Archive for October, 2011

Sunday 30th October (2011-10-31)

A warm Autumn day brought out 20 riders including Andrew, a guest from the Hebridean Island of Tiree  (although I am led to believe he didn’t cycle the whole way!) At Evenwood Gate the riders split into two equal groups to ride at different paces and different routes.  Hopefully to meet at Catterick Caravans for refreshments. The […]

Sunday 23rd October (2011-10-23)

A damp, misty, cold and windy day with 11 riders heading for Middleton-in-Teesdale for all day breakfasts and coffee. 50 miles covered today with the weather putting a dampener on proceedings. Final reminder – AGM at the Pollards, this Wednesday at 8 pm.

Sunday 16th October (2011-10-17)

On a pleasant Autumn day 15 riders set off  making the route up as we went along. The outward route was via Heighington, back lanes to Darlington and South Park where John punctured.  Whilst the glue was drying Eddie invited the remaining 8 riders back to Sedgefield for lunch.  On the way, Gary did his […]

Cyclo-Cross October 2011 (2011-10-13)

Club members are taking part in cyclo-cross events this autumn and winter.  So far I am aware of David Stephens and Nikki Willis taking part but if anybody else is getting involved please let somebody know! On the 8th October David Stephens had a good ride until he came off and ended up having a […]

Sunday 9th October (2011-10-9)

A steady ride heading towards Barnard Castle via Ingleton, Langton, Winston, Thorpe, A66 and Egglestone  Abbey. A return journey on the Eggleston road to Folly Top then Woodland, Windmill and Witton Castle. Today we covered in the region of 50 miles in generally cool and damp conditions which turned to steady rain and mist on Folly […]

Sunday 2nd October (2011-10-3)

After a week of sunshine and temperatures in the high 20’s Sunday was damp, cool and the roads very greasy! Two groups set out for Richmond both taking the ride seriously with sprint competitions for every town/village sign and one senior member not even going out for a beer on the previous Saturday night. (you […]