Sunday 25th Change of plan to "UNDERWATER CYCLING"

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    vanda boyd
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    As there has been minimal interest in GO APE I’m proposing a change of plan to UNDERWATER CYCLING!! It’s curre ntly possible to cycle to Derwent Village, usually underwater in the reservoir. We’ve had a short trip today and it was fascinating so the new plan is meet at Yorkshire Bridge pub at 10am. Length of route to be determined by participants, weakest link, probably me, will decide, although the fitter members could do their own thing after the visit.
    I used a mountain bike, Vanda a hybrid and they were fine. Depth of mud depends how brave you want to be but minimal is possible.
    Let me know if you’re interested.
    Paul Gibson 2665767

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    Andy Smith
    Keymaster

    Photographer David Johnson has a coillection of pictures of the ruins of the lost village of Derwent during the current exposure and a previous one in 2011. See:

    Derwent Village, Ladybower Reservoir 2015

    and

    Derwent Village - Ladybower Reservoir, September 2018

    Andy

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