Tandem Club Whats On

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If you participate in any ride organised by or in the name of The Tandem Club, you do so entirely at your own risk. The Club, its officers and ride organisers accept no responsibility for any loss, damage to property, accident, injury or death that may occur, however caused, whether by negligence, deliberate act or otherwise. These rides are organised for members of the Tandem Club, please join the club.

Sunday 13 October 2019
LAStart: Padiham Leisure Centre at 9.30 for 9.45am. 30 miles, A. Meet at Padiham Leisure Centre, Park Road, Padiham, Lancashire, BB12 8ED. Note slightly later start. Coffee at "Cafe by the river" Read Garden Centre, BB12 7RT. Lunch at "The Old Stables" Towneley Hall, Holmes St, Burnley BB11 3RQ. Malcolm & Gillian Noon, 07979 355193
Essex and East LondonStart: Long Melford at 10:00. 32 miles, A. Start from Melford Country Park CO10 9HH, free with public toilets. accessed off the B1064 Sudbury to Long Melford Road but note that there is a height restriction at this car park. Lunch stop after approx 18 miles at Clare Golf Club cafe, then approx 14 miles back to start. Peter Harvey is leading this ride, please let him know the week before if you intend to ride. Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31283943 Peter & Pat Harvey, 07951 705946, petercharvey@live.co.uk
YorkshireStart: Trinity Lane Car Park at 10:00 for a 10:30 start. 40 miles, A. Our first ride in East Riding of Yorkshire for a while, kindly organised by John & Juliet. Meet in the Trinity Lane Car Park in Beverley (not the station car park as they charge on Sundays!). The What3Words designation is smug.apparatus.satin (if you don't have the app on your phone, you can look up the exact location at www.what3words.com. The hills will be short or gentle! The roads will be quiet or cycle path with a cafe stop at half way. Plase let John and Juliet know if you intend to come along so that we can let the cafe know how many to expect. Hope to see you there! John & Juliet, molteno@molteno.karoo.co.uk
North EastStart: Morpeth Leisure Centre at 10:00. 30 miles, A. Ride north from Morpeth on minor roads via Netherwitton and Longhorsley to the Canny Cuppa Cafe for lunch. Return via Longhorsley and Beacon Hill. Margaret and Doug Cockburn, 01670512373, cockburn322@btinternet.com
Saturday 19 October 2019
WessexStart: Romsey at 10:00. 30 miles, A. Meet at 'Green Acre', Halterworth Lane, Romsey SO51 9AD. Street parking. Grid ref is SU 37300 21350. Length of ride (15 - 30 miles) will depend on the weather, but should include cosy coffee/lunch stop, with hot drinks at the Martins' home on our return. Remember to let leaders know at least the day before if you plan to go along. David and Alison Martin, 01794 511883 , 2dmartin@gmail.com
Sunday 20 October 2019
ThamesweyStart: Benson Waterfront Cafe . 27 miles, E. Waterfront Cafe, Oxford Road, Benson OX10 6SJ at 10.00 for 10.30 start. Please park across the road in St Helens Avenue, the car park at the cafe is very small. The ride is about 20 miles to the Chequers Inn at Berrick Salome. Contact Regional Organiser Pauline Casey thamesweytandem@googlemail.com Peter & Shirley Rouse
Shropshire and Staffordshire. For October's ride we are going to be starting in Wem and riding to the Wharf Tavern at Goldstone near Cheswardine (full details below). The Wharf Tavern is a lovely canal side pub that does really good food. We do need to pre-order our lunch so please contact us for a menu. As usual, if the weather is not fit to ride we will still meet up at the Wharf Tavern for lunch and a catch up. GPX of the route is available Start Location: High Street Car Park, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5NY Start Date/Time: 20th October 2019, 10am prompt (we will be at the car park from 9:30am) Toilets: At car park (you may need 20p to get in) Lunch: 12:00pm, Wharf Tavern, Goldstone, Shropshire TF9 2LP Length of Ride: 32 miles Viv and Andrew Woodroffe, 07948685244, awthin@gmail.com
Saturday 26 October 2019
West CountryAt 09:30. 50 miles, A. Meet at 09:30 at Crossbows Community Centre School Lane, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2DA. For a 50 mile ride. or At 10:30 at the Severn Bridge for a 35 mile ride. Chepstow for coffee then lunch at the Abbey Mill cafe Tintern Keith and Sue, 01454 775500, keithsheperd@live.co.uk
Sunday 27 October 2019
Milton KeynesStart: Aspley Guise at 10.00. 35 miles, A. Ride from leaders house, in Aspley Guise Also planning meeting Kevin Woodland, 01908282485, kevin906@btinternet.com
Leicester CharnwoodStart: Leaders home, Desborough, Northamptonshire at 09;30. 35 miles, A. Trevor & Wendy, 07989 944379, t.castelino@hotmail.co.uk
