The 2016 Half Century (50 km or 50 mile) A Month Challenge

Discussion in 'CycleChat Monthly Challenges' started by ColinJ, 21 Dec 2015.

  1. steverob

    steverob Über Member

    Location:
    Buckinghamshire
    Just posting this so I can say I completed the challenge! Rest of my December rides will follow at the end of the month as usual.

    11th December - 31.1 miles (solo) - home, Stoke Mandeville, Marsh, Longwick, Haddenham, Chearsley, Upper Winchendon, Eythrope, long lap of Aylesbury to ensure I reached 50km, home - 1 point

    Total so far: 75 points
     
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  2. 13 rider

    13 rider Guru

    Location:
    leicester
    Running total 62 points
    Oct 25th 105 miles 4 points
    Anstey ,Kegworth ,Gotham around the Vale of Belvoir ,Asfordby ,Rothley ,Cropston
    Oct 29th 51.05 miles 2 points
    Anstey ,Quorn ,Sileby ,Normanton on Soar ,Long Whatton ,Shepshed ,Anstey
    Oct 30th 50.8 miles 2 Points
    Anstey ,Thurcaston ,Frolesworth ,Kirby Mallery ,Ratby ,Anstey
    Nov 6th 36.2 miles 1 point
    Anstey Swithland ,Quorn ,Sileby ,Cossington ,Anstey
    Nov 13th 60.6 miles 2 points
    Anstey,Gaddesby, Nice pies cafe ,Anstey
    Nov 19th 51.7 miles 2 points
    Anstey,Gilmorton ,Anstey
    Nov 20th 33.5 miles 1 point
    Anstey ,St Bernards Abbey ,Quorn ,Anstey
    Nov 26th 32.5 miles 1 point
    Anstey ,Wymeswold , Anstey
    Nov 27th 50.4 miles 2 points
    Anstey ,Market Bosworth ,Ratcliffe Culley ,Anstey
    Dec 4th 31.4 mile 1 point
    Anstey ,Ragdale ,Anstey
    Dec 11th 52.2 miles 2 points
    Anstey ,Newton Burgoland ,Market Bosworth ,Desford ,Anstey
     
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  3. Lilliburlero

    Lilliburlero Pro sandbagger

    Location:
    South Derbyshire
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  4. Here we are then, 50+ klicks done in December.

    https://www.strava.com/activities/799690144

    I believe this makes me compliant with the requirements of the 50km per month challenge.

    A good thing, this challenge malarkey, it's kept me in the saddle!
     
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  5. Osprey

    Osprey Über Member

    Location:
    Swansea
    16th Jan. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey and return. 1 point
    23rd Jan. Circuit of Gower
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Knelston, Fairwood Common, Three Crosses, Llanmorlais. 1point
    30th Jan. Valley and Bay.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    5th Feb
    . Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley,
    Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    13th Feb. Amman Valley.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Ammanford and return. 1 point
    27th Feb. Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.

    5th Mar.
    North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Mar. Swiss Valley.
    38 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton. 1 point.
    19th Mar. Clyne Valley & Swansea Bay
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    3rd April.
    Western Gower.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossili, Llangenith, Llanmadoc and return. 1 point
    17th April. Swiss Valley
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Cynheidre and return. 1 point
    23rd April. Margam
    50 miles, Llanmorlais, Clyne Valley, Swansea Bay, Fabian Way, Baglan Bay, Aberafan Bay, Margam and return. 2 points

    7th May. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    14th May. Commons and Bays.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    25th May. Bwlch and Rhigos
    44 miles. Neath, Cimla, Afan Valley, Bwlch, Treorchy, Treherbert, Rhigos, Hirwaun, GlynNeath and Neath. 1 point

    11th June. Swiss Valley
    36 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton and home. 1 point.
    18th June. Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point

    23rd July North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    30th July Cinder Trail, Yorkshire.
    33 miles, Filey, Scarborough, Ravenscar, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby. 1 point

    3rd Aug North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    6th Aug Swansea Valley
    42 miles, Clyne valley, Swansea bay, maritime quarter, Llansamlet, Clydach, Pontardawe, Velindre, Gorseinon. 1 point

    17th Sept. Gower Loop.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Reynoldston, Fairwood Common, Killay, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 Point

    29th Oct. Welshmoor loop.
    35 miles. Llanmorlais, Llanrhidian, Welshmoor, Three Crossess, Dunvant, Gowerton x 2 loops. 1 point

    6th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Nov. Valley and Bay
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Blackpill, Mumbles, Blackpill, Maritime quarter, Clyne valley and return. 1 point
    26th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point

