RIDE REMINDER: Sunday 9th December: The Festive One!

A ride round the lanes of south Herts, with a stop for coffee along the way at the Dutch Nursery.  We hope to be offering two rides of differing lengths and speeds. Ride leaders: Kathryn and Ray.  We will then head off to our Christmas Lunch.  (2.30pm at Alexander’s, Russell Lane for those that have booked in advance. LUNCH NOW FULLY BOOKED  As it is the season to be jolly, decorate your bike and/or yourself in tinsel, lights and baubles. Stupendous prizes for the best dressed rider and best decorated bike!

All welcome on the ride even if you aren’t coming to the lunch.

Meet:   10amTally Ho Corner, North Finchley N12

or        10.30amoutside Waitrose, The Spires, Barnet – Stapylton Road entrance, by the bandstand

Please remember to bring a spare inner tube in case you have a puncture and some basic tools that fit your bike.  REMEMBER YOUR LIGHTS!!

Any questions about rides please contact Alison Ewington 01707 376282 alison.ewington@ntlworld.com

Ride Reminder:Sunday 2nd December TUAG: Turn-Up-And-Go

Nothing planned ahead – head off wherever the group decides. Turn up early for a coffee and talk about where you want to go.  Group will be ready to leave at 10am.

Meet: McDonalds near Tally Ho, North Finchley N12

Time: from 9.30am for coffee and planning – leave at 10am.

Please remember to bring a spare inner tube in case you have a puncture and some basic tools that fit your bike.  As the weather gets gloomy in the afternoon please bring lights and reflective gear.

Any questions about rides please contact Alison Ewington 01707 376282 alison.ewington@ntlworld.com

 

Meeting Reminder: Thursday 29th Nov

Hello, have you remembered that the last indoor meeting of 2019 is this week:

After the normal ‘business’ meeting to catch up on what has been happening, we will talk about to go about buying a bike:

Have you just bought, or are about to buy, a new bike?

How did you decide what sort of bike to buy?

What sort of frame: carbon fibre, titanium, aluminium, steel, bamboo, cardboard?

Did you consider an electric bike?

Did you know what size to get, or did the dealer help?

How did you decide where to get it from and did you consider online?

Was it a present?

Did you have any problems?

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Have you just gone, or are going through, the questions above?  If so, we would love you to tell us all about it.

Alan Wallace will be bringing his electric bike. If you have a new bike how about bringing it along. We promise to be envious!

If you are going to ask Santa to bring you a new bike – you need this meeting!

All welcome.

Meet: 8pm Carey Hall, Trinity Church, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley N12 7NN

 

Reminder: Christmas Lunch – Sunday 9th December

The last chance to book for the Christmas lunch is this coming Thursday – 29thNovember.

Booking forms and payment must be returned to Ian Ollier (11 Bevan Road, BARNET, EN4 9DZ) on or before this date. They can be returned at the evening meeting on the 29th where extra forms will be available.

To find the booking form, go the newsletter section of this website for the link to download.

Any problems with finding the form please email alison.ewington@ntlworld,com

Thursday 29th November MONTHLY MEETING – How to Buy a Bike

After the normal ‘business’ meeting to catch up on what has been happening, we will talk about how to go about buying a bike:

Have you just bought, or are about to buy, a new bike?

How did you decide what sort of bike to buy?

What sort of frame: carbon fibre, titanium, aluminium, steel, bamboo, cardboard?

Did you consider an electric bike?

Did you know what size to get, or did the dealer help?

How did you decide where to get it from and did you consider online?

Was it a present?

Did you have any problems?

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Have you just gone, or are going through, the questions above?  If so, we would love you to tell us all about it.

Alan Wallace will be bringing his electric bike. If you have a new bike how about bringing it along. We promise to be envious!

If you are going to ask Santa to bring you a new bike – you need this meeting!

All welcome.

Meet: 8pm Carey Hall, Trinity Church, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley N12 7NN

 

RIDE REMINDER:Sunday 18th November Walthamstow and the Wetlands

A ride within London showing how different it can be by bike. We will head over to Trent Park for a coffee, then eastwards to the river Lea via Forty Hall and Enfield. Lunch will be at the Navigation Inn on the Lea. Then down the canal side to the Wetlands for a little ride round before heading into the older part of Walthamstow for afternoon tea at ‘God’s Own Junkyard’. www.godsownjunkyard.co.uk. Then we return west on a fairly straight route via Tottenham Cemetery. NB we might have to carry our bikes up and over a footbridge over a railway. We should be back at around 5.30-6pm.  BRING LIGHTS!

Meet:10am Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley N12

Ride leader: Malcolm Nightingale 0208 449 3253 mobile: 07538402147

 

For all rides:

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Please bring a spare inner tube for a quick change in case you get a puncture.

As the days darken, brings lights and reflective gear.

Any questions about rides please contact Alison Ewington 01707 376282 alison.ewington@ntlworld.com

RIDE REMINDER: Sunday 4th November TUAG: Turn-Up-And-Go

The usual ‘make-it-up-as-we-go-along’ ride. Come a bit earlier than 10am for a coffee and to plan where to go – ready to leave at 10ish.

Meet:McDonalds near Tally Ho, North Finchley N12

Time:from 9.30am for coffee and planning – leave at 10am.

For all rides:

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Please bring a spare inner tube for a quick change in case you get a puncture.

As the days darken, brings lights and reflective gear.

Any questions about rides please contact Alison Ewington 01707 376282 alison.ewington@ntlworld.com