**Booking now open ** Mendipidy 2016 - Weekend of April 30th

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Re: **Booking now open ** Mendipidy 2016 - Weekend of April 30th

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PeteandNikki wrote:So, if we're not brave enough to take part, but want to come along on the Saturday and watch how it's done. Do we need to sign up?

I'd recommend signing up and giving the "Require syncro-driving induction" option a go. Last year's mendipidy meet was my first off road event, and the induction was brilliant, in a big grass field above the main off road area with lots of space. If it's the same as last year, you start as a passenger in Clive's van, then drive your own, and once you're happy with that, you can go into the off road bit and do as much or as little as you want, and quite often Clive jumps in to give pointers. Just driving to the end of the valley and back feels like an adventure the first time you do it :)

Otherwise, watching is always good fun, especially the trials course that's setup - someone more qualified will have to answer whether you need to sign up or not though I'm afraid.
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Tinium wrote:
PeteandNikki wrote:So, if we're not brave enough to take part, but want to come along on the Saturday and watch how it's done. Do we need to sign up?

I'd recommend signing up and giving the "Require syncro-driving induction" option a go. Last year's mendipidy meet was my first off road event, and the induction was brilliant, in a big grass field above the main off road area with lots of space. If it's the same as last year, you start as a passenger in Clive's van, then drive your own, and once you're happy with that, you can go into the off road bit and do as much or as little as you want, and quite often Clive jumps in to give pointers. Just driving to the end of the valley and back feels like an adventure the first time you do it :)

Otherwise, watching is always good fun, especially the trials course that's setup - someone more qualified will have to answer whether you need to sign up or not though I'm afraid.

That's a good suggestion - sign-up for the Saturday and pop down for the day. Event site is just south of West Harptree. You say you're 10 miles south of Bristol, so are in the vicinity for this as a day trip.
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Last chance to book for this event - all bookings must be in advance!
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I booked for just me ( Hil's not up to it ) for the Saturday night and Sunday lanes but haven't heard back, should I book again?
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Sorry Baz not received a booking form - could you send it again please.
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Done :ok
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Hi Baz, still not come in, not in my Junk box either!

Could you PM me details. Are you doing the site driving on Saturday or not? You have already paid your membership, so if you are just camping on Saturday night it will be £12, or with Saturday's driving £37 in total. Let me know and I'll email you payment details.

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Jenny, I havnt received confirmation from you yet? I paid Paypal to you. Geoff
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Sorry i haven't had time to send out confirmations yet, but will be sending out details etc this evening. I have received your payment Geoff and from most people - just one or two I need to chase!
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As its been a little wet I still dont know if to put the mud tyres on, just very noisy on the road there and back (total 200miles) if the AT's are enough for the quarry, should I just leave them on?
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Really no need for muds
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Sorry to all that this is last minute but only just received pm,s & now desperately sorting transport, Audi has Autotrans leak & garage not able to sort it till after the weekend.
I will be there but with alternative transport, Julia not attending,
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Look forward to chatting with a beer round the campfire Rog. :D
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Oh dear, sorry to hear it Roger.

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Is anybody coming past Aidan on the way to Mendipidy? - it's not a big package
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