    11th Dec Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point

    Total points so far for 2016 - 28
     
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  6. Sbudge

    Sbudge Cyclist

    10th January 59.6km (https://www.strava.com/activities/467203674) - 1 point...and 1 puncture
    17th January 73.5km (https://www.strava.com/activities/472416253) - 1 point ... and 2 decidedly chilly punctures!
    23rd January 82.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/476690413) - 2 points ...and another puncture, I'm starting to think this is personal! First imperial half.
    30th January 84.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/481743570) - 2 points, no punctures, 1 'off' :-)
    7th February 50.8km (https://www.strava.com/activities/487999499) - 1 point, 1 puncture. Wet and windy but fun.
    20th February 103.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/497884743) - 3 points, no punctures (!!). Very wet, very windy. First metric century.
    28th February 50.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/504330658) - 1 point, no punctures (again). Crong, Whiteleaf, Kopp, Lodge and Dunsmore Hills.
    6th March 136.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/510302081) - 3 points. Longest so far.
    13th March 57.8km (https://www.strava.com/activities/515871683) - 1 point. Same as 28th Feb but with extra hills!
    19th March 80.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/521108876) - 2 points, 1 puncture. Another breezy and chilly ride. 1400m of climbs, hard but rewarding
    2nd April 102.9km (https://www.strava.com/activities/533589970) - 3 points, first vertical mile of climbing (1720m)
    8th April 55.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/539333100) - 1 point, easy flat run
    9th April 68.9km (https://www.strava.com/activities/540177663) - 1 point, first time for half centuries in consecutive days.
    17th April 117.5km (https://www.strava.com/activities/548326734) - 3 points, 10 x 10%+ climbs too, a tough one (well, for me :-) ).
    23rd April 80.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/554415060) - 2 points, another hilly one, aiming for 7.5km of ascent in April...nearly there.
    30th April 107.9km (https://www.strava.com/activities/560937187) - 3 points, 8,859m climbing for April...not sure I'll do that again.
    8th May 123.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/569835229) - 3 points, Ride Chartridge Sportive:- sunny fast and hilly...perfect
    22nd May, 51.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/584149182) - 1 point, short but rather hilly, lovely ride.
    29th May, 119.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/592022452) - 3 points, introducing Mike R to the Chilterns...so 2,200m of climbs!!
    5th June, 108.8km (https://www.strava.com/activities/598803411) - 3 points, Nightrider London 2016 with an extra Swain's Lane for 'fun'.
    11th June, 163.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/605909039) - 4 points, first 100 miler, lovely flattish loop (1400m or so)
    19th June, 50.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/613892786) - 1 point, welcome to a wet Wales...fun though
    21st June, 68.6km (https://www.strava.com/activities/616344465) - 1 point, a few lovely longer climbs and my first Strava 'Cat 2'
    25th June, 55.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/620256315) - 1 point (!), Devil's Staircase from both directions, really quite evil.
    3rd July, 57.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/628503218) - 1 point, gentle Sunday morning anti-stress ride (with a few hills)
    10th July, 148km (https://www.strava.com/activities/636417646) - 3 points, Bucks Bumps Sportive...wind, rain and some evil *** put the hills at the end!
    17th July, 50.5km (https://www.strava.com/activities/643694665) - 1 point, only time for a quickie.
    23rd July, 141.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/650758169) - 3 points, lazy Summer ride, quite warm too. :-)
    30th July, 101.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/658651175) - 3 points, very enjoyable rollercoaster.
    6th August, 112km (https://www.strava.com/activities/666629814) - 3 points, beautiful Summer ride
    14th August, 51.6km (https://www.strava.com/activities/675794137) - 1 point, flattish fifty. Tried to push the pace a little (for me), it was fun.
    17th August, 206.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/679709845) - 4 points, first double century. Just rode East until I ran out of land.
    29th August, 80.5km (https://www.strava.com/activities/693215726) - 2 points, hills, family ride, more hills ..and two punctures for good measure :-)
    4th September, 117.6km (https://www.strava.com/activities/700397449) - 3 points, Sunday ride with Steve, mainly flat but with a nice sting at the end.
    9th October, 118.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/739636659) - 3 points, Back on the bike after a very persistent cold! Yippee (it rained).
    16th October, 66.0km (https://www.strava.com/activities/746444680) - 1 point, needed a wetsuit and disc brakes ...had neither!
    20th October, 62.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/750580931) - 1 point, down to Richmond Park for a quick 50.
    30th October, 101.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/760690664) - 3 points, mists, leaves and a mile of ascent!
    5th November, 86.8km (https://www.strava.com/activities/766631278) - 2 points, windy, cold & hilly. Nice though.
    13th November, 77.6km (https://www.strava.com/activities/774375625) - 1 point, glorious Autumn day, lovely gentle ride.
    19th November, 110.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/779838830) - 3 points, Winter is here it seems.
    26th November, 50.9km (https://www.strava.com/activities/786002096) - 1 point, Short and lumpy.
    4th December, 102.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/793443622) - 3 points, Birthday ride, half century challenged completed on my 50th.
    11th December, 101.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/799710052) - 3 points, muddy, 2 offs, flaky Strava and a puncture. Story in Chatzone.

    Running total: 92 points
     
  7. ShooglyDougie

    ShooglyDougie Über Member

    Location:
    Newtongrange
    With December ^_^.
     
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  8. OP
    OP
    ColinJ

    ColinJ A big clot!

    January 22nd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Blackstone Edge, A58, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    February 3rd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 11th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden plus another couple of miles up and down the A646 to get the full distance in. 1 point.

