It was only 5 months ago since we last went to Snowdonia, but we liked it so much, we thought we’d go back!
This time myself, Lee, Mike and Steve set out from the Little Chef in Burford, following Steve’s well planned route through Wales to our hotel in North Wales. The weather was pretty good as we set out, but it was almost exactly as we passed into Wales that the clouds appeared and it wasn’t long before the rain was falling. A little drizzle at first, we didn’t let it slow us, but it soon picked up, so we pulled over and donned our waterproofs.
As with the first trip I was using an app on my phone called Trip Journal to log our route. This time I was using my Samsung Galaxy S, which has a bit of a better camera and I was better prepared with a spare battery and a cigarette charging point on my bike! This meant I could leave GPS on the whole time to track more accurately where we rode. (Apart from the one stage it turned itself off!)
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I just got back from another great trip on my bike with friends Lee Baker, Marie and Steve Page, Andy Chamberlain and Mike Simpson. Steve planned the route, we were to spend most of Saturday making our way to the hotel, riding through a fair bit of South Wales. The weather was amazing as we rode up, stopping every hour or so to stretch our legs or have a coffee or meal. The scenery matched the weather with some amazing views and some fantastic roads for us to enjoy.
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This last weekend was quite an adventure, I got Friday and Monday off from work in order to ride over to South West Ireland with some friends. Some of the guys met up on Thursday to ride to Wales which is where the first drama occurred when a silly lady decided to turn right, from the left lane of a roundabout, knocking Mike off his bike! So, after separating his shoulder, he was in no condition to carry on the ride.
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