Archive for January, 2012

Sunday 29th January (2012-1-30)

Despite the previous night’s Presentation Dinner, 16 turned out today.  Good to see JJ out having nearly recovered from his dislocated collar bone. This week had two groups with different ambitions. A smaller group of 6 set out to Piercebridge for lunch following the back lanes returning via Staindrop  and as usual got chased by […]

Sunday 15th January (2012-1-16)

Thanks to Andy for the following report as I was one of the ‘old folk’ who went for a walk rather than cycle in the frost and fog. A considerable drop in numbers  this week due to a bit of cold weather, so it was down to a hardcore of 7 riders to keep the club […]

Sunday 8th January (2012-1-8)

New Year’s resolutions and the mild weather brought a good turn out of 17 riders who set off with an initial objective of Stanhope for coffee and cake. An outward trip through Howden, Fir Tree, Harperley, Wolsingham, Frosterley and the back road to Stanhope. A democratic decision in the cafe was to return home via […]

Presentation Dinner Jan 2012 (2012-1-4)

The annual presentation dinner is on Saturday 28th January at The Pollards from 7.30pm This is a 2 course carvery at £15 / head Trophies and medals will be presented to the catagory winners. Time Trial 1st Andy Strong, 2nd John Johnston, 3rd Martin Blenkin Handicap TT 1st Stuart Raw, 2nd Tom Alder, 3rd John […]

Sunday 1st January 2012 (2012-1-1)

Well done to the 5 who turned out in the pouring rain to cycle over 35 miles early on New Years Day whilst everybody else was still in bed. Today’s route was shorter than usual to avoid the numbness in certain extremeties becoming permenant!  The route out was via Evenwood Gate, Ingleton and Piercebridge where […]