Weekend Ride – Mystery Tour from Sparkford

Saturday 17 August 2019 Mike Anyan was struck down with a mystery bug and in consequence was unable to lead the mystery ride. I had offered to lead an easier paced mystery ride, Somerton being my mystery destination. It was a mystery to me why everyone considered this to be a bad idea and a […]

Ride Report – Child Okeford to Moreton-issh

Saturday 10 August 2019 In view of the weather forecast for high winds and rain I was surprised to  find anyone at the Gold Hill Tea Room in Child Okeford. However Roger, Jill,  Martin and Jackie were waiting patiently outside for the it to open. Soon after  Charlie arrived, shortly followed by Ken and Caroline […]

Ride Report – Fontmell Magna to Buckland Newton

Saturday 3 August 2019 Technology is great when it works….Grrrr!  But let’s concentrate on the positives of the ride!  12 people  arrived at the tea room in Fontmell Magna and all agreed that it made for a welcoming venue.  Cake choice was a bit thin but the carrot cake was reportedly very fine indeed and […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge (Spire Hill) to Dorchester

Saturday 27 July 2019 Where To?  Dorchester   Start?  Thyme after Time Cafe Full Time Players?  Ben, David, Martin, Paul,  Richard, me Also Rans?  Roger and Ron Unfortunately, no members of the fairer sex cycling today, but Jackie F came along with a black Labrador and offered support. Notable absentees?  Mary was cruising on the Danube with […]

Ride Report – Hartgrove to Spietesbury

Saturday 20 July 2019 16 people turned up at Hartgrove Farm where Jackie and I are house sitting. The forecast all week had been for wet weather but although it was dry we didn’t think it was quite warm enough to sit outside. So we all piled into the conservatory and tucked into Jackie’s home […]