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Tandem trike warm up in the Newbury 12 hour

13432285_943647835748186_1092025030115310663_n 13403262_943650225747947_6945592494612161796_oThe Longbarrow was in action on the Newbury 12.
The only tandem and one of the few machines with zero carbon. The marshalls found that quite refreshing.
A certain Mr Culverhouse put in appearance and did pretty well with his useable leg.
Some big mileages for the bikes.
We trundled around to bag 215 (tbc) which is a 5 mile improvement on Jim and Vera’s national vets record set back in the 90’s.
Last ride in anger before the E2E.
A relief that nothing broke or fell off this time !!!
Mark Brooking

5 Comments on Tandem trike warm up in the Newbury 12 hour

  1. mark brooking // June 19, 2016 at 4:25 pm // Reply

    215.22 miles is todays provisional result

  2. Paul Potter // June 19, 2016 at 7:43 pm // Reply

    Congratulations Mark / Jane for your 12 hr ride and best wishes for good weather and serviceability on your 24 hr attempt

  3. Congratulations Jane & Mark. It’s never easy to race when you are the only machine in a categorie. Best wishes for the record. Go get it!

  4. Pete Holland // June 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm // Reply

    Well done Mark & Jane thats a good ride for a 12hr wishing you all the best for the 24hr great preparation for the E2E. “happy”

  5. Mark Brooking // June 29, 2016 at 1:33 pm // Reply

    We won’t be doing the 24 this year.
    But its unfinished business for next year.
    Need to have a trouble free ride to see what we can actually do.

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