Youth Go-Ride Coaching
No Go-Ride coaching this Saturday 22nd October but will resume next week on Saturday 29th Octoberand run for 7 weeks up to and including Sat 10th December. The venue for this block will be Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley, where we will use the off road facilities. All bikes should have brakes and gears in working order and all riders will need to wear a cycling helmet.
Venue: Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley, Ponteland, NE20 0AJ
Time: 8:45 – 10:00 Cost: £3 on the day
The coaches will split the riders into appropriate groups based on their ability. Please arrive in plenty of time to sign on and get ready for an 8:45 start.
The Vagabonds are hosting a round of the NECCL at Thorneyford farm this Saturday 22nd October. There is an U12 race at 12:00 which would be suitable for all Go-Ride participants to attend and enjoy. The U16 race follows at 12:30. Entry is on the day but get there in plenty of time as it may be busy. More info can be found @ NECCL.co.uk
The next Go-Ride race event has been booked and will be at the farm on Saturday 26th November. 10:00 sign on for a 10:30 race start, providing off road racing for all U12’s. £3 per rider entry on the day.
Other Racing Opportunities
Remember that info on all cyclocross races in the region can be found here: http://www.ukcyclocrossevents.co.uk/cyclocross-events/north-east-england-cyclocross-events
We look forward to seeing you
The Annual Club Social and Presentation Night 2016 will take place on Friday November 11th commencing at 7.30pm at Ponteland Social Club (between car park and Merton Way shopping centre).
This annual celebration of the achievements of club members, the award of Club Member of the Year and general merriment promises as always to be a very enjoyable evening for club members to meet in a convivial atmosphere. We have Jan (of Jan's Kitchen) producing her Pie & Pea supper with a selection of her renowned tray bakes and cakes for dessert. There will be a bar for appropriate toasts/hydration and we hope as many members as possible will come & join us.
Cost of the event including food is £8 for an adult and £5 for under 16's.
Please note booking closes on Friday 4th November.
To book your place(s), login to the club website then click here.
A small but select group of Vagabonds, lead by Keith Aungiers, headed to Brampton for a club ride in the Eden Valley on Sunday 25th September. Taking in a 52 mile route of unfamiliar roads out to the station cafe at Langwathby and back, the weather stayed mostly dry.
This is what they got up to (mechanical, navigational errors, and slippery 20% ascent all included!)...