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Old 09-10-01, 06:25 AM   #1
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I'm crossing the country this weekend

Don't get excited though. Being central Scotland, it's from Glasgow to Edinburgh so only about 50 miles. Doing it as part of pedalforscotland for childrens charities.

i'm in the 1600's as a participant number so I'm looking forward to seeing hundreds of bikes at any one time.

Hope it's warmer next weekend, but the wind should be behind us. Unless it's omnidirectional
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Old 09-10-01, 09:29 AM   #2
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Here's to good weather and good riding. :thumbup:

Let us know how things go.
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Old 09-10-01, 11:42 AM   #3
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Good luck and hope the weather gets warmer. It is not everyone that can say the rode across the country. (even if it is only 50 miles)
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Old 09-10-01, 02:13 PM   #4
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May the four letter word be absent from your ride! HHHH, (Heat, humidity, hills and head-winds). Wishing you a perfect ride! :thumbup:
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Sounds fun. I wish I could come along. I bet there must be plenty of hills though.
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Course is pretty flat. Should be tailwinds all the way.
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