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 […]

Saturday 16th June MTB East Molesey Cricket Club

Five riders met at Cheam Station at 0900hrs today. With this being the third weekend in a row I’ve led an MTB ride I’m getting uncomfortably close to being a ‘Responsible Adult!’ Alas taking over the leader’s role from our ‘Head Honcho of the Saturday rides’ Mr Ayliffe, and also changing it to an MTB […]

MTB Woking ‘Mick O’Brian Memorial Route Sunday 10th June 2018

Five riders met at Cheam Station for the second-weekend-in a-row MTB ride I’ve led. This ride was organised  after the cancellation of the Hythe ride due to lack of numbers. Myself, Mick Ayliffe, Dave Elliott, Andrew Adams and Kerry Tilbury left the station in the direction of Nonsuch Park. One of our usual routes out to Horton Park […]

Sunday 3rd June 2018 MTB ‘Wandle Trail.’

Ten riders turned out for the club MTB which is on the first Sunday of the month, which I was leading in Trevor Hughes’ absence. Myself, Dave Repson, Mick Ayliffe, Andy Huddart, Andrew Adams and Barry Toogood from the Kingston Phoenix met at Cheam Station. The weather was good, a sunny morning with little in […]

MTB Saturday 26th May 2018

Two riders turned out at Cheam BR Station today, Paul White and Bill Martin.   The first direction was towards  St Paul’s, Howell Hill south west of Cheam to investigate why the Police were there when I drove past around 0820hrs. Turns out yet another Audi driver had shoved the front of his or her […]