30-Jun-2013 : Ponderosa Café, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen

A ride-out with the 4 Counties Bikers to the famous biker’s café located on the beautiful Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen. (Please don’t murder the Welsh tongue any more than you have to: Thlan-goth-lun is acceptable!)

Write-up to follow…

Distance: 241 miles.

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25-Jun-2013 : Training ride #12

Tutor: Steve Kendall. Distance: 46.0 miles – with detours!

Out to Stow-on-the-Wold on A/B roads, across to Toddington taking in a variety of minor and single-track roads, then down through Winchcombe back into Cheltenham.

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17-Jun-2013 : Training ride #11

Tutor: Steve Kendall. Distance: 46.4 miles.

Seven Springs – Cirencester – Stroud – Slad

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16-Jun-2013 : Ride Of Respect 2013

Join up to 10,000 motorbikes taking part in a ride through Carterton and Brize Norton for the first time, to pay their respects to the brave Service men and women killed in Afghanistan and to thank the towns for their care of our heroes and their families.

Now in its fourth year, the Ride of Respect 2013 will take place on Sunday 16th June from 9am to midday (approximately) and will raise vital funds for The Royal British Legion […]

09-Jun-2013 : Abergavenny Motorcycle Show & Tintern Abbey

Vanda & I and Dave & Lyn – on a motorbike for the first time in her life – went over to Abergavenny for the Abergavenny Motorcycle Show. A return journey down the Wye Valley (A466) with a stop for ice cream in the shade of the beautiful ruins of Tintern Abbey, then back along the A48 with one final stop at the White Hart Inn at Broadoak for a superb cream tea with rather too much clotted cream and […]

08-Jun-2013 : Elan Valley

Four of us – Adrian, Pete, Bob and I – set off from Gloucester for a bimble around the Elan Valley.

First stop was Dom’s Bike Stop for a spot of breakfast. I can recommend the Indian Breakfast which has just the right amount of spices in it but as it’s vegetarian, you might prefer to supplement it with a couple of Dom’s lovely venison sausages. Whilst that was going down, Pete realised his rear tyre was ‘slightly’ more worn […]