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Fowlmead Races???
#1
I think this question has been raised and answered before the sketchy website update but i cannot find this info anymore.
Have these races now died a death(if so why?) or will they be resurrected in the future. I quite fancied having a go at cycling round in circles chasing people in Spandex. I dont have the time at the moment to sit in a cars for hours to get to events outside kent so these would have been perfect to have a go at.Thanks.
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#2
Died a death. I asked the guys at fowlmead a few times and each time it seemed more unlikely they would carry on. Pity as Ive reaed so many places now and they were still pretty much my favorite, dry summers night bombing round fowlmead for an hour was fantastic, real shame its no more.

The only other local ones in kent now are the <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.wssmtb.co.uk/index.php">http://www.wssmtb.co.uk/index.php</a><!-- m --> ones (dates not up for 2015 yet) and the odd one at bedgebury <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.boarsonbikes.co.uk/">http://www.boarsonbikes.co.uk/</a><!-- m -->
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#3
That's a shame, i loved the Fowlmead races too and was looking forward to doing some more Sad
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#4
I too really enjoyed the fowlmead thursday afternoon races for an hour. Are those WSS races you linked to above similar in length and type of track ie not to hard just an off road trail. I would be interested in doing some of those.
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#5
redwinnie Wrote:I too really enjoyed the fowlmead thursday afternoon races for an hour. Are those WSS races you linked to above similar in length and type of track ie not to hard just an off road trail. I would be interested in doing some of those.
The WSS venue is more hilly, not too steep though. Wasn't a bad course when Impished and I previewed it before the first race, feel bad that i haven't done any of the races yet so will be doing some this year if they are on again.
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#6
I am okay with hilly just not with the technical stuff like rocks and drops that sort of thing. Fowlmead was perfect in that there was nothing technical about it you just rode and got on with it (apart from the very narrow dodgy footbridge).
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#7
Not done the WSS ones either - was going to do the 6 hour one but was cancelled. Think I will try 1 or 2 this year if it fits with other stuff, just along the road after all, could probably cycle there along pilgrims way - Ive done a few bedgebury ones in the past - no chip timing or anything like that but a great little course (separate from all the public courses) and good fun for a flat out hour blast.

When I go to bedgebury (not been for a while) I often do a few laps of the course as its never busy and lot of fun.
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#8
I will look at the WSS ones... I think Nicholas would enjoy them too.

I entered the 6 hour one... gutted it didn't happen, fingers crossed for this year.
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