The first Club ride of December

The day was not promising on the weather front and only ten riders made an appearance, plus a number in black for the fast sport ride to Frocester. The gentle A ride, led by the Captain, had a watery theme. South by way of the ship canal towpath, dodging many...

“Mystery Ride” Report

This morning’s mystery rides went to Cirencester, although the precise destination was a mystery even to the ride leader after the booked cafe had no space.  After trying three other venues, the West Cornwall Pasty shop made us very welcome. After coffee, we...

The Club Dinner, and the Morning After

The Club’s 128th Annual Prizegiving and Dinner was held at Brickhampton. Over sixty members and guests were graced with the presence of Lady Carolyn Elwas, who had prepared for the event by reading Bicycles and Blancmange. After a hearty three course meal Adrian...

Remembrance Day

Three rides set off from the Square on a cold and clear Remembrance Day morning. The sport riders headed for the Vale of Evesham. With two planned crossings of the Avon they must have recovered their confidence after the problematic flooded roads they recently...

Ride report 03-11 Coleford

After a wet Saturday, Sunday dawned drizzly and grey.  The Vice Captain stood in as an impromptu ride leader and proposed a rather ambitious route to Coleford.  The large number of wet leaves were predicted to be a problem, but caution was observed, and no incidents...

Autumn ride? Time to compete for Bruce’s Bonus

The Vice Captain reports on the B ride to Dursley: Nine riders left King’s Square for Falfield this morning. The Vice Captain had originally planned to go over Whiteshill to Stroud, but decided to save time by going through Stonehouse instead. This proved to be...