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Nigel’s Thursday Ride to East Ilsley

Thursday September 12th A super long ride was organised and lead by Nigel.  Beautiful scenery, quite a few climbs. Cake stop at 25 miles at the Blackbird Café in Chapel Row - just past the beautiful Douai Benedictine Abbey.  Friendly staff, excellent coffee. Pushing on another 13 miles to East Ilsely and lunch in the…
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Ed’s Birthday Ride to the Calleva Arms, Silchester via Hook GC

Fleet Cycling celebrated Chairman Ed's birthday on Thursday 5th September with coffee and cake at the Hook GC, followed by lunch at the Calleva Arms, Silchester.  A good turnout on an autumnal day with 12 riders.  50 miles and 2,000' of climb.  Thank you Colin for an excellent route and not losing anyone!
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Jim’s ride to Bucklebury farm shop Tuesday, March 29th

   Only one way to test the depth of floods blocking the road near Upton Nervet . . . send on a recce rider in the form of globe-trotting John, a bikie with a formidable record of derring-do adventures beyond the UK. He turned out in shorts and sort of cutaway shoes and discovered the water…
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Ed’s Easter Sunday ride to Conkers Garden Centre, Hatch

Ed accumulated maximum Brownie points before they had even left Hart Leisure Centre . . . . chocolate cream eggs all round for the troupe of five. They were warned by the Met Office! Sure enough, nine miles out, thunder and lightning then icy rain poured down, but they did miss a hailstorm not half-a-mile…
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