B ride to Nailsworth

On a grey chilly morning, with a brisk westerly aiding initial passage, a compact group of eight set out easterly chased by a late-riser. Gaining the Nut Hill turn to Fiddlers Elbow the grupo compacto continued its upward efforts until Buckholt Road saw two new bikes...

Nympsfield, on a day made for its wind turbine

Six riders left King’s Square by an unusual route, due to the work in the Square. A further two, who came up with various excuses for being late, joined us in Matson, and we took to the familiar route up Nut Hill and Buckholt Road to Foston’s Ash. A...
After dinner ride to Ashchurch

After dinner ride to Ashchurch

Storm Arwen having hit the country on Friday night a cold snap followed. Luckily the 130th Dinner and Prize Presentation had been unaffected but the threat of ice (and perhaps a lingering after effect of the dinner?) called for prudence on the morning’s ride....

Falling leaves and low sun

Six took the option for the ‘A’ ride. It was out via Maisemore and up the climb to Woolridge hill, into a persistent NNE wind which also proved to be quite chilling. Ducking and diving in the lanes to Upleadon and Strawberry Hill gave some shelter. The views were...

Autumnal ride to Ross on Wye

The ride leader plotted the most scenic route to Ross, and the weather cooperated, with a crisp clear morning with bright blue skies. Todays ride had Autumn colours at their finest. Leaf fall has been late this year and as a result the roads are not slippery....
Remembrance Day ride

Remembrance Day ride

I wish we could say that Remembrance Sunday dawned bright and clear, but unfortunately it was a grey overcast day for the crowds gathered at churches and war memorials that we passed along the way. The B group was formed of a dozen riders who were led north out of the...