Category: Sunday

Sunday rides — Longer rides, usually hilly, but always with coffee

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...

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...

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...

Gentle Spin to Pinnocks 0

Gentle Spin to Pinnocks

Sunday 26 March A breezy, chilly, but sunny Sunday saw Jim, Franck and Andy out for a gentle spin. Franck was keen to test his legs at the start of his return to regular cycling...

Chasing Chris 0

Chasing Chris

Tony writes: Only three souls turned up, Chris in race mode Jim single speed and me on my commuter. Weather forecast light rain with localised heavy downpours. I wasn’t bother which type of route. Chris...