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West Wood(Rhodes Minnis)
#1
Hi i'm new to this site and this is my 1st post.
i've been to these woods quite alot and really enjoy it. There not to difficult but enough to have a laugh with. Has anyone ever been there and what did you think of it?
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#2
I think I've cycled past/near the wood on a road bike, on my way to Bossingham via Gogway,  but never through the wood - it looks too dark and scary in the there!


Welcome to the forum by the way and happy posting. If you like West wood, you may enjoy Blean - there's a regular Wednesday night ride, keep an eye out on the rides thread.
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#3
yeah it is dark but i like dark eirie woods.
i've been up blean quite a few times i was up there tuesday morning and as i don't drive anymore it's going to be a more regular one. Yeah i'll keep an eye out for wednesday rides cheers.
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#4
Have ridden thru here over the years,but not totally familiar with all the trails.Rode here from Barham a few weeks ago.Gorsley wood a bit further north is also worth a look.West Wood area ridden alot by Activ/VC Deal.
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#5
Hi welcome to the forum.

Lyminge Forest is my local ride. I enter it from the Stone St end of Green Lane which is West Wood I believe. There's loads of short trails there, a lot of which have been built by the Active riders I think ( they're the ones that are marked out by fallen branches ). It links together pretty well with a bit of local knowledge, it's no Blean but is good for a local blast.

I ride all the way through to Covert mainly on singletrack passing through Elhampark wood and another one I don't know the name of, you hardly see any road or walkers which I like.

Rode there today, conditions were excellent but it does get very soggy once the rain/snow arrives and takes a while to dry out.

Showed a few people around it a few weeks ago and they seemed to enjoy it so I'll keep an eye on the weather and post details of a ride in the near future...
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