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DISCLAIMER. MOUNTAIN BIKING CAN BE DANGEROUS. YOU JOIN US AT YOUR OWN RISK.

SAFETY BRIEFING.

  • Wear a helmet. Despite recent advances in medical science, brains still cannot be mended nor replaced.
  • Wear gloves or mitts. Hands often hit the ground first. Cuts and grazes invite infection and a hospital visit.
  • Wear eye protection, it only takes a twig or thorn to lose an eye. Crud catchers are a good idea in mucky weather.
  • When downhilling, for your own protection, allow plenty of space behind the rider in front.
  • Bring a bare minimum emergency tool kit and a spare inner tube.
  • Breakdowns are a bore. Plan not to have any by ensuring your bike is in perfect working order.
  • Punctures are also tedious. You can minimise them by fitting latex tubes, slime tubes or running tubeless tyres.

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Orwell Thursday

Looks like the Chequers is open until a sensible hour and has an outside option.

Re: Orwell Thursday - see you at the pub inshallah

Can't make the ride tomorrow, but plan to see y'all at the pub

Re: Orwell Thursday

Yep I'm up for the Chequers - At the start we will have to see whether we need to split up into groups of 6. Perhaps 2 routes A and B (the latter being the shorter!)

Re: Orwell Thursday

Planning to ride tonight.

Re: Orwell Thursday

Spotted a potential issue with the Chequers. Current Trip Adviser says closes at 8:30pm. The Chequers website is pre-covid by the look of it and says closes at 23:00. Does anyone know for sure that they open late?

Re: Orwell Thursday

I may have some school meeting tonight (boo hoo).

If so, I would want to meet a group of 5 somewhere out in hinterland.

Knowledge of a pub's location (beer garden preferably - I might bring my winter down jacket :-) )

Re: Orwell Thursday

Hare and Hounds at Harlton a better bet?

Re: Orwell Thursday

I expect to join in.
Seems a high chance of being more than 6. Two pubs?

Re: Orwell Thursday

Looks like your upto 6. Will go out now.

Re: Orwell Thursday

Shall we try the Chequers and divert to Harlton if necessary?

Two tables perhaps rather than two pubs

Re: Orwell Thursday

>Shall we try the Chequers and divert to Harlton
Good plan

Re: Orwell Thursday

Curses: can't make it after all

have a good ride

TomR

Re: Orwell Thursday

School thing is next week, so i'm good for the usual.