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Tell us what your favourite kind of ride is and you could walk off with a bundle of Vulpine goodies...

We asked to to come on over and tell us what your favourite kind of ride is. And you did, in your hundreds! Obviously the carrot of a bag of Vulpine goodies was on hand to get your creative juices throwing. It's a carrot that can only be eaten by one lucky rabbit though. And by "carrot", "eaten" and "rabbit" we mean "prize", "won" and "reader". I think we're all glad that rather tortured metaphor is over.

Anyway, on to the prize giving. We fired up the random-o-tron and picked one lucky winner for the gilet, jersey and t-shirt. And that lucky winner is DonnyCampo! Their favourite kind of a ride? "Cornish hills, quiet roads, warm sun, with a mid-ride saffron cake and a cappucino." Sounds splendid. And next time they're perusing the cake list for saffrony sustenance, they'll be doing it in some nice new threads. Hurrah.

These are fun, these Vulpine giveaways. For that reason we'll be doing another one soon. Stay tuned!

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We promised you another Vulpine schwag and here it is! This time there's lots more top quality clothing goodies up for grabs. Our winner will be walking away wearing a Vulpine Cotton Visibility Gilet AND a Vulpine Merino Jersey AND a Vulpine Merino T-Shirt. Not bad, eh?

We're fans of Vulpine's range of stylish, performance oriented clothing round here: it's technical enough to meet the demands of almost any form of cycling, yet casual enough to work off the bike in equally demanding social environments. Even better when it's free...

Just like last time it's a comment-to-enter affair, and this time the question is...

What is your favourite kind of ride?

Answers on a comment below! We'll pick a winner at random next Wednesday. Usual schwag grab rules apply. Good luck!

To find out more about Vulpine visit their website www.vulpine.cc and for the Vulpine view on what's going to happen at the Tour next week visit their blog.

Dave is a founding father of road.cc and responsible for kicking the server when it breaks. In a previous life he was a graphic designer but he's also a three-time Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling world champion, and remains unbeaten through the bog. Dave rides all sorts of bikes but tends to prefer metal ones. He's getting old is why.

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SevenHills [195 posts] 3 years ago
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A lovely sunny day with a light gentle breeze. 60 miles approx with a cafe stop mid way with plenty of tempting cakes and nice cup of tea. If i could have all that and a guarantee of no rain i would even be prepared for it to be a bit lumpy. Not looking likely at the moment though!  20

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polyhistoric [2 posts] 3 years ago
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Early Autumn morning - easy 20 mile spin out to the sculpture garden and art museum with my girlfriend

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Wolf04 [72 posts] 3 years ago
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The one home from work tonight, before a fortnight's tour!

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mattsccm [327 posts] 3 years ago
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Hot and sunny, flat to start with a whopper hill in the middle

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Raleigh [1665 posts] 3 years ago
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Windy Time Trials

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rch30 [75 posts] 3 years ago
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Dry,hills to give the views,good road surface(increasingly rare),interesting villages,a friend for company and conversation and a well planned route 50 miles ish with a cake and coffee stop mid way.

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Clink [19 posts] 3 years ago
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fab!

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Dave Norman [2 posts] 3 years ago
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has to be one that involves coffee and cake, doesn't have to be in that order

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pjay [246 posts] 3 years ago
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Quiet country lanes on a dry, sunny day.

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Tonyrhill [2 posts] 3 years ago
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warm weather, 60-70 miles riding with someone a little better than me near the sea

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Timbo13 [264 posts] 3 years ago
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Big hills, long open straight descents. And coffee at the cake stop

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jayme [117 posts] 3 years ago
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Round the forest of Bowland. Great hills and very quiet roads. Also a couple of cracking little cafes.

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FeynmanC [35 posts] 3 years ago
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Any ride is better than no ride.

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rouedio [37 posts] 3 years ago
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It would have to be a ride with my daughter in the trailer on the back. Any weather, any place.

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crompton_michael [12 posts] 3 years ago
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Thigh burning hills with a rolling finish!! Oh and don't forget the homemade pie and a tasty ale

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phax71 [287 posts] 3 years ago
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Mine is a stupid early start on a late Spring morning - 6am kinda time, with an idea of destination but no particular planned route ..

Light breakfast in a village cafe around 9am, sandwich or light lunch and a coffee again in a village cafe around 1pm and just general leisurely exploring, taking in maybe 80 miles over the course of a slowish day...

As it should be ...  1

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russyparkin [570 posts] 3 years ago
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big climbs with nice scenery round about 40-60 miles

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marvo [37 posts] 3 years ago
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A lumpy one with a flat bit somewhere  1

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scruffy [11 posts] 3 years ago
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Swooping down the Crook of Lune in Lancaster with a massive grin on my face, glad to be on bike, and thinking that maybe one day I should ride the other way; back up the hills and corners. Makes me feel like a proper cyclist  4

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FMOAB [261 posts] 3 years ago
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Dry, no wind, a couple of Caledonian MacBrayne ferries, a coffee and scone stop and at least one downhill blast will do me nicely.

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jorysmith [62 posts] 3 years ago
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with my friend just cruising around the city.

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liam.cahill1 [42 posts] 3 years ago
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Got to be one where me and my mates go for 2-3 hours without any hold ups at roundabouts ect. blasting along in a line with a perfectly executed sprint or hill finish.

Teamwork looks awesome when you get it right!

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jonwaldock [23 posts] 3 years ago
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Hot, but not too hot. Flat, but not too flat. Add a couple of hills and I'm a happy chappy.

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bauchlebastart [93 posts] 3 years ago
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A dry one

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pingpong [20 posts] 3 years ago
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nice gear  16

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bike ie [10 posts] 3 years ago
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The last few miles to get home after a chellenging 2-3 week camping and cycling tour. The promise of a comfortable bed and a warm bath to soothe the aches, bruises and insect bites that linger to remind you of your most recent adventure.

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Thor Beverley [49 posts] 3 years ago
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Hilly outwards, downhill back....and no rain!

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Glen C [45 posts] 3 years ago
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A good long club run in the Cotswolds over 50 miles with a relaxed coffee and cake stop in the sunshine. Roll on Winter!  1

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Jezzag [41 posts] 3 years ago
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An aimless spin on a sunny day.

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mandy [94 posts] 3 years ago
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riding up ball busting hills, shitting myself going down em lol

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