John Iball’s run to Clapham

(Adventures of The Soggy Seven)
Seven members met at CRFC on a very wet morning. John said that the weather would clear up soon and we set off with promises of sun and swaying palm trees. In fact he was so sure that he didn’t put any overtrousers on. I soon found that my overtrousers were very good…….at keeping the water in!

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2018 Jampot Rally

Rose and I set off 4 days early and arrived at a caravan site about 30 miles north of the rally where we met Albert and Dianne from the Cheshire section. We towed the caravan with my van with the Ajay inside. It is a lovely campsite in the wood which is run by the forestry commission, so lots of walks and cycle trails. We visited Stamford where ‘Middlemarch’ was filmed – lovely town.

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Peter’s Lakes Run 2018

Seven of the usual suspects met at Barton grange and after Tony had extracted his £ ‘pound of flesh’ we set off up the ‘not-at-all- boring’ A6 to meet Peter, Chris and Colin at Hampson Lane.  This new meeting place is off the A6 just south of the M6 junction 33 roundabout.

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The Chipshop Run 8/8/2018

13 bikes and 14 people turned up at the club for the chipshop run on a sunny evening. Dave led us off to the west around Bispham , Hoscar and Mawdsley to bring us to the chipshop at Eccleston.

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Chris and Trevors Run 14/7/2018

Three riders from Fylde set off to meet six riders from South Ribble and beyond at Barton grange Garden Centre where we all arrived as planned for a 9:45 start to get to Slyne Lodge. By choice we took the scenic route through Dolphinholme, Quernmore, Caton and Halton to avoid Lancaster City Centre to meet our leaders and Colin at Slyne.

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The 2018 Welsh Rideout

6 riders met at Windle Island and set off in bright warm sunshine over the new Runcorn bridge and up through Frodsham and the Delamere Forest for a break at the Delamere railway station cafe.

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