Exmoor Beauty? - Nope definitely a beast!

by Skardy   April 23, 2012  

Anyone else ride the Exmoor Beauty yesterday?

Very, very tough I thought partly due to experiencing all 4 seasons in 1 ride and a fantastic route.

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I'll bet it was blustery up on they exmoor hills Devil

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7543 posts]
24th April 2012 - 7:44

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I did it - great fun, my first sportive and really enjoyed it. Ridge Road was killer though, into that wind, and hail, and rain. There was a collective sigh of relief in the group I was with when we turned off to Simonsbath.

posted by localsurfer [173 posts]
24th April 2012 - 18:13


Glad you enjoyed it localsurfer, I felt the road across the top into the hail was tougher than most of the hills, a welcome relief to turn down into simonsbath indeed!
Also a testing hill up out of Dulverton on a stomach full of cake and malt loaf, got my legs straight back into it!

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posted by Skardy [97 posts]
24th April 2012 - 18:58