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8 hours ago

Is anybody else having issues trying to upload the tt course files to Strava and garmin connect? ... See MoreSee Less

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Please ignore me I've figured it out

I’m having trouble with it. I swear I did a 21mph average and 4000m elevation but it’s saying 14.5mph & 300m...!! I think it’s broke🤔

8 hours ago

Wellbeing & Introductory Ride

Wellbeing & Introductory RideMay 23, 9:30amHillers Farm Shop & Restaurant Dunnington Heath Alcester B49 5PDThis ride will start from Hillers Garden Centre Dunnington Heath Farm Alcester B49 5PD on Sunday May 23rd, 2021 meeting at 9.15 and then setting off at 9.30. You may want to drive to this location, there is parking on site, we have been asked to use the overflow area, it is clearly signposted.

We have been and checked our planned routes, one is 9 miles round and the other 11.2 miles, after the first loop we will return to the farm shop so any rider wishing to drop off at this point can do so with ease, we had to revise the second route due to a road closure in the area and you will see we will have to backtrack along part of the route. We propose to ride at an average speed of 9-12 mph, no one will be left behind and on return plan to enjoy refreshments (please ensure you bring a face covering with you).

It would be much appreciated if you are planning to join us to tick ‘GOING’ or 'Interested' as this will help the WBR team organise the ride groups. Finally, if there are concerns about the potential weather conditions, we will post a warning message on FaceBook the evening before and make the final decision at 7.30am on the morning of the ride.

Ride leaders Jan Basford, Andrew Green, Julie Cooke & Jackie Blythe

“Check out 23.05.21 Wixford Loop on Strava.”
www.strava.com/routes/2827266783240599194

“Check out 23.05.21 Iron Cross Loop on Strava.”
www.strava.com/routes/2827268865285559990
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Wellbeing & Introductory Ride
1 day ago

A bunch of WSJ riders raced over two events this morning on the F11/10 course.

Suffering from 04:30am alarm calls and riding the chilly old man VTTA event were:
Martin Lines 22:21
Simon Adcook 20:17

Starting a little later in the Newbury Velo race:
Harry Tait 21:06 (PB by almost a minute)
Rikky Hughes 20:56
Martin Stanley 21:02 (PB by over 30 secs)
Adrian Ford 19:59 (PB by an astonishing 1m 43 secs in only his second ever Open TT) 👊🏻
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Well done all of the above 👍

New WSJCC Team time then by Adrian Ford Myself and Martin Stanley With a combined time of 61:57 Previous club record 62:29 Can someone please confirm Martin Staines??

Excellent, well done!

Some great times, well done.

Superb.

Super times boys. Well done all. Well BBC worth the early rise and the drive out there

Brilliant team effort - if you can do that with a 4.30am start there must be more to come...

Great times!

Well done all of you, great times

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1 day ago

Well I think we can officially rename this ride the rain dodger, we didn’t get rained on once on route. The only time rain became an issue was at the coffee stop where there were limited under cover seating. Everyone was impressed with the prices at the coffee stop, and we nearly got away with not paying when Dave broke the card machine. All in all, a fantastic ride with great company, everyone rode really well together and we smashed an average of 15 mph. I personally got 52 PR’s over a 50 mile route, so thank you everyone 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

Well I think we can officially rename this ride the rain dodger, we didn’t get rained on once on route.  The only time rain became an issue was at the coffee stop where there were limited under cover seating.  Everyone was impressed with the prices at the coffee stop, and we nearly got away with not paying when Dave broke the card machine. All in all, a fantastic ride with great company, everyone rode really well together and we smashed an average of 15 mph.  I personally got 52 PR’s over a 50 mile route, so thank you everyone 😊

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So jealous that you stayed dry. we got rather wet on the E ride!

Thanks Julie, well planned avoid the rain ride. Sandwich was good too 👍

Thanks for leading Julie Cooke. Great route.

Thanks for leading Julie. Nice route 👍

The sunday only shines on the righteous..... lol. Well done Julie Cooke

Oberns out, must be Broad Acres🥪🍳

Sounds like a great ride Julie 👍🚴‍♀️x

Thanks Julie!. Its surprising how much more effort you can put in to a hill when you know the size of the forthcoming egg on toast!

Well done, I got soaked!!!

