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Sunday 11 October 1998Day ride: MothecombeSunny and warm
4 present: Richard Burge, 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.

[Lovely day, plenty of sunshine. 10.50 South Brent, 11.00 Avonwick. Tide fully in when we arrived at Mothecombe, but it swept out very quickly. Spent 1½ hours on the beach. Returned via Ermington, Ivybridge and the Olive Tree Centre. Lee struggled with heavy rucksack.]

Friday 16 October 1998
1900-2215
Social: Video Evening, Babylon 5
9 present: Neil Ault, 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.

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Sunday 18 October 1998Morning ride: Avon DamSunny, bright and fresh
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Edward Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Cold but sunny start, turned into a beautiful ride, bright and fresh. Usual route to Dam, return was a little wet and boggy in places.]

Friday 23 October 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
9 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Phillip Oakley, David Wafer, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Philip did not stay for the whole evening.]

Sunday 25 October 1998Day ride: Blackingstone Rock
6 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[10.20 Ashburton, 11.00 Chudleigh Bridge. Lunch at Blackingstone Rock.]

Friday 30 October 1998
1900-2215
Social: Ten-pin Bowling
11 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Matthew Nichols (12, Bristol), Phil Nichols (Adult, Bristol), 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.

[Had guests Philip and Matthew Nichols, Michael's cousins from Bristol. Philip was winner of both games. Ian did not stay for the whole evening.]

Sunday 1 November 1998
1415-1700
Afternoon ride: OwleySunny but increasingly cold
7 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Luke Fursdon, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Sunny periods but increasingly cold. Owley - lanes like rivers. Olive Tree café (because of the cold). Home by 5.00 ish.]

Friday 6 November 1998
1845-2215
Social: Cinema Trip, Antz
9 present: Neil Ault, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson, Ian Yolland
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 November 1998Day ride: Lustleigh CleaveMainly sunny
5 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Simon Hopper, 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.

[10.20 Ashburton, 11.00 Bovey Tracey. Mainly sunny. Lustleigh café closed November to March! Lustleigh Cleave track looked very muddy so went to North Bovey instead. Returned via the Green Café at Widecombe.]

Friday 13 November 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
9 present: Neil Ault, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, John Hayes, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, 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.

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Saturday 14 November 1998
1530-2300
Weekend ride: Maypool YH Day 1Very wet start
4 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Very wet start - Michael went by car - bought cakes from Safeways - got to hostel about 6pm. Spent evening cooking meal, played Pool and Table Tennis. Hostel cold but slept well.]

Sunday 15 November 1998
0800-1615
Weekend ride: Maypool YH Day 2Sunny and warm
4 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Beautiful sunshine all day but cold wind near coast. Went to Berry Head - Brixham harbour for coffee. Broadsands for lunch. Past model planes at Red Post. Home by 4.15. Very good weekend.]

Wednesday 18 November 1998
1900-2215
Social: Swimming, Torquay
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ashley Loder, Gavin Pearson, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Ruan was at the hospital with a suspected broken finger. Think it was Ashley Loder, but could possibly have been Austin.]

Friday 20 November 1998
1900-2215
Social: Musiz Quiz
13 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson, Ian Yolland
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 November 1998Morning ride: Ten Commandments Stone
9 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, 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.

[Very good ride up to Ten Commandments Stone. Excellent views but a cold wind. Returned to Round House café at Buckland for refreshments, then home via Spitchwick.]

Friday 27 November 1998Social: Badminton
8 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Ian Yolland

Sunday 29 November 1998Day ride: Haccombe
7 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Dayle Guy, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Edward Smith, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Michael by car. 10.20 Ashburton, 11.10 Newton Abbot. Explored all tracks around Haccombe. Lunch at Coffinswell, afternoon tea at Fermoy's. Ryan got a puncture near Stoneycombe and nobody had a puncture repair kit that worked.]

Friday 4 December 1998
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
9 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson, Ian Yolland
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 6 December 1998
1415-1730
Afternoon ride: East OgwellCold
10 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Luke Fursdon, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Edward Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Cold. Went as far as West Ogwell before cold and descending gloom forced us to return via Denbury. Home by 5.30.]

Friday 11 December 1998
1900-2215
Social: Give Us a Clue
6 present: Neil Ault, Ryan Edmondson, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder
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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