Monthly Archives: February 2018

Saturday 24th February 2018

The cold north wind doth blow – or rather the south wind blew cold today, at least for some of the time. All the way from Siberia they say. Wherever. Pretty chilly that’s for sure. But in truth it was a lovely day for cycling. Sunshine and dry. And so nice, it attracted ten riders…
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Saturday 17th February 2018

What kind of idiot would volunteer to do this week’s ride report following Al Fears last two classics? Oh well, that would be me then. With dry weather and a favourable forecast, there were high hopes of a good turnout at the Maryburgh Roundabout. I arrived at the roundabout to find Ken, Al and Innes…
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Saturday 10th February 2018

And then there were 3 The dry, sunny morning at home had been replaced by grey skies and persistent rain by the time I reached the roundabout, where I was joined by President Ken, Elvis, Iain and Lianne. Not even the weather could dampen spirits, however, once the news arrived that the Old Master was…
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Saturday 3rd February 2018

The outfits worn by BBC Weather's Judith Ralston can sometimes make it difficult to concentrate on the detail of her forecasts but, having distinctly heard mention of sleet and ice for Saturday, I was very relieved to see no sign of either on my way to the roundabout. I was joined by Steve and Elvis,…
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Saturday 27th January 2018

A day of potholes, punctures and passing squalls. Due to a prolonged icy period this was the first official club ride for some weeks ...No Fear Al however was quick to point out that some hardy souls had maintained steady workouts and varied miles without a break. Six of us were keen for the day,…
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Saturday 6th January 2018

First Saturday ride of 2018 welcomed in by only four hardy souls. Thee, he, she and me set off cautiously in near freezing conditions but were rewarded with improving weather and some fine views of sunlit, snow covered hills on the return journey. Ken, Caroline, Alistair and Innis opted for safety first and took the…
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