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tubby two

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« on: May 24, 2006, 02:09:02 pm »
Never been to S. Wales before, but we are planning a trip down there soonish to go mountain biking, i was wondering if any clubs with huts down there are nice enough to let about 8 to 10 bikers stay?

Not too different to cavers, still get covered in sh1t, but less facial hair in general.

As i said, got no idea where any huts are, or where pubs are in relation to them so any info would be useful!

Somewhere near Cwn Carn/ Afan.

Thanks.

tt.

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2006, 02:11:30 pm »
South Wales CC, Chelsea SS, Westminster SG, Croydon CC

All have websites with accommodation details.

Don't know which one would be best for you - they're all pretty much spread out all over the place.

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2006, 02:14:47 pm »
TT, if you're a caver who has never been to S. Wales before ditch your mountain bike and go caving! It's got a couple of OK-ish caves; check out Ogof Ffynnon Ddu or perhaps visit something small like Agen Allwedd instead.

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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2006, 02:35:50 pm »
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It's got a couple of OK-ish caves; check out Ogof Ffynnon Ddu or perhaps visit something small like Agen Allwedd instead.


Never heard of 'em.

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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2006, 02:42:59 pm »
Was thinking of doing some mountain biking down there once and I think CSS was closest to Cwm Carn, with the others closer to Afan.

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Never heard of 'em.

Just shows how rubbish they must be then!  :lol:

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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2006, 04:07:19 pm »
Wales doesn't have any caves, it has Ogof's instead   :shock:
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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2006, 04:10:18 pm »
Actually the plural of Ogof is Ogofau....oooh!    :wink:

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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2006, 12:40:04 pm »
Cheers all, going to SWCC hut for some biking this weekend. The weathers gonna be too nice to go underground! Anyone else heading there? Bring a bike and we'll take you round afan, then if you've got an OFD permit...  :wink:

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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2006, 12:47:01 pm »
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Cheers all, going to SWCC hut for some biking this weekend.


Good choice! Fantastic views and scenery in this weather.

I'm off to NAMHO 2006 - camping - but the weather looks like being kind.

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« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2006, 12:08:47 am »
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Actually the plural of Ogof is Ogofau....oooh!    :wink:


Da iawn efo Cymraeg Gus!  :lol:

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« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2006, 07:21:15 am »
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Actually the plural of Ogof is Ogofau....oooh!    :wink:


Does that mean that a Welsh Caver is a Cymru Ogofer and Welsh Cavers are Cymru Ogofauers?

Probably not.

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« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2006, 12:39:55 pm »
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Quote from: "gus horsley"
Actually the plural of Ogof is Ogofau....oooh!    :wink:


Does that mean that a Welsh Caver is a Cymru Ogofer and Welsh Cavers are Cymru Ogofauers?

Probably not.


Try Ogofwr Cymraeg (for one), Ogofwyr Cymraeg (many of us!)

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« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2006, 03:00:59 pm »
Thanks! I wasn't far off, then!

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« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2006, 11:29:38 am »
Cheers to SWCC for letting us stay, had a tremendous weekend (even though it took us 45 minuites to find the place!).

Spent both days at afan, riding the wall, whites level and the skyline- all mint trails. My little fingers were feeling quite battered by the end of sunday but i guess its good practice for the summer (current plan to do the megavalanche on a hardtail :( :!:  :shock:  ).

Will have to go caving next time i'm down that way though. Too sunny last weekend to be underground :wink: .

tt.