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Ride4Fun

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Ride4Fun says:

DUNSTABLE DOWNS - Saturday 14th August

Here we go again...

This one's a little bit later because I'm too busy earlier in the month.  :tongue:

Arrive in the same old car park (see link below) with your tank full of fuel 10am onwards, with an estimated departure time of 10:30am, for a day's adventure down some fast and twisty roads.  :winkie:

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=d&hl=en&geocode=&saddr=51.867461,-0.536825&daddr=&mra=dme&mrcr=0&mrsp=0&sz=19&sll=51.867452,-0.536951&sspn=0.001183,0.00235&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=19

Cornerman system will be used, as always.  Below is a simple explanation for all those unsure what this means.

1. Lead rider (me) heads the group. Do not pass unless you decide you're leaving the ride.

2. Tail gunner (any volunteers?) is always at the back. Always stay in front of this rider.

3. If you are immediately behind the lead rider, and we cross a junction, stop to mark the corner if indicated to, or if you think it would be helpful to do so (it's never wrong to mark junction). Wait until the tail gunner arrives, and ride off ahead of them. DO NOT move until they reach you, no matter how long you are waiting!

4. If the lead rider stops to mark a corner (probably because he has no one behind him at the time) and you are the first rider to catch up, stop to take his place until the tail gunner arrives for you.

5. If there are no corner markers at a junction, assume to follow the road.  Sometimes markers aren't needed if it is obvious.

6. MOST IMPORTANT: Ride at your own pace within the front and rear riders.  The marker system will ensure you know where to go, without having to race to keep up, so you can stay safe.

See you there!  :sunglasses:

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Ride4Fun

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Ride4Fun says:

X Fighters

Whoops!  :blink:

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Ride4Fun

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Ride4Fun says:

Despite the Rain

All those who are scared of the water missed a good day's ride. 

I'll post the September date soon. 

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JesteR6

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JesteR6 says:

Rain

Cheers Craig for another great ride, even if it did get a little damp in places.


Well I've done tail gunner now and it wasn't that bad...lol
Even if there was only 4 of us !!!!

Lookin forward to the next one....work permitting.
Stew.

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