Club trip

Dagworth and District Gentlemen’s Cycling Society


2016
January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

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April

Monday 25th

V-CC Flat Section: Anzac Ride to celebrate 100 years since the first Anzac day.  Meet at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 16-mile sprint to Cretingham Bell or go straight there (IP13 7BJ) for 8.00pm.

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May

Thursday 19th

Monthly meeting at Offton Limeburners

Saturday 21st

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).

Sunday 29th

V-CC Flat Section ‘More than Two Wheels’ ride.

Monday 30th

Cycle event at Ipswich Transport Museum with reduced admission (50% off the concessionary rate … which could work out at £2.50 or £3.00, but we’re not sure which).

Monday 30th

V-CC Flat Section: Meet at Crossways Inn (Scole) at 7.00pm for the 5-mile sprint to Hoxne Swan or go straight there (IP21 5AS) for 8.00pm.

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June

Sunday 19th

Maybe we’ll ride to the ‘Continental Day’ at the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum.

Thursday 23th

Monthly meeting, almost certainly at Earl Soham Victoria from 8:30pm or thereabouts.

Monday 27th

V-CC Flat 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]

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July

Thursday 7th

TA East: Evening meet at the Butt & Oyster, Pin Mill, Chelmondiston, IP9 1JW (Grid ref TM205380, 6 miles SE of Ipswich).

Thursday 21st

Monthly meeting in Stowupland, starting at the Crown from 8:00pm or thereabouts, then heading for the Retreat.

Monday 25th

V-CC Flat 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.

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August

Thursday 18th

Monthly meeting at Naughton Wheelhouse round about 8:30pm.

Sunday 28th

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.

Monday 29th

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.

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September

Thursday 15th

Monthly meeting in Stowupland, starting at the Crown from 8:00pm or thereabouts, then heading for the Retreat.

Sunday 25th

V-CC The Essex–Suffolk Borders Ride.  Details to follow.

Monday 26th

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.

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October

Thursday 13th

Monthly meeting at Battisford Punch Bowl from 8:30pm or something like that.

Monday 31st

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.

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November

Thursday 17th

Super Moonthly meeting at Rattlesden Five Bells from 8:30pm or thereabouts.

Monday 28th

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.

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December

Thursday 15th

Monthly meeting at Rattlesden Five Bells from 8:30pm or a bit later.

Monday 26th

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.

Line of cyclists


Last Modified, 24 April 2016