Rides list for August 2017

Ride date and typeStart, stops and notesLeader
Tuesday 1st Aug
Senior Cyclists: lunch meeting
Meet for lunch: 12.30pm Swavesey, The White Horse
Contact: Clive Peace (07474 711920 or 01223 520723)
Wednesday 2nd Aug
Evening ride
(moderate, 30-35 miles)
Start: 6.30pm at Brookside
Pub stop: 8.30pm Shepreth, The Plough
Sunset is at 8.48pm tonight.
Ray Miller
(07910 591846)
Thursday 3rd Aug
Thursday ride - city start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.15am at Brookside
Coffee: Newport, Dorrington's Bakery
Lunch: Great Saling, Andrews Field
Split lead: Rupert will lead to coffee.
Edmund Rose
(01223 846943 or 07783 049846 on the day)
Thursday 3rd Aug
Thursday ride - village start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Haslingfield Green
Coffee: Newport, Dorrington's Bakery
Lunch: Great Saling, Andrews Field
Edward Elmer
(07814 674602)
Saturday 5th Aug
Saturday short social ride
(leisurely, 15-25 miles)
Start: 10.00am at Brookside
Coffee: Bourn, The Stove cafe
Ian Wright
(07907 774939)
Sunday 6th Aug
Sunday full day ride
(moderate, 75-85 miles)
Start: 9.00am at Brookside
Coffee: Potton, The Boundary Cafe
Lunch: Baldock, Tapps Garden Centre
Tea: 4.00pm Westmill Tea Room
John Ross
(07876 551210)
Sunday 6th Aug
Sunday afternoon ride
(moderate, 45-55 miles)
Start: 1.30pm at Brookside
Tea: 4.00pm Westmill Tea Room
Alan Tullett
(07479 669564)
Tuesday 8th Aug
Senior Cyclists: lunch meeting
Meet for lunch: 12.30pm Bassingbourn, The Hoops
Contact: Clive Peace (07474 711920 or 01223 520723)
Wednesday 9th Aug
Evening ride
(moderate, 30-35 miles)
Start: 6.30pm at Brookside
Pub stop: 8.30pm Lode, The Shed
Ride is cancelled due to forecast of rain.
Nigel Deakin
(07747 105576)
Thursday 10th Aug
Thursday ride - city start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.15am at Brookside
Coffee: Swavesey, Compass Cafe (Bethel Baptist Church)
Lunch: Ely, The Cutter Inn
Aldreth causeway option not possible after the heavy rain.
John Jackson
(07739 923182)
Thursday 10th Aug
Thursday ride - village start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Hauxton, 50 Jopling Way
Coffee: Swavesey, Compass Cafe (Bethel Baptist Church)
Lunch: Ely, The Cutter Inn
Aldreth causeway option not possible after the heavy rain.
John Seton
(07447 010628)
Sunday 13th Aug
Special ride
(moderate, 40-50 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Brookside
Lunch: 11.30am Thaxted, Parrishes Restaurant
Tea: 2.00pm Little Chesterford, High Street (Sarah and Andy)
Ride to summer BBQ event - pre-booked BBQ tickets only. Brunch/coffee stop en-route.
John Ross
(07876 551210)
Sunday 13th Aug
Special ride
(moderate, 30-40 miles)
Start: 1.00pm at Brookside
Tea: 2.00pm Little Chesterford, High Street (Sarah and Andy)
Afternoon ride to summer BBQ event - pre-booked BBQ tickets only.
Peter Wilson
(07760 324125)
Tuesday 15th Aug
Senior Cyclists: lunch meeting
Meet for lunch: 12.30pm Fen Drayton, The Three Tuns
Contact: Clive Peace (07474 711920 or 01223 520723)
Wednesday 16th Aug
Evening ride
(moderate, 30-35 miles)
Start: 6.30pm at Brookside
Pub stop: 8.30pm Lode, The Shed
Sunset is at 8.21pm tonight.
