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Offa’s Dyke 2016

Gospel Pass Descent

This 600km event had caught my eye when perusing the audax calendar over the winter – the idea of traversing countries, endless climbs, quiet lanes and heading to the sea pulled me inexorably in, along with the fact that it

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Bristol-Hackney Challenge

Audax Club Bristol have challenged us to a duel, with the weapon of choice being a 400km DIY group ride. They will ride Bristol-Hackney-Bristol, whilst we will ride Hackney-Bristol-Hackney, meeting halfway, probably in Newbury, on each leg. Trophies will be

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Meridian Hills 200km (perm)

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After my unused brevet for the Meridian Hills 200km permanent had sat on a shelf gathering dust for the past nine months, I finally resolved to ride it on Saturday 29th March 2014. A 5am start, a short train ride

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San Luis Obispo 2014

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Work sent me to Los Angeles for 3 weeks in February and one of my immediate thoughts was could I fit in any audax rides. Consulting the ACP calendar revealed local events organised by Pacific Coast Randonneurs, with the San

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ACB Challenge Dates

A definitive date still hasn’t been set for the inaugural Bristol-Hackney Challenge, but we’re looking at sometime between Mille Cymru (27th June) and The Highlands, Glens & Western Isles (21st July).

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Monthly Meeting

We are starting a monthly club night meetup on the last Friday of the month – first one will be on 31st January, 6pm onwards. Location is The Salisbury on Green Lanes, just over the Hackney border in Harringay, but

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The Poor Student 2014

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One of our members, Mike Conway, has written the following report for The Poor Student ride on 4th January: Long bike rides are typically made memorable by two factors that the rider can’t control – terrain and weather. I’d been

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Winter Boat Trip 2013

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7:30am on 8th December saw around 65 assemble at the Wonder Cafe in Hillingdon for the 200km Winter Boat Trip Audax, including 4 ACH members: Ivan Cornell, Michael Conway, Caroline Fenton and Dave Allison, the last three having only recently

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