Hi reader,

A serious drop in temperature during the week suggests that our glorious Summer has finally surrendered its gift, and we might have gone straight into Winter, with Autumn skipped !
Still, having the sun and feeling able to drink our coffee outside right up until the middle of November really was a treat.

In the week that was....

We had an amazing turnout last Sunday for the CC Bexley Reliability Trial. Possibly over 30 Avanti riders taking on the course, before returning to Horton Cricket Club for tea, coffee and cake. Well done to all who took part, and thanks to Chris Dines for organising our entry. Thanks also to the Club for paying the entries at this event.

Tuesday night was the social evening, again well attended, with many members collecting their newly arrived hoodies. Thanks to Bill Fitzgerald for bringing this one together.

Thursday night saw a number of Avanti venture out on mountain bikes for a great 20 mile loop local to Orpington on the trails. I never knew how much there was on our doorstep. Thanks to Rob G for arranging this. Look out for news of the next ride on the website (TBC), if you fancy something different on a Thursday night.

Coming up this weekend.....


This week, a 40 mile loop out to Crouch, with the option of turning early if the weather isn't kind to us. Sign up here.

G2 are off to Yalding. Possibly that will involve a stop at Tea Pot Island. Sign up here.

G3 Phil Hookway will be leading a group to Horley. Sign up here

G4 Dave B will be leading G4 to the Cyclopark. sign up here.

With light rain and lower temperatures forecast for both weekend days, please ride with mudguards, and make sure you have the right clothing for the conditions.

Going forward.......

On the Road
The Tuesday night rides are due to be back next week, after a night off for the social evening. To register attendance for the 27th November click here

Xmas meal and awards

We closing in on December now, so if you haven't booked your place already, now is the time to consider the Avanti Christmas night.
For full details, check the website here
In order to secure a place you will need not only to register your intention to come along, but also complete the payment via RiderHQ.

Have a good weekend one and all.