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“Carving” The Kilpatricks

A few weeks back Gerry suggested a loop of the Old Kilpatricks, just west of Glasgow followed by a bite to eat at a local carvery.  The combination of bribery with food and a bike ride convinced 16 of us to head out on a very cold & blustery day. Continue reading

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Dropping the price on my BadBoy…..

https://glasgowmbc.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/for-sale-fast-commuterurban-mtb-cannondale-badboy/

originally posted up at £750, will now take £650…….next step fleabay……

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hail caledonia

A great day out up a wild and blustery old kilpatricks hills yeasterday good call Gerry /Gav. The carvery did meet expectations Gerry..sure you’re not on commission.My rear hub trashed must have been the weight penalty after the carvery.Next time hopefully better weather.Still central heating via nips of 12yr old highland park pushed me through the worst..hicc…it’s the way forward.

ps// natures kiss recovery cream (£8.99 in all good bike shops) rubbed into tired legs absolute bliss(certainly beats the old method of a “rub doon wi a cauld pie”) ready to go at it again except rear wheel in evans for rebuild.

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9 am Local Sunday ride anyone ?

I am planning to be riding at 9 tomorrow – haven’t been out local since the storms so no doubt a bit of tree climbing involved……

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Saturday 9:30 Mentieths and Glen Finglas

Hi all,
I’m planning an easy ride out taking in the Mentieths and Glen Finglas Saturday… Are you interested? If so 9:30 at Aberfoyle Car park.

Bring a sandwich and waterproof etc.

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Update on Trail Maintenance Work

The trail maintenance Core Team (consisting of Maggie from MCP, 4 guys from Meet Up plus Markymark, Ryszard, Groundskeeper John, Sandy Slater and myself) met up for the first time last Saturday (14/1) .  Here’s what happened…. Continue reading

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King and Queen of the Hill (Glentress)

There’s a new event happening over at Glentress on Sunday 27 May. Organised by Tweedlove and POC, it’s an Enduro style event (Enduro like rally racing, rather than 12/24 hour). Thought some of our faster Trail/All Mountain riders might fancy giving it a shot.

King and Queen of the Hill.

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Cant find my nuts

Anyone found a source for wheel hub cone nuts? I cant find any on the internet.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

http://www.banff-uk.com/

From the promoter:

I hope you don’t mind me contacting you. This is just a quick email to see if you and/or some of your mountain bike group might be interested in coming along to an event we’re holding on Saturday 28th January in Glasgow at the Mitchell Library Theatre called the UK Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Continue reading

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