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Friday 12 March 1999
1900-2215
Social: Badminton
11 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Dayle Guy, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Gavin Pearson, Daniel 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 14 March 1999
1000-1655
Day ride: Slapton SandsSunny but a little cold
5 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Dayle Guy, Michael Jones
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Mainly sunny day but a little cold. 10.45 Totnes. Arrived Torcross 12.45. Ryan lost Budgie's Frisbee in the water. Home via Bow Bridge and Totnes - soft drinks at Waterman's. Home by 4.55.]

Friday 19 March 1999
1900-2215
Social: Indoor Games Evening
12 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Dayle Guy, John Hayes, Martin Hills, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, 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.

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Sunday 21 March 1999Morning ride: Avon Dam
13 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Hannah Davey (Junior, Dawlish), Jamie Davey, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Dayle Guy, Martin Hills, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Austin Loder, Peter Rushworth
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[A few light showers, sunny but very windy. Because of strong wind, changed route to Hembury Lower Track RDCP - Hembury Woods return.]

Friday 26 March 1999
1900-2215
Social: Cinema Trip, Waking Ned
8 present: Neil Ault, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Luke Fursdon, Dayle Guy, 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.

[Plymouth. Last social of the season.]

Sunday 28 March 1999Day ride: Hennock ReservoirsFine weather
10 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, John Hayes, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ashley Loder
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. Weather good. Explored tracks on both sides of two reservoirs. Delightful picnic beside one of them. Café - Bovey Tracey. Lee hurt leg on pedal so was collected from Simon's house (Ashburton).]

Friday 2 April 1999Evening ride: Staverton
12 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, John Higgs (Junior, Totnes), Margaret Higgs (Adult, Totnes), Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Austin Loder, Matthew Nichols, 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, home through Landscove.]

Sunday 4 April 1999Afternoon ride: Easter Special, Chalk Ford
10 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, John Higgs, Margaret Higgs, 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.

[Drizzly afternoon but still continued to destination where enjoyed easter eggs before returning via Scoriton, Holne, the Café Forge (where we drank tea outside in the rain because café was full) and the Lower Hembury Track.]

Friday 9 April 1999Evening ride: Skerraton DownSunny but chilly on the moor
12 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, John Higgs, Margaret Higgs, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Austin Loder, Matthew Nichols, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Sunny start to evening but quite cold and breezy on the moor with some mist on the higher Down.]

Sunday 11 April 1999
1000-1720
Day ride: Hopes NoseMainly sunny
8 present: Neil Ault, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, 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.

[Mainly sunny. Simon puncture near Caddaford. Marldon 11.10. Neil turned back at Marldon. Ice creams and cakes at Cockington. Road through Meadfoot Beach for the first time. Had lunch overlooking Thatcher Rock. Walked down to Hopes Nose, then short cut across Warberry to Edginswell, North Wilborough and Fermoy's. Broadhempston, home by 5.20.]

Friday 16 April 1999Evening ride: Landscove
8 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, 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.

[Prodhamsleigh track - muddy. Landscove - Abham and Caddaford. Extremely cold and Lee had no gloves, so others took it in turns lending him their gloves.]

Sunday 18 April 1999
1000-1615
Day ride: Bowerman's NoseVery cold but sunny
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, Simon Hopper, 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.

[Very cold but mainly sunny with a stiff breeze. 10.20 Ashburton, 10.45 Bickington. Dayle left us behind Haytor to be home for lunch, rest had lunch on Manaton Green but couldn't stay long because of the cold. Walked up to the nose then cycled Bonehill to Widecombe. Refreshments at The Green restaurant. Home by 4.15.]

Friday 23 April 1999Evening ride: Holne
11 present: Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Oliver Lindley, Ashley Loder, Austin Loder, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Problems with Colin's wheel and brakes delayed us on our journey through Michelcombe. Holne, River Dart Country Park, returning via Peartree.]

Sunday 25 April 1999Day ride: Converted to SocialHeavy rain all day
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.

[Ride had been planned to Harford, but very bad weather prompted us to stay in all day. Sorry but I don't have the attendance list for this ride - if you were out today, please let us know.]

Friday 30 April 1999
1900-2130
Evening ride: StavertonWarm and balmy
9 present: Ryan Edmondson, Andrew Guy, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Ashley Loder, Austin 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.

[Green Lane, track to Staverton Playing Field where played Frisbees while the groundsmen prepared the cricket pitch with their machines. Beautiful still balmy evening. Home via Landscove and the woodland track descent to Green Lane. Home about 9.30. ]

Sunday 2 May 1999
1415-1715
Afternoon ride: Avon DamVery hot
8 present: Neil Ault, Ryan Edmondson, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, 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 hot. Austin's derailleur jammed on spoke on the Dam path. A few got wet because it was so hot. Lots of people there. Home about 5.15.]

Friday 7 May 1999Evening ride: Spitchwick
15 present: Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Matthew Furneaux (15, Totnes), Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Austin Loder, Jamie Mercer (Junior, Totnes), Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson, Scott Riley, Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Hembury Woods - Spitchwick. Gavin threw Michael's Aerobie in the river, 5 boys went to try to get it but too cold. ]

Sunday 9 May 1999Day ride: Dartmeet Clapper BridgeFine
9 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Andrew Guy, Dayle Guy, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, 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.

[Climbed quickly through Michelcombe to Venford. Descended the bridleway for early lunch by stream at bottom. Ryan and Luke swam at Dartmeet. Tea at Badgers Holt café. Climbed Dartmeet hill. Spent an hour at Spitchwick finding the missing Frisbee from Friday night. Fine all day despite forecast of rain in the afternoon. ]

Tuesday 11 May 1999Evening ride (Junior): Staverton Island
17 present: Andy Bowen (Adult, Totnes), Victoria Bowen (Junior, Totnes), Ryan Edmondson, Jordan Fielder (Junior, Totnes), Mr Fielder (Adult, Totnes), Colin Ford, Matthew Furneaux, Michael Jones, Dominic Klinkenberg (10, Totnes), Trudy Klinkenberg (Adult, Totnes), Michael Maslin (Junior, Totnes), Sean Nicholson, Dave Ramsden (Adult, Ashburton), Jasmine Ramsden (Junior, Ashburton), Scott Riley, Andrew Selley (Junior, Totnes), David Stuckey (Junior, Totnes)
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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Friday 14 May 1999Evening ride: Chalk Ford
12 present: Neil Ault, Tao Burgess, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Matthew Furneaux, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Jamie Mercer, Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson, Daniel Smith
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Lee turned back at Buckfast.]

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