Nigel Deakin
(07747 105576)
Thursday 17th Aug
Thursday ride - city start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.15am at Brookside
Coffee: St Neots, Ambience Cafe, Riverside Park
Lunch: Thurleigh, Scald End Farm
John Jackson
(07739 923182)
Thursday 17th Aug
Thursday ride - village start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Haslingfield Green
Coffee: St Neots, Ambience Cafe, Riverside Park
Lunch: Thurleigh, Scald End Farm
Sheila George
(07807 827490)
Saturday 19th Aug
Saturday short social ride
(leisurely, 15-25 miles)
Start: 10.00am at Brookside
Coffee: Ickleton, Riverside Café
Ian Wright
(07907 774939)
Sunday 20th Aug
Sunday light day ride
(moderate, 70-80 miles)
Start: 9.00am at Brookside
Coffee: Stradishall, Cafe 33
Lunch: Hawstead, Maglia Rosso
Ray Miller
(07910 591846)
Sunday 20th Aug
Sunday afternoon ride
(moderate, 40-50 miles)
Start: 1.30pm at Brookside
Tea: 3.30pm Newmarket, the Tack Room café at Palace House
Greg Tucker
(07774 281591)
Tuesday 22nd Aug
Senior Cyclists: lunch meeting
Meet for lunch: 12.30pm Stetchworth, The Marquis of Granby
Contact: Clive Peace (07474 711920 or 01223 520723)
Wednesday 23rd Aug
Evening ride
(moderate, 30-35 miles)
Start: 6.30pm at Brookside
Pub stop: 8.30pm Thriplow, The Green Man
Sunset is at 8.06pm tonight.
Nigel Deakin
(07747 105576)
Thursday 24th Aug
Thursday ride - city start
(moderate, 70-80 miles)
Start: 9.15am at Brookside
Coffee: Newmarket, the Tack Room café at Palace House
Lunch: Bury St Edmunds, The Abbey Gardens
Mike Pearce
(07836 229712)
Thursday 24th Aug
Thursday ride - village start
(moderate, 70-80 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Hauxton, 50 Jopling Way
Coffee: Newmarket, the Tack Room café at Palace House
Lunch: Bury St Edmunds, The Abbey Gardens
David Wooldridge
Sunday 27th Aug
Sunday longer ride
(moderate, 80-90 miles)
Start: 8.30am at Brookside
Coffee: Clare Castle Country Park
Lunch: Greenstead Green, Greenstead Farm Cafe
Tea: 4.00pm West Wratting, Claines, 52 High Street (Peter W home tea)
Note earlier start time
Alex Brown
(07944 193977)
Sunday 27th Aug
Sunday afternoon ride
(moderate, 40-50 miles)
Start: 1.30pm at Brookside
Tea: 4.00pm West Wratting, Claines, 52 High Street (Peter W home tea)
Partners welcome at tea.
John Ferguson
(01223 366887)
Tuesday 29th Aug
Senior Cyclists: lunch meeting
Meet for lunch: 12.30pm West Wratting, The Chestnut Tree
Contact: Clive Peace (07474 711920 or 01223 520723)
Wednesday 30th Aug
Evening ride
(moderate, 30-35 miles)
Start: 6.30pm at Brookside
Pub stop: 8.00pm Hemingford Abbots, The Axe and Compass
Sunset is at 7.51pm tonight.
Nigel Deakin
(07747 105576)
Thursday 31st Aug
Thursday ride - city start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.15am at Brookside
Coffee: Saffron Walden, The Temeraire
Lunch: Clare Castle Country Park
Alan Tullett
(07479 669564)
Thursday 31st Aug
Thursday ride - village start
(moderate, 65-75 miles)
Start: 9.30am at Haslingfield Green
Coffee: Saffron Walden, The Temeraire
Lunch: Clare Castle Country Park
Mick Cousins