30 riders ready to go in slightly damp conditions but with the promise of some sun late in the ride. We headed out of town towards Freeport then Cressing, then Pattiswick and finally up towards Greenstead Green for a well earned coffee stop at the Farmshop - lovely piece of coffee and walnut cake. One puncture stop meant it took a bit of time to get going especially as none of the tubes would inflate. Don't forget to ensure you check your spare tubes to make sure they work.
Then we were off, back via Sisted and into Braintree. Quick stop to re-align a back wheel and then we were home.
Total distance 18 miles in 2 hours 33 mins excluding coffee break.