Monthly Archives: November 2013

Four Lanes & Troon

Weather – Dry, cold Riders: Hugh Bryson (leader), Mike Poole (new) Simon & Dylan (son) Karande, Ian Cooke, Paul & Roz Delderfield, Paul & Hannah Charlesworth, Niq Carter Rowe, Jude Lawrence, John Flowers, Rod Tinson, Bob Jewell & John Gilbert (latterly) Fourteen riders left Truro (minus John Gilbert at this stage) and made our way […]

Bob Mansbridge

It is with sadness that we report the death on Sunday of Bob Mansbridge, founder of Truro Cycling Club 25 years ago and club chairman for many of those years.  Bob had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for many years. Bob put so much hard work and effort into the club that it is doubtful […]

ACR – Mawgan Porth – 17 Nov 13

Six cyclists met under the ‘not so little’ drummer boy statue for the ride to Mawgan Porth (Chris F, Chris R, Gareth, John B, Dom and myself). The journey out of Truro took us along the muddy Idless valley and a climb into Shortlanesend. Then we headed to Zelah to join onto the National Cycle […]

St Agnes

Twelve set off from the piazza just after 10 am on this dry, calm and cloudy morning. Cycled through the city and escaped up the Coosebean cycle path. Down Newbridge Lane and through to Baldhu, along to Chacewater – Blackwater and climbed up to Mount Hawke, down to Mingoose and around the Beacon, down to […]


Sunday 27th October – Mithian We met at the Drummer Boy as usual to find we had two new riders; Dave (who had just bought his ‘dream-machine’, but was having problems with a slow puncture) and Nigel. We set off into Boscawen Street and into Pydar Street in order to ride along the Idless Valley.  […]


Sunday 20th October – Victoria My deputy; Christine picked up 8 riders from Lemon Quay and led them up Tregolls Road into Tresillian where I took over control (I had driven into Tresillian!!!). Shortly before the Mercedes Garage Niq complained to the Deputy that he had been left at the Traffic Lights and no-one had […]