Some thoughts on route planning

I have always found the prominence that the Ordnance Survey gives to boundaries bewildering. I am sure we have all tried to follow a parish boundary, mistaking it for a footpath (though not on our bikes). However, with the current COVID restrictions, I suddenly find...
Winter 2021 Spokespiece is now available

Winter 2021 Spokespiece is now available

Another year, another lockdown but this time the weather is not so good. What to do? There’s a new edition of Spokespiece all lined up for you to view online, download or even print here Featured are articles on riding National time trials from two of our most...

Subscription issues

The Membership Secretary has advised the Committee that there are several members whose membership is due to end for non payment of subs and who will need to reapply should they wish to remain members of the Club. The Club rule 5.7 says “Subscriptions fall due...

Gloucestershire enters Tier 4 restrictions

Gloucestershire has now entered Tier 4 restrictions, and as a consequence, all Club activities are suspended until further notice. We hope that this does not prevent you from cycling and remind you outdoor exercise is still pemitted. All members are urged to read the...
Storm Bella cleared the way for today’s ride

Storm Bella cleared the way for today’s ride

Six set off up Painswick Road to Upton via a little ‘off road’ section – dry. The climb of Nut Hill was strewn with debris – as expected. A delightful ascent to the Cranham turning provided splendid views to the north, with the City and the Malverns in sunshine. At...

Gloucestershire has entered Tier 3 restrictions

Gloucestershire entered Tier 3 restrictions on Boxing Day. The club has been trying to assess the impact of this on cycling. We may cycle in groups of up to six, in our own area and into some other areas, including tier 2 Worcestershire and Herefordshire, but we are...