8 members assembled in Woodend this morning for today’s ride. The weather was warm with a strengthening south wind blowing. We also had one member riding for the first time for some months following a illness.
We rode our usual 53km loop out to Newham via Bryces Lane, 3 Chain Road, Chases Lane and turning at Batters Lane for the ride back to Woodend. One member had the misfortune to have a puncture early in the ride. He told the riders to continue on and he caught up with us part way through the ride. One other member shortened the ride by not riding the Chases Lane loop.The ride was fast out to Batters Lane with the assistance of the tail wind. On turning into Batters Lane it was straight into the wind for the ride back to Woodend.
Back at the cafe it was the usual chatter and refreshments before we headed home.