Club Ride Diary

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 tried to...

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...

The carpenter leads the way

Mike B must have had his carpentry tools out when planning today’s route to Kemble; the straight edge across the map and the edge of his saw for the profile. We set our compasses on the requisite bearing of 150˚ for a full-frontal assault from the Kings Head up to...

GCCC getting out more

Eleven riders were present at the ungodly hour of 08:00 to start the ride to Avebury.  The usual route via Foston's Ash and Daneway to Coates was familiar, but after that, we soon entered the less frequented, and flatter lanes of Wiltshire. Coffee was taken at...