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Fortyfoot Road


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Fortyfoot Road is 1090 meters long (0.68 miles) which took me 2.19 minutes to ride, at an average speed of 18.63 mph. It is a BOAT (byway open to all traffic). You can expect to find:

  1. A non tarmac surface
  2. Grassy trail
Council notes:

Council say:

(also known as ‘Nash Street’) Surface recently improved. Seasonal closure in place from November to April.

My description:

Often TRO'd to anything with 4 wheels.

Beware the thin ruts, can get cross rutted on this one!


Howard Millichap said....
 In the early 90s this was quite overgrown and never dried out and was, therefore, quite tricky to ride.
I went head first into the river halfway down when the front wheel of my 600LC4 caught a rut wrong and steered me straight at it. Some branches caught the bike but I swan dived into the water. Fortunately no one saw it or got it on film ;-)My riding buddies all wondered why I was so wet when I emerged from the lane.
It has since been cleared of a lot of the trees, letting the wind get in and so is drier and much easier to ride now.


Charlie KMQ said....
 A lot drier now http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbOnpEPPQMs


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