Motocross across the river

August 28, 2011

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Just over the River Thames near Radley Lakes there is the Culham Park Motocross Track, and there was racing this weekend.
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The track  loops up and down the hillside several times with a series of severe bumps on the bottom section near the river. The start is up a broader incline, allowing all the bikes to roar off together before reaching the hilltop and the first right hand turn.
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Some of the down hill sections involve spectacular jumps
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Before this race began, I saw a lots of stewards walking the track to ensure there were no obstacles on the dirt track. The bikes go at such speed – any object would be dangerous.

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