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7th August 2010: A ride along old Shap Road.

The food photo at Wilf’s Cafe in Staveley. Ian join us at Wilf’s Cafe after cycling up from Milnthorpe where he had park his car via Brigsteer.

The view from the summit of Potter Fell Lane looking  down into the Kent Valley, it was raining over Kendal but we manage avoid all the rain showers until we got back to the cars at Ashes Lane.

New member Paul at the summit of the first climb of the day up Potter Fell Lane.

The view looking back down the bridleway toward Murthwaite and Longsleddale

Heading down the bridleway towards the A6.

Following the bridleway from Plough Farm to Bannisdale High Bridge.

Peter crossing over Ashstead Beck via the footbridge, as we followed the bridleway from Forest Hall to Grizedale.

Flowers at the side of the road has we followed the road up to Ashstead.

Looking back down the public byway from Ashstead to the A6, we did see young deer crossing over the track, as we climb up to the A6.

We stop for lunch beside Borrow Beck.

A view of Borrow Beck.

Peter and Ian on the bridleway heading down Borrowdale.

Following the track toward High Borrowdale Farm.

Looking back up the track towards High Borrowdale Farm.

The view looking up the valley from the bridge below Low Borrowdale Farm.

Getting ready to set off again after regrouping on the bridge.

A view looking down the track into Borrowdale and with the Lune Valley in the background as we followed the bridleway up to the Repeater Station.

A view looking up Borrowdale as we climb higher up the track.

Another view looking down into Borrowdale, with Paul bike in the foreground.

Looking back down the bridleway from the Repeater Station, which  highest point on the ride.

The view from  the Repeater Station looking down into the Kent Valley.

Cake photo at the cafe in Morrisons in Kendal.

Just made it back to cars at Ashes Lane when the heavens open!

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