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Ponderosa Today
« on: September 14, 2020, 03:43:12 pm »
Know anyone thinking of going?? Went today and for what ever reason both roads up there are closed, as luck would have it had a excellent morning in Barmouth but that really is another story.

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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2020, 03:53:23 pm »
Well, there's a name that sparks a few memories.

Myself and a friend, both on K1200GTs, came from Cork in Southern Ireland,  went to Dublin, and met three friends from London in Hollyhead, and spend a great extended weekend last year blasting around Wales.

One of the breakfast stops was said Ponderosa Cafe.

That was one great, pre-Covid weekend. Thanks for reminding me.

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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2020, 12:25:32 pm »
I suspect they're doing prep work for the forthcoming 40mph speed restrictions. Possibly average cameras too :(

It's 5 minutes from my gaff, a mate has been up to the café via the "old" road that's behind the cafe
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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2020, 12:39:06 pm »
Cheers for that Steve, sounds about right the number if average speed cameras we went through yesterday, just a shame we couldn’t Get up there as we have a soft spot for the place, even more so climbing the hill on the opposite side of the road or should I say our two retrievers have...

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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2020, 12:54:51 pm »
I suspect they're doing prep work for the forthcoming 40mph speed restrictions. Possibly average cameras too :(

It's 5 minutes from my gaff, a mate has been up to the café via the "old" road that's behind the cafe

Oooh, the old road looks quite sweet:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.0187397,-3.196667,3a,75y,7h,84.4t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sypw9dxl5N_60hBqLWevdmw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Beats cameras any day. We can expect it to be blocked off soon, then.  :'(

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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2020, 12:04:00 pm »
I was up there on Monday and it was closed. I thought there might be something military going on, but cameras makes more sense.
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Re: Ponderosa Today
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2020, 06:58:36 pm »
Was up there today looks like roadworks at the top, you can get to the Ponderosa from the Ruthin side the road says closed but its open to the cafe.
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