Friday, 22 May 2015

Club Rides - Saturday 23rd May 2015

A Ride

100K loop departing from main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst 0900 Saturday. Please be at start for 0850.

Out via Ornamental Drive, Red Shoot, Harbridge, Alderholt, Sandleheath and then cross back into the forest via Wood Green. Loop around Roger Penney Way, Blissford Hill and then possible coffee stop at Hyde. If anybody wants to meet us there ETA will be around 1130-1145. Then back via Ogdens, Red Shoot etc.
 

B Ride

B ride usual meet at Nomansland at 09:20 for 09:30 start. Slightly different ride this week, we are going to do some hill training so will be engaging in a "10 hill ride" as follows - 

Nomansland -> Pipers x3 -> Bramble x3 -> Furzey -> Ryedown loop (5 mile loop - Ryedown->Gardeners Lane->Shootash->Tanners Lane) x4 -> Nomansland. 

Young, fit, thin people can add extra iterations if they feel the need. The rest of us can skip one here or there as necessity dictates.

Should be a total of about 30-35 miles, about 650-700m ascent.

Regards

Barry

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Thursday Night Chain Gang - 21st May




Chain gang running as usual tomorrow night

Start time 1845

Start point outside St Saviours Church, Burley Road, Brockenhurst

All abilities welcome, the way the chain gang works riders of varying speeds are accommodated 

Regards

Barry

Friday, 15 May 2015

Club "B" ride Saturday 16th May 2015

This weeks “B” ride led by Bill and Adam is as follows:

Meet at Nomansland opposite The Lamb) at 09:20 for 09:30 start. 

Route will be Nomansland->Lyburn->Hamptworth->Redlynch->Downton->Alderbury->West Dean->East Dean->Lockerley->Newtown->Sherfield English->Plaitford->Nomansland. 

Route subject to change depending on weather, who attends and if I get lost. Should be about 35 miles, give or take, at around 15mph.

Club "A" Ride Saturday 16th May

This weeks club ride is just over 100K with a target pace of 28KMH

Depart from the main car park in Brockenhurst opposite Tesco at 0900 so please aim to be at the start at 0850

Route will be out via the Burley Road, Setthorns, Sway, Pilley, East End, Sowley, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Lepe, Blackfield, Debden Purlieu, Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst, Emery Down, Bolderwood, Burley and Brock


Barry

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Thursday Night Chain Gang - 14th May

Chain gang running as usual tomorrow night

Start time 1845

Start point outside St Saviours Church, Burley Road, Brockenhurst

I won’t be there this week

If weather looks too bad please add comment to the blog

Have a good ride

Barry

Friday, 8 May 2015

"B" Ride - Saturday 9th May 2015

Bill and Adam are adding a “B” ride to this weeks schedule. Plan is:

Meet at Nomansland (by the Lamb) at 09:20 for 09:30 start. Planned route is Pipers (ouch), Roger Penny, Sandy Balls, Blissford (ouch again), Gorley, Red Shoot, Emery Down, Minstead, Bartley, Furzley, Penn Common, Nomansland. About 30 miles with a few lumps. Aiming to average around 14-15 mph so around 2 hours riding. Option to shorten by cutting across the airfield if it gets too wet and windy.

All welcome to join

Barry

Thursday, 7 May 2015

"A" Ride Saturday 9th May 2015

Hopefully we’ll be running two rides this week. The “A” ride will be a 100K circuit with a few options to cut short if you wish

Depart will be 0900 from the main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst. Please arrive for 0850.

Route will be:

Brockenhurst, Burley, Braggers Lane, Poulner, North Gorley, Ogdens, Hyde, Stuckton, Fordingbridge, Braemore, Wood Green, Roger Penney Way, Furzey, Newbridge, Bartley, Minstead, Bolerwood, A35, Lyndhurst Road, Burley (probable coffee stop at the Queens Head), Brockenhurst

100K at 28KMH average will be the target pace


Barry