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Monthly archive for June 2016

G3 ride 29 June

Due to the rain forecast tomorrow the G3 ride has been postponed until the following day. Hope to see you in Micheldever on Thursday, same time. Chris Williamson  

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G3 ride tomorrow from Micheldever

We are considering cancelling the ride tomorrow in view of forecast heavy rain.  Please check this site later after 10:00pm Thanks,  Chris

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Record Turnout and Weather at the Elstead Audaxes on 5th June

With a record 90 riders taking part in the three events and a forecast of 25 degrees the day was a roaring success. Teamwork moved up a gear to meet the high numbers with Peter and Christine Hackman still producing their high catering standards; Elizabeth Weatherburn and Marion Davison gave valuable assistance in the kitchen whilst  Bob and Nick handled the record keeping. It was a great day for the Club with eight riders from the Sunday All Day Group on the Danebury 150k event.

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Short weekend rides – leaders required

I have long believed that we should be providing short and quite quick weekend rides for our members, and also believe that the demand is there.  However, in order to add such rides to the programme, we need ride leaders prepared to take on such rides. My proposal is that we add rides on a Saturday morning, starting at 9.30, c 35 miles, at a pace of about 15 mph.  No coffee stop, so you should be back by 12.00.  By arranging these for a Saturday, it should not affect all the regular Sunday rides. I would be happy to  lead such rides once a month, but naturally require further ride leader volunteers.  Please let me know if you are happy to take this on, if I can get 3 more volunteers then it will a commitment for only once a month.  If you are not already a registered ride

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David Wood

It is with immense sadness that I need to advise members that David Wood passed away last Sunday. He had been battling cancer over the past 6 years.  I personally saw him quite recently, and it was absolutely clear that his enthusiasm for life, determination, and humour were undimmed. I know that our thoughts will be with Angela at this sad time. John

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