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05-21-07, 09:47 AM
Name is Graeme im form the uk (widnes) im 22 i own 3 bikes.
1 muddy fox that I use for spare parts as the frame is twisted.
1 Scott Yecora my main off road bike.
1 Custom Racer don't use that often after as i don't like cars. but good for commuting.
I am lucky enough to live less that a mile for the trans pennine trail www.transpenninetrail.org.uk good riding all canals, rivers and nature reserves well for at least 30 miles then you get into cities. I try to ride at least 100miles per week.
05-21-07, 09:54 AM
Hello Graeme. Wow, you are most fortunate that you can get onto the Trans-Pennine trail easily, I would love to be back in Lancashire to ride that. What canals are you riding, and what nature reserves do you hit?
By the way, I was born in Swinton...
Welcome to BF!
05-21-07, 10:03 AM
Well the canal is the Sankey Canal but its known at the cut around here
There is the Pickerings Pasture nature preserver witch is part of the bank of the river mersey that has been restored to its former glory http://www2.halton.gov.uk/nature/content/localnaturereserves/pickeringspasture/?a=5441
There is also Hale Village
05-21-07, 02:16 PM
Have you seen any animals or birds of interest at Pickerings Pasture? It sounds fascinating.
05-22-07, 11:24 AM
not really you see a lot of rabbits gray squirals there is 3 herons that live on the canal well i think there is 3. Water rats are common too
05-22-07, 11:27 AM
Cheeky Yankee buggers!
I've got a few recipes for squirrel...:p .
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