Monthly Archives: December 2015

Renovating a Dawes Galaxy

Early this year I decided to give my 27-year-old Super Galaxy a few more years of touring life. I had been only using it for the odd shopping trip recently; the brakes were poor, the gears slipped, the wheels and tyres were mismatched and the frame was somewhat rusty and sad-looking. First stage: take it […]

Intermediate ride St Agnes 13th December

After a swift change of plans, occasioned by the realisation that there was also an “easy” ride going to Morgans (previously known as Presingoll Barns), the “slightly less easy ride” agreed to change its destination from Portreath, to the afore-said Morgans. Consequently a group of 4 set out past the TA centre, up Moresk, hanging […]

Sunday ride to Bolingey 6th December

The scene could have been borrowed from a Scandi-Drama as a surprising number of riders gathered in the gloom and rain. The BBC weather application had promised an extended dry spell and we had all fallen for it. Leaving Truro via St Georges Road and Goosebean Greenway we crossed the A390 and swept down to […]