Monthly Archives: January 2012

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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….

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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