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bigste
22-06-2011, 20:59
Hi,

Just thought I'd say hello.

Got back into biking a couple of years ago as a means to lose some weight and improve my fitness, and it seems to be working, mostly riding country lanes round burscough/dalton/newburgh/ashurst beacon etc.

Now I want to start using the bike for what it was intended, riding off road!

Not got a lot of off-road experience, so I expect to fall off. A lot.

Cheers, Steve

Pieeater
22-06-2011, 21:50
Welcome Ste.

Look out for the NCRs (non club rides) and next months Newbie ride.
We have a route nearby - a 14 miler (Parbold) we do on a Thursday night that you might enjoy

GeeBee
22-06-2011, 22:28
welcome mate - we are also doing the route that phil mentions next tuesday as part of the "skyride on tour". it is posted up in the members section, so you wont see it, but pm syko for an invite if youre interested.

bigste
24-06-2011, 06:20
thanks guys. i can't make next tuesday, but i'll keep an eye out for the newbie ride, keen to have a go at that.

videojetman
25-06-2011, 05:18
welcome bigste, i've only been on a few club rides and i fell off every one, so you'll be in good company, good bunch of lads. hope to see you out soon.

bigste
27-06-2011, 19:28
I've added a full set of stormtrooper armour to the shopping list ;)

Rob_Scott_
27-06-2011, 19:53
If you are lucky I will have a spare bandage left over after all my bails!!!