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    5th April Sunday Club MTB Run (Godalming)

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    5th April Sunday Club MTB Run (Godalming)

    Post  Mark on Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:02 am

    Sunday ride to leave from CFH (Godalming train station) at 9.00am to Peaslake. The ride will be fairly technical (red/difficult) and probably include the trail known as Christmas Pudding with a coffee stop in Peaslake if time allows. Back via Lockhurst Farm, Blackheath and Chinthurst Hill. Forecast is looking good. Should be back by 12 noon to 12.30 pm.

    Meeting Place: Godalming railway station
    Timing: Meet 0845 for 0900 BST departure
    Duration: Long (approx 3-4hrs)
    Difficulty: Red/Difficult (some technical sections on some reasonable sized hills)
    Ascent: some short, sharp climbs
    Tea Stop: Peaslake stores of course!
    Average Speed/Pace Style: Social Pace (no-one will be left behind!)
    Distance: Approx 21 miles
    Route: To Peaslake and back via Lockhurst Farm, Blackheath and Chinthurst Hill.
    Ride Organiser: Roland Seber
    VCGH MTB KEYS

    The keys below are relative to the types of ride that the club does 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 rideable or usable gradient, including steep loose, and rocky descents.

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