Monthly Archives: December 2016

Intermediate Ride Bissoe 18.12.16

  (Niq’s Birthday Ride) As unusually the target of this intermediate ride was maybe only 4 or 5 miles away by a direct route, a bit of head scratching was required to stretch the ride out… After gratefully partaking of home made mince pies, supplied by the easy ride leader, the ride set off on […]

Niq’s Guide to Planning a Ride

Presented here is a potted guide to planning a ride.   This is not intended to be anything definitive, but merely one leader’s suggestions about route planning, and should be prefaced with the statement, that although this represents the electronic view, no slight is intended against those wishing to use more traditional techniques, especially as […]

Intermediate Ride Tehidy Woods 4 December 2016

The original destination for this ride had been Vogue, however this was changed when it was discovered that the intended hostelry only provided the complete “Sunday Lunch” package on a Sunday, and not the obligatory bits and bobs that the club riders had come to rely on, and a polite veil will be drawn over […]

Intermediate Ride Cubert 27 November 2016

  The stated destination of this ride was Cubert, however this was a slight misnomer, as the actual lunch stop was the “Smugglers Den Inn”, which although it bills itself as being at that locale, is only really a “stones throw” from Cubert if you regard “launched with a small ballistia” to be in the […]

Intermediate Ride Mithian 20 November 2016

The ride for the day was planned as a kind of antidote to the previous weeks ride, which had been relatively flat and somewhat frenetic. Hence the route taken was to be along the more leisurely lanes of Kenwyn Road, Idless valley and so on… It was part way along the valley that the folly […]