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  • Rivington gpx routes?
  • coolhandluke
    Free Member

    Hi all, looking for a route for Rivington and Darwin tower, i did it years ago with about 40 other singletrack members.

    up winter hill, down san marino, then over to Darwin tower somehow then back across moors and some paving, down to reservoir? can’t remember much else, any Rivi specialists in help out with a GPX for it please?

    johnw1984
    Free Member

    I did a route that includes all that yesterday. I recorded the ride on Strava too. Is there a way that you can get the GPX from my ride?

    lowey
    Full Member

    I Led that ride!

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    johnw1984
    Free Member

    Not the one I was on, but I bet we’ve crossed paths at some point 🙂

    *I’ve just realised you meant to OP. Never mind me, it’ early and I’m full of a cold…

    jonnym92
    Free Member

    As above have plenty of Strava loops that you could use if you can export them?

    Just wrote out a long reply of the loop but then realised it probably wouldn’t mean much if you don’t know the area!

    Gimme a shout if you need a hand sorting a loop, some good trails to ride around here.

    footstomper
    Free Member

    I Led that ride!

    Can’t remember you taking so many pictures on that ride Lowey (or it could have been I was so fast I got to the photo stops before you :-))) it was a blast going out in such a big group 🙂 How long ago was the ride must be 10 years plus?

    I do remember you having to go back at some point (Darwen Tower I think) with someone who needed to get home but didn’t know the way, then meeting us further on the ride?

    scaled
    Free Member

    How long ago was the ride must be 10 years plus?

    29/3/2009 at a guess

    lowey
    Full Member

    @footstomper

    Yeah, one lad was struggling at Darwen tower, pretty much the furthest point out, I think you and Mr Sparkle lead for a bit while I waited and sorted him out.

    Looking at the pics, sadly a couple of guys who are no longer with us. Was a great day and got really lucky with the weather.

    footstomper
    Free Member

    29/3/2009 at a guess 

    🙁  Didn’t see the date (doh) to busy looking at the actual pictures :-)))))

    Yes Lowey did lead till you returned (Mr Sparkle had already departed) remember showing the Lads the Gravestone near the Reservoir of the Mountain Biker who crashed & paid the ultimate price.

    coolhandluke
    Free Member

    remember showing the Lads the Gravestone near the Reservoir of the Mountain Biker who crashed & paid the ultimate price.

    I remember being told!

    I recall the route to Dawin tower and the route off it to a certain extent but then the route over the moors then to the reservoir, I’m at a loss, anyone help out please.

    Boss ride BTW, remember it well, 40+ riders ragging it down San Marrino one after the other…boss.

    MrSparkle
    Free Member

    Blimey, there’s a blast from the past. Donk was there too.

    PS It’s ‘Darwen’ not ‘Darwin’. That one is a long way away!

    yoshimi
    Full Member

    Yay – I’m now slimmer than I used to be but still wear my Gore Phantom

    nearly 10 years ago – wowzers

    So…anyone fancy recreating this…Lowey?

    johnw1984
    Free Member

    I’m actually going to try and remember it again on Saturday providing I can shift this cold!

    Taking a few of my wife’s mates 🙂

    johnw1984
    Free Member

    I know it was only a week, but I managed to remember the route! Got everyone round and back to the cars/vans. It was a cracking day with a pub stop for chips and cider 🙂

    Mid-ride stop at Darwen Tower.

    lowey
    Full Member

    “I’m now slimmer than I used to be”

    Sadly the reverse for me mate.

    “So…anyone fancy recreating this…Lowey?”

    I dont really think there is much of an appetite for big group rides anymore matey.

    timc
    Free Member

    Have a small group ride then 👍🏻

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