Thanks to Dave Lloyd for a well-planned course which took us along the better bridleways and quiet country lanes through picturesque villages in a small window of good weather. Thanks to Jens for another excellent map, the White Bear for a warm welcome and 27 riders for believing the forecast and enjoying the course.
Here are the results. Please let me know if there are any mistakes
Congratulations to the category winners.
Generation Luke & Adrian Parker 250
Senior Men Phill Collings 231
Mixed Andrea & Steve Foster 200
Veteran Men David Day 190
Women Karen Clark 183
I’ve asked them to post their routes on the NYMBO page. Here is the map so that you can follow them.
I thoroughly enjoyed my second ride of the year and my first dry one. I went via 11 and 16 (as I hadn’t ridden those bridleways before) 1 8 14 2 26 (as I hadn’t ridden it for years) 10 22 9 15 27 finishing with 18 (the only muddy one). I rode 36k. and finished 10 minutes before it started snowing. (I also got home in an hour unlike last month when it took 4 hours).
Our final winter event is on February 20th from the Royal Oak at Staveley near Knaresborough and Tim Evans has planned another challenging course. Hopefully it will be drier than it looks on some of the photos he has sent me from his planning rides.