    March 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack, Draper Ln/Lee Wood Rd, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale climb, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 19th: 82 km (51 miles) forum ride. Todmorden, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake, Milnrow, Newhey, Denshaw, Buckstones, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood, Pike End, Baitings, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Craggies cafe, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Long Causeway, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Carr Rd, Sourhall, Todmorden. 2 points.

    March 31st: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, (lunch stop at a friend's house in HB to put new memory and software on her Linux laptop), A646, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 3rd: 109 km (68 miles). forum ride, Whalley, Cow Ark, Whitewell, Trough of Bowland, Conder Green, Inglewehite, Longridge, Ribchester, Billington, Whalley. 3 points.

    April 10th: 127 km (79 miles), SITD audax ride with 3 CCers. Todmorden, Hebden Bridge Oxenhope, Stanbury, Laneshaw Bridge, Black Lane Ends, Earby, West Marton, Gargrave, Cracoe, Burnsall, Appletreewick, Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey, Halton East, Draughton, Cringles, Silsden, Steeton, Keighley, Haworth Brow, Oxenhope, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 3 points.

    April 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Road, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, (coffee stop at a friend's house in HB), VERY STEEP Moss Lane climb with short walk at the top up the footpath to Lee Wood Road, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Road, Eastwood Road, descent to Cross Stone Rd, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 19th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Road, Lee Wood, Slack, Widdop Rd, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Shore Road, Cornholme, Portsmouth, Carr Road, Sourhall, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 20th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, A646, Todmorden. 1 point

    April 22nd: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet friends at a cafe, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Todmorden and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 1st: 120 km (75 miles). Tour de Yorkshire sportive from Scarborough plus the rides down from the event car park to the start and back again afterwards. 3 points

    May 5th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet a friend for a coffee, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Todmorden up the hill to my sister's property and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 7th: 119 km (74 miles). (My Rivington forum ride) Todmorden, A646, Holme Chapel, Mereclough, Burnley, Fence, Old Roman Road, Whalley, York, Parsonage Reservoir, Mellor, Samlesbury Bottoms, Hoghton, Brindle, Top o' th' Lane, Johnson's Hillock, White Coppice, Anglezarke Reservoir, Rivington Reservoir, Rivington (cafe stop at bottom of Sheep House Lane), Belmont, Turton Moor, Entwistle Station, Edgworth, Hawkshaw, Holcombe/Ramsbottom, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Rossendale valley, Bacup, Sharneyford, Todmorden. 3 points.

    May 15th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cragg Rd, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, round the block to get my full 50 km/31 miles in. 1 point.

    May 24th, 54 km (34 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge (coffee & flapjack with friends), Heptonstall. Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Lancs/WYorks border, Kebs Rd, Eastwood Rd, Gt Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod, Meadow Bottom/Hole Bottom (!) Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    May 27th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd climb, cafe stop with pal in village, Slack Top, Widdop Rd to Thursden summit and back to Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Windfarm, BSH again, Great Rock, CSR, Tod. 1 point.

    June 4th, 195 km (122 miles). My 2016 Cheshire '200' ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    June 23rd, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, (A646), Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, (A646), Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    June 25th, 182 km (113 miles). The 2016 Humber Bridge forum ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    July 3rd, 125 km (78 miles). My 2016, Yorkshire Dales ride from Settle - details HERE. 3 points.

    July 8th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stone Rd, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point.

    July 12th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Mankinholes, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Bacup Rd, Sharneyford, Bacup, Deerplay, Crown Point, Manchester Rd, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    July 17th, 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Colden, Slack, Lee Wood, Hebden Bridge (cafe stop with family), then back the same way to Coal Clough windfarm where I u-turned and returned to BSH, then Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    August 6th, 103 km (64 miles). My Wray forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 17th, 123 km (76 miles). My Gargrave forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 23rd, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall (cafe stop), Slack, Widdop, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Southward Bottom, A646, Holme Chapel, Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    August 26th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, Hebden Bridge, Pecket Well, Old Town, Midgley, Booth, Solomon Hill, Luddenden Foot, Jerry Fields Rd, Cat Lane, Steep Lane, High Stones Rd, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Todmorden, local loop to get the 50 km in. 1 point.

    August 29th, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge Old Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cat Ln, Jerry Fields Rd, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Booth, Jerusalem Ln, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    September 3rd, 111 km (69 miles). Isle of Mull forum ride. To Oban on main road. Ferry to Craignure on Mull. Clockwise loop, Craignure, Glen More, descend to junction with B8035, west coast to Gruline, shortcut across the island to Salen. Cafe stop there. South back to Craignure. Another cafe, waiting for ferry. Ferry back to Oban. Ride back on quiet scenic roads. 3 points.

    September 6th, 103 km (64 miles). Connel, scenic road to Kilmore, A-road south, forest singletrack road to Loch Awe, Glen Nant to Taynuilt, Glen Lonan back to scenic road from ride out, Connel. 3 points.

    September 11th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Littleborough, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    September 15th, 80 km (50 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Cotton Stones, Mill Bank, Ripponden, Ripponden Bank, Barkisland, Krumlin, Penny Hill, Pole Moor, Tour of Scammonden reservoir, crossed M62, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood reservoir, Booth Wood, Baitings reservoir, A58, Blackstone Edge, 'royd, HB, Hept Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Tod. 2 points.

