Forecast this week for freezing temperatures so will make this weeks ride off road as much as possible.
Meet at the Standing Hat car park, Balmer Lawn, Brockenhurst at 0850 for a 0900 depart. Meet at the last car park before the entrance to the woods which is about 500M from Balmer Lawn Road.
First hour or so will be in around the tracks to Hatchet Pond and back via Roundhill. Then onto Lyndhurst and on road to Acres Down. Then back off road to Bolderwood and Burley Lawn. Back on road through Burley and possible coffee stop at the Cider Café if we want stop mid ride. Then back off road along the old railway, short road section to the top of the hill at Holmsley and then back to Brock along the old railway again and if we haven’t stopped already coffee stop at Setley Ridge or in the village.
Route at: https://www.strava.com/routes/11837416
Total distance 55Km, pace dependant on who’s out, if there are riders on cross bikes riding faster than MTB’s then the group pace will be dictated by the MTB riders and any cross bike riders wanting to ride faster can ride ahead and back like an energetic Border Collie!