Tour of Britain Meeting January 31st Report

      Meeting on Thursday January 31st Feb 16th/17th – Robin and Julian’s trip to Iddesleigh in Devon, where we could join them for them for the weekend, or drive up on the Sunday for a 30 mile ride. Details on the website soon. Feb 24th – Pathfinder from Indian Queens, with lunch at the Eden Project, led by Martyn. Details will be on the website. The talk by our guest speaker Dave Potter on the project to bring […] Read More

Kath’s gone Home

Kath had suggested that there was 50% of rain today. Ah, I thought a 50% chance that the bucket in my garden would be half full of lovely rainwater when I get back, enough to wash off my bike before it is tucked up in the shed. The continual delays along Traffic Light Lane meant I was a little late arriving at Union Corner. Had Kath’s forecast put off those who normally congregate here or had they already departed for […] Read More

Sonjia’s ankle update

Paula and I paid a visit to Sonjia this afternoon who is back home recovering after breaking her ankle in 3 places. She was in her usual high spirits though taking it nice and easy just as the Doctor ordered.

The not so dirty dozen

It being dry January there was a sizeable number of OGIL out today, though only Ian and Adrian at Union Corner, though Phil1 turned up later. Arriving at the other place I was immediately introduced to Dean3, if you count the one who can’t spell, who informed me that I was the oldest Dean he had ever met. How to win friends and influence people! However, I was pleased to see the return of Nigel, on his electric Toy bike. […] Read More

Anyone for chocolate?

The winter 10am ride is proving popular, with seven Wheelers meeting at HQ on Sunday – Sonjia, TD, Don M,  Richard, Paula, Jo and myself.  Gweek and then Trelowarren was suggested, so off we went, enjoying the dry roads, even if it was grey and quite cold.  Finding somewhere for a coffee can be difficult in January – the Boatyard Cafe at Gweek is only open on weekdays at the moment, and Trelowarren was shut tight too – no sign […] Read More

An OGILing New Year!

The OGIL year has begun ominously. It did start well as six of the usual suspects (but missing Fred, Dean and Ian) met up at the other place. We decided on Poldhu for coffee (me anticipating the best sausage baps in Cornwall). Trevor made a 5 minute appearance before setting off to see Martyn about Audax business. There was a bit of a chill breeze but the dry weather was still with us. The usual route was down to Gweek […] Read More

Whats on in January

Jan 1st – New Year’s Day gathering at Robin and Gill’s, 12 noon, coffee and mince pies and a charity collection. 9.30 or 10am rides from HQ, with different routes, or go direct. Jan 9th Weds. – The Rides Committee meeting at Wood Lane, 8pm. Everyone welcome – we especially need to discuss Pathfinder rides for the coming year. Jan 31st – At our usual meeting, Dave Potter will be coming to talk to us about the project to bring […] Read More

It’s a small world after all

The doorbell rang as I sat down to write this report and to the tune of “it’s a small world” I opened the door to a young woman and older man. She explained that they were visiting folk in this area to ask what people thought was the purpose of life. Although it was raining hard I was kind enough not to engage them in a long conversation. That was, I am sorry to admit, the extent of my Christmas […] Read More