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Social afternoon ride to Saltford (optional brunch/drinks after).

  • Mar 2, 2013 · 11:15 AM
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Meeting from 11:15am for those who'd like coffee/brunch/pre-ride chat, with a
12 o'clock departure

This is a social ride, suitable for most adult riders, which gives us a chance to get to know each other and explore some of the cycle routes that are easily accessible from central Bristol with time for drinks and chat before, during and after.

This month, the provisional plan is:

Destination: Saltford - stopping for drinks (and possibly coffee en route), heading back to Bristol for early evening in time for a post-ride drink.

Difficulty: Leisurely pace, and suitable for most cyclists on hybrid/road/mountain bicycles, including beginners (and see note*).

Suggested equipment/supplies:

  • Snacks and drinks for en-route (we'll take breaks including stops at cafés etc, but the number and frequency of these vary depending on exact route).
    • There are numerous mini-supermarkets near our meeting point if you need to stock up immediately before departure
  • A lock
  • Spare inner tube for your wheel/tyre size (and preferably tyre levers, pump and repair kit, although we generally have these between us)
  • Lights
  • Suitable comfortable clothing (inc. waterproofs, and layers)

As ever, if the weather's awful, we can do an alternative shorter ride/café & pub tour around Bristol instead.

General Bike Info:

I've put together the odd bit of info/advice (including correct cycle adjustment) that might be useful at: http://ref.domstips.i...(some of my own tips plus links to useful cycling related websites, suggestions for additions always welcome...).

Notes

*As there may be a variety of different levels/enthusiasms of cyclists, the ride can be adjusted on the day if, for instance, there's a group of speedier cyclists who want to do a longer loop and meetup with us later, or break off to a destination further afield etc.

Adults (18+) only.

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  • Dom

    Hi All, great to see you today - thanks for coming :) Sorry that some of you couldn't make it-hope heating/bikes are mended now, and thanks for letting me know. Hope to see you on another ride/social soon!

    March 2, 2013

  • Dom

    Looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday - hopefully the weather will be a little warmer (but still dry!) by then :)

    February 26, 2013

    • Shawn B.

      Hey Dom, looking forward to Saturday! It's my first event with this group, you meeting at Lashings Coffee house still? Thanks, Shawn

      February 28, 2013

    • Nik

      Will drop by for some coffee!

      March 2, 2013

  • Florencia

    It sounds like a perfect day out, but I can't join this time. I hope I have the time next time.

    March 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just the sort of thing I joined the group to do, but I'll be away on that date :(

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Still on the look out for a cheap bike, anyone got one for sale?

    February 19, 2013

  • Marie

    sounds great, but unfortunately I am away that weeekend. Look forward to attending the next meet-up

    February 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds nice but I've a wedding that day.

    February 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Real shame that I can't make this ride but look forward to comng out another time

    February 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Oh Noooooooooo! I'm away that weekend :-(

    February 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ooh quite possibly, though am trying to negotiate a skiing trip at that time, though thats not looking very promising at the moment. What about Good Friday?x

      February 16, 2013

    • Dom

      I'll have a think about Good Friday then - let me know once your ski plans are (or more definitely aren't!) sorted :)

      February 17, 2013

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