The Tandem Club


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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 17 November 2019
ThamesweyStarting from Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AH at leaving at 10:15 . 25 miles, Average . Start: Henley on Thames Lunch: Frieth Full details will be emailed to the Thameswey Group members in due course Contact Regional Organiser  Pauline Casey Martin & Jill Morrell, ID: 2996
Milton KeynesStarting from Aspley Guise at 10.00. 35 miles, Average . Ride from leaders house, in Aspley Guise John Hicks, Tel: 07754345314, Email:, ID: 3011
Shropshire and Staffordshire.
For the November 17th ride we will be starting at Newport and riding to the Tickled Trout tea rooms at Loynton Fisheries (full details below).  This will be a 27 mile ride and will be the last ride of 2019 so it would be great if you could make it.  We do need to pre-order our lunch once again so please contact us for a menu if you intend to join the ride.  Meal choices need to be received  by Thurs 14th November.
As usual, if the weather is too dangerous to ride, we will still meet up at the lunch stop for a catch up.
Start Location:     Stafford Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7LT
Start Date/Time:  17th November 2019,  10am prompt (we will be at the car park from 9:30am)
Toilets:                 At car park 
Lunch:                 12:00pm, Tickled Trout Tea Room, Loynton Fisheries, Staffordshire, ST20 OQA
Length of Ride:    27 miles
Andrew and Viv Woodroffe, Tel: 07948685244, Email:, ID: 3061
TauntonStarting from The Crown Inn, Catcott TA7 9HQ at 10:00 for 10:15 start. 25 miles, Easy . Route around the Levels with a coffee stop at Avalon Marshes. Back to the pub for a Carvery lunch (vegetarian option available) Numbers to Rex and Hannah by 13 November Rex and Hannah, Tel: 07980 022772 / 01458 210071, Email:, ID: 3113
West CountryAt 09:30. 40 miles, Average .
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, Tel: 01793 734307 or 07884 363006, ID: 3119
North EastStarting from Kirkley Cycles Cafe at 10:00. 20 miles, Easy . 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, Tel: 07773368818, Email:, ID: 3126
KentStarting from Redhill at 9.45. Average . Kent and Surrey & Sussex  Joint ride                                        We will start from the ride leaders' house and head towards Chiddingstone for a pub lunch. After some more lanes, we'll return to our house for tea and cakes. If you plan to join us please let us know by Thursday 14th so we can give numbers to the pub.                     Dave and Caroline, Tel: 01737766649 07788915455, Email:, ID: 3142
Sunday 24 November 2019
Leicester CharnwoodStarting from Leaders home, Aylestone, Leicester at 09:30. 35 miles, Average . Mark & Gill, Tel: 07946 640721, Email:, ID: 3094
Thursday 28 November 2019
West CountryAt 20:00.
Last Thursday Social at the Fleece Inn Hillsley, GL12 7RD.
Nigel, Tel: 07836 642121, Email:, ID: 3122
Saturday 7 December 2019
West CountryAt 09:30. 25 miles, Average .
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, Tel: 0117 9686010, Email:, ID: 3120
Sunday 8 December 2019
Milton KeynesStarting from Newport Pagnellell at 10.00. 30 miles, Average . Christmas party with a short ride Alan Piggott, Tel: 01908613187, Email:, ID: 3012
LAStarting from Venue to be arranged details to follow at 1.00pm for 1.30pm. Christmas Lunch Steve & Jeanette Webb, Tel: 07940 372433, ID: 3035
Leicester CharnwoodStarting from Main Street, Gilmorton, LE17 5NY at 11:00. 25 miles, Easy . Christmas meal ride Kevin & Frances Riley, Tel: 01162717684 or 07917128036, Email:, ID: 3105
North EastStarting from Morpeth Leisure Centre at 10:00. 20 miles, Easy . Short ride then return to leaders house for refreshments and planning rides programme for 2020 Margaret and Doug Cockburn, Tel: 01670512373, Email:, ID: 3127
Essex and East LondonStarting from Lamarsh at 11:00. 18 miles. Christmas meal ride. Park/Start from the Lamarsh Lion Community pub, Bures Road, CO8 5EP at approx 11am, pub (and toilets) open at 10:30 serving tea/coffee. 18 mile moderately hilly ride before returning to the pub for Christmas lunch at approx 1330, link to menu below: please advise if you want the lunch so that we can book tables, with preferably menu choices. All tandem club members welcome regardless of whether you want to do the group ride, or even if you have never ridden with us before, we can still talk tandeming! Alan and Sue Peck, Tel: 07975858116, Email:, ID: 3130
Sunday 15 December 2019
ThamesweyStarting from Benson Waterfront Cafe at 10:00 for 10:30 start TBC. Easy . 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 Martin & Pauline Casey, ID: 2997
Shropshire and Staffordshire.
