The aim of the event is to raise funds for the Cyclists’ Defence Fund, a charity set up to fight legal cases involving cyclists but which now covers all aspects of cycling and the law.
TO ENTER please email a completed form to Dan at the email address on the entry form and send a minimum donation of £5 via Paypal (use email address email@example.com) and choose “Sending to a friend or family” so we can avoid having to pay Paypal fees.
Alternatively, post a cheque (payable to D.Montgomerie) with your form to Dan Montgomerie, 23 Tower Street, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1NX. Route instructions will be emailed to you. To receive printed route instructions in advance please enclose an SAE and indicate which route you would like.
Refreshments are available at the start and finish. There are also several pubs and cafes along both routes.
I am arranging a weekend away in late June which will include a taste of the Cotswolds again this year (but the southerly part) for the weekend of 14th-16th June 2019. It will be based around Malmesbury, which offers a range of facilities to meet our needs in terms of accommodation etc.
As usual there will be rides arranged for Friday afternoon 14th as well as all day Saturday 15th (normal 40-miler and faster 60+ miles) and a short ride for the morning of Sunday 16th.
Our AGM took place recently, and 23 local members attended. The above photo shows our Chairman Frank presenting Pete with the Mike Wilson Tankard for winning the pace-judging and freewheeling competition.
We were pleased to be able to welcome Julie Rand from Cycling UK head office in Guildford to our AGM. She gave a very interesting talk on some of the new initiatives that Cycling UK is undertaking towards its aim of getting more people cycling.
The officers elected for the forthcoming year are as follows: