cycling in Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and beyond…..

Monthly archive for January 2013

Josie Dew Talk ~ 31st January

Here’s a rather special event which members are sure to be interested in attending. The talk has already been moved from the school hall to the local village hall, so expect a good turnout for what promises to be a very enjoyable evening. AROUND THE WORLD BY BICYCLE An illustrated talk by Josie Dew Thursday 31stJanuary 2013 at 7pm at Milland Village Memorial Hall Milland, W. Sussex GU30 7NA Local cyclist Josie Dew has cycled 457,000 miles across 6 continents and 49 countries (some of them by accident). The survivor of several wonky knees and a handful of bottom brackets, she is still firmly fixed in the saddle. Josie will take you on a whirlwind tour around the world describing what it is like to cycle alone across America, around Japan, Iceland, India, Hawaii, New Zealand and North Africa among other places. She will also be showing pictures of her

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NEW Cycle Tops ~ get your order in quick!

Another order for the new cycle tops is about to be placed. If you want one – and let’s face it, how could you not! – you need to leap into action within the next couple of days. Pease advise John Murdoch (*protected email*) by Sunday 13th January at the latest, specifying size (small, medium, large, XL or XLL, bearing in mind that the jerseys are sized to be “snug”, so you may therefore require a larger size than normal) and whether short or long sleeved.  The price (£36.50 for short sleeved and £39.50 for long sleeved) is based on putting an order in for at least 10 shirts, and we will order at least that number this time. If you miss this order then it may be a while before we are able to place a further order at such a favourable price.

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CTC West Surrey ~ Grand Nosh or The BIG Dinner

It’s been some time since we held a dinner but, following expressions of interest at last November’s AGM, your Committee has organised one which we very much hope you will want to come to. You’re most welcome to bring a friend or two along with you. Date & Time: Saturday 9th February 2013 at 19.30 hours. Venue: The Mill at Elstead;Address: Farnham Road  Elstead, Surrey GU8 6LE.   Tel 01252 703333. Cost: £20 per head for all 3 courses, £15 for two courses (starter & main or main & dessert) Menu: Starter: (a) Confit Duck pate, onion jam & toast(b) Leek & potato soup, country bloomer(c) The Mill prawn & crayfish cocktail(d) Black pudding hash, soft poached egg & hollandaise Main Course: (a) Pan seared breast of chicken, thyme potato cake, creamy mushroom reduction(b) Roast topside of beef, goose fat roasties & chasseur sauce(c) Loin of pork, grain mustard mash &

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