Monthly Archives: March 2017

Saturday 25th March 2017

It was the warmest and best day of the year thus far. Time to get in some extra miles with Etape Loch Ness looming, so up early to make the most of the day and ride over to the roundabout. But what to wear? Easily seduced by the tropical maritime climate of Kilmuir, influenced by…
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Saturday 18th March 2017

Whoops – somehow we missed allocating a writer for this week’s ride. Ah well, here goes, with the minimal recall that two weeks delay produces. Hey – no Old Master! No whistle! What to do? Cromarty was the consensus decision. And off we went. Now, no whistle usually causes anxiety ‘cos how to know when…
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Club Tuesday night Time Trials

Club TT’s take place, in conjunction with Cromarty Firth CC, every Tuesday evening starting on 4th April 2017. Initially the start time will be 18:30 but this will move out to nearer 19:30 as the evenings grow longer. Assembly point is the northbound layby at Delny with push off about 0.5km to the south at…
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Saturday 11th March 2017

El Parrot opened the curtains. He was dismayed…… No lashing rain, no gale, no snow, not even some ice. This meant only one thing, he had no excuse not to head to the roundabout. Having used up all his excuses he duly arrived for the first time in 6 months. The appearance of Donizetti confirmed…
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Ken’s Indian tour

Well my Indian tour has ended and I visited lots of fantastic places, the tour kicked of in Delhi where the noise, the amount of people, the mess, the smells just assault you, we arrived at 12.30 at night and when we left the airport then there was 6 lanes of traffic heading into town…
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Saturday 4th March: a ride for the hard men

Following a terrible forecast I was pleasantly surprised when I pulled back the curtains this morning - it didn’t look too bad. But by the time I had put on layers of wet weather gear it had deteriorated and it would only be getting worse! Today was a day when only the rock-hard men of…
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