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 […]

MTB Sunday 1st April

Four riders left Cheam Station at 0900hrs. Mick Ayliffe, Paul White, Trevor Hughes (Leader) and Dave Elliott. The weather was overcast and temperatures hovered at 5C. It was to be a boggy ride with some slow going, but this wasn’t unexpected after Good Friday’s torrential rain. Our initial route took us out across Nonsuch Park, […]

MTB Saturday 24th February 2018

This ride report starts with commiserations going out to Mick Curtis who unfortunately took a fall on today’s ride that resulted in an ambulance call and the subsequent diagnosis this afternoon of of a broken hip! I/we wish you a speedy recovery, mate. My thanks also goes to those involved  who snapped into action and […]

Wednesday 14th Feb ride report

Only Bill and Dave out on very soggy and windy evening ride.Various excuses were offered: Micky “Boiler being fixed” Curtis; James and Richard “…Valentines day with the missus…”; Andy “its Peeing down” Pearce; and Trevor “I thought it was cancelled ” Hughes. Well quite honestly it’s not good enough and I expect a note from […]

MTB Saturday 27th Jan 2018 to Ashtead.

Three riders started at Cheam Station on an overcast day with the temperature hovering around 5C. These were Paul White, Dave Repson and Bill Martin. Mick Curtis met us at the cafe stop today after his trusty cyclo-cross steed failed before starting resulting in him being delayed whilst he fed, watered and saddle up the […]