    September 24th, 135 km (84 miles). Nickyboy's Leeds-Scarborough wind-assisted forum ride. 3 points.

    October 1st, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Calder Valley Cycleway, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Cragg Vale. 'royd, cycleway, HB, Tod. 1 point.

    October 2nd, 67 km (42 miles). Tod, Cross Stone Rd, Hey Head Ln, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack Top, Widdop, Thursden, Coldwell, Clarion House, Trawden, Laneshaw Bridge, Scar Top, Oldfield, Oakworth, Ponden reservoir, Stanbury, Haworth, Penistone Hill, Oxenhope, Cock Hill, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point

    October 9th, 127 km (79 miles). Cycled from Tod to 'royd. Did 'Season of Mists' audax with Littgull and PMarkey (> 2,500 m of climbing). Cycled back to Tod. 3 points.

    October 15th, 52 km (32 miles). Tod, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake Pavilion Cafe, Littleborough, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    October 23rd, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale (being overtaken at speed by lots of competitors on the annual hillclimb event up there!), High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Tod. 1 point.

    November 5th, 85 km (53 miles). Forum ride - Todmorden, A646 to Rose Grove, Padiham Greenway, Padiham, Old Roman Road through Read, Spring Wood, Whalley, Mitton, Bashall Eaves, Cow Ark, Kitchens, Fell Rd down to Waddington (cafe stop), Bashall Town, Mitton and back by roads that we came out on ... Second cafe stop in Tod. 2 points.

    November 14th, 67 km (42 miles). Mini-forum ride - Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Cock Hill, Oxenhope, Haworth, Oldfield, Scar Top, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden, Clarion House, Coldwell, Thursden, Widdop, Slack, Heptonstall (cafe), Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    November 30th, 52 km (33 miles): (Testing new home-built singlespeed bike - see my recent 'What have you fettled today' posts.) Todmorden, A646 to Manchester Rd traffic lights on fringes of Burnley, then U-turn and back through Tod towards Hebden Bridge, turned up Woodhouse Rd and got up most of it but had to walk 2 steep sections before Lumbutts Rd, descended to Hollins Rd, Walsden, Littleborough, U-turn and back to Tod, a couple of km short so nipped into Centre Vale park and did them there (note to self: avoid park when adjacent school has just finished for the day - hundreds of teenagers staggering about in the way!) The extra kms were not needed because as soon as I got home my new electric heater packed up so I rode back to the shops to exchange it for a new one! 1 point.

    December 3rd, 53 km (33 miles): (Singlespeed bike again.) Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake cafe, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Tod, 3/4 of way to Hebden Bridge on A646 a second time to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 12th, 64 km (40 miles): (Singlespeed bike) Todmorden, A646, Manchester Rd Burnley, u-turn, A646, Tod, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Tod, and a bit more on A646 to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    Total points so far in 2016: 77.
     
    Last edited: 14 Dec 2016
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  9. Jon George

    Jon George Mamil and couldn't care less

    Location:
    Suffolk an' Good
    13th December
    Ipswich (IP3) - Ipswich (IP4) - Ipswich (IP1)
    51.2 km (according to Google maps) See 50km Chatzone for details.
    1 Point

    Running Total: 52 Points.
     
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  10. OP
    OP
    ColinJ

    ColinJ A big clot!

    January 22nd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Blackstone Edge, A58, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    February 3rd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 11th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden plus another couple of miles up and down the A646 to get the full distance in. 1 point.

    March 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack, Draper Ln/Lee Wood Rd, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale climb, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 19th: 82 km (51 miles) forum ride. Todmorden, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake, Milnrow, Newhey, Denshaw, Buckstones, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood, Pike End, Baitings, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Craggies cafe, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Long Causeway, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Carr Rd, Sourhall, Todmorden. 2 points.

    March 31st: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, (lunch stop at a friend's house in HB to put new memory and software on her Linux laptop), A646, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 3rd: 109 km (68 miles). forum ride, Whalley, Cow Ark, Whitewell, Trough of Bowland, Conder Green, Inglewehite, Longridge, Ribchester, Billington, Whalley. 3 points.

    April 10th: 127 km (79 miles), SITD audax ride with 3 CCers. Todmorden, Hebden Bridge Oxenhope, Stanbury, Laneshaw Bridge, Black Lane Ends, Earby, West Marton, Gargrave, Cracoe, Burnsall, Appletreewick, Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey, Halton East, Draughton, Cringles, Silsden, Steeton, Keighley, Haworth Brow, Oxenhope, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 3 points.

