Weston Chain Gang

Welcome to the Weston Chain Gang forum. We are a group of cyclists that ride regularly from Weston-super-Mare. We meet at Priory school on Saturday at 8:45. Rides vary in distance between 60 and 100 miles with a stop for cake. Ridet nec genere!

    Saturday 20th Oct - Bruton


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    Saturday 20th Oct - Bruton

    Post  Martin on Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:12 pm

    A good number of riders turned up for a cold start. Most decided to stop at Rocky Mountain with just 6 continuing on for morning prayers at The Chapel in Bruton, where I had the pleasure of Jeanie flicking hot wax on me when she accidently upset the candle on the table.
    It was a quick pace on the way back but we did have a second stop at Heapies!

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    Re: Saturday 20th Oct - Bruton

    Post  stubble07 on Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:45 pm

    Quick pace set by me. look out Dartmoor here I come

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    Re: Saturday 20th Oct - Bruton

    Post  showmethecakes on Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:33 am

    I'm glad you explained the reason for the hot wax. Clearly not some attempt to make you go faster by removing your bodily hair!

    We had a good ride too - quite cold descending off the Mendips and through Wells. Treacherous roads past Fenny Castle - thin film of wet mud over the road. Got to Westhay and Mark cranked it up to 26mph across to Burtle. Continued to take turns at the front and kept this up pretty much to Mark with a brief stop for Jelly Babies at the sluice gate.

    Actually got home at a reasonale time and with some energy left to spare!

    Surprised Stubble07 has time to ride his bike. Thought he'd be busy having just released his latest Bond film.

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