Archive for November, 2013

Sunday Rides – 24th November (2013-11-24)

The Very Hilly Ride – The usual cold, wet and windy weather at Tow Law led to plans for a ride to Blanchland turning to a ‘make it up as you go along’ ride to Lanchester. The route was far too complicated for me to follow and therefore record but took in loads of hills. […]

Sunday Rides – 17th November (2013-11-17)

One of today’s rides, note other rides were available, took in a 66 mile route at an average speed of over 16 miles per hour.  The route out was Woodland, with a short stop to let the deer cross the road, Eggleston, the moor road to Middle End, Middleton in Teesdale and Mickleton with  a steep […]

Midweek Ride’s (2013-11-11)

There are now a couple of midweek rides for those who would like to get a few more miles in. Thursday mornings, leaving at 9.30am from Tindale traffic lights. OR/AND Thursday evenings, leaving at 6pm from 113 Low Etherley (text or email Nikki/Graham if planning to join this then we have an idea of who to expect) […]

Sunday Rides – 10th November (2013-11-10)

Todays Rouleur Ride was aiming for Allenheads, however very icy conditions meant the ride was curtailed for coffee and egg buns at St Johns Chapel.  Due to ice the outward ride was fairly slow, with the sunshine it lead to a much faster ride home. With it being Remembrance Sunday we stopped at Stanhope at […]

Bike Bling and Security Event (2013-11-8)

I have received this from the County Council for anyone interested in going or helping On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Victoria Lloyd <victoria.lloyd@durham.gov.uk> wrote: Durham County Council, Durham University, Durham Constabulary, Sustrans, Durham Breeze and others are working together to bring you a fun event in celebration of cycling with lots of help on […]

Sunday 3rd November (2013-11-3)

Rouleur:-  A racing cyclist who has the stamina to ride hard all day and be there to contest the finish – something to aim for no matter what age or ability! Rouleur Ride:- Bright sunshine but very cold and windy. The wind, punctures and slipped and broken chains led to a steady pace for the […]