Author Archives: janerickard

Easy Ride Sunday 28th December

Six hardy souls gathered in the 108 coffee house at Lemon Quay on a crisp cold morning . What a good idea this new meeting place is. Our departure was delayed by Niq who texted us to say he had a puncture . We headed up Tregolls Road and on to Truck fork where John […]

Intermediate Ride to Godrevy 7-12-2014

The Intermediate riders met alongside the usual 10.00 O’clock riders on the Piazza – which is a much livelier place than at 9.00 O’clock. Owing to some absences, the core consisted only of John & Cindy Butler and Chris F. (Cindy was the one without the beard) However we managed to poach a couple of […]

7th December Easy Ride to Stithians

Thirteen riders turned out on the Piazza at 10am for the two club runs .Some of us took advantage of the new 108 coffee shop, now open on the quayside, before we set off. Five riders set out with John Butler on the Intermediate to Gwithian and eight of us headed for Stithians led by […]

23rd November – Intermediate Ride to Feock

Sarah, Niq, Hannah, Paul, Dave, Ian, John, Jude, Ros, Paul and Grant left the Drummer and headed over cobbles to Pydar Street and up the Idless turning. Despite vowing to avoid the valley until next summer Dave led the group over mud-concealed potholes to the turning for Goonhavern, where Grant left to pursue his own […]

Sunday ride to West Pentire 30 November

Thirteen riders gathered on the Piazza . Jude Lawrence, Christine Rogers, Roz and Paul Delderfield, John Gilbert, Pete Hargreaves, Steve Smith, Thom Green, Nigel Andrew, Jonathan Angilley, Rod Tinson , Niq Carter-Rowe and ride leader John Flowers. We headed out of the city up the Idless Valley through St Allen and crossed the A30 near […]

Easy Mystery Ride (Bolingey) 16.11.2014

Nine riders turned out for John Gilbert’s  Easy Mystery Ride . They were – John Gilbert,John Flowers,Jude Lawrence,Bob Homer,Christine Rogers,Dave Bennetts,Niq Carter-Rowe,Tom Green and Sarah. We headed out of Truro via Lemon St, Charles St and Station Hill then along the main  road to Threemilestone. On down through Tromperrow ,Kerley Downs and into Chacewater .Along […]

Sunday 19th October – Easy Ride to Mithian

Sunday 19th October – Easy to Mithian Twelve – yes 12, easy riders left Lemon Quay for a trip to Mithian.  We left Truro via the Coosebean cycle track rather than risk Station Road and Sainsburys Roundabout which warmed everyone up.  We crossed the road and dropped down Newbridge Road and up a bit too.  […]

21 September 2014 Hell’s Mouth Cafe

21 September 2014 Hell’s Mouth Cafe The Good, the Bad and the Ugly left Lemon Quay on a chilly morning at 10.10. It was pointed out to Niq that his full English was very much in doubt as the route that we would be taking was via Four Lanes and Gwithian. The group of ten […]

Sunday Ride to Gerrans 26th October

Sunday 26th October to Gerrans. Eleven members,  who remembered to put their clocks back an hour, gathered on the Piazza. Hugh and Pete decided to go on an easier ride back to the north coast . Nine of of us ,with no fear of  The Roseland, headed out to Tresillian and up into Tregothnan Estate. […]

Ride report 12/10/14 Who Gares Wins

Ride report 12/10/14 Who Gares Wins riders: Dave (ride leader), Rod, John, Jude, Ian, Niq, Paul, Ros Eight set out from the Piaza on NCR route 3 through the underpass and riverside walk to the Newham trail. A brief encounter with a few muddy patches saw us emerge onto the Old Coach Road down to […]