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by David Croft
Wed May 22, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tomlinson's Cafe, Rothbury
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Tomlinson's Cafe, Rothbury

I called in on Wednesday and discovered that the cafe will be closing for good this Friday. Building has been sold for conversion to flats. A great shame indeed.

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by David Croft
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crash on 26th March
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Crash on 26th March

A message with a big ‘Thank You’ to all the Vags who helped after my bad fall en route to Simonburn on 26th March. A couple of bad cuts and two teeth lost but no broken bones. Special thanks to Andy Berne for looking after the bike. Now had all stitches out and look human again. Despite the trauma o...
by David Croft
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Club Rides
Topic: Tuesday - Long C4 Rides - Any interest?
Replies: 13
Views: 919

Re: Tuesday - Long C4 Rides - Any interest?

I’d be interested in this. Often go out with another group but time constraints limit extent of rides, so this would be a welcome alternative. Usually free most Tuesdays.
by David Croft
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thank You (Brian Carr)
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Thank You (Brian Carr)

I echo Roger’s comments. It is almost 5 years to the day since I broke femur in a similar situation but unfortunately I was riding solo at time. To be out in the wilds of Northumberland for nearly 2 hours in autumn must have been horrendous. Credit to all the riders who helped keep his spirits up. H...
by David Croft
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Helpers Wanted - Audax Events
Replies: 10
Views: 743

Re: Helpers Wanted - Audax Events

Andy, I can’t ride either events due to work in afternoon. I can offer help though in the morning till say 12 noon if that’s any use


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by David Croft
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cycling in Tuscany
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Cycling in Tuscany

Hi everyone. I have a family wedding near Siena in August, and staying on for a week afterwards. Has anyone any experience of hiring bikes in this area? Have found a couple of hire websites but unable to find any reviews for them. I plan to ride the white roads (Strade Bianche) if at all possible so...
by David Croft
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 8 Toughest Sportive routes in the UK (Susie's Challenge)
Replies: 11
Views: 1060

Re: 8 Toughest Sporive routes in the UK (Susie's Challenge)

Great stuff! I'm considering the Derbyshire Trip on 12th May.
by David Croft
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Sportives / Audax / Reliability Trials
Topic: Audax UK Annual Awards
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: Audax UK Annual Awards

Well done Daniel!

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by David Croft
Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Sunday Clubruns
Topic: C Standard Special - 100 Mile Route - Sunday 10 July 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: C Standard Special - 100 Mile Route - Sunday 10 July 2016

Hi Andy,
I plan to be there for 8! Sorry for late reply!
Dave
by David Croft
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Sunday Clubruns
Topic: 'C' Standard 100 mile ride?
Replies: 10
Views: 1010

Re: 'C' Standard 100 mile ride?

I would be up for this Andy. Have noted in diary.