1949 was a special year and for a group of Anerley riders. That makes 2019 auspcious year for celebrating our birthdays with a 70 mile ride [and 'cos an 80 mile ride in 2029 might be a tad ambitious].
Selsey with its historic club connections is about the right distance. We might have a small imbibement and the completely senile might stay the night and ride back to make it a weekend. A return on the day train option is available.
I guess that will make the outbound a Saturday Ride. Younger (and older) riders are very welcome to help push us along.
When? It isn't fixed yet. That will depend on the one weekend when ALL the '49ers can make it. So far we have:
Have I missed out on any other '49ers? Reply to this email if you qualify please.
POSSIBLE TOUR TO WALES
Tom V and I had planned a ride to the National Cycle Museum in Llandridod Wells (possibly calling in to see Maggie in Bristol) and the returning via the Coventry Transport Musuem, Why? Both have a collection of Anerley Artifacts even older than the 49ers but probably in a better condition.
We had planned for September but this is getting a bit crowded so watch this space or let us know if you are interested.
REMINDER 1: CLUB KIT
Essential gear for Club Tourists. Last date for ordering kit is the end of the month (next Thursday). Full details, pricing and pics of our gear can be found in Bugle 368: https://anerleybc.org/bugle-368/
REMINDER 2: CLUB DINNER
Only TWO WEEKS away - Saturday February 5th 6:30 for 7pm at Purley URF Hall. Reservations & dietary stuff to Viv pdq [or reply here]. Partners very welcome. £20 a head payable to Viv on the night.
REMINDER 3: HERNE HILL TRACK SESSION
Improve our group riding skills. Tuesday 5th March at 11:30 until 13:30. It's £15 a head. Check Bugle 368 for more info.
Reservations to Mark. Pay Mark on the day.
REMINDER 4: BROMPTON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Got a Brompton, wanna borrow mine or hire one from their Croydon dock? Your chance to star in this uniqhe hard fought compeition. Its everything a road race is about plus a Le-Mans start, (run, unfold and mount), collar, tie and jacket mandatory and iis around the Mall. It isn't until August 3rd but the Ballot closes soon: https://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/brompton/