Author Archives: Cappuccino Cycling Club

About Cappuccino Cycling Club

The Cappuccino Cycling Club is a group of friends from Harrogate who enjoy cycling in a relaxed way, that normally entails stopping for a coffee somewhere along the way. Ride distances are from 25miles upwards with some members taking part in local sportive events in the Yorkshire area.

Dallowgill – 6th January 2013

Winter Cycling in Yorkshire at its Best…. New Year, gorgeous weather, stunning scenery….time for a blog post/ride report. Today was the first Sunday club run of the year and the unseasonably warm weather dragged 22 Cappo’s out of bed for … Continue reading

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York – 5th August 2012

This Sunday was the first time we have been able to properly run two ride options for our club ride on a Sunday morning.  Due to growing numbers we are now able to offer our members a steadier ride, based … Continue reading

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2012 Etape du Tour by Martin Gatenby

Etape du Tour 2012 Act 1 Albertville to La Toussiere There is something strangely liberating about arriving for the start of a huge bike ride knowing that you haven’t done enough training. If I’d followed the advice of Dennis Hunter … Continue reading

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Marton-cum-Grafton – 29th April 2012

After days of rain, there was little change on Sunday morning and with a worsening forecast, there were only 5 riders on the starting line, including a new rider, Ian.  Welcome to the CCC fold Ian! With the weather in … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix – 1st April 2012

Author: Martin Gatenby PARIS ROUBAIX CHALLENGE 2012 5 a.m is not he ideal time to be stuffing yourself with bread, cereal and pancakes, but a 40 mile coach trip to arrive in St Quentin for the 7.30 am start didn’t … Continue reading

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Pateley Bridge & Greenhow Hill – 1st April 2012

There was no fooling the weather this morning – it was a great start to April, albeit a bit on the chilly side, but spirits in the CCC peleton were good with the destination of Pateley Bridge planned. The gathering … Continue reading

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Beningborough – 25th March 2012

The forecast was good, but the reality was not as 12 of us met for a trip out to Beningborough Farm Shop. It was a cold and foggy start to the ride, with a couple of hardy souls getting their … Continue reading

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Ripon – 4th March 2012

The first 8.30am start of the year and it was back to winter weather.  After some nice sunshine during the week, it was freezing cold and lashing it down with rain.  However 12 hardy souls gathered outside the school for … Continue reading

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Helperby – 29th January 2012

With the risk of ice this morning, a flatter route was decided upon so we decided to head out towards Boroughbridge and take it from there.  We headed out of Harrogate through Starbeck and down Knaresborough Hill.  From there it … Continue reading

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Ripon – 8th January 2012

The first full club ride of the year was graced with 17 riders ready for the off this morning.  We decided on a route out to Ripon and set off from Harrogate up the Otley Road and up to Penny … Continue reading

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