KentStart: Herne Bay at 9.45. 36 miles. Kate and I are planning the Oct ride Sunday 27th. Whitstable for coffee, Wickhambreaux for Sunday lunch.Only 36 miles and 1300 feet of climbing. let us know asap if you fancy joining us as the pub is keen to finalise numbers. Hopefully see some of you at the end of the mont Jim and Kate 01227 740964 Jim and Kate, 01227740964, jimledger725@btinternet.com
Thursday 31 October 2019
West CountryAt 20:00. Last Thursday Social at the Old Royal Ship Luckington, SN14 6PA. Nigel, 07836 642121, nshires@hotmail.com
Sunday 10 November 2019
LAStart: Crosby near Liverpool L23 7UY at 9.15am for 9.30am. 40 miles, E. Meet L23 7UY and head to Lakeside Marina, Waterloo for elevenses. Rufford Marina for lunch. Neil Griffiths, 07979 355193
Aberdeen and DundeeStart: Writtle, Chelmsford at 10:00. 25 miles, E. Meet at the Writtle Green car park CM1 3DT for 10am start (free with public toilets) Alan &Sue Peck, 07975858116, alanw.peck@btinternet.com
Essex and East LondonStart: Writtle, Chelmsford at 10:15. 32 miles, A. Start from Writtle Green car park CM1 3DT at approx 10:15. Refreshments at Owls Hill Cafe, Terling and Lordship tea room back in Writtle (this last stop is less than a mile from the end so should ensure that we are not still out in the dark.) 32 miles. Owl's Hill cafe is very small so if there is a large turnout we may do a similar ride to the Booking Hall, Rayne instead, so please let us know the week before if you are interested in joining us. Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31257978 Alan & Sue Peck, 07975858116, alanw.peck@btinternet.com
Sunday 17 November 2019
ThamesweyStart: TBA . Full details will be emailed to the Thameswey Group members in due course Contact Regional Organiser Pauline Casey thamesweytandem@googlemail.com Martin & Jill Morrell
Milton KeynesStart: Aspley Guise at 10.00. 35 miles, A. Ride from leaders house, in Aspley Guise John Hicks, 07754345314, hicks998@btinternet.com
Shropshire and Staffordshire. TBA
TauntonStart: The Crown, Catcott TA7 9HQ at 10:00 for 10:30 start. 20 miles, E. Route around the levels with a coffee stop then back to the pub for lunch. Distance - weather dependent! Rex and Hannah, 07980 022772 / 01458 210071, hannah@hannahwhitcombe.plus.com
West CountryAt 09:30. 40 miles, A. Start at Cotswold Gateway visitors centre, GL7 5TL (Cotswold Outdoor shop) Coffee at the Catherine Wheel Bibury followed by lunch at the Victoria in Eastleach Stuart and Joan, 01793 734307 or 07884 363006
North EastStart: Kirkley Cycles Cafe at 10:00. 20 miles, E. The ride will start at Kirkley Cycles Cafe, Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley near Ponteland, Northumberland at 10 am. Lunch stop Bolam Lake Cafe. Joe and Vanessa Bulloch, 07773368818, joseph.bulloch@gmail.com
Sunday 24 November 2019
Leicester CharnwoodStart: Leaders home, Aylestone, Leicester at 09:30. 35 miles, A. Mark & Gill, 07946 640721, mark.tipping@btinternet.com
Thursday 28 November 2019
West CountryAt 20:00. Last Thursday Social at the Fleece Inn Hillsley, GL12 7RD. Nigel, 07836 642121, nshires@hotmail.com
Saturday 7 December 2019
West CountryAt 09:30. 25 miles, A. Christmas Ride and Lunch (pre-booking required) Meet at 09:30 for coffee at Bristol Golf Club, St Swithins Park, Blackhorse Hill Almondsbury Bristol BS10 7TP. Ride starts at 10:00 Fancy dress and decorated tandems highly encouraged! Meet at 12:30 for Christmas lunch at 13:00. Peter and Jenny, 0117 9686010, peter.weeks@blueyonder.co.uk
Sunday 8 December 2019
Milton KeynesStart: Newport Pagnellell at 10.00. 30 miles, A. Christmas party with a short ride Alan Piggott, 01908613187, a.piggott318@btinternet.com
LAStart: Venue to be arranged details to follow at 1.00pm for 1.30pm. Christmas Lunch Steve & Jeanette Webb, 07940 372433
Leicester CharnwoodStart: Main Street, Gilmorton, LE17 5NY at 11:00. 25 miles, E. Christmas meal ride Kevin & Frances Riley, 01162717684 or 07917128036, kcrileytandem@gmail.com
North EastStart: Morpeth Leisure Centre at 10:00. 20 miles, E. Short ride then return to leaders house for refreshments and planning rides programme for 2020 Margaret and Doug Cockburn, 01670512373, cockburn322@btinternet.com
Sunday 15 December 2019
ThamesweyStart: Benson Waterfront Cafe at 10:00 for 10:30 start TBC. E. Christmas Lunch at the Shephers Hut, Ewelme Full details will be emailed to the Thameswey Group members in due course Contact Regional Organiser Pauline Casey thamesweytandem@googlemail.com Martin & Pauline Casey
Shropshire and Staffordshire. Christmas Social. No Ride
TauntonStart: The Walnut Tree, North Petherton at 09:45 for a 10:30 start. E. Christmas Meal - Short ride starting with tea/coffee at the Hotel. Meal booked for 1:00pm Ian & Lisa, 07557532450, lisawarren166@btinternet.com
Sunday 12 January 2020
LAStart: 1, Cumberland Drive, Kendal, LA9 7JS at 12.30pm. Meeting to plan rides for the new year for LA & FY region Paul & Jeannette Rodman, 07768 647745, paul.rodman@kencomp.net