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Rough Stuff Fellowship Easter 2014

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At long last I got to go to a Rough Stuff meet. The South West of England doesn’t have a local group, with most of the membership in the north, which seems like a terrible shame (for the south-west I mean!). The Easter meet has a new location each year, and this time they chose Dunster, just a few miles… Read more »

Mission Accomplished! One Col in the Bag

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Well, all safely back to base. 2 hours up, plus stopping time for lunch and admiring of views, then only 15 minutes to get back down the same way. I decided against the loop down the back side to do a circuit of the Pic de la Sagette, as from what I could see of the footpath it looked like… Read more »

Giant Talon 29er + Bob Ibex Trailer + Quantocks Rough Stuff Cycling = Quite a Day

Finally, the first proper day out with both the trailer and the new bike. I had been waiting for this one for weeks, a chance to experience some proper rough stuff, along with the trailer and 15kgs of baggage. The big question was ‘is it possible to drag a touring load over mixed terrain?’. Well the answer is, YES! I… Read more »