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YHA Trip to Bourne, Lincs

YHA Thurlby,    Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0EE

YHA Thurlby is a 15th century former village forge with a lovely lawned garden and orchard. It is located in a peaceful spot in the centre of an unspoilt Lincolnshire village. The homely former forge is full of character and has both Victorian and Georgian additions to the building – perfect for history buffs!

The Fens are natural cycling country and Rutland Water, an important area for bird life, offers a great choice of watersports and walks – perfect for activity breaks and walking and cycling holidays.

We have the luxury of a one night exclusive hire of the hostel, which will cost only £20 each. As the hostel is self catering, our own Jamie Oliver will be preparing the breakfast, with help needed. This will include cereal, toast, jam, marmalade, beans, croissant, choc au pain with afternoon cake and beverages on arrival.

A table is booked at the local inn; the Horseshoe for the Saturday night feast. Pay for this on the night. I will send
out the menu for you to choose from, but they do have a website (www.thehorseshoethurlby.co.uk) for you to peruse now, if you wish to.

Oh, we have to bike there from the clubroom at 10 am on the Saturday. It is about 60 miles, through lovely countryside and in areas we don’t often venture through. Cafe stops essential, speeding not allowed. Mark and Lesley have once again kindly offered to take our bags…keep ’em light!

Closing date for a place on this fab trip : 20th January 2017 latest. But likely to be full well before this though!

Paid up CWCC members only…subs are due now!

THIS TRIP IS NOW FULL AND A RESERVE LIST IS IN OPERATION.

John Quimby

 


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    FAMILY FUN DAYS – 25TH JUNE & 23RD JULY 2017
    A brand new purpose built cycle circuit is nearing completion at New College, New Parks, near Leicester. It's one km round with changing rooms, toilets and weekend cafe within the adjacent college buildings. Plenty of parking as well.

    We've booked the circuit to give it a try on Sunday afternoons 25th June and 23rd July from 2pm until 4pm. So chance to race/ride in the morning, wash the car, cut the grass… and then bring your kids / grandkids to the circuit in the afternoon. (Any age, provided they are able to ride their bike safely). Or just bring yourself. Why not bring a picnic, drinks and sun cream, as good weather has also been ordered!

    The current plan is to initially let everyone ride round the circuit to get familiar with it, then to alternate between some mini races / skills tests for the kids and whilst they get their breath back, allow the adults the tear into each other with events like the devil take the hindmost (last rider eliminated each lap), points and scratch races. Maybe even a team pursuit. A good chance to try out bunch riding. All just for fun with no prizes and no race licenses needed.

    Names and £5 per family per day or £3 per individual to Alan Vallance or Tracy Symonds. Payment preferred by BACS, message me if you don't have the account details. Or just hand over the cash when you see us! Priority to club members - first or second claim.

    Should be a fun afternoon for everyone, so please support this new event and let's make it a success.
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    I saw a post on another club page detailing a meeting at the new race circuit at New College, are we as a club aware of it? Could be a unique opportunity? But I think it may want a few of us to go if we are interested?

    The Post: "The New College Road Circuit ( New Parks ), is nearing completion. British Cycling are running a workshop at New College on Monday the 12th of June, 7.00pm -9.00pm, to discuss 'race events' and Clubs using the circuit. They are asking for those who attend to be Club volunteers, being interested in either volunteering for, or in the organisation of circuit racing.
    If any Club member is interested in attending, you will need to book a place."

    I think I'm free to go. Who else would like to attend?
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    Hi guys & girls, just a reminder about the FAMILY FUN DAYS – 25TH JUNE & 23RD JULY 2017, I am hoping to make one of the dates if not both but be good to see you there :)
    A brand new purpose built cycle circuit is nearing completion at New College, New Parks, near Leicester. It's one km round with changing rooms, toilets and weekend cafe within the adjacent college buildings. Plenty of parking as well.
    We've booked the circuit to give it a try on Sunday afternoons 25th June and 23rd July from 2pm until 4pm. So chance to race/ride in the morning, wash the car, cut the grass… and then bring your kids / grandkids to the circuit in the afternoon. (Any age, provided they are able to ride their bike safely). Or just bring yourself. Why not bring a picnic, drinks and sun cream, as good weather has also been ordered!
    The current plan is to initially let everyone ride round the circuit to get familiar with it, then to alternate between some mini races / skills tests for the kids and whilst they get their breath back, allow the adults the tear into each other with events like the devil take the hindmost (last rider eliminated each lap), points and scratch races. Maybe even a team pursuit. A good chance to try out bunch riding. All just for fun with no prizes and no race licenses needed.
    Names and £5 per family per day or £3 per individual to Alan Vallance or Tracy Symonds. Payment preferred by BACS, message me if you don't have the account details. Or just hand over the cash when you see us! Priority to club members - first or second claim.
    Should be a fun afternoon for everyone, so please support this new event and let's make it a success.
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    John's had a tough day or is he just bored 😴 or p'ssed 🍺🍺🍺 ... See MoreSee Less

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