    April 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Road, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, (coffee stop at a friend's house in HB), VERY STEEP Moss Lane climb with short walk at the top up the footpath to Lee Wood Road, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Road, Eastwood Road, descent to Cross Stone Rd, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 19th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Road, Lee Wood, Slack, Widdop Rd, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Shore Road, Cornholme, Portsmouth, Carr Road, Sourhall, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 20th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, A646, Todmorden. 1 point

    April 22nd: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet friends at a cafe, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Todmorden and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 1st: 120 km (75 miles). Tour de Yorkshire sportive from Scarborough plus the rides down from the event car park to the start and back again afterwards. 3 points

    May 5th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet a friend for a coffee, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Todmorden up the hill to my sister's property and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 7th: 119 km (74 miles). (My Rivington forum ride) Todmorden, A646, Holme Chapel, Mereclough, Burnley, Fence, Old Roman Road, Whalley, York, Parsonage Reservoir, Mellor, Samlesbury Bottoms, Hoghton, Brindle, Top o' th' Lane, Johnson's Hillock, White Coppice, Anglezarke Reservoir, Rivington Reservoir, Rivington (cafe stop at bottom of Sheep House Lane), Belmont, Turton Moor, Entwistle Station, Edgworth, Hawkshaw, Holcombe/Ramsbottom, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Rossendale valley, Bacup, Sharneyford, Todmorden. 3 points.

    May 15th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cragg Rd, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, round the block to get my full 50 km/31 miles in. 1 point.

    May 24th, 54 km (34 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge (coffee & flapjack with friends), Heptonstall. Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Lancs/WYorks border, Kebs Rd, Eastwood Rd, Gt Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod, Meadow Bottom/Hole Bottom (!) Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    May 27th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd climb, cafe stop with pal in village, Slack Top, Widdop Rd to Thursden summit and back to Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Windfarm, BSH again, Great Rock, CSR, Tod. 1 point.

    June 4th, 195 km (122 miles). My 2016 Cheshire '200' ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    June 23rd, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, (A646), Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, (A646), Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    June 25th, 182 km (113 miles). The 2016 Humber Bridge forum ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    July 3rd, 125 km (78 miles). My 2016, Yorkshire Dales ride from Settle - details HERE. 3 points.

    July 8th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stone Rd, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point.

    July 12th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Mankinholes, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Bacup Rd, Sharneyford, Bacup, Deerplay, Crown Point, Manchester Rd, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    July 17th, 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Colden, Slack, Lee Wood, Hebden Bridge (cafe stop with family), then back the same way to Coal Clough windfarm where I u-turned and returned to BSH, then Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    August 6th, 103 km (64 miles). My Wray forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 17th, 123 km (76 miles). My Gargrave forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 23rd, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall (cafe stop), Slack, Widdop, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Southward Bottom, A646, Holme Chapel, Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    August 26th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, Hebden Bridge, Pecket Well, Old Town, Midgley, Booth, Solomon Hill, Luddenden Foot, Jerry Fields Rd, Cat Lane, Steep Lane, High Stones Rd, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Todmorden, local loop to get the 50 km in. 1 point.

    August 29th, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge Old Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cat Ln, Jerry Fields Rd, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Booth, Jerusalem Ln, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    September 3rd, 111 km (69 miles). Isle of Mull forum ride. To Oban on main road. Ferry to Craignure on Mull. Clockwise loop, Craignure, Glen More, descend to junction with B8035, west coast to Gruline, shortcut across the island to Salen. Cafe stop there. South back to Craignure. Another cafe, waiting for ferry. Ferry back to Oban. Ride back on quiet scenic roads. 3 points.

    September 6th, 103 km (64 miles). Connel, scenic road to Kilmore, A-road south, forest singletrack road to Loch Awe, Glen Nant to Taynuilt, Glen Lonan back to scenic road from ride out, Connel. 3 points.

    September 11th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Littleborough, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    September 15th, 80 km (50 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Cotton Stones, Mill Bank, Ripponden, Ripponden Bank, Barkisland, Krumlin, Penny Hill, Pole Moor, Tour of Scammonden reservoir, crossed M62, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood reservoir, Booth Wood, Baitings reservoir, A58, Blackstone Edge, 'royd, HB, Hept Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Tod. 2 points.

    September 24th, 135 km (84 miles). Nickyboy's Leeds-Scarborough wind-assisted forum ride. 3 points.

    October 1st, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Calder Valley Cycleway, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Cragg Vale. 'royd, cycleway, HB, Tod. 1 point.

    October 2nd, 67 km (42 miles). Tod, Cross Stone Rd, Hey Head Ln, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack Top, Widdop, Thursden, Coldwell, Clarion House, Trawden, Laneshaw Bridge, Scar Top, Oldfield, Oakworth, Ponden reservoir, Stanbury, Haworth, Penistone Hill, Oxenhope, Cock Hill, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point

    October 9th, 127 km (79 miles). Cycled from Tod to 'royd. Did 'Season of Mists' audax with Littgull and PMarkey (> 2,500 m of climbing). Cycled back to Tod. 3 points.

    October 15th, 52 km (32 miles). Tod, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake Pavilion Cafe, Littleborough, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    October 23rd, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale (being overtaken at speed by lots of competitors on the annual hillclimb event up there!), High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Tod. 1 point.

    November 5th, 85 km (53 miles). Forum ride - Todmorden, A646 to Rose Grove, Padiham Greenway, Padiham, Old Roman Road through Read, Spring Wood, Whalley, Mitton, Bashall Eaves, Cow Ark, Kitchens, Fell Rd down to Waddington (cafe stop), Bashall Town, Mitton and back by roads that we came out on ... Second cafe stop in Tod. 2 points.

