Archive for January, 2013

Sunday 20th January (2013-1-30)

Snow stopped play for all but the 3 that turned up on bikes – they went for a short slippy ride. Those with more sense met at the market place  togged up with boots and warm clothes and enjoyed a social walk over the viaduct, along paths and bridleways to Hunwick, returning along the railway […]

Sunday 27th January (2013-1-29)

No report from the previous week due to snow. This Sunday poor weather conditions led to only 7 riders turning out.  Three went as far as Staindrop while four continued on to Barnard Castle in very windy conditions.  After sheltering at Wackerfield due to a heavy rain storm the route from Staindrop was Whorlton to […]

Sunday 13th January (2013-1-15)

As the roads were very icy a low level route to Thorpe Thewles, near Stockton was the destination. Route out, Coundon, Old Eldon, Newton Aycliffe, Great Stainton, Bishopton, Red Marshall, Carlton with a lunch stop at Thorpe Thewles Railway Station Café. A similar route home with a loop around Newton Aycliffe to Heighington Station, Redworth […]

Sunday 6th January (2013-1-7)

Fourteen headed out at varying paces to try a new café stop at Whorlton. Route out was Evenwood Gate, Piercebridge, Strawberry Fields, Caldwell and Winston Gate. The road to Ovington was closed due to a landslip so we went anyway.  After a pause to view the damage the route continued to Thorpe Hall and Whorlton.  […]