Planned resumption of group rides

The Government has announced changes to pandemic control measures from 3rd December.. We are yet to learn into which tier Gloucester will be placed but the Club is optimistic that we will soon be able to resume group rides, following the “rule of six” that...
New restrictions on movement and event cancellations

New restrictions on movement and event cancellations

The UK government has announced New National Restrictions from 5 November that will apply in England. These include the phrasing “You must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes. These include: to exercise outdoors or visit an outdoor...
Storm Aiden takes its toll

Storm Aiden takes its toll

We were all looking forward to trying “The Nuttery” in Notgrove, as we had received good reports. Six riders set off from King’s Square up Nut Hill, Fiddlers Elbow, and Buckholt Road to Birdlip.  However, the forces from the crosswind on the wheels...
Five groups set out on a beautiful autumn morning

Five groups set out on a beautiful autumn morning

A beautiful morning saw two B rides to Cinderford, two A rides to Ross as well as the sports ride. In a classic case of tortoise and hare, the fastest ride set off first and stopped for a puncture before reaching Northgate street. We enjoyed the autumn colours, though...

Cold but not clear for the ride to Upton on Severn

The morning dawned cold and overcast, but dry and still.  Obviously, members are happy with those conditions, as seven groups of riders left King’s Square this morning.  A new surface on the Newent road was a welcome bonus, although the car turning left into...
Autumn sunshine

Autumn sunshine

After a pleasant ride in the autumn sunshine through Brookthorpe, Haresfield, Frocester and Coaley, the B ride arrived at Uley. If shortness of breath is a symptom of the Virus, then the vic Captain must have caught it on Stoat’s Hill! It’s always a brutal...