Upper Eden Valley by Road

On Sunday, 8 club members cycled what Ted calls the Upper Eden Valley road bike loop, in Cumbria, in north west England - exactly 70 miles in length with 1,474 m / 4,835 feet of total ascent.

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Angus's 50th Birthday Ride

Today 30/06, 3 groups of riders rode MTB, road bike and ebikes to meet up at The Battlesteads, Wark for cake and coffee / tea to celebrate Angus Liddle’s pending 50th birthday.

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Chop Hardy Loop

Set in the North East of England, this was a second evening of wonderful weather which 3 of us took advantage of on Thursday 27/06 – Tim on his MTB and Ruth on her hybrid e-bike roadster not at all ideal for some sections on this loop.

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Waskerley Loop

Only occasionally do I get the opportunity to lead the near perfect ride on almost perfect ground conditions in perfect weather with 5 fit but imperfect companions all a decade + past 50.

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Hexham - Haydon Bridge Loop

This fine 30 km / 18 miles evening ride was much enjoyed by 4 club members including new member Andrew on 18/06.

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Gorgeous Gorge

On Wednesday evening’ 19/06 our ride was an extension of Tuesday evening's ride at 38 km / 24 miles / 636 m ascended.

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Helworth & Swaledale loop by MTB

On Saturday, 4 of us rode the Helworth & Swaledale loop mostly in dry weather, but finishing in light rain. At 40 km long and a total of 1,134m of ascent, this route was a cracker with many climbs and some fine descents, including one of the best in the UK.

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Slaley Slather B (Again!)

Just 3 of us enjoyed a fabulous 2.25 hour loop in the evening sun on Tuesday on dry ground. It turned quite chilly in the second hour. It was the same route a different 4 of us rode last Tuesday evening so some pics are similar to those taken at that time.

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