Group Coordinator: Peter Thomas
We meet at Haverhill Leisure Centre, 10.00. Second & Fourth Thursday of the month
The rides last approximately one to one and a half hours and are between 10 – 15 miles on tracks and quiet roads. All abilities welcome.
On a beautiful early spring morning seven members of the Cycling Group met at the Sports Centre for their fortnightly ride. Electric bikes are beginning to dominate the group but the Luddites amongst us held our own on the surprisingly hilly 15 mile route. Heading along the old railway line west, the group joined the road into Withersfield where the first of a number of hills took the group through the village and on and down into Great Thurlow.
Many of the hedge rows were adorned with daffodils which appeared to nod in unison at our passing as early blossoming trees created picturesque patterns against a pellucid sky. Turning left into Acre Lane a freewheeling ride to Carlton Green gave some rest to tiring legs. Joining Skippers Lane just before the huge Jelly Factory we headed back into Withersfield passing The White Horse and St Mary's church before retracing our route back into Haverhill.
Thanks go to Peter and Hilary Thomas who marshalled the group safely and surely.