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Re: On Your Virtual Bike:The Pennine Cycleway (&quiz)

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Thanks Mick I'm in! Wonder how big the hotpots are..I might need 2!

So what local beers can we have a go at!

I'll put a track on for yourself, but dont know Bob at all so maybe you should select one for him. Is Bob the font of all knowledge on album covers?

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No I'm afraid not, Bob is my lifelong mate, we met when we were both sitting in prams and grew up together. He is now a biking private pilot with a love of real ale and country music. He drives a Renault Wind, a Honda CB500 and a Piper Cherokee. He is an ace archer and a skilled woodworker. The recommended local ale is Cumbria Way and here is the menu:

The Cock menu

Main Menu

And to Begin With​
King Prawns in Chilli and Garlic 6.70
Flambeed​ in brandy and finished off with cream. Served with ciabatta and garnish
Homemade Soup of the Day 4.95
Piping hot bowl of freshly made soup with crusty bread
Black Pudding British Stack 5.95
Slices​ of the finest black pudding topped with griddled bacon, topped with a form fresh poached egg
Bruschetta 4.90
Market fresh tomato, red onion and peppers combined with basil garlic and olive oil on toasted ciabatta
Baked Camembert 6.75
Oozing and perfect for dipping and scooping with worm bread. Crudities and o pot of cranberry relish
Jug 'O Prawns 6.50
House twist of plump prawns and king prawn cocktail in marie rose over crisp leaf and brown tread
Whitebait Basket 5.95
Golden portion of whitebait with homemade tartar dip, fresh lemon and garnish
Creamy Garlic Mushrooms 5.90
Sautéed baby button mushrooms in fresh roosted garlic butter with basil, garlic and olive oil on crusty bread
Spicy Dishes​
Crispy Chilli Beef 9.50
Tender​ strips of beef topside deep fried in our tempura batter served with stir fried vegetables in a sweet chili and soy sauce and rice
Thai Red Curry 8.95 - 9.75
Chefs​ signature wonderful Thai spice mix to produce this extraordinary curry
Tempura Chicken 8.95
Fresh​ chicken breast strips deep fried in a light batter infused with our own Asian combination of spices. served with homemade chips and garlic may pot

Your Main Meat Courses​
Pork Pillar 9.95
Tender pork loin with apple and onion compote layers sat on a stack of chunky homemade chips and pan fried mixed veg
Rump Steak 12.95
Prime 10oz rump cooked to your liking with grilled tomato. Sautéed mushrooms, onion rings and homemade chips
The Prime House Burger 8.95
The ****'s own sumptuous prime beef homemade burger on o toasted bun, pot of homemade chips and tomato relish
Stuffed Baked Pepper 7.75
Baked plump pepper filled with mixed mediterranean roasted vegetables topped with melted cheese
Traditional Lamb Hot Pot 9.75
Our tribute dish to the famous ex landlady of the ****. Betty driver... slow cooked chinley lamb and veg with a crispy potato top
Gammon Steak 9.25
Thick 10oz. D cut gammon griddled. With a soft poached egg atop. Mushrooms, onion rings, tomato and homemade chips
Rambler's Chicken 9.95
Griddled chicken breast topped with barbecue sauce. Bacon and melted mature cheddar cheese, served with seasonal fresh vegetables

Our Homemade Pies​
Steak and Ale Pie 8.95
Melt in the mouth tender chunks of steak in our award winning ate gravy. Encased in classic homemade shod crust pastry. Homemade chips and peas
Cheese and Onion Pie 8.95
Nothing can beat the smell of this pie baking, and the taste... cheddar cheese. Onion and potato in our short crust pastry. Baked beans and homemade chips

Fresh Fish Courses​
Beer Battered Fish and Chips 8.95
Wonderful presentation of fresh haddock deep fried in a robinsons ale batter served with homemade chips, homemade mushy peas and tartar sauce
Salmon Fillet 10.95
Simply baked in a buerre blanc sauce and lemon sewed with creamy mashed potato and a handful of watercress
Fish Pie 10.95
Much praised signature dish, cooked to order. Market fresh salmon, sea boss. Haddock and king prawn in a rich creamy white sauce topped with mashed potatos.
bread

Desserts​
Chocolate Brownie 4.95
Chocolate lovers must...homemade, firm outside and soft in the middle served hot with cream or ice cream
Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding 4.95
Homemade traditional dessert, real chocolate gently marbled through layers of bread and butter, served with cream or ice cream
Simply Ice Cream 3.95
Vanilla ice cream chocolate, toffee or strawberry sauce
Eton Mess 4.95
Glorious glass of crushed meringue folded into chantilly cream with red berries and coulis
Sticky Toffee Pudding 4.95
Homemade and delicious classic English dessert served hot with toffee sauce and ice cream
Cheese Board 6.95
Classic board of cheese and biscuits with chutney and gropes
Coffees, Tea & Liqueurs​
Cafitierre 3.00
Cappuccino 1.95
Pot of Tea 1.85
Liqueur Coffee 3.85

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Re: On Your Virtual Bike:The Pennine Cycleway (&quiz)

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Well an optimistic one from one of your favourites will do and the sun is on its way by all accounts for the Pennine Cycleway over the next few days! ooh 2019 remix though....



