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Archive for March 2008

Start of Summertime 210km

Posted on Monday 31 March 2008 by John Snuggs

Sunday did not dawn promisingly.
At 0630 when I put my nose out of the door it was hissing down with rain, so I went back inside to take off my gilet and unpack my GoreTex jacket from my seatpack.
Waterproofed, I put my nose outside the door again to find the rain had stopped and it was getting brighter. So back indoors, fold jacket, put on gilet and finally go.
At Kings Cross in good time for the 0722 Stevenage Flyer, but what’s this? As it nestles in a handy puddle, my front tyre makes an interesting bubbling and hissing sound. more »

Mother’s Day – a mother writes …

Posted on Wednesday 5 March 2008 by Rona Wightman

Jonathan, Lisa, Rona, Alisatair, Alec, Jane and TonySome mothers get pampered by their families on Mothering Sunday and taken out to lunch. Your leader today dragged her family and six other hardy souls out on a brisk ride in the Hertfordshire lanes!

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Michael Belcher’s Essex two-star ride

Posted on Tuesday 4 March 2008 by Camille Savory

The group

It must be Spring (fingers crossed). Between those who rode out, and those who trained it, 21 left Upminster looping south to lunch at a friendly (and cleverly found) town-centre pub in Brentwood. From there, half split for a faster return to Epping, while the rest carried on back to Upminster (map here).
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