Saturday 28th October, off road Bockett’s Farm, well almost!

It was a bit drizzly at Nonsuch, and only two riders were available today, Ed Pegg with myself leading. The route: Horton, Epsom Common, Ashtead, Staine Street and descending into Leatherhead to the south. At that point came the realisation of the date, 28th October which is ‘Bockett’s Farm Halloween, kiddie mayhem of hell weekend!’, […]

Saturday 21st October, off road Flitton’s Garden Centre, Woodmansterne

Bill Kent, Ed Pegg, Jenny Lee, Tracy Caudle, Trevor Kite, myself, and Bill Martin was leading. A shortish ride due to the unsociable nature of this storm the media have sensationally called ‘Babet!’ Poor weather, raining at the very start. It became dryer for a while, and we dodged a major drenching as we were […]

Saturday 23rd September, off road Clark’s, Leatherhead

The first chilly ride of the start of autumn. Four riders out this morning with some of our usual crowd missing due to taking part in the ‘London-ish to Brighton-ish’ off road ride. Bill Kent, Mick Curtis and Ed Pegg joined me for the ride to Leatherhead. Nothing too exciting, out the back of Ewell, […]

Saturday 9th September, off road Walton Bridge, Wilde Brunch

Four riders met at Nonsuch, Mick Curtis, Ed Pegg, Dave Clarke and myself leading. A lovely morning with bright sunshine and temperatures well into the high sixties (19°C) at nine in the morning. Our route took us out through Ewell and followed the Hogsmill River most of the way to Kingston Upon Thames. A closed […]

Friday 28th July away day, off road Worth Way and Tilgate Forest

Five riders set off from Tracy’s place at East Grinstead: Tracy Caudle, Jackie Townsend, Trevor Kite, Bill Martin and myself. Despite the BBC forecast of ‘No precipitation expected,’ we departed in drizzle! The humidity was high and the temperature in the mid 70’s, so Summer in Britain. Fortunately around half hour later into the ride […]