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Etape du Dales The Rider’s Perspective – 15th May 2011

Thanks to Karl Moseley for writing this. The day of the Etape dawned dry but very chilly. The weather forecast indicated that the rain would hold off until about 4pm which meant we had every chance of staying dry throughout … Continue reading

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Bolton Abbey – 15th May 2011

Well there were six of us out today including new members Craig and Mark.  Welcome to you both. After a brief disscusion we decided to head out to Bolton Abbey.  We set off from Harrogate through Beckwithshaw and up to … Continue reading

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Almscliffe Crag – 12th May 2011

Uncertain conditions greeted Nick, Martin G, Paul & Matthew at St Aidans tonight. Wind, rain clouds and sunshine – the ride started with a rainbow in the distance! After 10 minutes of Nick fettling his seat position, it was decided … Continue reading

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East Harrogate Loop – 10th May 2011

Spirits were high this evening with some good weather forecast for our night ride ahead.  Numbers hit double figures again for a night ride and we welcomed a new rider, Andrew who joined the ranks.  Welcome Andrew…great to have you … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Avoidance Ride – 29th April 2011

Whilst those members of Cappuccino CC who should have been getting in some pre-Etape miles chose instead to stuff themselves with pork pies and crisps in front of the royal wedding, seven comrades left St Aidan’s for a breezy day … Continue reading

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Marton-cum-Grafton – 26th April 2011

What a contrast a day can make…yesterday was warm and sunny and as we met outside St Aidans tonight, there was a distinct chill in the air.  The tights and 3/4 shorts were back on along with jackets for most … Continue reading

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Lofthouse and Greenhow – 22nd April 2011

The first CCC Good Friday ride was greeted by misty and cool conditions in Harrogate this morning, despite the slightly later start time.  A few of the gang had already done 25 miles out around Lower Nidderdale and spirits were … Continue reading

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Balk nr Bagby – 17th April 2011

Once again, we were greeted by some gorgeous early spring sunshine this morning and the plan was to head out to a new tea room called the Old Barn Cafe at Balk, which is a small hamlet near Bagby, Thirsk. … Continue reading

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North Harrogate Loop – 14th April 2011

There was a call for something a bit different tonight, as most of the recent night rides had been out to the west of Harrogate, so Malcolm and James came up with a route around the northern villages of Harrogate. … Continue reading

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Kirkby Malzeard – 10th April 2011

At last….we could start the ride today in our summer jerseys!!  It was another great morning in Harrogate as 11 of us gathered.  Karl, Duncan and Martin P had already been out and climbed Norwood Edge before meeting us and … Continue reading

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