2012 RIDE REPORTS

THURSDAY 27TH DECEMBER "XMAS PUB CRAWL", AVON VALLEY, HAMPSHIRE

Riders: 10 (need to check qty!)  Theresa Elliott, Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Quentin Hill, Dave & Karen Mullard (bused in!!), Graham Rendell, Dave Rogers, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton, Duncan Thurston. 

Pubs: 

SUNDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2012  "WITCHES BREW ", BURLEY, HAMPSHIRE

Riders: 5  Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Graham Rendell, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton, Duncan Thurston. 

OS Maps: OS Explorer OL22 New Forest

Weather: 8 degrees, 6mph SW wind, bright sunshine to start, then light rain near to the end of ride

Length of Ride:  17.75 miles

Actual riding time: 2 hours, 13 minutes

Maximum speed: 26 mph

Average speed: 5.2 mph

Minimum height:   ?? metres ()

Maximum height:  ?? metres ()

Height ascended:  ?? metres 

Pub: "The Queens Head", Burley

SUNDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2012  "CASTLEMAN CRACKER", RINGWOOD, HAMPSHIRE

Riders:  5 Neil Foss, Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Graham Seage, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton 

OS Maps: OS Explorer OL22 New Forest

Weather: 9 degrees, sunny spells

Length of Ride:  23.99 miles

Actual riding time: 2 hours, 26 minutes

Maximum speed: 23 mph

Average speed: 9.8 mph

Minimum height:   ? metres ()

Maximum height:  ? metres ()

Height ascended:  ? metres 

Pub: "The Furlong", Ringwood

                    

   

        

SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2012  "BRACE OF BOTTOMS", WINTERBORNE STICKLAND, DORSET

Riders: 4 started, 3 finished, poor old Roy!!  Neil Foss, Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton 

       

OS Maps: OL15 (Orange cover)  Purbeck and South Dorset

Weather: 12 degrees, 12mph NNW wind, sunny spells

Length of Ride:  18.34 miles

Actual riding time: 3 hours, 12 minutes

           

Maximum speed: ?? mph

Average speed: ?? mph

Minimum height:   88 metres ()

Maximum height:  272 metres ()

Height ascended:  746 metres 

Pub: "The Crown", Winterborne Stickland

       

           

SUNDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER "The 10 Downs, plus a few Ups", Isle of Wight

Riders: 6 Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Edward Harrison, Graham Seage, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton, Don Williams

OS Maps:  OL15 (Orange cover)  Purbeck and South Dorset  or  Landranger 194 (Purple cover) Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis

Length of Ride: ?? miles 

Actual riding time: ? hours, ? minutes

Maximum speed: ? mph

Average speed: ? mph

Minimum Height: ?? metres (??)

Maximum Height:  ??? metres (??)

Height ascended: ??? metres  

Pub:  "Bugle", Yarmouth

ride report to follow................. 

SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST 2012  "WISE MAN", WEST STAFFORD, DORSET

Riders: 7 Gary Biles, Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Steve King, Graham Rendell, Graham Seage, Gary Turl, 

OS Maps:  OL15 (Orange cover)  Purbeck and South Dorset  or  Landranger 194 (Purple cover) Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis

           

Length of Ride: 22.14 miles 

Actual riding time: 2 hours, ? minutes

Maximum speed: ? mph

Average speed: ? mph

     

Minimum Height: 43 metres (Tenantrees river crossing, West Stafford)

Maximum Height:  132 metres (Cheselbourne West Down)

Height ascended: 596 metres  

Pub:  "Wise Man", West Stafford

ride report to follow................. 

       

SUNDAY 15TH JULY 2012  "ROMAN GIANT'S", ROCKBOURNE, HAMPSHIRE

Riders: 3  Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Graham Seage

OS Maps: OL22 (Orange cover) New Forest   or   Landranger 184 (Pink cover) Salisbury & The Plain, Amesbury  

Weather: 17 degrees, 8mph SW wind, sunny spells

Length of Ride:  21.10 miles

Actual riding time: 2 hours, 47 minutes

Maximum speed: 24 mph

Average speed: 7.4 mph

Minimum height:   42 metres (Upper Street)

Maximum height:  161 metres (Faulstone Down)

Height ascended:  519 metres 

Pub: "The Rose & Thistle", Rockbourne

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SATURDAY 16th JUNE, "SUMMER SOLSTICE, AVON VALLEY, HAMPSHIRE

Riders:12  Theresa Elliott, Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Quentin Hill, Dave Mullard, Dave Rodgers, Graham Seage, Michael Simon, Tim Snowden, Christopher "Sutts" Sutton, Duncan Thurston, Andy Willcocks. 

Pubs: "Elm Tree", "London Tavern", Alice Lisle", Ringwood Brewery beer festival (Hurrah!), "The Lamb", "The New Queen", 

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SUNDAY 20th MAY  "COAST TO COAST" SPONSORED RIDE, WATCHET TO WEST BAY

RIDERS: 3   Theresa Elliott, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Quentin Hill.

Length of Ride:  54 miles

            

           

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SUNDAY 15th APRIL, "PURBECK LOOP", DORSET

Riders: 6   Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Rob Haywood, Graham Rendell, Peter Wallace, Andy Willcocks.

         

       

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SUNDAY 25TH MARCH 2012  "BLACK BUSH", GUSSAGE ALL SAINTS, DORSET

Riders: 6  Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Rob Haywood, Graham Seage, Michael Simon, Peter Wallace. 

OS Maps: OL22 (Orange cover) New Forest   or   Landranger 184 (Pink cover) Salisbury & The Plain, Amesbury  

Weather: 17 degrees, 9mph E wind, sunny spells

Length of Ride:  17.08 miles

Actual riding time: 1 hours, 54 minutes

Maximum speed: 28.3 mph

Average speed: 8.9 mph

Minimum height:   ?? metres ()

Maximum height:  ?? metres ()

Height ascended:  519 metres 

Pub: "The Drovers", Gussage All Saints

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FEBRUARY RIDE

CANCELLED

SUNDAY 15TH JANUARY 2012  "ROMSEY ROMP", PITTON, WILTSHIRE

Riders: 4  Roy George, Chris Gilbert-Norton, Graham Rendell, Graham Seage, 

OS Maps: OS Map Explorer 131 Romsey Andover & Test Valley  or  OS Landranger 184 Salisbury & the Plain, Amesbury

Weather: 2 degrees, 9mph NW wind

Length of Ride:  19.31 miles

Actual riding time: 2 hours, 28 minutes

Maximum speed: 36 mph

Average speed: 7.8 mph

Minimum height:   49 metres (Broughton)

Maximum height:  141 metres (Broughton Down)

Height ascended:  528 metres 

Pub: "The Silver Plough", Pitton

ride report to follow.................no photos available though??