Thanks Julie for an enjoyable ride

I noticed on my ride today I was passing through places that had clearly not seen any rain, literally minutes after passing through somewhere that had seen a lot (often still raining quite hard when I was going through). You must have timed it much better than I did!

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1 day ago

Tuesday 18th May is the Great Witley which is 17miles and hilly. Sign on from 6:00pm at HALLOW HALL and NOT LOWER BROADHEATH. The start and finish are some distance from Hallow so please arrive before 6:45.
Due to the distance we will try to start slower riders first.
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Tuesday 18th May is the Great Witley which is 17miles and hilly. Sign on from 6:00pm at HALLOW HALL and NOT LOWER BROADHEATH. The start and finish are some distance from Hallow so please arrive before 6:45.
Due to the distance we will try to start slower riders first.
1 day ago

Any agenda items for this week's committee meeting please pm me.
Meeting Thursday 7.30pm on Zoom. Password etc. will be sent nearer the time.
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2 days ago

9.15 C Ride East Worcestershire Loop

9.15 C Ride East Worcestershire LoopMay 16, 9:15amPremier Inn Worcester City CentreMeet on Worcester Bridge at 9.15 am

Heading East as the Met Office predict less rain there, but plenty of opportunity on route to head home if needed.

Cafe stop Lakeview Cafe
Broad Acres Fishery, Broad Acres Farm, Forest Lane, Hanbury

All welcome...usual format
1. This is 14/15 pace (wsjcc.co.uk/club-rides/)
2. Please download route and check this is for you...this is not a mystery tour!
3. Keep to government guidelines, social distancing and bring a facemask for the café stop.
4. I am leading the ride, but I am not your mother. All riders should be capable and self sufficient, but also this a team sport so look after each other. We ride in a group, stay together, and stop on top of hills and at junctions. Please ensure you understand and follow the club rules (wsjcc.co.uk/group-riding-guidelines/)
5. Please click “going” (if bail out in the morning please change)

Routes
www.strava.com/routes/2828659750170465022

connect.garmin.com/modern/course/59160816

See you all tomorrow peeps...rain optional 🤞
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9.15 C Ride East Worcestershire Loop
2 days ago

It’s raining so it must be Saturday. The pessimistic forecast resulted in a conservative routing around Bredon Hill for today’s C/D ride, although the actual weather wasn’t too bad. Our initial 12 included a mixture of regulars and some welcome new additions apparently attracted by Ken Inight’s ultimately unfulfilled promise to wear some items from his Ann Summers wardrobe. The pods at the Silk Mill proved very useful in the conditions, and as usual it was a steady and very sociable ride. Thanks everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

It’s raining so it must be Saturday. The pessimistic forecast resulted in a conservative routing around Bredon Hill for today’s C/D ride, although the actual weather wasn’t too bad. Our initial 12 included a mixture of regulars and some welcome new additions apparently attracted by Ken Inight’s ultimately unfulfilled promise to wear some items from his Ann Summers wardrobe. The pods at the Silk Mill proved very useful in the conditions, and as usual it was a steady and very sociable ride. Thanks everyone.

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Thanks for another great Saturday adventure. Enjoy your holiday Nigel & Jane

Great day out again, Sir Nigel. 👍👏👏🚴🍻

Thanks Nigel great ride, have a good holiday x

Fab day and great company! Thank you for organising Nigel.

Thanks for organising Nigel. Apologies for not downloading the route,I should have realised there is more than one way to get to the Silk Mill! Enjoy your hols 👍

Thanks for today's ride hope I didn't disappoint too many people. Have a nice holiday .

Great ride Nigel .... especially as you put in a short cut around the big hill 🙂

Great ride , thanks Nigel. Happy hols to you and Jane😊

Fabulous planning as always Nigel. Hope we can all keep to your group leading standards whilst you’re away! 😬

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2 days ago

A few weeks ago club members were sent an email about the forthcoming ride leaders course which is being delivered by Chris Alston Training manager (North) from Cycling UK at Hallow Village Hall Main Road WR2 6PP for Group 1 on Saturday June 12th and Group 2 Sunday June 13th 9.00 am - 5.30 pm which will include the theory element followed by a practical session mid-afternoon.

We still have a couple of places left on the Sunday and need a reserve list as well especially if we are able to increase the group numbers as lockdown restrictions are further lifted, please contact Dave Walker or Jan Basford if you would like to attend or be added to the reserve list.

