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The club have chosen to hold their annual christmas get together in the local pub this year. This sits well with the clubs tradition of being heavy drinking lunatics. Cost per person to attend this event is £5.00 per head. There is no entertainment booked, though i am sure that someone from the group will […]

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The club took their first ride out since the arrival of their new kit. Both groups arrived at Strawberry cabin cafe looking resplendent. 28 riders out on a cold Damp November morning.

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As the cycling group has grown, the speed of some of the members has increased. To this end the group have started taking out a midweek group which runs at about 17mph. It’s a course of approximately 20 miles on well lit roads. Anyone wishing to take part would need to have good quality lights […]

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The good folk at Shire Oak Cycling Club decided to take part in a “poppy day ride out” on 11th November. Voluntary donations were welcomed by the club, and were to be passed on to a very local charity. 19 riders set out on Sunday morning in some quite wretched weather conditions. During the ride […]

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If your bike is worth twice your gross monthly salary, you have more cycling shorts than underpants and you stockpile chamois cream you’re probably a MAMIL (Middle-Aged Man In Lycra). The word ‘MAMIL’ used to be a bit of a joke, a disparaging allusion to ‘midlife crisis’ blokes getting into cycling in their later years. […]

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We have decided that the clubs ride outs on the 11th of November will be known as “poppy day rides”. Each participant will be asked to make a minimum donation of £1, which will go to a charity for very local ex service men and women. A local cyclist has been raising money for this […]

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Cycling is a sport set aside from most others in the sense that sufferance and pain are our reward for hard work. Chris McCormack said “When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it in there”. Eddy Merckx once said “The race is […]

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The club has annually rode out to Cobwebs on Halloween weekend. Anyone who attends has to pull a scary face (for photo) when exiting the cafe. If you want to dress as a zombie, or if you normally look like a zombie on a Sunday morning all the better. Come along and have a bit […]

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Ride with GPS route to Weston Park.

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