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Header pictures: Riders on the Celtic Costal – Geevor mine on the Golowjy ha Bal – Riders on the Mines and Mineral Railways Off-road. All 2013, courtesy of Chris Rayne.

See these posts for more pictures of past events and links to galleries of interest.

Mines and Mineral Railways Events 2015

28 June, 2015
Starting from Carharrack
Organiser Simon Jones

Cream teaA very murky start to the rides this year, leading to the surreal experience of riding up Carn Brea with the monument completely hidden in the mist. The weather improved dramatically around the mid-point return to Carharrack for pasties, ending with sunshine and a delightful cream tea.

Chris Rayne has photos of the events here.

An unexpectedly large number of last minute arrivals left some would-be off-roaders disappointed this year – a reminder to enter ahead or at least warn the organiser if large parties are intending to enter “on the line”.

Audax 50km Badge67km
Starts 10:00
no AAA Mines and Mineral Railways (ON-road)
AUK id 15-836
25 riders listed
Audax 50km Badge66km
Starts 10:00
no AAA Mines and Mineral Railways (OFF-road)
AUK id 15-837
38 riders listed
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Kernow and Southwest 2015 Penzance Control

Simon Jones at the Penzance ControlIn response to a short-notice request from the general direction of Exeter, Audax Kernow organisers and web admin plus Falmouth Wheelers SR Trevor ran the Penzance control for the Kernow and South West 6oo km Audax this weekend.

 

 

Simon Jones took on provisioning and organised the crew, Peter Hansen managed the paperwork, both with the ease of decades of experience, while for Trevor and me it was a chance to see the strange world of the multi-day event from the other side of the counter for the first time.

A rich aromascape kept Max entertained too.

Here are some pictures of riders leaving the control, fed, watered and we hope refreshed for the next stage of this challenging ride.

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Many Rivers to Cross

19 July, 2014
Starting from Penzance
Organiser Martyn Aldis

A couple of pictures from this event.

Reuben and Dene

CS Dynamo riders

Audax 300km Badge307km
Starts 06:30
AAA Gold Grimpeur Medal5 AAA Many Rivers to Cross
AUK id 14-327
7 riders validated
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Mines and Mineral Railways ON-road and OFF-road

6 July, 2014 from Carharrack Organiser Simon Jones

We had a total of 55 starters for the two events, more for the off-road, including 16 women. The youngest rider was a girl of 13 and in the offroad a lad of 14. The weather was fine and a bit cooler than last year. We had to do a bit a hedgetrimming to clear undergrowth along the offroad route but there were still signs of bloody arms and legs on the offroaders from
“bramble rash” but this was all taken in good spirit by the time they tucked into their jam and scones at the finish.

One rider emailed “Can I just say what an amazing day I had yesterday,
what a great event! I will definitely be there again next year! Thanks”.

Thanks to the riders who participated and raised a modest sum for Cornwall Hospice Care.

Mines and Minerals AudaxChris Rayne has some excellent photos of the event here:

https://plus.google.com/photos/114964167691302212885/albums/6035247248297863729

If you have any objection to any photograph in which you appear and would like it removed, please contact Chris Rayne (email <sunshine_chris>, a hotmail address) clearly identifying the photograph(s) and it will be deleted.

Finishers lists are available from the links below.

Audax 50km Badge67km
Starts 10:00
no AAA Mines and Mineral Railways (ON-road)
AUK id AUK id 14-836
22 riders validated
Audax 50km Badge66km
Starts 10:00
no AAA Mines and Mineral Railways (OFF-road)
AUK id AUK id 14-837
23 riders validated
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Pictures of 2013

Pictures of the Mines and Mineral Railways, Celtic Coastal and Canter, and the Golowjy ha Bal 2013 events are available in Chris Rayne’s albums here:
https://plus.google.com/photos/114964167691302212885/albums
If you have any objection to any photograph in which you appear and would like it removed, please contact Chris Rayne (email <sunshine_chris>, a hotmail address) clearly identifying the photograph(s) and it will be deleted.

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