Tagged: Worcestershire

Redditch Road and Path CC Jersey

Redditch CC Reliability Ride – 28th February 2016

Another weekend, another reliability ride somewhere across the West Midlands! This time I’d managed to convince both George and Adam to accompany me to lovely Redditch for a 45 mile ride down to the very edge of the Cotswolds and back up again. Redditch Reliability Ride Driving down, we managed to find Adam in the car park surprisingly easily, touched base, took the bikes off...

Stratford Cycling Club Logo

Stratford CC Reliability Ride Review – 7th February 2016

After taking a year off last year because of rain, or more likely laziness I made the trip home from Birmingham to take part in my home club Stratford CC reliability ride. I wrote about the same ride in 2014 and whilst it followed exactly the same route, I wasn’t out there freelance as I was again on escort duty after the previous week’s ride...

Stourbridge CC Club Jersey

Stourbridge CC Reliability Ride Review – 31st January 2016

So, the first event of 2016 and I got to ride it with two of my mates, one very new to cycling and the other looking to start off the year with a long ride. The purpose of the early season ‘reliability ride’ is to test out the legs and see how you’re faring for speed as you complete a shorter but testing route. You’re...

Every Time a Bell Rings Audax

Audax – Every Time A Bell Rings 2015 – 112 km

Every Time a Bell Rings… 112km Audax After falling off back in January, I’ve not actually done another Audax until now. In an effort to get back on the wagon and prepare for the Norwich 100 at the end of May, it was time to do some longer rides again! The ride was planned as 112km and contained nothing too scary routewise. Audax Route The...

Rapha Festive 500 Challenge 2014

Rapha Festive 500 Challenge 2014

  For the last few years Rapha (of over-expensive MAMIL clothing fame, as commented on previously) set a challenge for riders to complete 500km between Christmas Eve and the Midnight of New Year’s Eve. The challenge is made difficult by it being a decent distance to ride in the first place, but also the commitments of the holiday season as well as having the winter...