Monthly Archives: October 2016

23rd Oct – Club Ride to the Lost Gardens

Six riders left Lemon Quay on the windy Sunday morning (Chris F, John B, Barney, Chris R, Josh and myself). The aim of the ride was to find the Lost Gardens of Heligan. It was a fast start out of Truro and it did not take long to discover Chris F was not feeling his […]

Goonhavern Intermediate 16 Oct 2016

This particular ride presented a mildly different challenge from the usual, the distance to Goonhavern by a more or less direct route from Truro amounts to only something in the region of 9 miles, so some added pizazz was required. As the ride was planned to be, by Cornish standards at least,  “mostly flat”, the […]

Bolingey Intermediate 9th Oct 2016

Due to the paucity of available routes out of Truro, the ride departed via the cobbles along Pydar Street up Kenwyn Road, with a swift, but not unexpected right turn down and along into the Idless Valley. For a change the going was dry and relatively mud free, except in the obligatory assault course sections, […]

Crantock Intermediate Ride, 2nd Oct

The intermediate ride set off in a slight state of disorganisation, this unusually was caused by actually sticking to the planned ride… The easy ride had instead elected to go to the delightful “Wendy’s” in St Agnes, and under normal circumstances the intermediate ride would simply have re-routed itself to there. However due to the […]

Trerice Ride 25th September 2016

ride rep 25 Sep – – Gmail The intermediate ride set out in the direction of Trerice with the perhaps uninspired aim of “not riding up the Ladock Valley” for a change, although this mandate did not extend to “not passing through the Waitrose car park”, aka the P & R, this as it […]