Monthly Archive: April 2017

A long ol’ road to the coffee shop 0

A long ol’ road to the coffee shop

The players*: Capt. Kevin, Lil’ Nick, N-Dog (Big Nick), Andy (the compass), Renaissance-man Stefan, Prof. Karen and Smokin’ Joe with a special guest appearance from Carbon Jim and padawan Katie.  The route choice was...

Walton warm up 0

Walton warm up

30mi (48km) climb 623ft (190m) Kevin, Lil’ Nick, Big Nick and Andy decided on a flat spin out to Walton via Hersham. This made for a nice route out and some good roads esp....

Strength = 7(!!) 0

Strength = 7(!!)

41mi (66km), climb 787 ft (240m) Ok, so the news is Pinnocks Coffee House now does a number 7 strength coffee! I’m not sure that the scale has been recalibrated to accommodate new divisions...

The only way is up 0

The only way is up

Karen, Joe, Andy, Mick and Franck came out on a dull and cool Easter Monday for a trip down to Box Hill. Rumour had it that the zig-zag had gone one way (up) for...

Early season seaside visit 0

Early season seaside visit

As the Easter weekend approached Jim suggested a trip down to Brighton for a fancy lunch at Carats. To keep things reasonable it was proposed to drive part of the way and do a...

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Get ya legs out!

The sun came out today for a glorious warm, mostly wind free day. Big Nick, Kevin, Andy and Stefan got their legs out for a quick spin to Walton in the early spring rays....