    November 14th, 67 km (42 miles). Mini-forum ride - Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Cock Hill, Oxenhope, Haworth, Oldfield, Scar Top, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden, Clarion House, Coldwell, Thursden, Widdop, Slack, Heptonstall (cafe), Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    November 30th, 52 km (33 miles): (Testing new home-built singlespeed bike - see my recent 'What have you fettled today' posts.) Todmorden, A646 to Manchester Rd traffic lights on fringes of Burnley, then U-turn and back through Tod towards Hebden Bridge, turned up Woodhouse Rd and got up most of it but had to walk 2 steep sections before Lumbutts Rd, descended to Hollins Rd, Walsden, Littleborough, U-turn and back to Tod, a couple of km short so nipped into Centre Vale park and did them there (note to self: avoid park when adjacent school has just finished for the day - hundreds of teenagers staggering about in the way!) The extra kms were not needed because as soon as I got home my new electric heater packed up so I rode back to the shops to exchange it for a new one! 1 point.

    December 3rd, 53 km (33 miles): (Singlespeed bike again.) Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake cafe, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Tod, 3/4 of way to Hebden Bridge on A646 a second time to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 12th, 64 km (40 miles): (Singlespeed bike) Todmorden, A646, Manchester Rd Burnley, u-turn, A646, Tod, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Tod, and a bit more on A646 to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 14th, 51 km (32 miles). (Singlespeed bike) Clockwise Cragg Vale loop Todmorden-Todmorden. After that up A646 to Ram Inn at Holme Chapel and back, plus a few trips round the block in Tod. 1 point.

    Total points so far in 2016: 78.
     
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  11. Spinney

    Spinney Bimbleur extraordinaire

    Location:
    Under the Edge
    January
    7th - 35 miles (Cam, Berkeley, Thornbury, Tytherington) - 1 point
    15th - 65 miles (Severn Loop, anticlockwise) - 3 points

    February
    2nd - 46 miles (A38 to Gloucester, canal path and back roads to Framlington, A38 back) - sadly, CBA to add an extra 4 miles to make it an imperial half! 1 point

    March
    14th - 33 miles (Slimbridge, Berkeley) - 1 point

    April
    13th - 51 miles (Hardwicke, Berkeley, Alveston, Tytherington) - 2 points
    20th - 31 miles (Delft, Leidschendam, Wassenar, Scheveningen, Den Haag, Delft) - 1 point

    May
    20th - 32 miles (Slimbridge, Berkeley, Thornbury) - 1 point

    June
    11th - 43 miles (Home --> Warmley Station for tea and Cake --> Bristol centre for pie and chips --> Bristol docks for tea and cake --> back via Railway path, Coalpit Heath, Iron Action and a rainstorm). This was the Wild West Pie Day ride! 1 point (although I feel I earned more due to the rain!)
    20th - 39.5 miles (Pickering to Helmsley via Hutton le Hole, then back through Ryedale). 1 point

    July
    2nd - Stroud and back over the top, 32 miles, 1 point
    5th - Damery, Stone, Thornbury, Chipping Sodbury, Horton, Hawkesbury Upton, Hillesley, Kingswood - 31.5 miles, 1 point
    17th - Severn Loop, anticlockwise, 66 miles, 3 points
    20th - Tetbury loop, 33 miles, 1 point
    23rd - Severn Loop, anticlockwise, but through the Forest of Dean this time (more up!) - 69.9 miles, 3 points
    25th - Alveston, Dursley, Tortworth, 31.7 miles, 1 point

    August
    1st - Dursley, Selsey, over the top, Dursley, 32.7 miles, 1 point
    3rd - Cirencester, Bourton-on-the-Water, South Cerney, Malmesbury, 103 miles, 4 points
    6th - Knighton, west then north, over to Clun and back to Knighton - 52 miles, 2 points
    16th - Slimbridge, Thornbury, 33 miles, 1 point
    21st - Somewhere around Bolton! 36 miles, 1 point
    29th - across the bridge, St Briavels, Monmouth, Trelleck, bridge, home, 70 miles (and 5000 ft of ascent), 3 points

    September
    11th - Malmesbury, Minchinhampton, Stroud, Selsey, Wotton - 50 miles, 2 points
    18th - Brecon loop over the Beacons - 53 miles, 2 points (OK, I walked up one hill, but I still cycled over 50 miles!)

