25th January 2004
Well it was Sundy. And I was bored. "Wanna go laning,
Greg?" I didnt need to ask twice!
After meeting at my house at 3pm, we headed for Ashbourne
as there were a few lanes that way I wanted to do again. We
went first to Tissington ford for a little play before the
The first lane was litterally 50 yards from the ford, and was very
muddy! We had to cross a field full of cows. Anyone else notice
the similarity between cows and OLD PEOPLE? The way they both stand
in your way and stare at you without moving or blinking is quite
un-nerving! After being brave and getting out to open the gate amongst
the cows we can continue.
Its starting to get dark as we head down the next lane. Time for
The final lane of the day is a long one, with lots of gates. It
begins near Longcliffe and goes on for a good 4-5 miles. Its is
very muddy and heavily rutted in places and requires good planning
to avoid getting stuck.
Near the far end we meet a group of off roaders coming the other
way. After waiting for them we see they have and SJ and Vitara with
We finish the lane which leads on to the A515, and then head off