The time had arrived for our first weekend away in 2018 - the weather forecast was amazing so we looked to be all set for a great weekend of cycling (as well as some marriage and football match) The more hardy souls ventured up on Friday to South Norfolk Guest House in Great Moulton in time for Gifford to take them out on a 28 mile ride - the stop was at a cafe with first class rail seats. Looks like Bill's the conductor and Alan is wondering where his ticket is. There was al
Wednesday 16 May dawned blustery and overcast, but despite the 12mph headwind from the north, about 35 Easy Riders (Ed - 39 in total, a record for the club) turned out for a tour to Hatfield Peverel. We were glad to welcome two new riders, … and … At the end of last week’s ride, Mick gave us some information about a ride leader from another cycling group, carping that our group did not always follow the Highway Code. Reluctantly I have to admit I need to raise my game, so th
Wednesday 9th May dawned bright and sunny and obviously inspired many Easy Riders to come out for a bike ride. There were 37 riders so we decided to seek 2 extra ride volunteers and split into 3 groups. Peter Short volunteered to be tail rider for Adrian’s long ride; Gifford stepped up to the mark to volunteer to lead the middle ride with me as tail rider and Gwen was tail rider for Mick on the shortest ride.
It was crowded riding through the town centre, but once we were
What to do to mark such an occasion? The big 70th birthday coming up on the May 6th. Driving medicals were now required and motorbike insurance premium up by 25%. However, after a year riding out with the BER I as feeling pretty good and felt like showing two fingers to those that were saying that I had to start thinking about old people’s insurance, funding for carers and a good book for all the waiting about in the doctors surgery I could expect to endure. Seventy years old