Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

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Re: Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

#46 Post by BabyD » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:01 pm

Hoggs wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:38 am
BabyD wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:51 pm
No the chequers inn is a pub just has the word INN on the building
What's the postcode?
35 Church Ln, Weston Turville, HP22 5SJ

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Re: Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

#47 Post by Hoggs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:21 pm

BabyD wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:01 pm
Hoggs wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:38 am
BabyD wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:51 pm
No the chequers inn is a pub just has the word INN on the building
What's the postcode?
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Re: Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

#48 Post by Via » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:24 pm

What about having a game of chequers at home with a beer?
Hoggs wrote:
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I agree totally with @Slowlycatchymonkey

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#49 Post by Hoggs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:34 pm

Via wrote:
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What about having a game of chequers at home with a beer?
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Although if you hand painted a sign that said Chequers and had a beer and your number under it then I might make a Via only too-broken-to-ride allowance :lol:
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#50 Post by onesea » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:28 am

Hoggs wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:34 pm
Via wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:24 pm
What about having a game of chequers at home with a beer?
Judge rules..... NOT ALLOWED

Although if you hand painted a sign that said Chequers and had a beer and your number under it then I might make a Via only too-broken-to-ride allowance :lol:
WOuld they not also have to invite other members roud for beer to tag same such impromptu pub as a pub for one is not really a pub...
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Re: Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

#51 Post by JRH » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:42 pm

Don't forget to reset your challenge scores to zero at the start of the 2019 challenge. :thumb:
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#52 Post by Stu » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:47 pm

JRH wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:42 pm
Don't forget to reset your challenge scores to zero at the start of the 2019 challenge. :thumb:
Bugger!

I usually do this before the start but totally forgot!

I'm sure those who have already got tags can re add them if I remove them all?

Edit: removed all the old scores and updated the current ones :thumb:
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#53 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:14 pm

Oh yes forgot to do that!

Collecting tags today caused great joy and great fear! Some of the roads were lovely and empty, one road between Taunton and the 303 was great- good tarmac completely empty, sun shining and good views followed by a series of completely unnecessary google map detours (shakes fist violently at that there Google) with a good dose of the steepest fear inducing decents and inclines down some muddy farm tracks that were made of gravel, sludge and potholes. If someone suggested I had a go at it it would have been a definite I should cocoa. On the upside me n 9T picked our way through it and I now have no fear off road!
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Re: Challenge 2019 - Discussion Thread

#54 Post by Tango » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:43 pm

60 mile round trip and get the 2 tags at the end.........actually rode past a Swan pub and a different White Hart without realising. . Lol.
But, it was good to get out on the bikes.....a bit soggy to start off with......but it got better as we went along..... 8-)
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#55 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:48 pm

Tango wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:43 pm
60 mile round trip and get the 2 tags at the end.........actually rode past a Swan pub and a different White Hart without realising. . Lol.
But, it was good to get out on the bikes.....a bit soggy to start off with......but it got better as we went along..... 8-)

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#56 Post by Tango » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:05 pm

Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Tango wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:43 pm
60 mile round trip and get the 2 tags at the end.........actually rode past a Swan pub and a different White Hart without realising. . Lol.
But, it was good to get out on the bikes.....a bit soggy to start off with......but it got better as we went along..... 8-)

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#57 Post by JRH » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:38 pm

@Slowlycatchymonkey fraid you are going to have to post you latest pics again re Haynes motor museum, and the museum piccies.
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#58 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:06 pm

JRH wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:38 pm
@Slowlycatchymonkey fraid you are going to have to post you latest pics again re Haynes motor museum, and the museum piccies.
Liked the DKW. Pity we lost the replies to the steam drives. :lol:
Heyho, lost the challenge pics and score too!
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#59 Post by mikestrivens » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:16 pm

Oh no! you will have to use it as an excuse for another ride out and do them again.
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#60 Post by Hoggs » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:59 pm

Hey guys hopefully you all still have your pictures if not I think it's only @Slowlycatchymonkey who we lost? and I did see them!! so you'll keep your extra 20 points
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