Driving day Wales A4069 Top Gear black mountain pass - Sunday 26th August 2018

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Event date: Sunday 2018-08-26
Username Guest count Note
A2Steve A2Steve 2 Me and Harriet Sam and Floss in her car.
Darren C Darren C 4 Confirmed and meal for 4 on Sunday please Steve/Sam.
Jellybean Jellybean 2 Plus dog!
Cenick Cenick 1 Just the driver for now!
Proghound Proghound 1 Just me for now
Colin 540 Colin 540 1 Maybe
Al2coholic Al2coholic 1  
A2Sam A2Sam 2 Me and Flossy, in Frankie
A alanb 1 Maybe. Trying to clear the date
Special edition Special edition 2 looking forward to this steve
B baz 1 Get my A2 next week be good to come along to meet some of you

One day event, Which dates could you attend?

  • 4

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Saturday 4th August or

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • Sunday 5th August or

    Votes: 3 37.5%
  • Saturday 25th August or

    Votes: 6 75.0%
  • Sunday 26th August

    Votes: 8 100.0%
  • Saturday 18th

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • Sunday 19th August

    Votes: 3 37.5%

  • Total voters
    8
  • Poll closed .

A2Steve

A2OC Donor
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I'm looking to organise another driving event this summer.

The day will be centred around driving the A4069 Black mountain pass in the Brecon Beacons hailed as one of Wales' best driving roads. Made famous by BBC's Top Gear.

See short clip of part of the route below

It will have the same start and end point as we will be doing one big loop. This will mean that for those who are reasonably local it can be done in one day and then drive home afterwards or for members from further afield it will just be one overnight stay at Merthyr Tydfil. The event will start at 10am and be finished by mid/late afternoon for the drive home.

I'm quite flexible on the dates but obviously want to do it when it doesn't clash with any other A2OC event. I've started a poll above for 3 potential dates, please vote which dates best suit you and we will go with the majority.

No number limits on this event because the roads are all decent so we won't have to do any country lane reverse convoys :)

If you want to know any details please fire away.

Mike/Yvonne @a2sumo @Vonnie - I haven't messaged you on this one because I've seen from fb that you are on holidays and don't want to disturb that with car stuff :) but have spaced the options away from other A2OC events, any issues let me know.

Attendees

Cenick - Steve
Al2coholic - Joey
Nat_s2 - Nathan
Jellybean - Rob
SteveC - Steve
A2Steve - Steve
A2Sam - Sam
Proghound - Ian
Putyourmittenson - Mike
DarrenC - Darren
DJ 190 - David
Alanb - Alan
Special edition - Dave
 
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BoxyA2

Well-Known Member
Unfortunately may not be able to make this dependant on what current state of rebuild I’m in with Boxy.. gutted as if the your last arranged event is anything to go on this one will be brilliant... I’d encourage all to attend..

Fingers crossed I’ll be finished by then and can come along. I’ve cast a vote that gives me more time ?.
 

A2Steve

A2OC Donor
Unfortunately may not be able to make this dependant on what current state of rebuild I’m in with Boxy.. gutted as if the your last arranged event is anything to go on this one will be brilliant... I’d encourage all to attend..

Fingers crossed I’ll be finished by then and can come along. I’ve cast a vote that gives me more time ?.
Would be a shame if you couldn't come mate. Don't mind if you want to bring your daily instead.
 

murdo

Admin Team
Sorry I can't attend . Wife's birthday the first weekend and working the other. Boogah. ☹
 

stevec

Member
I can make both weekends at mo. But dependant on work commitments will know more closer to dates.
Steve
 

Darren C

Admin Team
We definitely can't do anything before the end of August as we are away/returning from holidays.

I'll need to gauge family reaction, the only blocker likely to be the travelling time there and back for them for a days outing. From my perspective, aka the driver, it looks great.
 

A2Steve

A2OC Donor
We definitely can't do anything before the end of August as we are away/returning from holidays.

I'll need to gauge family reaction, the only blocker likely to be the travelling time there and back for them for a days outing. From my perspective, aka the driver, it looks great.
Ok mate. Would be great to see you all again so just let me know what you can do.
 

Proghound

Admin Team
This sounds great, and the early and late weekends are the ones before and after our week away in the sun. It might just be with me solo but Doodlebug will hopefully be there.

I think the Sunday of the Bank Holiday weekend (26th) would make most sense - those who need to travel have the Saturday after the big getaway rush on the Friday evening, and there's still the Monday for the jobs we were supposed to have been doing that weekend ;)
 

A2Steve

A2OC Donor
I think the Sunday of the Bank Holiday weekend (26th) would make most sense - those who need to travel have the Saturday after the big getaway rush on the Friday evening, and there's still the Monday for the jobs we were supposed to have been doing that weekend ;)
Good stuff, I think it's looking to be that weekend so far.
 
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