Saturday 14th August, MTB Wild Brunch, Walton Bridge

Nine riders met at Nonsuch Mansion at 09:15hrs, Adam Domaingue, Dave Rapson, Dave Clarke, Mick Curtis, Tracy Caudle, Trevor Kite, Bill Martin, Sean Slammon and myself leading. The morning was overcast warm with a breeze from the southwest. Our route took us out over Horton Park using Butcher’s Row to the Chessington South, climbing slightly […]

Saturday 7th Aug 21 MTB Ride To Leatherhead.

Three riders out of the initial 5 riders met at Nonsuch Mansion. Dave “The Digger” Clarke, Dave “Big” Rapson and myself Adam “Admo” Domaingue. The sensible ones had stayed away…. It had stopped raining when I left home but drizzling when we met in the park. On arrival Digger Dave mentioned he had lost his […]

Ride report: Saturday 17th July, Wild Brunch, Walton Bridge

Five riders met at Nonsuch Mansion at 09:15hrs, Adam Domaingue, Dave Rapson, Dave Clarke, Mick Curtis and myself leading. The morning was gloriously warm and bright with a breeze from the Northwest, and the first conversation was comparing notes on our sun splosh UV Factors applied! Our route took us out over Horton Park using […]

Saturday 19th June, MTB Windmill Tea Rooms, Wimbledon Common

Seven riders on today’s run, Dave Rapson, Dave Clarke, Tracy Caudle, Trevor Kite and myself leading, met at Cheam Station Southside and picking up Mick Curtis and Adam Domaingue at Carshalton Ponds. It was a warm, overcast day and the ground was very damp from the previous few days torrential downpours after the UK’s mini […]

Ride report: Saturday 12th June, MTB Ockham Bites

Four riders met at Nonsuch Mansion at 09:15hrs, Mick Curtis, Dave Clarke, Paul White and Adam Domaingue leading on his smart, newly built, hard tail machine It was a lovely warm bright day and our route took us out through Horton Country Park, Ashtead Common, Prince’s Covert’s, Esher Common and the back streets of Cobham. […]

Saturday 29th May, MTB Wild Brunch Walton Bridge

Two riders at Nonsuch for the 09:15hrs departure, Adam Domaingue and Paul White leading. Probably the best Saturday morning’s weather for this year so far took us out via Horton Country Park, Ashtead Common north, Prince’s Coverts, Esher Common, West End Common, Hersham and finally into Walton Bridge. Met up with Barry Gregory at the […]

Saturday 15th May, MTB Reigate Hill Cafe.

Nine riders met at Nonsuch Mansion at the bohemian time of 09.30hrs. Bill Martin, Dave Rapson, Tracy Caudle, Trevor Kite, Richard, Adam Domaingue, Paul White, Shean Slammon and Dave Clarke leading. An overcast and already wet day from last night’s heavy rain we set off in the hopes of avoiding a soaking from the threatening […]

Sunday 9th May, MTB Wild Brunch Walton Bridge.

Five riders met at Nonsuch Mansion, Mick Curtis, Adam Domaingue, Tracy Caudle, Trevor Kite and myself leading. Sunday’s weather was a vast improvement on yesterday’s monsoon conditions that stopped all but the most enthusiastic riding. Lovely sunshine and a little warmer than expected, it had a few of us caught out with more layers on […]

Saturday 1st May MTB Ockham Bites.

Five riders turned out at Nonsuch Mansion for the ride to Ockham Common, Bill Martin, Adam Domaingue, Gareth, Richard and myself leading. Our route was  west from Nonsuch Park to the Hogsmill River, Horton Country Park, Chessington South, Claygate, Esher Common and Cobham to the ‘Climb of doom’ at Telegraph Hill on the common near […]

Ride report: Saturday 24th April MTB Walton Bridge

Three riders met at Nonsuch Mansion at 09:15hrs, Adam Domaingue, Dave Clarke and myself leading. Alas Mick Curtis had started out to join us but had electrical power problems with his bike and had to return to base. It was a bright sunny day and all the mud in Nonsuch had gone hard as we […]