Ride Report – Stalbridge to Cheselbourne

Saturday 29 December 2018 Oh! —- BIG blank screen! No time & no inspiration. —- Last ride of the year too. Should be full of interests and adventures. Perhaps I need some Christmas Chivas Regal assistance ——- Ergo —– Bravely gathered at Dikes Auberge, Bistro & Cafe (haunt of bons viveurs, gastronomes, gourmets, gourmands and […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge to Dorchester

Saturday 8 December 2018 I always look forward to those Saturday rides that start from Dikes Supermarket, meaning that I can enjoy my dog walk, read the papers and still have time for a leisurely breakfast. I met Roger on arriving at Dikes and we both agreed that the day’s ride could be quite challenging […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge to Blandford

Saturday 22 December 2018 A dry Saturday at last!!  Unfortunately, Mike Anyan the advertised ride leader had to bow out due to bereavement. Highlights of the day:- Caroline was decked out in a Santa’s hat over her ski helmet – super. Mary’s bike was adorned with fairy lights – will look super on darker days! […]

Ride Report – Sherborne to Wincanton (Postponed)

Saturday 8 December 2018 Texts and calls had started to arrive at 8am; strong winds, heavy rain and poor visibility forecast, apologies for absence received. A very good day for the Turbo Trainer. The Wednesday route check had been in total contrast, blue skies as we climbed The Combe to rendezvous with Ron and his […]

Ride Report – Sturminster Newton to Bishops Caundle

Saturday I December 2018 The early rain had eased to a steady drizzle by the time five of us met at the Poets Corner Café. There was some sort of Christmas market going on with several Father Christmases in attendance. Ed, Mary, Charlie and newcomer David W-M and I set off through Hazelbury Bryan to […]