Tim from #yacf was visiting Coventry with work this week so a meeting and ride of forum members from the West Midlands was arranged. In this episode our heroes tackle country lanes and epic pies and stand around looking at art pretending to be cultured.

May 20th, 2015 | Art, Cycling | No Comments

Taking a micro tour on the tandem across the wilds of Gloucestershire for a night in Cirencester and a shopping experience at Cotswold outdoor. And yes cake did get consumed, in the rain.

August 25th, 2014 | Cycling, Journeys | 5 Comments

Two people, 1 tandem, 3 trains, and an attempt to ride from London to Dunwich. Will our adventurers succeed in their mission or will they get stuck in a tea house or lost in Essex.

July 24th, 2014 | Cycling, Journeys | No Comments

It took some consideration but I decided to once again join some cheery people from YACF on a group ride. This one a nice 70 km around the West Midlands including such highlights as the Clent Hills and Netherton canal tunnel. The plan was to meet at the ranger station cafe in Cannon Hill park for […]

October 29th, 2012 | Cycling | No Comments

This was my first attempt at a mass participation ride, and my first completion of a long distance ride (the other attempt was a badly thought out attempt to ride to Aberystwyth from Birmingham on an overloaded Brompton overnight) Having bought a lovely Thorn touring bike with the sole purpose of doing something very silly […]

July 3rd, 2012 | Cycling, Journeys | No Comments