Finally, the club requests that all those members attending the course pay £120 for attendance and this will be reimbursed once they have led six rides. (You will be notified when to pay the money into the club account)
Course outcomes
During the course, you will:
• consider the theory behind good club riding and how it is achieved
• practise techniques in a supportive environment among peers and professional tutors
• learn about route selection and assessment
Key content
The Club Leader course is perfect for people who take out club runs and would like some further training and development in the core principles of leading rides. The course has an engaging mix of practical and theory, with a simulated club ride and practice in leading different types of groups.
Fitness level
Moderate. Includes a 10 mile ride at club pace.
Prerequisites
Regular road club rider with some experience of leading club rides or in the case of WSJCC those acting as back markers who assist ride leaders and take over at the front on occasions
Experience in group riding etiquette
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5 days ago

Sunday E ride

Sunday E rideMay 16, 9:30amSt Peters Garden CentreSunday E ride out to Ripple and back Via Twyning. Coffee stop to be confirmed
Average speed of 12-13mph, no one left behind and re-group on any hills.
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Sunday E ride
1 week ago

Tuesday morning looks a good day for a MTB trip to the Forest of Dean. Me and Peter are aiming to be in the car park for 10.15 if anyone would like to join us for a blue and red run, and optional pumping and jumping on the skills track, you're welcome! ... See MoreSee Less

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Would join you if I didn’t have to work.😕

Have a day off

Apologies, I’m somewhat behind in checking the FB page; was this last Tues (11th) or this Tues (18th)..?!

2 days ago

Spotted this on marketplace
www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/830798694453452/?ref=facebook_story_share
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5 days ago

Not exactly bike related, but does anyone have a Medium to Large Roof Box taking up space or gathering dust, that they want to sell? Thanks 👍 ... See MoreSee Less

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Kieran I can lend you a large Halfords Exodus roof box if interested? It is being borrowed over half term. It also has side bars that can clamp onto existing roof bars if any use?

5 days ago

Welcome sunshine followed us on today’s C/D ride into Gloucestershire, mainly on quiet lanes until our first visit to the excellent St George’s Bakery in Corse Lawn. It was as well we were a group of only 6, as we were flanked by 20 uniformed police officers taking refreshment alongside us. We were all impressed by the bakery, Martin Gloster claimed they had the biggest buns he had ever laid his hands on. A tailwind whisked us back through the picturesque lanes via Ashleworth, Tirley and Chaceley. ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome sunshine followed us on today’s C/D ride into Gloucestershire, mainly on quiet lanes until our first visit to the excellent St George’s Bakery in Corse Lawn. It was as well we were a group of only 6, as we were flanked by 20 uniformed police officers taking refreshment alongside us. We were all impressed by the bakery, Martin Gloster claimed they had the biggest buns he had ever laid his hands on. A tailwind whisked us back through the picturesque lanes via Ashleworth, Tirley and Chaceley.

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Thanks Nigel, one of the best cafe stops.

Attached photo shows Gloucestershire Police monitoring our group size.

Ahh miss these rides 🥲. Looks like a great cafe stop.

Looks like a fab ride

Ummm biggest buns reminds me of Calendar Girls 🤣🤣

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3 days ago

Saturday C/D ride

Saturday C/D rideMay 15, 9:30amSt Peters Garden CentreA conservative proposal this week given the current weather forecast - around Bredon Hill with an optional rain dependent stop at the Silk Mill ( who have pods!). Around 40 miles, mudguard deployment will be very useful. Please indicate Going if you wish to join us, NOTE meeting point! Maximum ride size 12 people.
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Saturday C/D ride
4 days ago

Young Riders - Road

Young Riders - RoadMay 14, 6:45pmHimbletonRoad ride for 8 and overs - 10miles, all flat and on quiet lanes. Ideal for new young road riders and regulars alike (if new check our website guidance and Young Rider policy first). To book a place e-mail paul or [email protected] Next Friday its the Lenches, and advance diary date Tues 1st June am for road coaching.
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Young Riders - Road
6 days ago

Here are some pictures from tonight's time trial. My first attempt at sports photography: I didn't catch everyone but some are actually in focus, which counts as a victory in my book especially given the wind and the rain.
I'm going to keep trying and hopefully I'll improve. 🙂
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Very impressive Andy for your first set of sports pictures!

Many thanks Andy.

Nice work

Nice photos. Thanks for taking the time.

