“You used to have the ability to journey by right here,” I stated. “Sure,” replied my good friend Mark, “however that was greater than 20 years in the past.”

We have been in search of a mud highway by Cwm Henog forest, to the west of Llanwrtyd Wells in mid-Wales. I cycled round right here usually within the 1980s and 90s once I began mountain biking however issues change, even in these distant hills: I merely couldn’t discover that outdated highway.

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