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    Sunday MTB Ride 17th May


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    Join date : 2009-02-08
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    Sunday MTB Ride 17th May

    Post  Mark on Fri May 15, 2009 10:21 am

    Meet at Godalming train station at 9am with a likely return of 12-12.30. Route is TBC dependant on weather.

    Bring a bike in good working order, a friendly attitude and a sense of humour.

    Date: 17th May 2009

    Timing: Meet 0845 for 0900 departure

    Duration: Medium approx. 3.0 hours

    Difficulty: Blue/Moderate, nothing major

    Tea Stop: Always a chance but bring a snack

    Average Speed/Pace Style: Moderate/Social

    Distance: 17 miles

    Route: mostly bridleways

    Ride Organiser: Mark Reynolds


    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.


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


    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

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