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KMRCC Cyclists pose on Box Hill 0

Polesden Lacey, Box Hill and Beans (Sun 19 Nov)

65km 400m, light cloud, cold (3-4C) Despite the good weather, only four seasoned cyclists arrived at the usual meet point for a planned run to Shere (Jim, ‘Lil Nick, Mick and Andy). With Jim on...

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...

Walton-in-the wind 0

Walton-in-the wind

Kevin writes: The peloton left on time with the domestics taking the wind all the way out to Walton. Very windy. The hill climbers and sprinters sat in the peloton protected from the elements....

Box and Bike Beans 0

Box and Bike Beans

66km, climb 566m Robin, Jim and Andy flew the colours on a breezy Sunday and decided on a Box Hill route with a cafe stop at Bike Beans. The trio keep the pace friendly into...

26 February 2017 – Barhatch or not Barhatch? – 40 miles 0

26 February 2017 – Barhatch or not Barhatch? – 40 miles

Robin writes:-   In the absence of Jim (‘I may do a lap of the park later’ – Whaaat? Heavy night? Or did the sky fall in?), Chris, Andy, Robin, Joe and Karen tugged...

Sunday 6 November – Dappled Hues – 35 miles 0

Sunday 6 November – Dappled Hues – 35 miles

Jim waxes poetic: “And cyclists in England now a-bed Shall think themselves accurs’d they were not here, And hold their cycles cheap whiles any speaks That rode with us upon this day.” (Possibly connected...

Saturday 5 November – Let Them Eat Cinammon – 45 miles 0

Saturday 5 November – Let Them Eat Cinammon – 45 miles

Jim writes: The Junior section improves in leaps and bounds. Katie led the ride out to Windsor, devoured a whole cinnamon bun and then took to the Strada Bianchi towards Ranger’s Gate, the Great...

Sunday 30 October – Following footsteps – 45 miles 0

Sunday 30 October – Following footsteps – 45 miles

Jim writes: Took daughter 2 (Katie) for a leisurely ride to Shere, taking in Staples (and Sandown, and those two climbs after West End). The plan was to meet Mum and Daughter 1 at...

25 October – Around the Park in the Dark – 40 miles total 0

25 October – Around the Park in the Dark – 40 miles total

After a short break (ahem, three months), a resumption of ride reports and suchlike. Jim’s clever idea of a 0730 lap of the park was not enthusiastically well attended, possibly because it was still...

Tour of the Cotswolds 2016—Straight out of (Little) Compton 0

Tour of the Cotswolds 2016—Straight out of (Little) Compton

Karen writes: Did you know that a “wold” is a rolling hill? If I didn’t know that before, I sure do now. Joe and I had done the short version twice previously. That consisted...

Sunday 26 June – Team LCC ride four (of seven) – 65 miles 0

Sunday 26 June – Team LCC ride four (of seven) – 65 miles

Jim writes: Alison, Mariana, Steve, Jim, Dan, Ben, Nick, Franck (what can I say?) Karen; Penny, Andy and Mike were up for the ride out to the Surrey loop on a warm but overcast...

Saturday 25 June – Gironimo – 20 miles 0

Saturday 25 June – Gironimo – 20 miles

Kevin and Jim met up for a most pleasant ride out to Walton and back to Giro for coffee and cake, before heading back in good time for the Rugby. At Giro a man...