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PostSubject: How far would   Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:12 pm

How far would you drive to get the racing you require ?. Basketball
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:59 pm

Probably 50 miles, for a national, if I ever get the birds to do it
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:02 pm

Not far at all 10/12 miles maybe
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:34 pm

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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 12:15 am

Nearest club here is 48 km.
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:42 am

That's pant Hal, feel for you there mate, I would drive to however the nearest club was
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:57 am


Gets to be a hassle. Costs for gas (petrol) money. However, next year (last fed race this weekend) may switch to another club. Same distance but instead of long end will be short end. If they are not scared of me I am not scared of them, location wise. Current club may be folding anyway.
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:43 am

like you say hal its hassle and cost , but I don't have much choice ?
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:31 am

my club is about 1 mile away, which suits me fine.....I wouldn't travel more than about 5 miles.
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:59 am

our clubs about 20 mile away that's enough for me
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:22 am

20 mile away... affraid affraid that's too much for me Darren... lol! lol!

so is your fed/club a big radius then...?
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:08 pm

My club is only about half a mile away, but like I said for a national a 50 mile round trip would be , I think ok
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PostSubject: Re: How far would   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:25 pm

David wrote:
20 mile away... affraid affraid that's too much for me Darren... lol! lol!

so is your fed/club a big radius then...?

yes david Cheltenham gloucs wilts somerset Bristol basically from Cheltenham down to Dorchester although in the south section theirs only about 30 flyers north section has about 60 having said that the maximum amount that sent in any yb race was 70 members in total so maybe membership is down
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