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Sunday 30 November 1997
1000-1745
Day ride: Dartmoor Wildlife ParkPerfect weather
6 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder, Ben Van Wolsen
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Easiest route to Sparkwell wildlife park by 12.45. Saw everything and played on trampoline. Home by 5.45. Weather perfect. Lee started from Avonwick but finished at Buckfastleigh in high spirits.]

Friday 5 December 1997Social: Indoor Games Evening
6 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ben Van Wolsen
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

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Sunday 7 December 1997Afternoon ride: Gatcombe TracksHeavy rain
6 present: Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, Richard Goss, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Keir Manning
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Heavy rain encouraged everyone to go home.]

Friday 12 December 1997Social: Video Evening
8 present: Aaron Austin, Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Phillip Oakley, Ben Van Wolsen
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Watched the film Liar Liar]

Sunday 14 December 1997
1000-1715
Day ride: DittishamSunny but cold
7 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ben Van Wolsen
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Fine day, cold start and finish. Took wrong road from village centre AGAIN then walked 1.5 miles around River Bank to get back to village. Lots of mud and seaweed. Tao took a tumble and needed patching up. Budgie later turned off road at Halwell and didn't wait at turn-off with Lee and Ben. Home about 5.15.]

Friday 19 December 1997Social: Indoor Games Evening
4 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Phillip Oakley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Worms 2 evening.]

Sunday 21 December 1997
1000-1700
Day ride: Christma Lunch Ride, IlsingtonDry but chilly
9 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ben Van Wolsen
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Dry day - a little cold but not too cold. Michael very late, must do better next year! 12.10 at the hotel, plenty of time for swim, sauna and steam room. Excellent meal. Virtually no fooling around this year - first time! Tao received the main Rough Stuff trophy, Luke the junior Rough Rtuff trophy. Ryan got the junior attendance tropy and map. Long relaxed chat over coffee after meal. Home via Halshanger by 5.00 approx. Julian's birthday - excellent day.]

Saturday 27 December 1997
1600-2230
Social: Christmas Social
12 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Jeremy Ford, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, Phillip Oakley, Lisa Unknown (Junior, Devon)

Sunday 28 December 1997
1000-1300
Morning ride: Venford ReservoirSunny
8 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Keir Manning
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Beautiful sunny day. Leisurely ride through Holne to Venford where Budgie fixed two punctures while rest enjoyed Michael's free chocolate on the banks of the reservoir. Track descent to Michelcombe, proved to be prickly, rough, muddy and wet. Oliver won prize for best dressed bike. Home by 1.00.]

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