Archive for August, 2011

Sunday 28th August (2011-8-28)

Strong winds were a major factor in 15 riders selecting a low level route heading south towards Barton. The outward journey saw a steady fall out of the riders as we passed through Brusselton, Bolam, Headlam, Piercebridge and Eppleby with 7 making it to Barton Services for lunch. At Barton the group split again with 3 […]

The Hell of the North Ride – 4th September (2011-8-22)

Graham and a number of club members have entered this event on Sunday, 4th September. Anybody interested in also entering can check the details and download the entry form on the following website:- www.darlington.gov.uk/darlingtonevents

Sunday 21st August (2011-8-21)

Today’s optional titles are :- “In search of the Morris Minor”  or  “A tale of the two dales”  take your pick! Today’s intial objective was Stanhope Railway Station where,  excitingly,  there was a show of Classic Morris Minors! The outward journey was via Witton-le-Wear, Harperley and Frosterley back road to Stanhope Railway Station for lunch. A […]

Sunday 14th August (2011-8-14)

Fourteen riders left the market place heading for Middleton in Teesdale.  By Windmill the 14 had become 16 and by Woodland it was 18. The group initially split at Windmill with 8 riders taking the longer route via South Side, Lynesack and Copley before all joining up again at Woodland albeit briefly. With the rain […]

Sunday 7th August (2011-8-7)

Twenty one riders were out in windy conditions with a strong possibility of heavy showers throughout the day. At Evenwood Gate the group split into two.  The refined intellectual group (their words not mine!) did a 30 mile loop taking in Staindrop and Cockfield Fell before returning to the Willis residence for tea and more […]