    October
    5th - Llandwrog - Aberdaron and back (better description here) - 69 miles, 3 points
    7th - Llandwrog, Llanberis, Beddgelert, Rhyd Ddu, Nantlle, Llandwrog (better description here) - 45 miles, 1 point

    November
    1st - Scorton, Dunsop Bridge, Chipping, Scorton (better description here) - 41 miles, 1 point

    December
    14th - Lancaster, Caton, Jubilee Tower, Scorton, Cockerham, Lancaster - 35 miles, 1 point


    Running total - 44 points

    (2015 total to beat = 32 points)
     
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  12. Joobert

    Joobert Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Middle Earth
    January
    1st – 50.2 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/460684518
    8th – 38.8 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/465725219
    13th – 49.7 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/469514673
    14th – 78.3 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/470211034
    18th – 40.3 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/473033491
    21st – 48.2 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/475254064
    28th – 37.8 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/480360372
    Total: 10 points

    February
    1st – 58.2 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/483494728
    2nd – 72.6 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/484226578
    9th – 53.9 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/489476086
    11th – 53.2 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/491000402
    15th – 38.4 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/493996941
    16th – 54.8 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/494780121
    18th – 34.0 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/496255198
    23rd – 50.4 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/500374476
    24th – 42.0 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/501180907
    29th – 54.0 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/505384996
    Total: 18 points

    March
    7th – 46.9 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/510893143
    14th – 41.0 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/516860879
    16th – 36.2 miles – 1point https://www.strava.com/activities/518476981
    30th – 39.0 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/530702344
    Total: 4 points

    April
    5th – 101.4 miles – 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/536705511
    11th – 58.7 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/542303574
    13th – 73.9 miles– 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/544319605
    18th – 31.5 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/549185414
    19th – 66.4 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/550194182
    20th – 105.2 miles – 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/551587248
    21st – 32.3 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/552512827
    27th – 99.9 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/558463881
    28th – 96.6 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/559256806
    Total: 24 points

    May
    4th – 75.8 miles – 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/565294291
    9th – 37.7 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/570444731
    12th – 114.1 miles – 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/573796578
    16th – 58.1 miles – 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/577989163
    21st – 108.3 miles – 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/583349460
    23rd – 32.0 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/585354892
    24th – 32.6 miles – 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/586326858
    26th - 41.4 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/588699641
    Total: 17 points

    June
    2nd - 53.8 miles - 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/596096988
    6th - 67.3 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/600507136
    7th - 35.5 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/601542494
    21st - 34.7 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/616014999
    25th - 33.2 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/620171425
    26th – 100.9 miles (3 rides) - 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/621025225
    https://www.strava.com/activities/621303566 https://www.strava.com/activities/621477732
    28th - 33.9 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/623332414
    Total: 13 points

    July
    3rd - 76.6 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/628511921
    4th - 75.6 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/629762596
    5th - 58.5 miles - 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/630734971
    6th - 41.7 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/631952390
    7th - 67.3 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/633177090
    8th - 75.8 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/634050314
    9th - 75.9 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/635216671
    13th - 32.3 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/639493529
    18th - 63.2 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/645063113
    19th - 44.8 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/646137498
    26th - 50.8 miles - 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/653956779
    28th - 32.3 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/656248326
    Total: 26 points

    August
    1st - 32.4 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/660972768
    4th - 33.1 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/664203160
    9th - 132.6 miles - 5 points https://www.strava.com/activities/670447472
    15th - 50.0 miles - 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/676875558
    16th - 100.6 miles - 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/678228432
    18th - 122.7 miles - 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/680881198
    23rd - 50.7 miles - 2 points https://www.strava.com/activities/686000599
    25th - 91.8 miles - 3 points https://www.strava.com/activities/688795728
    26th - 100.6 miles - 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/689806763
    30th - 104.3 miles - 4 points https://www.strava.com/activities/694592182
    Total: 30 points

    September
    1st - 33.1 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/696609814
    Total: 1 point

    October & November (No Rides)

    December

    14th - 31.8 miles - 1 point https://www.strava.com/activities/802243009
    Total: 1 point

    Running points total: 144
     
  13. Osprey

    Osprey Über Member

    Location:
    Swansea
    16th Jan. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey and return. 1 point
    23rd Jan. Circuit of Gower
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Knelston, Fairwood Common, Three Crosses, Llanmorlais. 1point
    30th Jan. Valley and Bay.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    5th Feb
    . Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley,
    Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    13th Feb. Amman Valley.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Ammanford and return. 1 point
    27th Feb. Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.

    5th Mar.
    North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Mar. Swiss Valley.
    38 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton. 1 point.
    19th Mar. Clyne Valley & Swansea Bay
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    3rd April.
    Western Gower.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossili, Llangenith, Llanmadoc and return. 1 point
    17th April. Swiss Valley
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Cynheidre and return. 1 point
    23rd April. Margam
    50 miles, Llanmorlais, Clyne Valley, Swansea Bay, Fabian Way, Baglan Bay, Aberafan Bay, Margam and return. 2 points

    7th May. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    14th May. Commons and Bays.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    25th May. Bwlch and Rhigos
    44 miles. Neath, Cimla, Afan Valley, Bwlch, Treorchy, Treherbert, Rhigos, Hirwaun, GlynNeath and Neath. 1 point

    11th June. Swiss Valley
    36 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton and home. 1 point.
    18th June. Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point

    23rd July North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    30th July Cinder Trail, Yorkshire.
    33 miles, Filey, Scarborough, Ravenscar, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby. 1 point

    3rd Aug North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    6th Aug Swansea Valley
    42 miles, Clyne valley, Swansea bay, maritime quarter, Llansamlet, Clydach, Pontardawe, Velindre, Gorseinon. 1 point

    17th Sept. Gower Loop.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Reynoldston, Fairwood Common, Killay, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 Point

    29th Oct. Welshmoor loop.
    35 miles. Llanmorlais, Llanrhidian, Welshmoor, Three Crossess, Dunvant, Gowerton x 2 loops. 1 point

    6th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Nov. Valley and Bay
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Blackpill, Mumbles, Blackpill, Maritime quarter, Clyne valley and return. 1 point
    26th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point

    11th Dec Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point
    15th Dec Swansea Valley
    42 miles, Clyne valley, Swansea bay, maritime quarter, Llansamlet, Clydach, Pontardawe, Velindre, Gorseinon. 1 point

    Total points so far for 2016 - 29
     
  14. OP
    OP
    ColinJ

    ColinJ A big clot!

