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Richmond park this mornin'!

the doktorthe doktor Posts: 70
edited August 2007 in Pro race
Just pulled into Richmond on me houseboat, and went for a spin in the park this morn . Holy sh!t it was like a sportive!

Was it just cos it was sunny? even so when I was last there on a weekend morn, four years ago, it was nothing like that. Cars well outnumbered, and thanx to the new 20mph limit I even overtook a few on the flat!

Some serious speed demons there too! :twisted:

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  • ricadusricadus Posts: 2,379
    I think there is a regular organized Saturday ride there.
    Can't beat the open country though – fewer cars for a start.
  • the doktor wrote:
    Was it just cos it was sunny? even so when I was last there on a weekend morn, four years ago, it was nothing like that. Cars well outnumbered, and thanx to the new 20mph limit I even overtook a few on the flat!

    I think the 20mph limit has been there for a while - it only really made the news when they started enforcing it for cyclists a while back (they rarely enforce it for cars, of course).

    For me, too many cars for it to be real fun - but as you say, it's nice being able to go fast across the top of the park - near-on 40mph and leave cars that overtook you when you were riding at 20mph in your wake.
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