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Sep 18 2016

Arrival of ‘sweet autumn’

Colours are getting more saturated in the steppe, wind is picking up more regularly. No nasties are biting at us during riding and patches of soft sand boost our heartrates and deflate our morale a touch. Mix this in with morning temperatures that drop well below 10C and all the signs of autumn appear to …

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Sep 04 2016

The obliging continuum

And so the  promise of favourable riding conditions with nice predictable constant factors of sun and clear blue sky and a touch of wind in the face turned to reality.
9 riders set out to do MattvonGunter bahn. There camels and cows with a shepherd were greeting us next to a canal that was serenely reflecting …

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Aug 30 2016

Accommodating weather

A  weekend and a National holiday that saw great cycling weather around Atyrau with fair temperatures and very little wind was all not to be missed.
And so on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday a good deal of folk turned up.
Saturday saw us ride our classic Pete’s Villa loop, and back at Levee Junction some continued on on the …

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Jul 13 2016

“Old” Aerial photo of one of AO’s favourite places

An old aerial photograph of Horses bath taken back in 2011 by one of our former riding members during a maintenance flight.
The area looks quite different this current season!

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Jun 28 2016

Far, far away and recovery

Calm winds, mild temperatures, fresh legs and a desire to explore some new terrain…  This was the mix that came together this weekend to push further than had been attempted in quite some time.  Satellite image work had revealed the possibility of a prize beyond Karatyu Lake.  White cliffs, rolling terrain and several structures near …

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