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[…]

My Bikes

My bikes According to Rule #12 of “The Rules” (www.velominati.com/the-rules/) the correct number of bikes to own is n + 1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. Also the minimum number of bikes one should own is three. So, on that basis, with four in the garage, I feel I can at[…]

Riding Land’s End to John O’Groats

Member Joby Mullens recalls his recent LEJOG ride – something that was on his “to do” list, but which also gave him the opportunity to raise support for The Gatehouse Project. Joby’s Just Giving page  – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/joby-lejog2017 – is still live for anyone interested in supporting the charity. This is Joby’s story:   “Excuse me, you[…]

My first year into cycling

Member Mike Gillett gives a fascinating account of his new found love of cycling My first year properly into cycling. I saw a post on the Village cyclist page inviting non-members to attend a 10 mile time trial starting at Greatworth. First of all I thought, what’s a time trial?  Secondly I thought, better dust[…]

The Cycling Widow’s Revenge

An anonymous female member gives her account of The Cycling Widow’s Revenge I wonder what it is that drives otherwise bright, intelligent and reasonable men-of-a-certain-age to develop an obsession with dressing in what can only be described as obscene lycra garments and travelling around the countryside with groups of like-minded ‘sheep-scarers’? Yes, you can probably[…]