Sunday Ride 19th Feb Four Marks

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pedallingphil
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Sunday Ride 19th Feb Four Marks

Post by pedallingphil » Thu Feb 23, 2023 4:55 pm

I do not get out with the group as much as I used to and increasingly finding I am hanging off the back on hills. No amount of practice is going to overcome being very much the wrong side of 70, and I was wondering how much longer I could successfully continue with this group.
I was very pleased to be given the option, at around about half way round, to take a slightly easier and more direct way home, probably about 5 miles shorter overall. Four of us took this option when the group split and full marks to Sue for leading it.
Just thought I would mention it as there may be others in my position who will be encouraged to come along if they know this option is going to be there.

sue m
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Re: Sunday Ride 19th Feb Four Marks

Post by sue m » Wed Mar 01, 2023 8:54 pm

We are hoping to offer some more relaxed slower rides but need leaders. Please get in touch with me if you would like to lead a slower group

Pamann
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Re: Sunday Ride 19th Feb Four Marks

Post by Pamann » Thu Mar 02, 2023 12:47 pm

I agree with Phil, it was nice being able to peel off and do a slightly easier medium route with Sue at Four Marks as I was hanging back on the hills too. I appreciate that this option of “more leisurely” medium rides needs more leaders. I can submit a 17-19 mile medium leisurely route to lead to Roger and Michael once I have got rid of this heavy cold and have had chance to recce it.
Pamela

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