2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#61 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:56 pm

:shock: OK 🆗 thanks
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#62 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:04 pm

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#63 Post by Mickly » Sun May 20, 2018 5:44 pm

Sycamore Harley Davidson had a stand at the Rugby Bike Fest today - thought about a cheeky pic with my Number but didn’t seem in the spirit of the game.
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#64 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Sun May 20, 2018 8:04 pm

I know and yes, not quite in the spirit of the challenge!

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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#65 Post by priest » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:51 pm

hey GOG, mods

hope you guys are well :)

a quick one - just been to the railway tavern in Mellis and it has a bit changed - no signs that it is called "Railway", just a train (as on the pic). Wonder what you think about it?
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#66 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:18 am

It's behind that big bush/tree on the right of the picture.

Maybe it has changed hands - the sign on the building used to say 'The Railway Tavern' but is easily distinguishable by the rail crossing and the other building next to it.

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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#67 Post by Throttled » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:58 am

I do intend to get out and tag, the south of Scotland is planned to be done in one day. Had to cancel twice, but hopefully soon.
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#68 Post by Mickly » Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:41 pm

Travelling from Cov to Newquay yesterday I got 7 South West tags traveling 350 miles, the longest I’ve ridden in a single day.
However I did get lost quite a lot, adding about an hour to my journey time. I discovered that it was best to use hand written notes until close then use the phone for the last 1/2 mile.
The worst / funniest moments were turning round having stopped and paddling the bike backwards into a bit of undergrowth ( the mighty Speedtriple has a rubbish turning circle ) only to drop the back wheel halfway down a ditch, having to dismount and push / drive it out with the rear wheel spinning - this took quite a bit of strength and clutch/throttle control ( and I did it TWICE in different places )thank god for the off road enduro try out days I’ve done.
What I want to know is why this essential skill doesn’t make up part of the new test regime?? 😛
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#69 Post by Mickly » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:28 pm

Got the final 3 SW tags on the way home today. 👍
I will update my profile accordingly 😉
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#70 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:48 pm

Mickly wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:28 pm
Got the final 3 SW tags on the way home today. 👍
I will update my profile accordingly 😉
Impressive 👍 but making me feel more than a little slack! Did 1 yes that’s right just 1 tag today and forgot to put my no in the photo! 🎩 off to you!
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#71 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:16 pm

OK - Who is going to volunteer to run this competition next year (2019)?????
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#72 Post by Throttled » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:07 am

And volunteer to do the scoring.

I just do not get out as much as hoped and now want to fill in the gaps and go to places that the challenge has not been, or places I previously missed and want to go to.
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#73 Post by Hoggs » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:45 pm

Grumpy Old Git wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:16 pm
OK - Who is going to volunteer to run this competition next year (2019)?????
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You don't want to do it anymore?

Ok if this posts gets more than 5 likes so I know there's interest I'll do the locations and scoring
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Re: 2018 UK Challenge 100 - Discussion Thread

#74 Post by mikestrivens » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:54 pm

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