Archive for May, 2016

Sunday Rides – 29th May 2016 (2016-5-30)

A ride out to watch Stuart Raw in the Derwentside Mountain Time Trial.  For information Stuart did the 40 miles in 2.09.44 and climbed 3842 ft. Route out up Weardale to St Johns Chapel for a quick cake stop where we met Gary from Inspiral Cycles, on to Killhope, where we saw Stuart.  Up and […]

Sunday 22nd May (2016-5-22)

Most were looking for an easy ride today but Nick insisted on a ride up to Mickleton Mast.  Route out:- Folly Top, Eggleston Hall, Mickleton and the sharp ascent up to the mast. On to Middleton for a coffee stop and various routes taken home, either via New Biggin and Middle End Farm, Bollihope or […]

Sunday Rides – 15th May (2016-5-15)

I am aware of three rides involving club members for today:- 1. Congratulations to Fiona who won two tropies at the Tyne Vags MTT.  One for Best Lady and the other for fastest lady up timed climb of Bilsmoor.   Stuart completed the course  of 47.2  miles in 2.18.55 with 4000 feet of ascent. 2. Club […]

Sunday Rides – 8th May (2016-5-9)

Not a good weekend for the racers.  Jon’s mountain bike race finished early with a broken freewheel and Stuart’s time trial at Stockton was cancelled due to mist and fog. The main club ride went East via Wynyard Station and on to Seaton Carew where the misty conditions forced a quick return west into the […]