Ride Report- Stalbridge to Cattistock

Saturday 24 November 2018 Would you ‘Adam and Eve’ it – I managed to walk the dogs from 8.00 to 9.30 this morning without a drop of rain falling, but after a swift change of clothes and setting off to Thyme after Time Café at 9.45, a lightish rain raised its ugly head – proving […]

Ride Report – Gillingham to Crockerton

Saturday 17 November 2018 On an overcast and chilly morning I arrived at Orchard Park to find Richard already sat drinking his tea. He immediately quizzed me on which route I was taking and on the mention of Longleat decided that he would make his own way to lunch. For a short while it was […]

Ride Report – Mere to Shepton Montague

Saturday 10 November 2018 As usual I cheated and went by car to Hunters Lodge only to be rumbled by Ron who was cycling. The wet weather has hardly come as a surprise and heavy showers were forecast so I was well pleased to see Nicky, Peter, Ron, Dave, Mary, Ben at Hillbrush plus the […]

Ride Report – Gillingham to Tisbury

There were 10 riders at Orchard Park for the ride to Tisbury. Martin and Jackie, Jill and Roger, Dave M, Lorraine, Mike A,Jim, Ron and Mary. After coffee and the customary group photo we set off into Gillingham, Jim decided he was doing his own thing and Lorraine was going to call on Sally and […]

Ride Report – Spire Hill to Cheselbourne

The ten riders who met at Time After Thyme included the original ride leader but unfortunately Roger was still suffering from a cold and did not feel able to led. I had been primed that this might happen so I had come armed with a map. We set off under blue skies through Staunton Caundle […]

Ride Report – Wincanton to Wells???

Saturday 20 October 2018 The omens were not good for Saturday’s ride!! Richard N rang me on Friday evening – he couldn’t lead the ride due to a stinking cold – he would also miss Sunday’s AGM.He had decided to convalesce this weekend as he is going on holiday to India on Tuesday and hoped […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge to Wincanton

Saturday 13 October 2018 Sheltering in a Hawthorn hedge from a heavy rain shower, less than 4 miles from home, I wished fervently that no one would come to the start at Spire Hill. They always do…..Dave, Ron, Charlie, Mary, Paul and Richard all caught in the showers on the way, yet ready to go […]

Ride Report – Stourhead Mystery Tour

Saturday 6 October 2018 Driving rain and a strong headwind all the way to Stourhead did not bode well for the rest of the day’s ride. I arrived at Stourhead just after Ron and Charlie who quickly disappeared into the gents to dry their hands (and gloves and hats!) No queue in the restaurant but […]


AGENDA Third Annual Meeting of Blackmore Vale Cycling Club (Sociable Leisure Cycling) Sunday October 21st 2018 at Marnhull Methodist Hall Hall open from 12.15 – Annual Meeting 1.00pm We suggest you bring a picnic. Tea, coffee available  AGENDA   Welcome and Apologies Minutes of 2017 Annual Meeting any matters arising Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report Rides […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge to Ryme Intrinseca

Saturday 29 September 2018 The Tale of the Reluctant Ride Leader’s journey to Ryme Intrinseca 4 degrees on the porch thermometer at 9.30, as Roger, coughing, spluttering and riding very slowly, left with me for Saturday’s ride start. 11 riders met for coffee in the sunny conservatory at Dikes, comfortably seated round a large table. […]