Sunny day in the Dales

Driven round route to check for any problem areas. No snow or ice. In general the road surfaces have suffered over the Winter. On leaving Wray village a large pothole in gutter; 1 mile towards Wennington even larger road edge pothole. Beyond Wennington broken road surface. Gravel on both sides of Coal Road. In Dentdale potholes

Coal Road Update

On Friday 17 Feb Ben led his Vanilla Bikes squad over Barbondale to Sedbergh up Garsdale then over the Coal Road and up Dent Head. Only saw a bit of snow in a field. So our route is clear altho Geoff tells me they met a patch of ice above Ingleton last Sunday. I’ll be driving

COAL ROAD CHALLENGE 2012

LUNE RCC Reliability Ride Sunday 26th February. Bull Beck Picnic Site, CATON. 67miles. The Challenge starts at Bull Beck Picnic Site, Caton (near Lancaster). The riders, in 3 graded groups, set off through Wray to High Bentham. Here they turn to cross the A65 at Ingleton and started the climb towards White Scar Cave and

Obree training manual

The much anticipated training manual by Scotland & GB cycling legend, Graeme Obree has finally published . The Obree Way – A training manual for cyclists has been seventeen years in the making and it does not disappoint. In typical Obree style The Obree Way deconstructs training, to make training easier to understand. Targeting entry

B RUN 29 TH JAN’ ICE FREE TO STAVELEY’

With the anticpation of falling temperatures forecast it was a welcome sight for the group that gathered at dalton sq to see only damp road conditions as apposed to ice filled ones .The group a good twenty strong headed north on the proposed run ,enroute picking  up more numbers at B.LE.SANDS swelling the ranks up to approx 30 riders

Lune RCC B Run Report 15 Jan 2012

Club B Run Report 15 January 2011 A cold and slightly frosty start to this week’s B run took the 14 riders from Dalton Square through the Trough of Bowland onward to Whitewell and Chipping to the very welcome coffee stop at The Barn, Scorton, thence by way of the Cockerham road race circuit back