of Bowland / Yorkshire Dales

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone fancy a few trails around the Forest of Bowland / Yorkshire Dales next Friday. Heading to do the Salter Fell then into the Dales. Heard the Fell is easy, but no idea what else we will run into. Or....if theres anyone who knows the area that wants to lead. Im in the process of marking a...
  3. North West Posse Christmas Rideout

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    So we met at the services which no longer exist. And we rode into the hills - some of which were shrouded in mist. And we travelled on roads - some of which were covered in ice. And it was a really good day out. Highlights in chronological order : - Seeing Austin on his way to work waving at...
  4. off road

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    finally restored my phone/computer interface. Here's some pics taken a couple of months back on the Slaidburn end of the Salter Road. I didn't go past the bridge as I was on my own and it gets real gnarly up that steep slope with all the rounded stones...... I like the sign in the 1st pic -...
  5. What I learnt on NW Rideout !

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    As a bit of a novice to riding a big Trailie like the TA just want to discuss a view points after my trip across the trails on the NW Rideout, we went over Salter Fell and the others on Monday with Airwolf, Hudders and Double O I have been thinking of where I was going wrong, some may say by...
  6. NW christmas ride out. Monday 29 dec.

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    Met up with Frad and Hudders at 0930h soon to be followed by Double O, (looking a bit chilly after re-arranging work and a dash over the M62 from Bradford :thumbup:) Frad's clean and shiney TA And Hudders . . . err . . . less clean and shiney AT :rolleyes: Off we go thro Ribchester...
  7. NW christmas ride out. Monday 29 dec.

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    All welcome to join Me and Hudders on monday for a ride ON + OFF road. Monday 29 Dec. 0930h. Meeting at petrol station on roundabout J31 M6, to leave at 0930h We will be heading for Slaidburn, then taking the Roman road over Salter fell (8 or 9 mile long trail over the tops). Some good...
  8. ICE ROAD XRVer's

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Went out with Hudder's today, the master plan was to ride off road over Salter Fell,then up to Hawes , roman road and stalling busk. There was a fair bit of ice about on the back road's, which made the first leg up to Slaidburn a little interesting. Should have known when i 'slid' off the...
  9. Sunny Sunday up North

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    Took the opportunity to ride in the SUN yesterday, first time in weeks. Me,HUDDERS and Donald (on his new RD03, a real minter), met up in Gisburn sunday morning, we headed up to Settle to check out some lanes i used to ride a few years ago. Every lane we found had a Traffic Regulation Order...
  10. Rainy day out.

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    Both Hudders and me fitted metzeler karoo's this week, so we decided to test them out despite torrential rain being forcast for sunday. Headed out over Salter fell, hudders got up the stoney climb without laying down for a rest halfway up this time :rolleyes: It was very wet and windy over...
  11. A little recce.

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    Lunch time today the fog had lifted and it felt quite mild(ish),so I decided to have a recce for next Fridays ride out. So well wrapped up I headed out toward the Trough of Bowland Jeffry Hill looking over the Trough of Bowland. The 'Trough' Transalp and look out tower/beacon Looking...
  12. Northwest ride out Sunday Nov 4

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    Had a fun ride out with hudders today, checked out Salter Fell + then across Stalling Busk. We met up near Preston, then on to Ribchester, Whitewell, Dunsop Bridge, Slaidburn. About 1.5 miles out of Slaidburn we arrive at the start of the first trail. Looking into distance you can just see...
  13. Northwest ride out Sunday Nov 4

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    Planning a ride out, mostly on road with some easy off road bits; Taking in Salter fell roman road north out of Slaidburn, Devils bridge, single track twisties though Dent to Hawes, maybe Stalling busk (byeway) to Malham and Settle. Route's flexible. Meet up near Preston M6 ? depending on...
  14. trail riding in the lakes

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    Still lots of riding available legally in the lake district If anyone wants to meet up for a ride out just pm me I have enough routes to last for a weeks riding. All marked up on 1:25000 os explorer maps Also SATNAV POI for start and end of routes Currently using mindmap...
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