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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 Rusper return.  Two keen cyclists / … Continue reading

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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. In the way back along the … Continue reading

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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 the westerly wind as we wound … Continue reading

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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 their beards over the destination and … Continue reading

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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 with two people WhatsApping apologies from … Continue reading

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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 Park and home via Chertsey. She … Continue reading

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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 Shere for a wander and coffee … Continue reading

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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 dark at that time. Despite his … Continue reading

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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 of a 52 mile route with … Continue reading

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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 morning. We’re now getting into the … Continue reading

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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 with his dog wanted to share … Continue reading

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Sunday 19 June – Kevin’s weird mechanical – 41 miles

Kevin, Olivia, Joe, Karen, Robin, Andy and Franck out for a leisurely ride through Esher, Cobham and Ockham in sunshine.  Fabulous red poppies next to the road after Ripley as the road goes gently uphill towards West Clandon. Newlands Corner … Continue reading

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