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#931 by Frothy , Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:35 pm

I'm going to Combe Martin in September which is not far away from Ilfracombe . Must have a go at that walk


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RE: Open All Hours

#932 by astoness , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:09 pm

nice pics phil....


 
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RE: Open All Hours

#933 by Frothy , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:37 pm

Nice pics Phil. I'll be surprised if it's changed that much. I'll take your advise about Porlock Hill


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RE: Open All Hours

#934 by phil ( deleted ) , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:39 pm

Posted by Frothy
Nice pics Phil. I'll be surprised if it's changed that much. I'll take your advise about Porlock Hill



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RE: Open All Hours

#935 by Deleted User , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:43 pm

Porlock..........never again........int been the same since..[Help]



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#936 by phil ( deleted ) , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:47 pm

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You and I have discussed the delights of Porlock Hill before, haven't we?


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RE: Open All Hours

#937 by Sheldonboy , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:49 pm

This sounds interesting[Musical]


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RE: Open All Hours

#938 by phil ( deleted ) , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:51 pm

It would take a brave man to go down it without his foot on the brake.


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RE: Open All Hours

#939 by astoness , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:52 pm

it does indeed SB ...i am all ears...[Let Me Think]


 
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RE: Open All Hours

#940 by Sheldonboy , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:52 pm

As long as you are wearing the correct gear


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RE: Open All Hours

#941 by phil ( deleted ) , Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:57 pm

This supposed to be the steepest road in the UK at 40%. It's a little more twisty than Porlock but I still think it would be a close thing.

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RE: Open All Hours

#942 by Frothy , Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:11 pm

Found this on youtube. The driver is mad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALGsKxgV8M4&feature=related


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#943 by astoness , Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:11 pm

done porlock but in the back of my mind from over 35 years ago im sure i recall doing a 1 in 3 ...i will try and cast me mind back but it was a long time ago...we were practically upright...


 
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#944 by phil ( deleted ) , Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:16 pm

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You was on the side of Ben Nevis,


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RE: Open All Hours

#945 by astoness , Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:24 pm

lol phil..im sure i saw the signs saying 1 in 3 gradiant or something like that...it was scary and i would never do it again where ever it was..i remember the car i was in though..jag 420...


 
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