Archive for February, 2014

Sunday 23 February – Very Windy! (2014-2-25)

There were 10 brave souls in the market place this morning splitting into 2 groups. The shorter ride had a destination of Piercebridge. The remaining 7 riders set out via Evenwood Gate to try and get some shelter in the lanes – this proved a good move and the ride continued via Piercebridge, Eppleby, Whorlton […]

Sunday Rides – 16th February 2014 (2014-2-17)

Three groups rode out from the market place this Sunday. The longest ride was over 80 hilly miles with some riders covering in excess of 100 miles with their journey home. The ride was the usual Ewan masterpiece to cover some of this years tour de france route. The route was helped by the occasional breakdown […]

Sunday Rides – 9th February (2014-2-9)

One group of 14 riders headed out east for a 54 mile ride towards Yarm. After heavy overnight rain the roads were not too badly flooded with only an occasional head wind on this flatish route to slow the group down. Route out was Aycliffe, Sadberge, Middleton One Row and various other small villages to […]

Maintenance Night (2014-2-5)

There will be a chance to learn how to maintain/fix/adjust your bikes on Monday 10th February at Bishop Auckland Football Club starting at 7pm. All welcome. There will also be the chance to get bikes security marked and registered – Operation Spoke offers two marking products. The first is a BikeRegister kit which includes four […]

Sunday Rides – 2nd February 2014 (2014-2-2)

Four different rides out today, taking advantage of the better weather.  One group took advantage of their cyclocross bikes and used them to get very wet and muddy to Hownsgill Café. Route out was the Bishop Brandon Rail Trail with a continuation of the Lanchester Valley Rail Trail to Hownsgill, where for some, a very […]