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Friday 2 January 1998Social: Indoor Games Evening
5 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Phillip Oakley
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 4 January 1998Afternoon ride: BroadhempstonWet and windy
2 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Forecast of winds up to 100mph, very heavy rain and cold. Ryan came home, Michael rode.]

Friday 9 January 1998
1900-2200
Social: Preview of 1998 Junior Tour
5 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, 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.

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Sunday 11 January 1998
1000-1715
Day ride: GrimspoundGood weather
5 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Austin Loder
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Bickington pickup. Took road route from Manaton to Princetown road. Lunch at viewpoint near refreshment van. Budgie, Ryan and Michael looked at Grimspound. Refreshments in Green café at Widecombe (Wayside closed). Home by 5.15. tiring ride but good weather.]

Friday 16 January 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
9 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Keir Manning, 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.

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Sunday 18 January 1998Morning ride: DidworthyShowers
11 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, David Lee Flay, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Philip Stone, Ben Van Wolsen, David Wafer (10, Buckfastleigh)
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Showery. Fork for Nurston turned for home.]

Friday 23 January 1998
1900-2215
Social: Give us a Clue
10 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, 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.

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Sunday 25 January 1998
1000-1520
Day ride: Avon RailwayDry but cold with sunny periods
8 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Keir Manning, 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 but cold with sunny periods. Headwind on return journey. Some ice at start. Michael broke brake cable on way to Avonwick pickup. A short lunch by river. Snowdrops near Preston Farm. Home by 3.20. Good ride - quite hard.]

Friday 30 January 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
12 present: Neil Ault, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Dayle Guy, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, Phillip Oakley
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 1 February 1998Afternoon ride: Sigford
12 present: Neil Ault, Tao Burgess, Colin Ford, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, Edward Smith (Junior, Devon), Ben Van Wolsen, Sky Williams (15, Buckfastleigh)
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Ashburton, changed route to include the woodland track which was delightful in the sunshine, and Ashburton high footpath (terrace walk). Plenty of time so returned via Chuley Cross and Five Lanes to Dart Bridge.]

Friday 6 February 1998
1830-2230
Social: Ten-pin Bowling
10 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, 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.

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Sunday 8 February 1998Day ride: Dawlish Water
3 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, 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.

[Ryan had cough so took car to Gappah pickup. Rode through Ideford to Dawlish Water for lunch. Home via Holcombe and Kingsteignton. Stopped at Bovey café on way home.]

Friday 13 February 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Keir Manning, 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 15 February 1998Morning ride: Spitchwick
8 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Colin Ford, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Ashley 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.

[Ashley did not attend the whole ride.]

Friday 20 February 1998Social: Video Evening, Mr Bean
7 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Keir Manning, 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.

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Sunday 22 February 1998Day ride: Gara MillSunny
1 present: Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Michael rode to the Totnes pickup and back. Lovely morning.]

Friday 27 February 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Keir Manning, Phillip Oakley
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 1 March 1998
1415-1635
Afternoon ride: Combe FishacreShowery
4 present: Tao Burgess, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Keir Manning
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Showery weather. Colston Road, Totnes Cycle Path. Heavy shower by Safeways garage. Home via Dartington.]

Friday 6 March 1998Social: Swimming
5 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, 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.

[English Riviera Centre, Torquay.]

Sunday 8 March 1998
1000-1530
Day ride: Lawrence CastleShowers
3 present: Tao Burgess, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Only Lee at start (apart from Eddie aged 15 from South Brent who came and went home again). Michael came back for car, drove to Chudleigh Bridge, met Tao. It rained so we took the car to Canonteign Falls café for coffee, then parked near Lawrence Castle and rode the track. Had lunch at a good view point. Tao and Lee rode to Blackpool, Michael followed by car. Home about 3.30ish. Weather - showery.]

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