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 […]

BVCC AGM 2018

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. […]

Ride Report Sherborne To North Brewham

Saturday 22 September 2018 I’m cursed!  My first club run of the year cancelled due to the ‘beast from the East’, the second I was unable to lead due to illness and now, after 5 weeks off the bike with a broken foot, the heatwave in July/August was a distant memory and a truly awful […]

Ride Report – Child Okeford to Wareham

Saturday 15 September 2018 Twelve riders assembled at the Gold Hill Farm Café, but we were already down to ten when we left as Martin and Jackie had to go and look after some llamas. Keith stayed with us to Hazelbury Bryan while we turned towards Ansty. The potholed stretch of road past Skinner’s Farm […]

Ride Report – Stalbridge to Tolpuddle

Saturday 8 September 2018 The weather forecast earlier in the week predicted a very wet Saturday so I was surprised to wake-up to a bright but breezy morning.  On arrival at Dike’s some of the stalwart riders trickled in, but it was obvious that the blue rinse holiday season had started with a number of […]