Friday, 21 October 2016

Club Ride – Saturday 22nd October

This weeks club ride as follows:
Meet at 0850 for 0900 depart from the main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst.
Out via Rhinefield to Bolderwood, Emery Down, Minstead, Bartley, Woodlands, Ashurst, Beaulieu, East Boldre, Lymington, Sandy Down and coffee stop at around 60K at Rosie Lea’s in Setley Ridge.
Then Setthorns, Burley, Ornamental Drive to complete 88K loop.
Pace a little slower than last week so aiming for around 26KMH.
For a B ride option to cut out the Lymington loop and cut back to Setley Ridge by taking direct road from Beaulieu to Brock via Hatchet Pond, that should ensure we all meet up at the coffee stop.



Friday, 14 October 2016

Winter Turbo Training 2016-17

All, in answer to those who have been asking about this winters training and for those that wish to join for the first time there will probably be a change of venue and day for this winter.
Provisional start date Thursday 3rd Nov 1930-2130 and running through to end of March and change of venue to Brockenhurst Village Hall.
Once confirmed I'll send out a fuller communication.

Club Ride – 15th October

This weeks club ride as follows:
Usual meet at 0850 for 0900 depart from the main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst.
Out via Ornamental Drive, Bolderwood, Ocknells Plain, Nomansland, Plaitford, West Dean, Broughton and Stockbridge. Coffee stop at The Woodfire at around 55K.
Back via Houghton, Mottisfont, Awbridge, Bramble Hill and then back to Brock via Ocknells Plain and Bolderwood.

Total distance 103K

Aiming for autumn pace of around 27KMH

If we have riders for B route then pace to suit, couple of options to cut the Stockbridge part out and turn right in West Dean towards Mottisfont and then take coffee stop at Carlo’s in West Wellow.

Weather forecast looks good for this week but definitely time to start thinking about winter tyres and mudguards.


Friday, 7 October 2016

Club Ride – Saturday 8th October

This weeks ride is just one route for A and B rides, 85K to the east of the region and a couple of options to cut short if required.
Usual meet point, main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst. 0850 meet for 0900 depart.
Out via Burley Road, Setthorns, Sway War Memorial, Pilley, Norleywood, Sowley, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Hill Top, Exbury, Lepe, Calshot, back to Hill Top and on to Dibden Purlieu. Optional coffee top at the church hall or continue along Roman Road to Applemore, Ipley Cross, Beaulieu Road and coffee at Steph’s Kitchen in Beaulieu.
Return via Hatchet Pond, Balmer lawn to Brock.

As we did last week try and take the A ride down to around 27-28K as we’re now in autumn riding.
If there are riders for a B ride pace to suit whoever’s out and there are a few options to shorten the route if required.
I won’t be out this week but will be back next week so hope to see you then.

Friday, 30 September 2016

Club Ride – Sunday 2nd October

As forecast for Saturday is for rain all morning and a couple of hours of heavy showers, this weeks club ride move to Sunday.

Usual meet point in the main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst for 0900 depart.

A ride out via Burley Road, Wilverley, Burley, Braggers, Crow, Poulner, North Gorley, Stuckton, Fordingbridge, Wood Green, Hale, Bramshaw, Newbridge, Bartley, Ashurst, Ipley Cross, Beaulieu, Hatchet Pond and back to Brock. Plan to finish at the Setley Ridge / Rose Leas coffee shop just south of Brock on the Lymington Road. Total distance just over 95K. Now we’re into Autumn just time to start dropping the pace a little so aiming for 28KMH.

B ride same but at the Three Lions in Stuckton turn right uo the hill to Sandy Balls and down the Roger Penney Way, past the Nomansland turning and take the next left down the hill to Bramshaw. B ride distance 87K.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Club Rides Saturday 24th September

This weeks club rides as follows:
Meet at 0850 for 0900 depart from the main car park in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst.

A ride out via Burley Road, White Hart, Mill Lane, Burley, Bransgore, Braggers Lane, Crow, Poulner, Harbridge, Alderholt, Sandleheath, Rockbourne, Fordingbridge, Stuckton and Hyde. Coffee stop in Hyde after 58K. Return via Ogdens, Red Shoot, Bolderwood and back to Brock for 86K at a planned pace of 28KMH.

B ride follows same route but at Sandleheath turns back towards Fordingbridge and reaches the Hyde tea shop at 44K so hopefully meeting up with the A ride


Friday, 16 September 2016

Club Rides – Saturday 17th September

This weeks plan as follows:
Meet at Brookley Road car park in Brockenhurst at 0850 for 0900 depart.
If there are sufficient numbers split into A and B rides.
Both rides out via Sway Road, Pitmore Lane, Lymington, past the ferry terminal, East End, East Boldre, St Leonards, Bucklers Hard, back to East Boldre, Hatchet Pond. Then the B ride head into Beaulieu for coffee stop at Steph’s Kitchen in the garden centre after 36K and the A ride does an extra loop around Beaulieu Road and North Road and hopefully both rides meet up at the cafĂ©.
Then both rides head back up North Road, Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst, Emery Down, Bolderwood and down the hill to the A35.
Then option for ride back to Brock along Ornamental Drive, that should make the A ride 79K and B ride 70K or option to add another 17K by returning via Burley, Mill Lane, Holmsley, Wilverley, Hinches Lea.
A ride pace circa 29KMH
B ride pace depending on who is out
Hope to see a good turnout for both rides