Thank you Andy Harrison

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6 days ago

Hi, I'm looking for a near entry level bike computer (which will allow sensors to connect to it). If anyone has one they don't use and don't want or they are upgrading do you think you could let me know to see if I could buy it off you? ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Tomorrow’s TT is the Dunstall 4. We will be signing on from 6ish, at Dunstall Castle which is surely one of the finest examples of castle building in the land being a defensive fortification like no other, and the first rider will be off at 7:00. 👍🚴‍♀️⚙️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Oh what folly 😂🙈

As someone who is painfully slowly/ painfully badly building a garden wall at the moment, I'd say Dunstable is a major feet of engineering!

Dunstall, not 'Dunstable'! Stupid autocorrect

Good luck all - I'm wimping out again this evening 😀

6 days ago

C/D ride to Staunton

C/D ride to StauntonMay 12, 9:30amPremier Inn WorcesterTerry has already posted a C ride to Winchcombe. A slower ride will go via Castlemorton to Staunton, refuelling stop is St George’s Bakery. Return via Upton on Severn. Distance circa 55 miles, pace a steady 14/15 mph. Please indicate Going if you wish to join us.
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C/D ride to Staunton
1 week ago

Thursday at six

Thursday at sixMay 13, 6:00pmClainesUsual format.
Meet at the new inn at Claines
Any questions please ask
D/C ride pace 14/15 average speed
Please upload the route.

connect.garmin.com/modern/course/40115488
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Thursday at six
1 week ago

Ride to Dunstall time trial

Ride to Dunstall time trialMay 11, 5:30pmThe new inn at claines Ride to Dunstall time trial from the new inn at 530.
Catch us on route if it suits just give me heads up.

connect.garmin.com/modern/course/58483877
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Ride to Dunstall time trial
7 days ago

Thursday at six

Thursday at sixMay 13, 6:00pmClainesUsual format.
Meet at the new inn at Claines
Any questions please ask
D/C ride pace 14/15 average speed
Please upload the route.

connect.garmin.com/modern/course/40115488
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Thursday at six
1 week ago

The Nest then Greenway.

The Nest then Greenway.May 9, 9:15amWorcester bridgeMeet on worcester bridge at 915 .
14/15 pace. (Winter bike maybe)
Usual format. All welcome,
Please click “going”
Fingers crossed with 10% chance of rain.
We’ll have a back marker tomorrow too.
Social distancing please
Please upload the route.

connect.garmin.com/modern/course/58156783

Bridge
Bransford
Suckley
Cradley
Bosbury
Munsley
Ludstock
Leddington
Greenway
Bromsberrow
Hollybush
Welland
Little welland
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The Nest then Greenway.
1 week ago

Super ride today up some diffferent lanes. Good size group . Two new members came along. We did 63 miles at 14.8 average speed. No punctures and we all stayed together
or issues thankfully. We managed to avoid that sharpe stone chip resurfacing in the main.
We headed out to Rushwich then over to suckley and onto cradley. The lanes weren’t too muddy at all after yesterday’s rain. We pushed on around munsley acre to stop for a break at the nest which was different. They’ve gone a bit posh and upped thier prices.
We left there ludstock,leddington,greenwaythen Bromsberrow. Then across to welland stone then home.
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Super ride today up some diffferent lanes. Good size group . Two new members came along. We did 63 miles at 14.8 average speed. No punctures and we all stayed together 
 or issues thankfully. We managed to avoid that sharpe stone chip resurfacing in the main. 
We headed out to Rushwich then over to suckley and onto cradley. The lanes weren’t too muddy at all after yesterday’s rain. We pushed on around munsley acre to stop for a break at the nest which was different. They’ve gone a bit posh and upped thier prices. 
We left there ludstock,leddington,greenwaythen Bromsberrow. Then across to welland stone then home.

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Thanks Dave Walker for organising today, especially the weather. Pity the Nest was so disorganised and expensive.

1 week ago

15 out on the Wellbeing & Introductory Ride in three groups from Upton Marina and we can tell a story or two today and I am sure they will be shared in due course! After yesterday the weather was fab, we so enjoyed the lovely scenery around Upton and the food on return, this is such a great starting point and no doubt we will be back again in a month or so. It was also great to welcome another new rider to the club Stuart Yates his second outing with WSJCC and his first WBR and he is planning to come back! By the way one of the first aid kits carried came in very useful today when we had to do some bike maintenance on the way round in one of the groups. Lots of photos to follow including getting organised and then off..............Thank you as always to the ride leaders and back markers your help is so much appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less

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I really enjoyed it thank you all xx💕

Well done Jan Basford, another superbly organised series of events.

