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    Sunday MTB Ride 16 August Meet in Bramley!

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    Nigel E5

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    Join date : 2009-02-12

    Sunday MTB Ride 16 August Meet in Bramley!

    Post  Nigel E5 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:27 am

    From Bramley Old Station in Station Road (Downs Link). Route will consist of as much singletrack trails as I can fit in.
    Exploring Winterfold and Pitch Hill and should get over to Holmbury Hill.

    The Details:

    Meeting Place: Bramley Old Station in Station Road (Downs Link)
    Timing: Meet 0845 for 0900 departure
    Duration: Medium or Long (2.5-4 hours)
    Difficulty: Blue/Red Difficult
    Ascent: Plenty on the redish, not so much on the blue.
    Tea Stop:Peaslake Village Stores, bring money! and a trail side snack.
    Average Speed/Pace Style: Brisk social pace if the group can manage
    Distance: Approx 20/27 miles
    Route:Surrey Hills Bridleway and descending Singletrack with some road sections to get to the good stuff quickly
    Ride Organiser: Nigel Mathias 07774 168819

    This is aimed at the rider who rides fairly regularly and are not novice. If you are uncertain if this is for you then call me on 07774 168819
    There will be fast flowing trails with rooty drop-offs, Its drying out nicely and if we do not get any more rain trails should be perfect

    MTB KEYS

    The keys below are relative to the types of ride that the surrey hills riders do and distances covered within the duration will be affected by the terrain, ascent, weather and ability of the group.


    DURATION KEY:
    Short - Up to 2 hours
    Medium - 2-3 hours
    Long - 3-4 hours
    Mini-epic - 4-5 hours
    Epic - 5+ hours

    DIFFICULTY KEY
    -Green/Easy - Rides with very low risk, but may include short, more difficult sections. Shallow climbs and descents.
    -Blue/Moderate - Some loose surfaces, ruts, potholes and or tree roots. Shallow or moderate climbs, possibly including short sections of steeper climbs.
    -Red/Difficult - Unavoidable berms, boardwalks, large stones, moderate steps and drop offs. Cambers, water crossings and ''North Shore'' may be present. A wide range of steeper, tougher climbs and descents of a challenging nature.
    -Black/Severe - Unavoidable obstacles with large steps and drop-offs. There will be prolonged steep, loose and rocky surfaces. Some man made structures will be included. Can include exposed open hill sections. Any ridable or usable gradient, including steep loose, and rocky

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