This year's Tandem Club Christmas Lunch is on the 15th December, meeting at 12:30pm for the meal at 1pm.  We will be going to the Old Rectory which is a lovely small hotel in Wem so reasonably central for us all.  If you would like to join the festivities please request a menu from the email address below.  Meals have to be pre ordered by 30th November
The cost is £15.95 for 2 courses or £18.95 for 3 courses and once you indicate that you will be attending, I will send details of how you can pay in advance.  That will just leave you to settle your bar bill on the day.
Viv and Andrew Woodroffe, Tel: 07948685244, Email:, ID: 3062
TauntonStarting from The Walnut Tree, North Petherton at 09:45 for a 10:30 start. 18 miles, Easy . Christmas Meal - Tea/coffee at the Hotel. Short ride through Burrowbridge and North Curry. Meal booked for 1:00pm.  Ian & Lisa, Tel: 07557532450, Email:, ID: 3107
Sunday 12 January 2020
LAStarting from 1, Cumberland Drive, Kendal, LA9 7JS at 12.30pm. Meeting to plan rides for the new year for LA & FY region Paul & Jeannette Rodman, Tel: 07768 647745, Email:, ID: 3034
Essex and East LondonStarting from Writtle, Chelmsford at 10:00. 32 miles. 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: Alan & Sue Peck, Tel: 07975858116, Email:, ID: 3144
Sunday 19 January 2020
TauntonStarting from Knightshayes, Tiverton EX16 7RG at 10:00 for a 10:30 start. 25 miles, Average . Coffee to start with a prompt departure. Lunch stop in Bampton. Free parking for NT members. Richard & Michelle, Tel: 01643818465, Email:, ID: 3131
Shropshire and Staffordshire. The January ride will be a little shorter than usual and will star from the leaders home in Market Drayton.  Soup, cakes, biscuits etc will be available at the end of the ride.   Viv and Andrew Woodroffe, Tel: 07948685244, Email:, ID: 3134
West CountryAt 10:00h. 30 miles, Average .
Meet at the Locksbrook Inn, Bath. BA1 3N at 09:30 for coffee.
We have permission to park in the Rotork car park nearby.
Ride starts at 10:30. Ride the Two Tunnels cycle path to lunch at coaching inn in Faulkland. Coffee stop at the Crossed Guns at Avoncliff to ride the canal path back into Bath.
Colin and Janet, Tel: 07941 467924, Email: , ID: 3136
Thursday 30 January 2020
West CountryAt 20:00.
Last Thursday Social at the Codrington Arms, North Road, Yate BS37 7LG
Nigel, Tel: 07836 642121, Email:, ID: 3137
Saturday 22 February 2020
West CountryAt 10:00. 35 miles, Average .
Meet at the “The Chipping” public car park Wotton-U-Edge at 10:00h.
Ride is to the Cotswolds via Cambridge
Gareth and Gill, Tel: 07974 359211, Email:, ID: 3139
Thursday 27 February 2020
West CountryAt 20:00.
Last Thursday Social at the Beaufort Arms Hawkesbury Upton
Nigel, Tel: 07836 642121, Email:, ID: 3141
Saturday 14 March 2020
West CountryAt 09:30. 40 miles, Average .
Meet at Boots in Emersons Green (use car park next to skate park) at 09:15h for start at 09:30h.
Ride is to Portishead
Ron and Linda, Tel: 07941 006687, Email:, ID: 3140
Thursday 26 March 2020
West CountryAt 20:00.
Last Thursday Social at the Catherine Wheel, Marshfield, SN14 8LR.
Nigel, Tel: 07836 642121, Email:, ID: 3138
Sunday 29 March 2020
TauntonAt 10:00 for a 10:30 start. Details to be decided Nick & Rachel, Tel: 07764585436, Email:, ID: 3133
Thursday 9 April 2020
Tandem ClubUntil Monday 13 April 2020. Starting from Greenhill Liesure Park, Bletchingdon . 2020 Easter Rally & AGM Bookings can now be made. Email:, Web:, ID: 3135
Saturday 18 April 2020
West CountryAt 09:30. 50 miles, Average .
Meet at 09:30 at Crossbows Community Centre School Lane, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2DA. For a 50 mile ride.
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, Tel: 01454 775500, Email:, ID: 3118
Thursday 30 April 2020
West CountryAt 20:00.
Last Thursday Social at the White Hart Littleton-upon-Severn BS35 1NR

  Nigel, Tel: 07836 642121, Email:, ID: 3143