Bognor/Chichester CTC Club Ride Notes
Thursday, 21 July 2005
WEDNESDAY 20 JULY 2005 - Evening Ride: Felpham to The Bader Arms, Tangmere
Four riders left The Fox in glorious evening sunshine, although in an attempt to tack against quite a strong headwind we followed a north-westerly route. I was stand in leader for Edwin, who was unable to make it.

We skirted north Bognor and passed the thatched properties of North Bersted conservation area, noting that the village pond had succumbed to this long spell of dry weather and completely dried up. We then headed via Shripney and Woodgate to Hook Lane and Aldingbourne village, where we paused to read the newly placed information board at Aldingbourne Tote Copse Link to website,and carry out some minor adjustments to Val's new bike.

A quick cut along the bridleway which was once part of the reserve runway at RAF Tangmere brought us out to the Air museum and direct to the Bader Arms. Once again the Chichester contingent (both of them) had pipped us to the post.

Our return route was via Oving and Colworth; by this time the wind had dropped and the view across open country was spectacular, with a full harvest moon low in the sky to the east, and the sunset still glowing behind us. From Tangmere we did not see another moving vehicle until reaching the cycle track at Elbridge.

Total mileage recorded back to the start point was 16.8.


Graham


remote Posted by Ride Leader at 12:07 PM BST
Updated: Friday, 22 July 2005 12:01 PM BST

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