Thank you for your help Nigel as mentioned so much appreciated!

Definitely an interesting ride.

Was a great ride today. Thank you. Looking forward to the next one

Another excellent ride out again today. First time I've fixed a bike with plasters! Also had time to adjust a riders helmet and pick flowers 💐 for all the ladies in the group! Many thanks as always to Jan Basford and all the team leaders and a get well soon to Gez 🤕🚲

Thanks to such a lovely bunch of people that looked after me superbly. Andrew Green Rick Allen Jane Rees Nigel Rees you kept me upright.

Many thanks for organising the ride Jan. I really enjoyed the route and fellowship.

What happened to Gez then

Jan, Jane, Nigel - thanks for a great WBR today in beautiful surroundings and great company.

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1 week ago

Found at Upton Marina, please let us know if this is yours, I think Andrew Green has them at the moment ... See MoreSee Less

Found at Upton Marina, please let us know if this is yours, I think Andrew Green has them at the moment

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Indeed I do have them, I may even empty the water bottle out and let it air 😇

Both mine. Thanks matey.

1 week ago

I've pulled together all the Open TT results for the club from the CTT website and collated into one interactive report.

The report contains a main table with all the results sorted by fastest time and a chart of the number of entries by course. Use the dropdown boxes across the top of the report to select an individual rider or course to filter the results list.

K33/10D seems to be a popular course 😃

The names and details are for every member result that has a valid time recorded against it on the WSJCC CTT club page - it does not include Hill Climbs, DNS or DNF. *Also, if you have ridden for another club as first claim on the CTT site then those results will not be included here.

Unfortunately, the results before 2015 do not appear to have a course number recorded against them and the CTT only recorded first initial and surname. So if you've ridden an event before 2015 you may need to look for a second entry in the rider dropdown. You can select multiple riders by holding down the CTRL key whilst selecting them.

The fastest time for a course on this list is not necessarily the club record.

Due to the size and layout its best viewed on a tablet or laptop/desktop.

tinyurl.com/WSJ-CTTOpens
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Ive pulled together all the Open TT results for the club from the CTT website and collated into one interactive report. 
The report contains a main table with all the results sorted by fastest time and a chart of the number of entries by course.  Use the dropdown boxes across the top of the report to select an individual rider or course to filter the results list.  K33/10D seems to be a popular course 😃  The names and details are for every member result that has a valid time recorded against it on the WSJCC CTT club page - it does not include Hill Climbs, DNS or DNF.  *Also, if you have ridden for another club as first claim on the CTT site then those results will not be included here.  Unfortunately, the results before 2015 do not appear to have a course number recorded against them and the CTT only recorded first initial and surname.  So if youve ridden an event before 2015 you may need to look for a second entry in the rider dropdown.  You can select multiple riders by holding  down the CTRL key whilst selecting them.  The fastest time for a course on this list is not necessarily the club record.  Due to the size and layout its best viewed on a tablet or laptop/desktop.  https://tinyurl.com/WSJ-CTTOpens

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Nice one 👍

Where's my 22.37 on a road bike in the Savernake Forest event 4th Jun 87? or 22.47 MC&AC 10th Sept 83? I was 8th in that event☹

Mine aren’t on there either 🥲

1 week ago

Please enter. We need a strong club entry for this event.
It’s at Evesham on june 5th.

www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/21396
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Please enter. We need a strong club entry for this event.
It’s at Evesham on june 5th.  https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/21396

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I’m entered

Would it matter if I had never done a time trial before?

Entered both 👍

1 week ago

Sunday ride

Sunday rideMay 9, 9:00amSt Peters Garden CentreLaid back ride up the wyche and back about 50 miles 14-15mph
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Sunday ride
1 week ago

9.30 C Ride - Bewdley

9.30 C Ride - BewdleyMay 9, 9:30amPremier Inn Worcester City Centre50 miles approx at 15/16mph. Cafe stop Bewdley. Consider mudguards / winter bikes if raining at start time but should clear. 6 max. Route will depend on weather / riders so please tick or message me.
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