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Friday 14 August 1998Evening ride: Unknown Destination
4 present: Julian Duquemin, 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.

[Report missing. Ride led by Julian.]

Sunday 16 August 1998Day ride: Cotley Castle
5 present: Charles Acland, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Lee Jordan, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Budgie ride. 10.20 Ashburton, 11.00 Chudleigh Bridge. Jon Evans from Totnes was "Football Referee Kids"]

Friday 21 August 1998Evening ride: Cancelled
0 present:
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[No ride.]

Sunday 23 August 1998Day ride: Bovey Protest Ride
5 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Ride led by Budgie.]

Friday 28 August 1998Evening ride: Spitchwick
8 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Phillip Oakley, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Spitchwick - Frisbees.]

Sunday 30 August 1998
0930-1730
Day ride: Plym Valley CyclewayHot and sunny
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[10:20 South Brent, 10:30 Avonwick. Usual route, made good progress so had lunch further up the path. This time took track to Princetown. Arrived by 3.30. Home by 5.30. Excellent ride. Weather: hot and sunny.]

Friday 4 September 1998Evening ride: StavertonDry
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, 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.

[Green Lane, Staverton, played with Frisbees in the park. Home via Landscove area and Green Lane. Dry evening after a very wet day.]

Sunday 6 September 1998Afternoon ride: OwleyHeavy, lengthening showers
5 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Gavin Pearson, Fynn Unknown (Junior, Totnes)
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Heavy, lengthening showers so agreed a short ride to Hembury Woods. Can anyone confirm that our new rider was Fynn Lapthorn?]

Tuesday 8 September 1998
1830
Evening ride (Junior): Staverton Tracks
6 present: Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder, David Loder, Sue Loder, Craig McCracken
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Colston Road, Craig stung by a wasp, Staverton. Explored new path past the church. Home via Caddaford.]

Friday 11 September 1998
1900
Evening ride: Avon DamWindy but dry
8 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson, Edward Smith, James Unknown
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[James was a friend of Edward Smith. Avon Dam. Almost dark when we got there so adventurous return across the moor. Windy but dry.]

Sunday 13 September 1998
1000-1625
Day ride: Mamhead ObeliskDry with sunnt periods, windy
6 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Bob Legg (Adult, UK), Oliver Lindley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Michael and Ryan hadn't fixed punctures which caused unnecessary delays. 25 minutes late at Gappah where Budgie was waiting in disgust! Took hilly route via Ashcombe but still arrived at the Obelisk at 12.15. Ryan performed very well. Home via Haldon, Chudleigh and Bovey Tracey. Home by 4.25. A bit windy but dry with sunny periods. This ride was advertised as a DATC ride, so Bob attended to gain the ride points for that competition.]

Friday 18 September 1998
1900-2130
Evening ride: River Dart Country Park
6 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Ashburton road - Colin had a puncture. Continued through RDCP then took a dark track up through woods. Oliver's light broke. Home by 9.30.]

Saturday 19 September 1998
1415-2300
Weekend ride: Salcombe YH Day 1Warm and sunny
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Perfect summer weekend. South Brent to pick up John Hayes, Avonwick, California Cross. Avon Mill café (Loddiswell). Arrived at Salcombe about 6pm. Michael felt a little ill but recovered in time fo rhte walk. Had large front dormitory.]

Sunday 20 September 1998Weekend ride: Salcombe YH Day 2Warm and sunny
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Lee came off his bike. Played on beach. Ferry to East Portlemouth café. Different route via South Pool, and hilly route to Beesands where we had an extended lunch playing on beach. Walked around the beach to Torcross (as tide was out). Then quickest route home via Diptford and Rattery.]

Tuesday 22 September 1998Evening ride (Junior): River Dart Country Park
9 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder, David Loder, Sue Loder, Craig McCracken, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Half hour delay by Ian's accident cycling down to the start. Ian went home. Lower Hembury track to River Dart Country Park. Home via Pridhamsleigh.]

Friday 25 September 1998Evening ride: BuckfastHeavy rain
6 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Heavy rain. Gavin caused delays at the start - brakes not properly adjusted. Made it to cross roads behind Buckfast, then decided to go home.]

Sunday 27 September 1998Day ride: ShallowfordMainly dry with some heavy showers
5 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Edward Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Mainly dry but a couple of prolonged heavy showers. Lunch under trees near road. Manatone to Houndtor road. Tea at Green Restaurant, Widecombe. Southcombe Hill. Home via New Bridge. Good ride.]

Friday 2 October 1998
1900-2215
Social: Annual General Meeting
8 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Phillip Oakley, Edward Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Michael was elected Section Secretary, Oliver as Section Delegate, Julian as Treasurer. Edward was elected Publicity Officer, assisted by Ryan and Lee.

Agreed to have one Grade 3 (harder) ride each month from May to August .. Proposed by Oliver. Agreed to have a camping trip before Christmas, proposed by Lee. Agreed to introduce new social ideas including chocolate tasting, and pizzas with video. Michael reminded everyone of the importance of CTC membership, for insurance and legal purposes.]

Sunday 4 October 1998
1415-1730
Afternoon ride: CancelledSunny
0 present:
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Nobody at the start except Michael and Ryan, so the ride was cancelled. Disappointing start for the new season, especially as very good October weather. Raft Race was on today.]

Friday 9 October 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
5 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Phillip Oakley, Edward Smith
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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