Archive for March, 2013

Sunday 17th March (2013-3-17)

The  planned ride to Hexham was called off due to the continuing wintry weather with snow lying on the tops and the forecast for more snow at all levels. Two groups totalling 15 set off together with a split at West Auckland due to a puncture. Seven had  a short, but pleasant, ride through Evenwood […]

Sunday 10th March (2013-3-11)

So as not to compete with Richard’s detailed report from Saturday’s Audax ride, this report will be very brief. It snowed a lot!  Two short rides along the rail trails towards Durham and one 50 mile ride around the usual villages to Barnard Castle for coffee.  A return from Barnard Castle over Penny Hill to […]

Aldbrough St John Audax event Sat Mar 9 (2013-3-10)

There were two events listed, the 200k and the 100k. I opted for the 100k. By the time I got there, three hardy members, Graham, Andy and Martin, had already well left on the 200k. 100k equate to 64 miles and was dubbed “When I’m 64″. I answered at the end of the year. But we […]

Sunday 3rd March (2013-3-5)

Two groups out today in cool but dry conditions. Each took similar routes but in different directions to hopefully meet up at Barton Services for the Chef’s speciality of Beans on Toast. Judy, making a welcome return after being a bit poorly, was with the culture group who went out via Ingleton, Summerhouses, Piercebridge and […]