Archive for February, 2010

28th Feb (2010-2-28)

Weather definately better – 15 out, spring must be here as there were a couple in shorts and knee warmers (mad). There were quite a few who opted for an early coffee break due to the fact they were ‘under orders’ to be home by lunch! After an extra loop the rest returned to the […]

Weekend at Ettrickbridge (2010-2-22)

An early start meant Andy, John and myself were at Hawick all starving, an hour later we were fed and watered and on our way to the cottage at Ettrickbridge – Morrisons do a good breakfast! With the sun shining although a bit chilly we were quickly unpacked, changed and ready for the off. A […]

21st Feb (2010-2-22)

Not many out  due to the weather, run along the lines towards Durham and back. hopefully we will be back to sunshine next week.

Sunday 14th Feb (2010-2-16)

With the sun shining there were 14 cyclists leaving the market place. Enjoyable ride via Piercebridge, Caldwell, Winston, Ovington, Whorlton to the cafe at Barnard Castle. Decision time on which way home – they dropped like flies! Two for direct route – due to cracked seat pin, majority for easier route with only 3 opting […]

17th July – Audax – Lanchester (2010-2-13)

Saturday 17th July, Lanchester, 405 km. Starting at 2pm from Lanchester, it  goes via Allenheads, Alston, Gilsland, Newcastleton, Moffat, Dumfries, High Hesket, Hartside, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Frosterley and back to Lanchester. With a 26hours 40 minutes maximum time allowance, 4.40pm Sunday is the latest finishing time to successfully qualify.  There are about 5,500 metres of climbing. All […]

Houghton CC Audax Events (2010-2-13)

Sunday 21st March, Killhope Grimpeur, a 100km loop into the north pennines, starting from Lanchester to Nenthead and back. 1800mtrs of climbing over such delights as Killhope Cross and Crawleyside bank. Free food provided at the finish. Entry Form Sunday 11th April, The Gilpin’s Gallop, 100km and 200km rides. Both rides start and finish at […]

2010 Time Trials (2010-2-7)

A list of local events has been posted to website – via Google Docs. Club members should have received an email allowing them to view the file. If anyone has any problems or would like a list emailing to them then contact Nikki

7th Feb (2010-2-7)

Another nice foggy day which turned to a bit of rain half way round – so much for the forcast! 12 of us left the market place heading for the first climb – Eldon Bank – working our way towards Thorpe Thewles – not taking too direct a route – for the cafe stop. On […]