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  • Best time to ride…………

     Gouldy updated 11 years, 9 months ago 9 Members · 10 Posts
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  • Gunner

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 6:46 pm

    It’s almost midweek, nearly Easter, the weather is pretty crappy, so let’s entertain ourselves with a little poll………….. 🙂

    Question is, when do you prefer to ride, as opposed to when are you able to ride.

    I’m pretty much open to ride any day, but I’ve got to admit I much prefer to ride, off-road at least, on a weekday. 😕 😕

    Reason is that the trails are so much quiter, not just bikes but walkers as well, although to be honest, it shouldn’t make that much difference as most of you know from the Forum Rides we do that I generally like to ride in places where you don’t tend to see other riders or walkers.

    I know Keith (Gouldy) had been to Dalby midweek recently and said that it was great and that he had the place almost to himself……… 😯

    So, what do you prefer, and why ❓

  • Filthy

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 6:53 pm

    Weekdays definately, Sundays can be a nightmare as every townie and his dog wants to go for a walk in the woods.

    Gives you chance to ride all them cheeky bits of footpath that make excellent singletrack without getting too much hastle fom people.

  • Dave F

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 6:53 pm

    I’d say weekdays too – except I mostly ride nights or weekends! There’s nothing nicer than riding out during the week and having trails to yourself.

  • Steve Kish

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 7:04 pm

    Weekays for me, for reasons as above.

  • mr-marty-martin

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 7:13 pm

    i like riding the mtb weekends, as there’s more people there…

    we like to chase after people up the hills and leave them for dead on the single track 😛

    on the road im not bothered…

    and i dont care what day it is if im going on the rollers 😀

  • Abzz

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 7:44 pm

    Agreed weekdays are nicer around here. The local Pilgrims Way / North Downs way has armies of walkers walking it 3 abreast (usually with dogs without leads 🙄 ) at the weekend. Weekends are better if you want to pose though, eh Marty 😉

  • mr-marty-martin

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 7:45 pm

    its not about posing 😆

    its the challenge 😛

  • ralf

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 9:25 pm

    week days, but work tends to get in the way.

  • SeanO

    Member
    7 April 2009 at 11:43 pm

    I’d say now, or anytime I can get out for just an hour or so.

    They are the best rides when I try and cram every best bit I can in.

    As I work shifts, I can’t be too fussy about when I ride,

    Just get yourself out when you can and try not to be too anoyed at other people enjoying themselves!! 😀 😉

  • Gouldy

    Member
    8 April 2009 at 8:44 am

    Weekdays without a doubt i,m lucky in a way that i work the shifts that i want to.Plus trail centres are better weekdays too, for weekends it has to be a early start like on the forum rides 😉

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