The first Sunday rides of March

Recent development in meteorology have included the naming of storms and an enhanced ability to forecast them. Thus it was that the Square had far fewer riders than of late. Storm Freya was expected to put an end to the unseasonable warm weather we’d been enjoying and...

Soudley, a hilly alternative

The ride was advertised as a hilly alternative, and did its best to live up to expectations. After running through Tibberton & Taynton, we warmed up on the A40 over May Hill, then descended down into the Walford Valley. Howle Hill was a real treat, it just kept...

Falfield rides, February 10th

Despite a damp start, there were quite a few riders in the Square this morning. 13 set off on the B ride to Falfield, and were treated to lung-busting Frocester Hill and the excellent descent into Wooton. A Hail-storm coming through Matson on the way home was not...

A cold ride to Hailes Fruit Farm cafe

A great day out with the Gloucester City Cycling Club. Five took in the AA option, another the A ride with ten taking the tougher B ride which took the Ham Hill challenge out of Charlton Kings. Five on the sports ride and there was also a small MTB group making four...

The Holly Run

A “semi-dry” ride after a deluge on Saturday. The A/AA party, some dressed for the occasion, took Maisemore & Wooldridge Hill on the Over Old Road, where they lost Charles to fatigue. Ashleworth and Tirley where they paused to assist with a broken...