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mickthemaverick wrote:
18 May 2020, 20:30
bobins wrote:
18 May 2020, 20:16

Yeah.... might be a problem with that, Mick. This Brompton's trickier to assemble than I remember. I just need to download some instructions. Don't wait up for me.......
The lengths some people will go to ......... :-D

Try this:


Thanks for that, Mick. Nearly there. Shouldn't be long now. I hope......
Almost there......
Almost there......
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Thanks for that, I'll put this one on for Bob because he met his first wife out cycling!!


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mickthemaverick wrote:
18 May 2020, 20:46
No I'm afraid not, Bob is my lifelong mate, we met when we were both sitting in prams and grew up together. He is now a biking private pilot with a love of real ale and country music. He drives a Renault Wind, a Honda CB500 and a Piper Cherokee. He is an ace archer and a skilled woodworker. The recommended local ale is Cumbria Way and here is the menu:
A pint of Cumbria Way to kick off to cleanse the palate from the Guinness and the Ashtray!

Main Menu
Homemade Soup of the Day 4.95
Piping hot bowl of freshly made soup with crusty bread

Traditional Lamb Hot Pot 9.75
Our tribute dish to the famous ex landlady of the ****. Betty driver... slow cooked chinley lamb and veg with a crispy potato top

Desserts​
Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding 4.95
Homemade traditional dessert, real chocolate gently marbled through layers of bread and butter, served with cream


Coffees, Cafitierre 3.00


Those are my choices Mick!

Cheers Neil
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In case you're interested, my burger from the van in the station car park was..... OK. :(

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
18 May 2020, 19:56
Well I wasn't expecting to add the name of Norbert Dentressangle to my stock of fascinating trivia as a result of starting the Pennine Cycleway :-D
Pennine Cycleway Quiz Question Number 5
mickthemaverick wrote:
18 May 2020, 16:48
I guess it's time to get back in the saddle for the last leg through Buxton to Whaley Bridge. On the way we will pass by a property owned by Norbert Dentressangle which gives me the opportunity to pose Question Number 5: Where is the property and name three of its uses in the last 80 years!
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:Harpur Hill according to wiki....
use 1 In 1938 the RAF used Harpur Hill as an underground munitions store. Tunnels were dug out to house munitions and ordnance. When the RAF left the use 2 tunnels were used as a mushroom farm. When the tunnels closed they were use 3 sold to a group of local businessmen, trading as Stowtime, and used as a cold store for cheese; a warehouse was built for dry and bonded wines and spirits. A number of local hauliers provided the transport for these goods, the most notable being Lomas Distribution. The business was bought out by Christian Salvesen and was a major employer in the area; it later sold the site to French transport company Norbert Dentressangle. Many of the bunkers can still be seen in the surrounding hillside.

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It's a brilliant name. I may have to do the deed poll thingy.

My C5 came from Buxton but I saw nothing of it.

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Its the camembert, the hotpot and the eton mess for me. Bob is having the whitebait, the hotpot and the cheeseboard. Wine or ale with dinner for you? :)
AAH Steve!! Are you joining us for dinner and post eating jukebox session? :-D

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bobins wrote:
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In case you're interested, my burger from the van in the station car park was..... OK. :(
I'm not :rofl2:

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Hallo Bob's been at the jukebox!!


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Well I wonder whats best with Soup , Hot Pot, and Bread and Butter Pudding, Im not sure.

Lets go back to the 70's have they got a bottle of Blue Nun or Black Tower

On The Beatles song "Long, Long, Long" off the White Album, rattling noises by a Blue Nun wine bottle are heard as a result of a bottle's resting on top of a Leslie speaker, which began to vibrate when Paul McCartney played a certain note on the Hammond organ. It is accompanied by a Ringo Starr drum roll.

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mickthemaverick wrote:
18 May 2020, 21:13
Hallo Bob's been at the jukebox!!

John Denver Country Roads
If I hadnt been so ill prepared I would have fetched my guitar. Thats one of the songs which I learned how to play, yes simple version not much finger-picking but recognisably the tune the whole tune and nothing but the tune!

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Its a good tune to play, and guess who popped his guitar in the car? If Bobins is still stuck at Derby station he might be able to break into my car and bring it along!! :-D

Neil said: "Lets go back to the 70's have they got a bottle of Blue Nun or Black Tower"

Blue Nun was always Bob's favourite tipple so I'm sure he'll join you in that. I used to like it too but white wine gives me indigestion these days so I think I'll go with another wine from that period and have some Mateus Rosé for the sake of it. With another Cumbria Way chaser I think!! :-D

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The camembert was delicious, unlike the whitebait which Bob thought was a bit overcooked, how was the soup? :)