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Friday 9 July 1999Evening ride: LambsdownSunny and warm
11 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Colin Ford, Luke Fursdon, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Dominic Klinkenberg, Phillip Oakley, Gavin Pearson, Jerry Unknown (Junior, Devon), Ian Yolland
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Scott and Austin came to the start but then went elsewhere. Dean Prior, Lambsdown, Frisbees, home by 9.30. Superb sunny evening.]

Sunday 11 July 1999
1000-1620
Day ride: Manaton WaterVery hot
8 present: Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, John Hayes, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, 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.

[Very hot. Luke slow at start. 10.20 Ashburton, 11.00 Bovey Tracey. Lunch by cobbled bridge over Manaton Water. Afternono tea at Widecombe. Home by 4.20]

Friday 16 July 1999Evening ride: LandscoveDry start, rain later
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Dominic Klinkenberg, 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.

[Peartree Cross, Chuley Cross, took track towards Beaston (a bit overgrown at first). Returned home via Green Lane as rain began to set in. Michael over handlebars on the woodland track to Combe, sustained a cracked rib.]

Saturday 17 July 1999
1000-2300
Weekend ride: Beer YH Day 1Perfect weather
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Perfect weather all weekend. Julian had wheel checked and trued at the Mountain Bike Centre, Ashburton, then got a puncture. Simon waited for him at the Budgie Box, Caton, and finally got to Starcross Ferry at 12.45. Had lunch, then took 1pm ferry and then proceeded with all speed for tea at Sidmouth, stopping only at Otterton for the summer fete on 'Green'. Played Frisbee in Sidmouth Park. Long hot climb. Branscombe café had closed at 5pm. Arrived at hostel at 6pm. Had supper outside on tables overlooking the garden. Ryan and Gavin playing football with other children staying at the hostel before we went for a walk on the beach. Ryan and Gavin bought puddings from hostel before bed.]

Sunday 18 July 1999
0800-1755
Weekend ride: Beer YH Day 2Perfect weather
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Gavin Pearson
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Leisurely start with breakfast outside again. More Frisbee throwing, then straight to Newton Poppleford for morning coffee and "Very Chocolatey" pudding - very good café. Lunch at Woodbury Common. Gruelling ride home via Exeter Ship Canal, Shillingford St George. Home by 5.55]

Tuesday 20 July 1999Evening ride (Junior): Holne
7 present: Michael Jones, Dominic Klinkenberg, Trudy Klinkenberg, Michael Maslin, Gavin Pearson, Andrew Selley, David Stuckey
Report to be written from the following notes made at the time - please write a full report if you remember the details.

[Hembury Woods, Holne Play Park with some Frisbee throwing, return via Lower Hembury Track.]

Friday 23 July 1999Evening ride: Spitchwick
11 present: Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Lee Jordan, Dominic Klinkenberg, Oliver Lindley, Jamie Mercer, 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.

[Spitchwick for Frisbees. Home via Buckland.]

Sunday 25 July 1999
1000-1600
Day ride: Redlake TramwayVery hot, blue skies
7 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Michael Jones, 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.

[Very hot with no cloud. 10.50 South Brent, 11.00 Avonwick. Reached Ugborough Beacon by 12.00. Managed to find one corner of shade on rocks for lunch. Home by 4.00 via Cross Furzes.]

Thursday 29 July 1999Evening ride (Junior): Landscove
5 present: Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Trudy Klinkenberg, Andrew Selley, David Stuckey
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[Pear Tree Cross, Chuley Cross, Farm field track, stoney track, Baddaford, field track to Landscove. Home via Green Lane.]

Friday 30 July 1999Evening ride: Landscove
7 present: Julian Duquemin, Simon Hopper, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, 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.

[Ryan home with damaged finger again. Identical ride to Thursday night except return via Caddaford instead of Green Lane.]

Sunday 1 August 1999Afternoon ride: Gatcombe Tracks
5 present: Neil Ault, Richard Burge, Ryan Edmondson, Michael Jones, Ian Yolland
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[Decided to go to Landscove - Mother Hubbard's Tea Rooms - instead of Gatcombe.]

Monday 2 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 1 Home to Slaidburn YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Tuesday 3 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 2 Slaidburn to Malham YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Wednesday 4 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 3 Malham to Aysgarth Falls YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Thursday 5 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 4 Aysgarth Falls to Dentdale YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Friday 6 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 5 Dentdale to Keld YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Friday 6 August 1999Evening ride: Unknown Destination
2 present: Julian Duquemin, Simon Hopper
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[Michael away in Yorkshire.]

Saturday 7 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 6 Keld to Langdon Beck YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Sunday 8 August 1999Tour: Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines Day 7 Langdon Beck to Greenhead YH
7 present: Ryan Edmondson, Luke Fursdon, Ben Graham (10, Morpeth), John Hayes, Michael Jones, Oliver Lindley, Gavin Pearson
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Sunday 8 August 1999Day ride: Higher Ashton
3 present: Richard Burge, Julian Duquemin, Simon Hopper
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[10.20 Ashburton, 11.00 Chudleigh Bridge. Michael away in Yorkshire.]

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