I've had a request to circulate details of a fundraising ride in our area. The details can be found at http://www.butterwick.org.uk/events/bigbutterwickbikeride/
I'm unable to ride it myself, but I've heard very good things about the Butterwick Hospice, so I'm sure they would appreciate any support.
Firstly I'm terribly sorry for the lack of activity on this page. I have been struggling with computer issues and finding it difficult to access e-mails and the website. Secondly I've had health issues that are preventing me from riding this year.
I just wanted to draw attention to an upcoming ride in the area, organised by Liz and Andrew Charles. The venue will be near Darlington, Barton. Date 20/09/15.
I thought this might be the best place to introduce myself as the new regional organiser for Darlington.
I'm a 40 ish year old chap with a lifelong interest in all things cycling. From downhill racing, through to time-trialling and unicycling, and a fair bit of audax riding too, I've had a go at most things. I came to tandem riding as a means of spending more time on the bikes with my wife. Following a brief test ride we were hooked, and have since progressed to a 2 tandem household.
I'll be looking to contact current members in my area in the next few weeks, with the aim of planning a few rides. In the meantime, please feel free to contact me regarding cycling in the area. Please don't be alarmed if e-mail responses are a little slow....I much prefer tinkering in the shed or riding than sitting at a computer. E-mails are usually checked once or twice a week.
I look forward to meeting fellow enthusiasts in the future.