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Thursday 13th March

posted 12 Mar 2014, 11:03 by Mike Stead

Thursday 13th March - tonight's ride is The Egbury Mash(Up) - a very genteel exploration of the quietest lanes the Bourne Valley has to offer, including a swift half at the George in SMB.

8pm at the Town Hall - all welcome.

Sunday morning 8am 12th May ride

posted 11 May 2013, 00:53 by Mike Stead

Sunday morning's ride is 66km down to Alresford via Popham, North Waltham and Axford, then Cake, Coffee, and a lovely ride back via Micheldever. All on very quiet lanes. 8am sharp at the Town Hall, all welcome. Pace about 20kph - i.e. not fast, chatty sort of level.

Tuesday night ride - 8pm, 7th May

posted 6 May 2013, 14:04 by Mike Stead

Tuesday night's ride is 30km down to Micheldever, then across to Barton Stacey on quiet lanes then back up via Tufton. All very nice and English. 8pm sharp at the Town Hall, all welcome. Pace about 20kph - i.e. not fast, chatty sort of level.

Tuesday 29th April

posted 29 Apr 2013, 13:12 by Mike Stead

Tuesday's night ride is 26.5k around the Bourne valley, with one rather sharpish hill to fret your way up (it's not that bad). 8pm depart from the Town Hall, all welcome.

Sunday 21st April - 100km ride up to the K&A canal

posted 17 Apr 2013, 04:05 by Mike Stead

Sunday's ride is a good 'un - 100km up the Bourne Valley to the K&A canal, with a slap-up second breakfast at the Woodborough Garden Centre cafe at 10-ish -

A piccy of the route is attached. 1000m total climbing, according to Google Earth. The ride will be at a sedate 20kph pace, replicating that needed for the 230km Whitchurch-Bath-Whitchurch Randonée  at midsummer.

Tuesday 16th April night ride

posted 16 Apr 2013, 00:59 by Mike Stead

Tonight's ride is an easy 30km down to Wherwell and back: - 8pm at the Town Hall, as always, bang on sunset this time. Roll on Summer!

Sunday 17th March - the Honey Street Hundred

posted 16 Mar 2013, 03:13 by Mike Stead

Who's up for 100km tomorrow morning? leaving 7am, Town Hall. Wellies recommended ;-)

The Inagural Kings Somborne - Winchester Cake Cruise

posted 8 Mar 2013, 13:06 by Mike Stead

SATURDAY this time - 8am, Saturday 9th March at the Town Hall - 65km down to Winchester via Kings Somborne for cake, then back:

Sunday ride, 3rd March, 8am

posted 28 Feb 2013, 08:54 by Mike Stead   [ updated 28 Feb 2013, 08:54 ]

This Sunday's ride is down to Alresford for a coffee & cake at Caracoli - , then back exactly the same way (It's a different road on the way back - all the hills have turned into descents).

Departing the Town Hall, 8am sharp. Should be back by 11-ish. Average speed will be about 20kph, otherwise we'll be all day :-)

Tues 12th Feb: night ride is OFF.

posted 12 Feb 2013, 07:37 by Mike Stead

According to standard TVCC Ride Policy, as it is currently below 2 degrees and forecast to drop below zero by eight pm, tonight's road ride is OFF. Stay indoors and patch all those tubes you've got piled up in the shed.

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