Holmbury and Pitch Hills hosted todays ride which featured lovely dry trails, comfortable riding temperatures, good company and someone who knew a route!
Although today lacked the clear blue skies and comparative warmth of Saturday, there were glimpses on today’s ride that Spring is in the air and not far from taking centre stage across these green and pleasant hills. Today saw bare legs from myself and Andy at least (other Moles have stoically battled through the Winter with shorts it should be … Read the rest…
The Moles head en masse to Leith Hill to put Colin’s new Dialled Bikes Alpine through it’s paces, amongst other things…
With 13 inches of snow earlier in the week, only the committed were out for a Sunday ride from Bookham to Reigate Hill.
It was a blast down the hill with the snow begining to freeze and back down into Fetcham/Bookham. Distance wise it hadn’t been a long ride, exertion wise it had but riding in the snow had been a great experience for us who see it so infrequently. Amazingly we’d had no big offs and the laughs per mile had been very high. It was kids playing in the snow all over again.
The start of February sees us heading to Leith Hill from Bookham for a great days riding in the woods. But managing four punctures over a collective 240 miles was a bit of a shame!
The Moles head out into the Surrey Hills after heavy rain to find mud, mayhem and a little bit of comedy on their night ride.
Another muddy ride over the best of the Surrey Hills, although the conditions brought on brake pad and handlebar failures.