Aug/Sept/Oct Bulletin&Rides

Hi Bugsters.

On Sunday 21st August Macmillan Cancer Support is running the Tour De Broads Cycle Sportive offering three different routes, 40/75/100 miles.  No entry fee, but a minimum sponsorship of £150 is required.  Further info at: www.macmillan.org.uk

If you have any queries or ride suggestions, please get in touch with Pete on 01553 673647, email: peteayton@gmail.com  or Trev on 01485 543706, email: trevorriches@talktalk.net

Day Ride                                  Sunday 7th August                            10.00am Lynnsport

Elgood’s Brewery Gardens Open Day.   A ride to Wisbech.  Admission £4 to NGS Charity. About 36 miles.

Evening Ride (about 1 hour)             Thursday 11th August                7.00pm by the South Quay floating pontoon

An evening ride from the South Quay pontoon at 7.00pm followed by optional drinks.

Day Ride                                  Sunday 14th August                           10.00am Lynnsport

Downham Market Water Festival. 14 miles out, 16 miles back or take a train.

Day Ride                                  Saturday 20th August                          10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to Swaffham Eco Centre aka The Green Britain Centre. 35 miles.  It may be possible to climb to the viewing platform, suitable footwear needed. Details to follow.

Evening Ride             Thursday 25th August                6.30pm by the South Quay floating pontoon

An evening ride to The Coach and Horses, Dersingham.   About 17 miles.

Day Ride                                  Saturday 27th August                            10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to Sandringham Visitors’ Centre.  About 15 miles.

Day Ride                   Monday 29th August – Bank Holiday                            10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to Bircham Windmill.  About 35 miles.

Day Ride                                  Saturday 3rd September                            10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to The Twenty Church Wardens, Cockley Cley. About fifty miles.   Please phone ahead on the day.

Evening Ride   Monday 5th September   6.00pm Downham Market Station (train leaves Lynn 17.34)

An evening ride to The King’s Arms, Shouldham.  About 22  miles.

Evening Ride (about 1 hour)           Thursday 8th September                7.00pm by the South Quay floating pontoon

An evening ride from the South Quay pontoon at 7.00pm followed by optional drinks.                                                         Day Ride                               Saturday 10th September                    8.45am Lynnsport

Ride to Norfolk Churches – how many can we visit 9am to 5pm? Funds raised go towards repairs, renovation and conservation of churches by the Norfolk Churches Trust. See: www.norfolkchurchestrust.org.uk

Hundred Mile Ride                         Saturday 17th September                  8.00am Lynnsport

Flipping Flat Holland Hundred. Over the Fens taking in Boston, Spalding, Wisbech and back to King’s Lynn. At touring pace (slightly faster than usual). Please make sure you have lights.  100 miles.

Short Day ride                               Sunday 25th September                      10.00am Lynnsport

Loopy About Lynn.  Discover (or rediscover) cycle paths in and around King’s Lynn.  About 20 miles.

Day Ride                                  Sunday 2nd October                            10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to Thornham Deli or RSPB Tichwell.   Decide on the day. About 40 miles.

Day Ride                                  Sunday 9th October                            10.00am Lynnsport

A ride to Denver Sluice (Jennyns Arms) or golf club café. About 35 miles.

Evening Ride (about 1 hour)            Thursday 13th October                7.00pm by the South Quay floating pontoon

An evening ride from the South Quay pontoon at 7.00pm followed by optional drinks.

Day Ride                                  Saturday 15th October                       9.00am Lynnsport

Autumn Colours ride to Lynford Arboretum to see the maples and redwoods changing colour.  Pub lunch stop at Mundford.   About 60 miles.  Please bring lights.

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