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Lakes Nash

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Today, Garburn pass, sadgil, Gatesgarth pass up to Harter fell above Hawes water, across Nan Bield to Thornthwaite Beacon above Ulswater, then the Decent back across 3 peaks to Troutbeck, 4,500 ft of climbing in 20 mile loop, no hay today!
 

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Lakes Nash

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Mixed Farmer
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South lakes

Any trips from the pros would be appreciated! Fitness wise, I'm not struggling at all, getting sore knees though, wondering if the seat position is wrong? I'm just in hiking trainers, what part of your feet should be on the pedals? Should your legs straighten completely when pedals down? Yes I am a complete novice!!
Good shoes, the flat part of your sole on the pedal, leg just bent not totally straight, seat should be level but you can move it forward or back, fitness comes with use same as anything really, tyres right pressure all helps
 

Boysground

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Mixed Farmer
Location
Wiltshire
I was always told ball of the foot over the pedal axle, that would be with cleats but I guess it’s the same principle.
Probably too late for you @Big_D but it may be worth looking at mountain bike pedals and cleats in the future, easy to walk and makes peddling much more efficient

I’m off to read your thread now 😁

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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