We all left the Green together for a pre Christmas ride to Four Elms. Many punctures but we all managed to arrive at the lunch stop. Returned via Chartwell and Brasted Hill for good measure.Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by stephen warner Dec 24, 2012.
Chris was it as hard as I predicted.Worth remembering most of the LVRC courses don't included such steep hills.If you found it resonable you should be OK thats if you remember to keep out of trouble.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Howard smith May 20, 2012.
I just finished the first of the Ciclos Uno LVRC races at Hog Hill. Managed a modest 4th place which placed me 3rd in my age cat. I had hoped to finish better but some of the younger riders have got…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Howard smith Mar 12, 2012.
Four of us braved the weather to follow the thames river path. Jenny,Glyn, Steve and myself much trepidation at the start after watching Groups of tourest slipping and sliding on the black ice around…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by steve Riley Feb 13, 2012.
The Old Lie
Bent double like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Till on the haunting lanes we turned our backs
And towards our distant rest began to ride.
Everyone rode asleep. Some had lost their way
But rode on , mud spattered . All went slow, all blind,
Drunk with fatigue; deaf even to the hoots
Of traffic that swept close by.
Hole! Hole! Quick, lads!- A blind…Continue
Posted on April 30, 2013 at 23:00 — 1 Comment
Pacos is the plural of Paco.
, also known as coca paste, paco, pasta base or basuco in South America, short for pasta de cocaína (cocaine paste) or pasta base de cocaína (PBC, cocaine base paste), is a…Continue
Posted on March 20, 2013 at 21:02 — 1 Comment
Miguel Pacos dos Llama
Whilst reading through some Catford Club Gazettes that I had found whilst clearing out some old junk in our spare room, I became inspired to look for an Avanti hero to match the notorious Liph Sned.Who? 'you know the Sneb'.
“A Liph Sneb Story”
Not too many years ago a certain rider from around these parts was out walking with his wife in the village of Chislehurst - a little way in front of him people were crossing to the other side…Continue
Posted on March 16, 2013 at 21:00
Summary of History Time Line :
1100 - 1800: The land was marshy meadow land used as summer grazing by local farmers. Two water Mills on the branch of the Lea originally run by the Knight Temples hence the Temple Mills lane. The Mill passed out of the Temples control but mills remained until final closer in 1850.
1850 - 1900: Increased industrialisation in the area around the Eastway site after the London Board of Works band polluting…Continue
Posted on November 13, 2012 at 16:00 — 1 Comment