A tale of summer obsession

Member Mike Kirby gives an amusing account of his obsession with time trialling It generally starts about 5 days before. Flick open the lap top. Click on BBC weather. Ok, so, next Wednesday: Wind speed, direction, temperature. Great, wind from the South West, which should blow hard at my back all the way up to[…]

Weekend rides 14/15 July

The Tour de France has started and produced some great racing already, the good weather is set to continue this weekend and we’ve got a bunch of rides planned to get you all out on your bikes and enjoy our beautiful corner of the world Saturday 10am Gentle Cafe Ride: The 13mph average speed Gentle[…]

A thoroughly modern puncture

Member Kevin Zwolinski tells an amusing story about punctures, tubeless tyres and getting covered in goo. Landed into Heathrow from a long haul flight earlier than scheduled on a recent Saturday; straight through passport control (the electronic checkers were all working!); bags nearly the first through; on M25 almost an hour earlier than expected.  Hang[…]

1000 miles for Marco

Member Chris Tunstall tells his story of the 1,000 miles he’s riding this year in support of his grandson. Yesterday’s Banbury Guardian (10th May) covered the story, mentioning Chris as a club member.   In August 2017 my wife Ruby was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. About 4 weeks later my Grandson Marco was diagnosed with[…]