Archive for November, 2010

Sunday 28th November (2010-11-28)

Woods, trails and breakfasts. Not the usual cycle club outing due to lots of snow. Only the most committed would turn out on a road bike in these conditions so, of course, Graham did!  Everyone else went for a walk, although the club ninja (Chairman in a balaclava) did arrive on a chunky tyred mountain […]

Sunday 21st November (2010-11-22)

The main group headed to Barnard Castle to watch the cyclo-cross at nearby Stainton. Rapidly changing weather conditions led to unplanned stops on the ride out for extra gloves and waterproofs, as well as a stop for the weekly puncture! In steady drizzle the route was Staindrop, Winston, Whorlton and on to Barnard Castle for coffee. […]

Sunday 14th November (2010-11-15)

On Rememberance Sunday two, or possibly, three? groups set off on a short or long route to meet up at Piercebridge Farm Cafe.  Two groups made it to the cafe where Tom indulged his sugar habit by emptying the sachets into his hat and pockets! The longer ride took in Staindrop, Whorlton, Caldwell and Eppleby […]

Sunday 11th November (2010-11-14)

Hills, hills and more hills!! On a bright sunny morning riders split into 2 groups planning to meet up at the Botanical Gardens in Durham. The fast group had an early pitstop with a puncture 500m after setting off allowing the other group to pass, taking a couple of extra riders on the way. Once […]

24th October – Good Tea Stop (2010-11-9)

Two groups left Bishop Auckland, the plan being to meet at the cafe. One group was doing a shorter steady ride helping new members while the other had plans to add a few extra miles before stopping. Both groups arrived at Gainford to enjoy good tea and cakes with one member receiving special treatment! with […]