Archive for December, 2011

Sunday 25th December (plus others) (2011-12-27)

The following is a brief summary which gives an  idea as to what some club members did on their  Christmas holidays. If anyone else wants to add their rides to this list please let me know. Friday, 23rd December:- A ride in unusually warm December conditions to Barnard Castle for lunch via Woodland, Eggleston, Cotherstone and […]

Sunday 18th December (2011-12-18)

Despite the very icy conditions 10 riders set out towards Barnard Castle. The routes were chosen to take advantage of the bright sunshine to hopefully melt the ice as much as possible. At Ingleton the riders split into two with the larger faster group taking a more direct approach to Barnard Castle via Staindrop.  Nikki […]

Sunday 11th December (2011-12-11)

Today’s ride was fairly eventful for the 12 who turned out in warm (ish) and damp conditions. Firstly the route:-  Evenwood  Gate, Ingleton, Langton, Winston, Caldwell, Eppleby, Piercebridge, Ulnaby, Walworth, Redworth back lanes, Royal Oak, Brusselton and Tindale. A total distance of about 40 miles at an average speed of 15 miles per hour with […]

Sunday 4th December (2011-12-4)

The early morning heavy rain stopped before the club met at the market place at 9.30 am. 9 of  the more optimistic members set out in showery conditions to Barnard Castle where the North of England Cyclo-cross Championships were taking place at nearby Stainton. The route out was via Evenwood, Cockfield Fell, Burnthouses, Staindrop and Whorlton where it […]

Sunday 27th November (2011-12-1)

‘The Wind in the Willows’ – Well plenty of wind if not many Willows! Today was so windy that most stayed at home on their turbo-trainers, waited until the wind ceased in the afternoon or simply went shopping. Dispite road closures, downed trees and broken power lines 9 very keen (daft) club riders set out […]