Month: December 2016

2016-12-23 Hexham from Aydon (Peter Bell)

  Near the kennels – waiting for the stragglers who were slipping and sliding beside the Stagshaw Bank BurnTotal Distance:-           20.3 Km          (12.6 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.41 Km/hr      (2.12 mph)      [9.43  am – 15.40 pm]   {1hr 33 min stops} Max height:-                192 m              (630 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              209 m              (686 ft) Peter Read More …

2016-12-09 Christmas Extravaganza

Christmas Extravaganza – Friday 9th December 2016 Phoenix Christmas Party (otherwise known as “Christmas Extravaganza”) was held at one of our favourite venues – Percy Park Rugby Club in North Shields on Friday 9th December. Ninety five members and guests met at 6.30 p.m. for a “fizz reception” and chat before having our Christmas meal. Read More …

2016-12-13 Richmond from Scotch Corner (Jeff Coulson)

Low Moor – The Gallops Total Distance:-           21.0 Km          (13.0 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.56 Km/hr      (2.21 mph)                              [10.06 am – 16.00 pm} Max height:-                318 m              (1043 ft)                                  Total ascent:-              426 m              (1397 ft)   Jeff led. 11 in group.  Leaving the bus at Scotch Corner, we made our way through Read More …

2016-12-07 Whittonstall from Broomley (Michael Webster)

1st hill alongside Painshawfield Total Distance:-           16.5 Km          (10.3 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.33 Km/hr      (2.07 mph)                              [10.08 am – 15.10 pm} Max height:-                249 m              (817 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              435 m              (1427 ft)   Michael Webster led. 18 in group.  Leaving the bus at Broomley we headed eastwards to Old Ridley Read More …

2016-12-01 Crookham from Millfield (Michael Webster)

Total Distance:-           16.4 Km          (10.2 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.35 Km/hr      (2.08 mph)                              [10.21 am – 15.15 pm} Max height:-                140 m              (459 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              249 m              (817 ft)   Michael Webster led. 20 in group. Starting at Millfield, we headed NW to Flodden where we had our coffee stop on Read More …