There were 15 riders out today for the clubrun to Cross Hands. Guests were Griff Pugh-Jones, Adam Caunter, Ned Kingdon (all SUCC) & Nic Cleave (2/4). Returnee was Daniel.
Welcome to Lee Perrott (Cc: above), who joined the club today.
We rode through Penllergaer, Pontlliw & Pontardulais. Daniel & Adam turned back on the climb up to Llannon. Onto Cross Hands, where we had an early cafe stop at MucDonalds. Trevor & Ian turned off after the stop.
Back on the road, Griff had a puncture at Gorslas, which developed into a mechanical, when the thread of his quick release sheared off. After a quick trip to County Cycles (who are open on a Sunday!) and we were back in business. Up to Carmel and down into the Tywi valley and its freezing fog where the temperature plummeted to -3c. The pace picked up down to Ffairfach and right up the valley road. Light rain started at Derwydd, as we rode through Llandybie & Ammanford. Along the Aman valley road and up the climb to G-C-G, where Jonny showed off his climbing prowess, despite a 75 mile ride yesterday with the animals. Onto Pontardawe, where Phil G. had a puncture for upsetting the cycling gods by sprinting for the sign during winter.
Points:- 4 = Mark W., Phil G., Simon, Mark N. & Paul. 3 = Trevor & Ian W. 2 = Lee, Jeremy & Jonny. 1 = Daniel. Guests = 4.
Week Commencing 3rd Dec:-
Tuesday – Felindre @ 18:00-20:00. Circuits.
Thursday – Lake @ 18:30-19:30. & LC2 @ 20:00-21:00 Spin session 8/10.
Friday – Night out. Bowling @ 19.15 for 19:30 & Xmas curry at Vojons @ 21.30 (See Jason’s email for details).
(I’m driving, so if anyone wants a lift home (east of the river) let me know).
Saturday – Gun @ 08:30.
Sunday – Club @ 09:30
Next Club Run
Sunday 9th December Route/Distance TBC