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Cotswolds / Salisbury Plain rides

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Hi All,

Any interest in a ride out weekend up in Cotswolds and/or Salsbury plain area? There's a village hotel near my place near Chippenham and i've got a couple of routes. Might make an interesting change to Devon/Somerset roads.

Thinking of something like the Welsh weekend but no need to learn another language and with less sheep and no blody fords :lol: Possibly in Sept or perhaps next year?

What do you think?
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Yeah, if it doesn't clash with any holidays I've already got in mind. From what I remember the traffic and restricted speed limits might make the Cotswolds the lesser choice. More open flowing roads around Wiltshire 👍
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Maybe. Currently don’t have my bike due to needing repairs and insurance company taking it away. Once I have got it back hoping to get some miles on it as really missing not having it in summer months
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You know I'll be up for it John though this September for me is pretty well fully booked.
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I could get a bit interested in this John. If it's not going to clash in any way with SWB's annual Wales Weekend in June then dial me in as a provisional for now :) .
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Will look to do this May next year. Local hotel has 4 twin rooms about £55 a night, ish. Premier Inn nearby. Depending on numbers we have some spare rooms and camping space too. Can do curvy, sight seeing trip type up the Cotswolds, or more of a Welsh progress wide around Wiltshire or both really.
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Will need to know dates, as already have a Spain trip booked for May
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As I'll be a man of leisure next year should be up for somewhere different as long as it doesn't clash with Wales and IOM 👍👍
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Wouldn't be anything like the Salisbury plain ride I'd take you on. :80:
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jer r1 wrote: Aug 14th, '22, 21:47 Wouldn't be anything like the Salisbury plain ride I'd take you on. :80:
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Right after speaking to some of the usual suspects. I'm thinking of Friday 12/Sat 13 May 2023.

By popular request, the route would be around Salisbury plain area.

So it would mean a leisurely ride up for the Friday night, then a good early start riding on Saturday, going home afterwards same day, or having another night up here if you want.

Let me know if you can make it and if theres enough interest I'll have a chat to the Village hotel/pub and get an exemption from the local speed watch club.
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Stick me in your diary as a definite maybe - that's how it is in mine :mrgreen: .
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Stick me in your diary as a definite maybe - that's how it is in mine :mrgreen: .
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I'm a definite for joining you John. Some great roads round Salisbury plain and Wiltshire that we rarely see on "normal" ride outs. Now let's get some more of the gang to commit...
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I shall be getting off the ferry on the 12th and having it large around Spain shortly after 🇪🇸😁
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