Memories Are Made of This!

Earlier this year our Club had an e-mail from a Nicky Benton-Simcock saying
” Wow, so cool! That was such a great trip and I’d completely forgotten all about it! Was searching our trip UK to Spain and found this – from you! Thanks for all your glowing compliments.”

The name Nicky Benton-Simcock meant nothing to us, but when she mentioned “this – from you” she gave us a clue by referencing to – A Family on Tour, a Cycling Tour – Anerley Bicycle Club (
Then the long forgotten memories from some 10 years ago, came flooding back!

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Torrential rain in Spain!

Except for this one morning of torrential rain it had also been for us, a great bike tour along Spain’s Costa Verde. The us, being Tom Vaz (taking above photo), his son Christopher, Ricky and myself. It was on the 4 or 5 days before this downpour that our wheel tracks had crossed those of the Benton- Simcock family on several occasions, as explained here