Category: Club rides

KRMCC Club rides

Box Hill via Staples and Crocknorth 0

Box Hill via Staples and Crocknorth

75km, 650m. With Chris and Jim out early for a ‘serious ride’, two sleep-ins, a missing frog, a missing frogman and a love-struck retiree, a depleted bunch thought they’d stay traditional and do a...

Windsor the roundabout way… 0

Windsor the roundabout way…

Sunday 25 June.  70km, 242 m climbing, 25.1 avg speed. Karen writes: The night preceding the Sunday ride had been spent enjoying the warm hospitality of Robin and Stine. It was a lovely evening,...

A sensible pace… 0

A sensible pace…

Mick writes: With the yoof off messing about at the King of the Downs (or whatever), the grown ups voted for a sensibly-placed two hills this morning. The plan was Effingham via Plough Lane,...

North Side Story — Sun 28 May 1

North Side Story — Sun 28 May

55 miles, 2 Dance offs Jim writes: The scene is set on the Upper North Side (of Combe Bottom). The sultry summer heat had brought all the gangs out on the streets. KR(upke)MCC arrived...

The long one — Sat 20 May 0

The long one — Sat 20 May

90mi (145km), 6750ft (2058m) 6.5hrs ride time.  So it seemed like a good idea at the time… Andy and Tony thought that a look at the lesser known eastern section of course for the...

Early birds only 0

Early birds only

29mi While Kevin, Karen, Joe and Tony headed down to Brighton on the Pearson’s Sportive, a few remaining riders went out for a club spin.  Life admin meant a couple of us needed to...

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...