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Pendine Sep2020

Post by minetymenace » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:14 pm

Here we go, lets see if we can get a small gathering together.

Pendine Sands Records 19-20th Sept, run by Straightliners (web site here) Free for spectators (£250 to run a bike).

Pendine was the location of world speed records at the beginning of the 20th century when speeds were less than 150mph ish. Sir Malcolm Campbell raced there and John Parry-Thomas met his end driving "Babs" (interesting history). Set in West Wales, is also used by the MOD for testing various weapons and Dylan Thomas (drunken Welshman) waxed lyrical about some local wood.

It would be good to get a few like minded bods together at the weekend, there are campsites and hotels etc but bear in mind it is holiday season, early booking would be a good idea.

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Re: Pendine Sep2020

Post by JB » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:46 pm

Hi Gerry, I'm up for this, any excuse to ride a motorbike around parts of Wales is all I need :grin:

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Re: Pendine Sep2020

Post by minetymenace » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:43 am

Hotel or camping? My good lady is fine on the back of a bike but wants a proper bed to get her head down, being at the end of the season, and in a remote location, I think booking an hotel early would make sense......
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Re: Pendine Sep2020

Post by JB » Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:53 pm

Hi Minety, couldn't agree more, my good lady is the same and besides if the hotel's any good it should have a bar ;-)
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