Club trip

Dagworth and District Gentlemen’s Cycling Society


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2018
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August

Thursday 10th

Date of monthly meeting.  And the place of the monthly meeting is Naughton Wheelhouse.  And the time…

Saturday 12th

TA East meet at Maglia Rosso from 10:15, the ride to lunch (and their regional AGM) at Tostock Gardners.

Monday 14th

V-CC Flat Section mid-month meeting.  Gather somewhere in Fressingfield by 7:00pm to ride 12 miles to The Station Hotel in Framlingham or go straight to the pub for 8.00pm.

Saturday 19th

Ride to Battisford Punch Bowl for the annual beer festival, probably getting there around mid-day.

Sunday 27th

Spoke And Steam:  Our annual ride to the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway.  We meet in Unity Road, Stowmarket while, just like in all the previous years, other groups of riders will assemble at various points in East Anglia and we will all head towards Brockford for an afternoon of beer drinking and train spotting.  The Middy has a Rail’n’Ale Event on this day, and it’s a Steam Day too.  The V-CC has a starting point in Great Ashfield and the Chickering Cycling Circle will ride all the way from Horham (and not just from the Middy’s car park).  Other starting points are available and Ian Maddams on 01799 525084 or Pete Stanners on 01359 241904 might know where they are.

Monday 28th

V-CC Flat Section Betjeman Bash celebrating the birthday of John Betjeman in 1906 (died 1984).  Held at Victoria, Earl Soham; expect verse to be recited, tales to be told.  Possible guest appearance by Miss Joan Hunter Dunn.  Meet at Crossways Inn, Scole at 7.00pm for the 15-mile ride down ‘roads not adopted by woodlanded ways’ to the pub or go straight to the pub for 8.00pm.

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September

Thursday 7th

Monthly meeting at Battisford Punch Bowl around half past eight.

Friday 8th

Ride to Horham (where, the Chickering Cycling Circle tell us, the Community Centre bar will be open) to see Stage 6 of the Tour of Britain.  It is estimated that the riders will go through Horham at about 10 to 1 (the lead cars will be about a quarter of an hour before that.  If we aim to get to Horham at about mid-day, we’ll be there in plenty of time.

Monday 11th

V-CC Flat Section mid-month meander … more details when there are some.

Sunday 24th

V-CC Flat Section Suffolk/Essex Border Ride.  Meet at Hollytree House, Dedham from 10.00am for an 11:00am start.  Call Annette or John on 01206 323334 if you need to know more.

Monday 25th

V-CC Flat Section Blind Flight: to celebrate Jimmy Doolittle’s 1929 first-ever Blind Flight (on instruments only) set a course from Scole, pedaling without any means of orienteering, but with eyes wide open.  Meet at Crossways Inn, Scole at 7.00pm for a 15-mile meander to the Victoria, Earl Soham

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October

Sunday 8th

V-CC End Of The World Ride: to celebrate the publishing of The Hollow Men by T S Eliot in 1925, (and the four most quoted lines in English Poetry).  Meet at Marlinspike (IP19 9AR) for 4.00pm and a cycle jumble, followed by an 8-mile ride south to Sweffling White Horse on pre-1926 cycles only, illuminated on return by gas, candle and oil only, please.  If required, food MUST be booked direct with the pub in advance: 01728 664178.

Thursday 5th

Date of Monthly meeting … not only the nearest Thursday … not only the actual day … but the actual time of the full moon (which will be at 20 to eight that evening).  Enjoy it as you ride to Rattlesden Five Bells.

Saturday 14th

Cycle Jumble at St Andrews Hall, Whittlesea, 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Monday 16th (we think)

V-CC Flat Section mid-month meander … more details when there are some.

Monday 30th

V-CC Flat Section evening Armistice Ride, on this day in 1918 The Ottoman Empire signed an armistice with the Allies ending World War I in the Middle East: discuss the ramifications at Victoria, Earl Soham.  Military bicycles encouraged.  Meet at Crossways Inn, Scole at 7.00pm for the 15-mile wander to the pub or go straight to there for 8.00pm.

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November

Thursday 2nd

Monthly evening meeting at Rattlesden Five Bells from about half past eight.

Monday 13th

V-CC Flat Section mid-month meander … more details when there are some.

Monday 27th

V-CC Flat Section: The Great 2018 Timetable ride.  A round up of the year and plans for the next.  Meet at Crossways Inn, Scole at 7.00pm for the sprint to Earl Soham Victoria.

Thursday 30th

Date of December Super Moonthly meeting, which will be at Rattlesden Five Bells some time around 8:30pm.

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December

Monday 11th

V-CC Flat Section mid-month meander … more details when there are some.

Tuesday 26th

V-CC Great Escape Boxing Ride.  Meet at Madgett’s Cycle Shop in Diss (IP22 4EH) at 10:30 am for a ride out to lunch in a pub that is open!

Line of cyclists


Last Modified, 3 August 2017