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Oh, no; I don't give a stuff about the bike getting dirty (or: 'dirtier', I should say!).

On the other hand, I don't really want to ride roads in as bad a condition as these:





The top two are Common Water Lane (near Broadwindsor); the bottom two are Common Lane (near Corscombe).

BTW, both of those roads are now in much better condition than in those pics, after restoration work by local volunteer groups.
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Here's a video of someone riding the section from Ragmore to the Bidden Road:

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I went on the ride yesterday. I've posted a ride report here:
The Harroway; Sefton Warren To Powderham Castle, 27th September 2018
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