Archive for January, 2011

Sunday 30th January (2011-1-31)

Pleasing to see potential new members and not seen for a long time members out for an icy ride to Durham Botanical Gardens, by either hilly roads or rail trails. A good pace was set despite the excesses of  the previous night’s presentation dinner. An easy day for most but a hard day for the […]

Sunday 23rd January (2011-1-23)

A good turn out today with two separate groups heading for Barnard Castle.  One via the back lanes from Evenwood Gate with the faster group going via Folly Top with a rapid descent into the town.  The return journey was either via Folly Top and Woodlands or to Staindrop and home using the A688.  This […]

Sunday 16th January 2011 (2011-1-16)

Christmas and New Year illnesses and excesses still in evidence today as 8 members set out in windy and showery conditions to Barton. Thanks to John for the filthiest and mudiest way from Hilton to Piercebridge.  The route then took in Aldbrough St John and Melsonby. Return journey  at a very brisk pace to West Auckland […]

Sunday 2nd January 2011 (2011-1-3)

Seven members headed for Durham for the first club ride of the year. The route took in Binchester Roman Fort, Byers Green, Spennymoor, Hett and Sunderland Bridge. Dull weather was brightened up by Glyn’s brand new shiny white wheels! Durham golf club provided bacon sandwiches and coffee!! (who says we can’t do posh).  This stop […]