CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

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sue m
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CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by sue m » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:23 pm

Hi All

We are heading to the Brecon Beacons for the club weekend away. (As voted by you!) 5th to 7th June book the date....

Final arrangements are still to be confirmed but we are looking at a bunkhouse that will give us some space to get together, share cake and beer and have a laugh reliving the days riding.....

The price will depend on numbers but between £30 and £40 for the 2 nights, we will need to do our own breakfasts.

The accommodation is dorms with bunkbeds.

There is a pub a mile away that does B&B if anyone can not coupe with dorms...

There are several possibilities for rides including the Gap in the Brecon Beacons https://www.mbr.co.uk/routes/the-gap-ro ... les-253427 and The Beast in the Black Mountains https://www.mbr.co.uk/routes/big-black- ... ute-385286 (or an alternative with less carrying). We will split into at least 2 groups.

See https://www.newforce.org.uk/gallery/brecon-beacons/ for photos when we were last there.

There are loads of YouTube videos to give you a taste of the riding.

There will be pushing and possibly carrying of the bike and steep grass and rocky descents, sweet single track, mud etc and a lot of climbing and great views...

On the Friday we could do a trail centre such as Bike Park Wales - the blues can be ridden by most and an uplift to save the legs (pre booked and costs)

Within a week there will be a post with more info asking for numbers and payment.

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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE booking info

Post by sue m » Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:44 pm

Now confirmed for the 5th to 8th June. At the Brecon Bunkhouse http://www.brecon-bunkhouse.co.uk/

Looking like £35 for 2 nights(depending on numbers this should also cover breakfast) which will need to be paid to confirm your place - I will let you have the club bank details via email. (There is a set fee for the accommodation so if we can not get enough people we will need to slightly increase the cost - this has never happened before)

There are approx. 22 spaces in the accommodation with no more than 6 in a large room.

We will need to do our own breakfasts, in the past we have done a group cookin - half the group responsible for cooking each morning... For the Saturday meal we are looking at getting a meal provided by a caterer at the bunkhouse as the local pub can not cater for us and a bit of a drive to Talgarth and other places to eat.

There is also a pub approx. 1 mile away with B&B rooms and very basic camping. http://www.thedragonsback.co.uk/accommodation/ However, we can only take a couple of people not in the bunkhouse accommodation to keep the riding groups at a manageable size.

Sue
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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by thefaller » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:30 pm

Hi Sue,

I am a yes but booked own accommodation.

Steve K

Martin
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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by Martin » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:53 am

Count me in for this too please Sue

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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by nobby73 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:44 pm

Yes please. Staying in the dorm is fine. Rob

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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by sue m » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:48 pm

15 places taken 7 left....

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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by Paul C » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:52 pm

Hi Sue

I am up for that, although would prefer the pub please.

Should I book the pub separately?

Cheers

Paul

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Re: CLUB WEEKEND AWAY BRECON BEACONS 5th 7th JUNE

Post by sue m » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:34 pm

Hi Paul

Yes book yourself in...

Sue

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