Cinderford, with wet feet

Very noisy tree work in King's Square made for a slightly confusing start, but eventually the rides sorted themselves out, and eight of us set off on the "faster B" ride to Cinderford. It was a well-matched group and stayed together well. Muddy and sometimes flooded...

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New Year’s Day 2020

Six riders enjoyed the New Year's Day ride. The climb to Foston's Ash was followed with a swift descent through Slad, enjoying the new smooth tarmac on the way into Stroud (route details here). Passing a traction engine in Stonehouse, we ended up in Costa Coffee on...

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Sunday after Christmas

Final Club ride of the decade. Cool (9 degrees) and dry; twelve left the Square on a route east of the River Severn, avoiding flooded roads. Zig zag through Churchdown then past the airport to Staverton. Through Barrow on the lanes then Piffs Elm to Bishops Cleeve,...

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Sunshine at last!

When the ride leader sent me the route, saying he couldn't make the ride, I didn't spot the bear-trap he had laid. I did spot a lane we don't normally use from Cranham Corner to Sheepscombe, so on Saturday, I went to have a look, and quickly discovered why we don't...

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