Planning Application for 400 houses at Langley Park (2013-5-12)

28 April 2013 Durham County Council Planning Development Central East PO Box 616 Durham DH1 9HY Dear Sir, PLANNING APPLICATION 4/13/00225/OUT LAND EAST OF LANGLEY PARK I refer to this application. It is noted that this application will affect the cycle route on the Lanchester Way, part of National Cycle Network Route 14. While the […]

Next Beginners Ride Sat 18th May (2013-4-25)

There will be another ride for new cyclists on Saturday 18th May, again starting from Woodhouse Leisure Centre at 10am. All welcome, there will be members from the club leading and helping with any advice. More details from Nikki.

Beginners Ride Sat 20th April (2013-4-25)

A small group riders set off with some club members leading the way and trying to keep the group together. Due to the Food Festival and the amount of traffic we opted to aim for quieter roads via Woodhouses and Leazes Lane into West Auckland, thus missing traffic around Tesco’s area. A pleasant ride to […]

The Times online petition (2013-4-25)

Following my post yesterday, I received this e mail with an online petition to the Government which you may like to sign   Dear Reader This is a landmark day for cycling in Britain. We would not have got this far without your invaluable support, but we need your help again. Today, an unprecedented House of Commons […]

Parliamentary Report (2013-4-24)

For those interested in cycling safety, they may find a copy of today’s Times interesting (24 April 2013). The Times has of course been conducting a campaign Cities fit for Cycling for well over a year now which has received widespread political support. Today, on the front page, it reports on the findings of a […]

Aldbrough St John Audax event Sat Mar 9 (2013-3-10)

There were two events listed, the 200k and the 100k. I opted for the 100k. By the time I got there, three hardy members, Graham, Andy and Martin, had already well left on the 200k. 100k equate to 64 miles and was dubbed “When I’m 64”. I answered at the end of the year. But we […]

Sunday 20th January (2013-1-30)

Snow stopped play for all but the 3 that turned up on bikes – they went for a short slippy ride. Those with more sense met at the market place  togged up with boots and warm clothes and enjoyed a social walk over the viaduct, along paths and bridleways to Hunwick, returning along the railway […]

Rescue on 18th November (2012-11-20)

Thanks to Andy for the following:-  After the café stop on the Sunday ride, 18th November, seven riders were on the road to Romaldkirk when shouts of help were heard on a  farm track off the main road.  A lady had fallen off her horse and had a possible broken collar bone and hand.  An ambulance […]

Tuesday Night Rides (2012-11-12)

Rides out on Tuesday nights, starting opposite Dog & Gun in Etherley at 6pm. You will need lights. These are usually about 60-90 minutes depending on weather, aim to keep to slower riders pace – ideal to build up fitness.

Cycling Weekend Dumfries and Galloway – October 2012 (2012-11-5)

Written by Nick Richardson “A food-themed weekend with some cycling” I have been a member of Bishop Auckland Cycling Club since February this year and my wife Pauline has bought an excellent second hand bike from an existing member in the summer and has been doing foraging cycle rides. Nikki organised the weekend break and […]