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 Post subject: Re: On the road today...
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 10:10 am 
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Cool CarpetFibre !



My CX ride last Wednesday. Beautiful scenery ! :)

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The Brecon Beacons really are cool, Carpetfibre.
I was lucky enough to race the Junior tour of Wales there last year. :D

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(near Masca in the North-west - with bike.)

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(near Masca in the North-west - without bike..)

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(El Teide through the clouds. 23 Degrees celsius at sea level, 5 at 1600 meter and 26 at 2400 meter.)

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(Overlooking the clouds on El Teide. The top of La Gomera can be spotted in the distance.)


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Must vistit Tenerife with my bike sometime!


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Nancy-lès-Cluses, a welcome respite on the Romme climb
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last stretch before Romme:
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approaching col de Cenise from Saxonnex, just before the road dead-ends
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view of the Bargy range
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Mt Saxonnex road seen from the Brizon road
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Perth this morning near the Raffles Hotel. Cold (by Perth standards) but clear and perfect conditions.

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@CarpetFibre. Robbie climbing makes my heart jump with joy.

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An MTB ride to Elounda area.



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And some running time at the Heraklion dock


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Morning ride yesterday. Near Woody, CA.


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trychle: did you spot any of Team Sky out training whilst in Tenerife?

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Derek: nope.. But I do not believe they were still on the island 2 weeks ago. I did see the same scenery though. :mrgreen:

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(Into the clouds during the descend of El Teide)

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(Just checking..)

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Is that lava on the sides of the road in the last picture?


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yep. And it felt like I was riding parix-roubaix as the road conditions were terrible.


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What? You're kidding, right?
That road looks smooth compared to some of the roads we have to deal with out here.

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Well.. as long as you avoided the potholes, which were everywhere, it was smooth.

But keep in mind that there was a fierce headwind and that it seemed like to road was flat, although it was going up 5-7%.
(Oh, Why on earth am I complaining about all this..? It was a wonderful experience. :D )


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Took the bike on a work trip , these near Dorchester, Dorset, UK
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Thirty seconds later this was a true Power Shower, hacked it down
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Lots of rules in Dorset.....
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