Towpath diversion

Just thought I’d mention it to save anyone the hassle if their out there on the MTB. British Waterways currently have civil engineering works at the Walsham Plantation, Weir shown on this map. (Found out this afternoon and they’re still using inkjet A4 printed signs that wash away after heavy rain!) The old bridge still […]

Saturday 25th August MTB Leatherhead

Mick Curtis and Paul White to the Leatherhead cafe from Cheam Station. We had reasonable weather although there was a damp chill in the air for the first hour or so due to the previous night’s rain. The usual route out and back via Nonsuch, Horton and Ashtead Common was used. A chance question by […]

Club MTB Horley Sunday 5th August

Paul Martin and Dave Elliott met me around Wray Common Road, Redhill/Reigate. Various voice mail messages had flown around, and alas in our club’s style, received whilst  I’d/ we’d (in various locations yet to meet!) all had been riding down steep hills and failed to answer in a punctual way! So comms are sometimes not […]

MJA, MTB to Leatherhead 23rd June 2018

There were four riders at Cheam Station for the set off at 0900hrs. Messrs Ayliffe (our leader), Curtis, White and Green left in a southerly direction to nip into the south side of Nonsuch Park due to the joggers reversing their run route to anti-clockwise over the last few weeks. It must be Sunspots, Solstice […]

Kennet & Avon Day 4 Newbury to Reading

Three riders left Newbury at 0950hrs today from ‘The Bacon Arms’ our overnight stop with Dennis our lovely support car driver heading out soon after. The weather was the best of the three days with broken cloud and more of a blue sky than the previous days, but not as hot with temperatures only around […]

Kennet & Avon Day 3 Devizes to Newbury

Departure from Devizes was at 1020hrs. Myself and Trevor Hughes set a good pace from the start with our lovely support car driver accompanied by his beautiful assistant Paul Martin today. We rode through the countryside at a nice pace and within an hour and five were at Pewsey Wharf. We arrived at ‘The Three […]

Kennet & Avon Day 2 Bristol to Devizes

Three riders myself, Paul Martin and Trevor Hughes left the ‘Rodney/ Plonka Hotel’ at just before 1000hrs and used the usual route. Our lovely support car driver Dennis Peacock faithfully met us at the lunch stop. Bristol to Bath Railway Path and then onto the Kennet and Avon Canal east of Bath. The weather was […]

Kennet & Avon Day 1 Arrived in Bristol

The Fantastic Four have arrived in Bristol after an uneventful journey. Myself, Paul Martin, Trevor Hughes and Dennis Peacock our lovely support car driver have checked into the Rodney Hotel, or as I’ve named it ‘Plonka Hotel!’ We  arrived ahead of the scheduled 1400hrs check in time and so after putting the bikes to bed […]