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Daithetooth

Member since May 2020 • Last active May 2022
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It's only impossible if you stop to think about it!

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    Finished my fixed SR with Bryan Chapman, it's amazing how many hills you can forget over a few years.......
    We also had pretty much all the Caterhams following the same route up in packs of five all day Saturday. Lovely to see the first few groups but increasingly annoying.

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    Yep, sorry I thought you were coming up from the south through Penderyn and on to Ystradfellte. The A470 can be a pain mainly from the "Valleys Commandos" motorbike gangs depending on what time you hit it, but it's often used by larger groups of the cycling clubs. The lower road on the map will be quieter and there are plenty of views around the loop to make up for it.

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    If you can go up a little further on the A470 and take this little road over the top of Penderyn the views down the valley and the wild horses make it worth while (there’s also often an ice cream van up there).

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    Brevet Cymru, I remembered the hills out of New Quay and the last climb before Chepstow but seemed to forgotten the rest from a few years ago…….

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    I didn’t realise this thread existed……

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    Have a look over the bridge into Wales, school holidays are a bit later and Brizzle prices should drop. Not too far to ride over to the start depending..........

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    Starting at 0500, there is an absence of nice hotels near the start...........
    Premier Inn it is then .

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    Just to bump, will this be the thread for 2022 LEL?

    Anyone else entered and have you chosen your start and times?

    Where are you leaving your bags on route?

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    I'm 45, have no gears on any bikes.
    Use a track bike for Audax and this year have completed a couple of 200km, a 300km and have a 400 and 600 before LEL.
    I live and ride in hilly South Wales.
    The bike is completely impractical on a normal level but I love it for the simplicity, my wife just received her Project One 12 speed Di2 Emonda and while it is a beautiful bike I have no pangs of desire.
    If there is any time to do whatever you want then 40 something is it, maybe get a geared loaner or hire for a long weekend to see if you're tempted........

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    Brilliant, was just interested in how the restrictions were working (looks like they’re due to ease a bit more next week).
    We’re been visiting in summer and winter since 2000. If you’re moving out the Ötztaler Rad Marathon is a great ride from Sölden.

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