October 31, 2018

The last day of October dawned frosty and bright. The health & safety tip for the day comes first. When riding on frosty morning, be particularly careful when riding across manhole covers, or on tarmac that has been worn smooth by car tyres. These smooth surfaces get i...

October 26, 2018

Friday dawned bright and cold. 10 Easy Riders turned up outside the Con Club, and pedalled off south along London Road. The Rodings are the largest group of villages in the UK to bear the same name – 8 in total. (I think there are 7 Hatfields)

We turned right at Yo...

October 21, 2018

Sunday dawned bright and clear – a wonderful day for a bike ride. 8 riders and 6 bikes turned up outside the Con Club - Mick & Julia, and Gwen & Ian, on their tandems; Brian, Paul, me and my friend Maurice. Gwen and Maurice had met about 20 years ago – when Maurice int...

October 17, 2018

The Easy Riders congregated as usual at Drury Lane. We welcomed 3 new riders (but I can only remember the name of Jim’s grandson, Cameron). I was riding with the middle group, led by Mick and tailed by Ann.  

It was a glorious day for a bike ride. Hazy su...

October 12, 2018

One of the good things about the Easy Rider group, is that there are often people around who want to ride on different days.  

It happened that once again, my calendar as a student, meant I would miss Mick’s Autumn Leaves bike ride to Hatfield Forest – for the thir...

October 3, 2018

As tail rider, I had an inauspicious start to the ride. Mick noticed my front tyre looked a bit soft … and he was right. Due to a long standing back condition, I don’t bend to deal with tyres, and my first reaction was to go home and delegate the tyre problem to my hus...

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