Category Archives: Ride Reports

Reports from our riding exploits.

Steady Away Training and Beers in Mallorca

For the first time, Cappuccino’s steadier section launched an assault on the roads and bars of Mallorca to help build the early season form.  Here is a short report of our exploits between 16th and 20th April… Day 1 After … Continue reading

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Sunday Club Run – 22nd June 2014

On 22nd June this year, we were asked by ITV Tyne Tees to film a feature about the club in the run up to the Tour de France Grand Depart.  This video footage was shot by one of the club … Continue reading

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Leathley Bank and Barrowby Bank – 25th July 2013

Thought it was about time to right a report about a ride as I have not done this for a while. Club rides have become increasingly popular over the course of this year and this report is from the steady … Continue reading

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Manchester Velodrome Trip – January 2013

After much waiting and organising the day finally arrived when the Cappuccino Cycling Club would be hitting the boards once more at the Manchester Velodrome. On this occasion we were the guest of Out of the Saddle Cycling Club and … Continue reading

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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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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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