Cut Maple Dash

As usual the Easy Riders anticipated plenty of members riding, so we had two destinations for a stop. The Short group went to a new venue Roundwood Nursery at the top of Bocking Church Street, where the tea room is staffed by people with learning disabilities. I think it is important to support these community ventures, and I hope our trip there was a success (Ed - cafe stop was excellent especially the tea cakes) The middle group, led by Mick, pedaled out to Beazley End, up that long hill that has some undulations at the top. Here I started thinking about reading the road, while taking other group riders into account. When Jim and I crossed the USA on fully loaded touring bikes, we rode acr

HP anyone?

37 Easy Riders split into three groups as usual, led by Mick, Peter Short and Bill Twinn. We set off, with a couple of minutes between the groups. Health & Safety tip for the day comes from a conversation before we set off. One of our girls (can’t remember who!!) said she was thinking of getting a fluorescent pink top, to be highly visible to traffic, but which does not attract midges like the fluorescent yellow tops do. Great idea! Peter Short’s group pedaled off heading down to pass the entrance to the Flitch Way, where we hesitated while Peter had a conversation with passers-by. The shortest group caught up with us and gently heckled us to get us on our way! We rode across River View, joi

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