Club Ride Diary

Mickleton 29th April

Large numbers in the Square again this morning for another long ride. However, they were disappointed to see the ride leader arriving, pushing his bike and carrying his broken chain.  After that was resolved, we set off into a stiff headwind. Two riders were...

Spring Tour final arrangements

Our traditional three year circuit sees us heading to Rhayader. We shall be departing at 7.30am prompt on Friday from King's Square plannning to stop for Brunch at Hereford and enjoy a late lunch at or near Builth Wells. There will be a small group driving to Rhayader...

Gold Cup week ends in a whiteout

Overnight snow meant attendance at Kings Square was, to put it mildy, low. The forecast poor weather had led the Captain to cancel today's rides but one inner city member braved the roads to ensure the message got out. His mountain bike left fresh tracks in the snow...

March 11th ride to Eastwood

For a change we had a mild and largely dry Sunday to enjoy some Spring cycling, following two very cold outings.  The destination was the garden centre at Eastwood Park, just south of Falfield. The A ride was led by Carl and he took us out via Elmore and Saul to...

Did they go in two by two?

The vice captain reports on the Sunday ride, 21st January: One Italian Club member and part-time weather forecaster described this Sunday's conditions as "Biblical".  I take issue with this, as I don't think the bible mentions Noah having to deal with snow as well as...

A cold day for freewheeling

Over forty riders at the Square, some new, some we haven't seen in a while, but all were welcome for a choice of rides. The "Men in Black" sport riders were first out of the gate, keen to get their early season training done. Then the President led 18 more on the B...