Hello from Cheddar

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bridgy, 27 Apr 2010.

  1. bridgy

    bridgy Guru

    Hello all - great website, full of very useful info and having lurked here for a while I thought I ought to say hello and make some posts of my own!

    I currently ride a Trek 7500 Hybrid which I've had about a year when (before that I'd always ridden mountain bikes). I'm really enjoying my cycling now and am in training for the Isle of Wight Randonnee this coming Sunday (100km) - I've done it 5 or 6 times before and it's a great incentive to get fit for the summer!

    Now of course I'm craving after getting a proper road bike when I can justify the expense...!
  2. colly

    colly Re member eR

    Hi Bridgy,:biggrin:

    Nice to have you along.
  3. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Atop a Ti
    Hello bridgy and welcome to CycleChat... save up them pennies and go get that road bike
  4. Speck

    Speck Oldest Teenager In Town

    Nr Bath
    Welcome bridgy, Cheddar must be the centre of the CycleChat universe, there's quite a few members round there.
  5. mossy

    mossy New Member

    Hi and Welcome
  6. BlueDog

    BlueDog Veteran

    Hi Bridgy,

    Another member from "Gorge-ous" Cheddar eh?

    There are a couple of others from the area doing the IOW this Sunday, whislt some others are doing a more gentle ride to the coast. They can all be found on the Somerset Levellers Group.

    Hope to see you around at some point.
  7. ColinJ

    ColinJ It's a puzzle ...

    Welcome to CC, bridgy.

    I just watched a TV programme from Cheddar Gorge - it looks very nice round there!
  8. OP

    bridgy Guru

    Thanks for the welcomes guys and thanks BlueDog for the link to the Somerset Levellers Group - shame it looks like admin are closing that part of the Forum, but good to know who the other "locals" are! Maybe I can join you guys on a ride some time (assuming I can keep up!)

    ColinJ - it is indeed fantastic countryside round here - its why I now enjoy my cycling so much, and my regular climbs of Cheddar Gorge have done wonders for my fitness!!
  9. ComedyPilot

    ComedyPilot Secret Lemonade Drinker

    Hello and welcome, enjoy the ride, now get stuck in to the forums - see ya in the cafe.
  10. BlueDog

    BlueDog Veteran

    We'll get on just fine :evil:
  11. bauldbairn

    bauldbairn New Member

    Hello and Welcome to the CC forums. :rofl:
  12. Iainj837

    Iainj837 Über Member

    Street, Somerset
    Hi Bridgy, welcom to Cycle Chat.
    Yes you would be welcome on our rides, I am from Blackford so not far from you.
    It was shame about the weather today though, as we were due to go for a junt so missed out on the cake and coffee.

    Regards Iain
  13. Iainj837

    Iainj837 Über Member

    Street, Somerset
    We will have to set up a cycling club.
    Chedder Cycling Club.
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