Monthly meeting at Offton Limeburners from ½ past 8 in the evening.
TA East: coffee at Mr Allards, Walnut Tree Farm, Stowupland, IP14 4BD (Grid Ref TM074608). Lunch: Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum (sandwiches etc + real ale bar), Brockford Station, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW (Grid Ref TM128659).
V-CC Flat Section ‘More than Two Wheels’ ride from Lord Thurlow Village Hall, Great Ashfield to Walsham-le-Willows. Ride sets off at 11:00am (we guess!)
Maybe we’ll ride to the ‘Continental Day’ at the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum.
Monthly meeting, almost certainly at Earl Soham Victoria from 8:30pm or thereabouts.
Section: Saint Peter’s Ride, a visit to this famous
Norman building made out of scrap ‘found’ in Northern
France. And now the place what brews the famous
St Peters (no apostrophe) beer. Meet at Crossways
Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 15-mile sprint to the
pub or go straight to the pub (NR35 1NQ) for 8.00pm.
[… and then, maybe, look for somewhere that opens on a Monday—Editor]
TA East: Evening meet at the Butt & Oyster, Pin Mill, Chelmondiston, IP9 1JW (Grid ref TM205380, 6 miles SE of Ipswich).
Section: Amputees and Decapitators Ride to celebrate
Nelson losing his arm on this day in 1797, plus various monarchs
losing their heads, where better than the Old Kings
Head at Brockdish?
[Well, there are many places that would be better … somewhere that opens on a Monday, for example—Editor]
Meet at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 10-mile dash to the pub or go straight to the pub (IP21 4JY) for 8.00pm.
Monthly meeting at Naughton Wheelhouse round about 8:30pm.
Spoke And Steam: the usual format for this very popular ride to the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum at Brockford Station … steam trains and a beer festival in an ancient carriage on site.
V-CC Flat Section: A cheery threesome in Bungay. Meet at The Cross Ways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 20 mile sprint to Broome Artichoke for 8.00pm, and thenceforth to the Geldeston Locks Inn and nearby Wherry Inn. Bring swimming trunks.
V-CC The Essex–Suffolk Borders Ride. Details to follow.
V-CC Flat Section: Sweet William Rides Again: In 1087 William 2nd was crowned King of England and reigned until 11:00 so to celebrate we visit Suffolk’s second finest inn: The Rumburgh Buck. Meet at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 20-mile dash to the pub or go straight to the pub (IP19 0NT) for 8.30pm.
Monthly meeting at Battisford Punch Bowl from 8:30pm or something like that.
Half Crown Ride The V-CC Flat Section takes a celebratory jaunt to the Pulham Market Crown—a newly re-opened pub—to celebrate this day in 1517 when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, spelling the end to all Catholic Rule forever (except Tony Blair). Meet at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 10-mile ride to the pub or go straight to the pub (IP21 4TA) for 8.00pm.
Super Moonthly meeting at Rattlesden Five Bells from 8:30pm or thereabouts.
Albanian Independence Ride: to celebrate Albania’s independence from the Ottoman Empire on this day in 1912, the V-CC Flat Section meets at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7:00pm for a 15-mile dash to the Ivy House in Stradbroke—or go straight to the pub (IP21 5JN) for 8:00pm. All Albanian bicycles encouraged, bring souvenirs of the old days.
Monthly meeting at Rattlesden Five Bells from 8:30pm or a bit later.
The Great Escape Boxing Combination Ride. The V-CC Flat Section will meet at Madgett’s Cycle Shop in Diss (IP22 4EH) at 10:30am for a ride out to a pub that is open on Boxing Day (choice of three!) after which will be the regular December Flat Section ride to another open pub that very evening.
Last Modified, 6 May 2016