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

Monthly archive for October 2014

Guildford & Godalming Wayfarers Ride ~ 19 October 2014

It would have been difficult to find an excuse not to get out today. Mid-October and it’s shorts and short sleeves mode still – wonderful! That said, there was plenty of water around and care was needed on slippery roads. Nevertheless, the countryside was looking quite wonderful even though light levels were low, leading to some pretty fuzzy photos. People out were Peter the leader, another Peter, Geoff, Hilary, Chris Jeggo and Roger; then at the Rural Life Centre cafe, we found Sue, Angela and David. People went in various directions after coffee and giant slabs of fruit cake. After intending to go one way, I ended up going another and so endured the climb up Beacon Hill Road to Hindhead, to be rewarded by that lovely descent round the Punchbowl and down to Brook. A fabulous half day ride -only about 47kms in my case but just right; hope

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AGM – 15th November

Our AGM will be held on Saturday 15th November at the Jack Phillips (Weatherspoons) in Godalming High St, starting at 10am. The meeting will be held at the rear of the pub overlooking the car park. Coffee will be served just before we start. The Agenda and Annual Report will be posted shortly. Nominations for motions to be debated should reach the secretary, Nick Davison, two weeks before the meeting. A nomination form can be found in ‘Club Stuff>CTC Forms’ on the website, or click here to download.

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halow250

  Good afternoon, I would like to introduce to you a unique and exciting charity bike ride and an opportunity to make a real difference to young people with a learning disability in Surrey. I am contacting you from local charity the halow project to let you know about our annual charity bike now in its fourth year, takes place from the 1st may – 3rd May 2015. The halow250 is a challenging and highly rewarding cycling adventure from London to Guildford via France. 250 miles in 48 hours through Surrey, Hampshire and quiet roads in Northern France. Our Patron Damon Hill OBE completed the ride last year and is hoping to do the same this year, he is keen to help us to make 2015 the year our peloton reaches 100. We would love to get more local people involved in our ride and we are hoping to have everyone signed

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Recommended local contacts

We are proposing to put a page on the website listing shops or other cycling related services that members would recommend. If you have had your bike serviced, or know of a really helpful mechanic, let us know and we will add them to the list. Please *protected email* me here with your suggestions. Thanks John Child

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Latest video to watch

If you want some inspiration for your next off-road trip, have a look at this (also on our videos page). – thanks to Louise for the link.

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