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Friday 13 March 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
6 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, 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.

[Richard did not stay for the whole evening.]

Sunday 15 March 1998Morning ride: North Huish
5 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, 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.

[Dean hill, Avonwick, lanes to North Huish - very peaceful and quiet in the sunshine. Julian forced off road by child on bike during descent; to Diptford, Rattery, across A38 to home.]

Friday 20 March 1998
1900-2215
Social: Star Trek Extravaganza
8 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Jeremy Ford, Richard Goss, 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.

[Need to confirm whether Richard Goss was present.]

Sunday 22 March 1998Day ride: Harford
4 present: Richard Burge, 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.

[Nobody else at Avonwick, Budgie wanted to be home for lunch, so shortened route to Owley. Shipley Bridge for lunch and home via the moor.]

Friday 27 March 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
4 present: Richard Burge, John Hayes, 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.

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Sunday 29 March 1998Day ride: Cancelled
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.

[Planned ride was to Blackingstone Rock. Nobody else out. Michael took car to pick-up.]

Friday 3 April 1998Evening ride: Staverton
5 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Colston Road, Staverton. Back past Abham. Good ride.]

Sunday 5 April 1998
1415-1730
Afternoon ride: Converted to SocialWet
4 present: Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, 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.

[Too wet.]

Friday 10 April 1998Evening ride: River Dart Country ParkVery cold, strong wind, light sleet, snow, drizzle
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.

[Buckfast, Hembury Woods track to River Dart Country Park. Home via main road. Very cold, light sleet/snow and light drizzle, strong wind.]

Sunday 12 April 1998Afternoon ride: Easter Special, Avon DamHeavy snow showers
5 present: Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Avon Dam. Snowed quite heavily for half an hour. Easter eggs.]

Friday 17 April 1998Evening ride: StavertonSunny but a little chilly
5 present: Julian Duquemin, 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.

[Green Lane, Staverton, riverside track all the way to the end. Home via Hills Cidre and Green Lane. Lovely sunny evening but a little chilly.]

Sunday 19 April 1998Day ride: Haytor TramwayVery wet
5 present: Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, 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.

[Very wet morning. Michael came back for car, they collected Tao and then went to the new Green Restaurant at Widecombe.]

Friday 24 April 1998Evening ride: Ashburton TracksDry and fairly warm
6 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, 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.

[Very muddy tracks behind Ashburton - water fight in river beyond Belford Mill. Oliver's chain broke at Peartree. Very enjoyable ride.]

Sunday 26 April 1998
1000-1730
Day ride: Slapton SandsFine but windy
6 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Vernon Unknown (Junior, Torquay)
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Vernon moved from Oxford to Torquay. Weather fine but windy. Budgie's shortcut to Stokenham proved very hilly. Vernon back to Torquay through Dartmouth, rest back by 5.30. Tiring day but good fun.]

Friday 1 May 1998Evening ride: SpitchwickSunny and warm
8 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, 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.

[Spitchwick for Frisbee throwing. Returned same way via Hembury. Beautiful evening.]

Sunday 3 May 1998Afternoon ride: Chalk FordSunny and warm
9 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Spent lots of time at Chalk Ford playing with Frisbees. Beautiful day.]

Tuesday 5 May 1998Evening ride (Junior): Staverton
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Claire Lash-Williams (Junior, Buckfastleigh), Craig McCracken, Jennifer Unknown (Junior, Holne)
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[First junior ride of the season. Colston Road. Back past Abham.]

Friday 8 May 1998Evening ride: Landscove
9 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Austin Loder, Phillip Oakley, Scott Riley, Edward Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Green Lane, field track to Landscove grassy track across the road - Landscove Play Park - behind Landscove down wooded track back to Green Lane.]

Sunday 10 May 1998Day ride: Rough Stuff Event
10 present: Richard Burge, Tao Burgess, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Gavin Pearson, Tom Richards, 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.

[Julian won it. Ben was best junior.]

Friday 15 May 1998
1900-2115
Evening ride: Skerraton DownHot and sunny
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Austin Loder, Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson, Scott Riley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Skerraton Down - very hot so chose a shorter ride through Dean and Nurston, played with Frisbees in a field - lots of highland cattle, beautiful evening. Home by 9.15.]

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