    January 22nd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Blackstone Edge, A58, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    February 3rd: 51 km (32 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 11th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, A58 (Blackstone Edge), Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, High Stones Road, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden plus another couple of miles up and down the A646 to get the full distance in. 1 point.

    March 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack, Draper Ln/Lee Wood Rd, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale climb, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Todmorden. 1 point.

    March 19th: 82 km (51 miles) forum ride. Todmorden, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake, Milnrow, Newhey, Denshaw, Buckstones, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood, Pike End, Baitings, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Craggies cafe, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Long Causeway, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Carr Rd, Sourhall, Todmorden. 2 points.

    March 31st: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, (lunch stop at a friend's house in HB to put new memory and software on her Linux laptop), A646, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 3rd: 109 km (68 miles). forum ride, Whalley, Cow Ark, Whitewell, Trough of Bowland, Conder Green, Inglewehite, Longridge, Ribchester, Billington, Whalley. 3 points.

    April 10th: 127 km (79 miles), SITD audax ride with 3 CCers. Todmorden, Hebden Bridge Oxenhope, Stanbury, Laneshaw Bridge, Black Lane Ends, Earby, West Marton, Gargrave, Cracoe, Burnsall, Appletreewick, Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey, Halton East, Draughton, Cringles, Silsden, Steeton, Keighley, Haworth Brow, Oxenhope, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 3 points.

    April 13th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Road, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, (coffee stop at a friend's house in HB), VERY STEEP Moss Lane climb with short walk at the top up the footpath to Lee Wood Road, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Road, Eastwood Road, descent to Cross Stone Rd, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 19th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Road, Lee Wood, Slack, Widdop Rd, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Long Causeway, Shore Road, Cornholme, Portsmouth, Carr Road, Sourhall, Todmorden. 1 point.

    April 20th: 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, Calder Valley Cycleway, Hebden Bridge, A646, Todmorden. 1 point

    April 22nd: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet friends at a cafe, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Todmorden and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 1st: 120 km (75 miles). Tour de Yorkshire sportive from Scarborough plus the rides down from the event car park to the start and back again afterwards. 3 points

    May 5th: 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, Hebden Bridge to meet a friend for a coffee, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, DOWN Steep Lane, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Road, UP A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Todmorden up the hill to my sister's property and round the block to complete the 50 km. 1 point

    May 7th: 119 km (74 miles). (My Rivington forum ride) Todmorden, A646, Holme Chapel, Mereclough, Burnley, Fence, Old Roman Road, Whalley, York, Parsonage Reservoir, Mellor, Samlesbury Bottoms, Hoghton, Brindle, Top o' th' Lane, Johnson's Hillock, White Coppice, Anglezarke Reservoir, Rivington Reservoir, Rivington (cafe stop at bottom of Sheep House Lane), Belmont, Turton Moor, Entwistle Station, Edgworth, Hawkshaw, Holcombe/Ramsbottom, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Rossendale valley, Bacup, Sharneyford, Todmorden. 3 points.

    May 15th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cragg Rd, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, round the block to get my full 50 km/31 miles in. 1 point.

    May 24th, 54 km (34 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge (coffee & flapjack with friends), Heptonstall. Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Lancs/WYorks border, Kebs Rd, Eastwood Rd, Gt Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod, Meadow Bottom/Hole Bottom (!) Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    May 27th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Rd climb, cafe stop with pal in village, Slack Top, Widdop Rd to Thursden summit and back to Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Windfarm, BSH again, Great Rock, CSR, Tod. 1 point.

    June 4th, 195 km (122 miles). My 2016 Cheshire '200' ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    June 23rd, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, (A646), Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Lane, Cragg Vale, (A646), Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    June 25th, 182 km (113 miles). The 2016 Humber Bridge forum ride - details HERE. 4 points.

    July 3rd, 125 km (78 miles). My 2016, Yorkshire Dales ride from Settle - details HERE. 3 points.

    July 8th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Caldermoor, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stone Rd, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, A646, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point.

    July 12th, 50 km (31 miles). Todmorden, A646, Mankinholes, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Bacup Rd, Sharneyford, Bacup, Deerplay, Crown Point, Manchester Rd, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    July 17th, 53 km (33 miles). Todmorden, A646, Walk Mill, Overtown, Greencliffe Lane, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Colden, Slack, Lee Wood, Hebden Bridge (cafe stop with family), then back the same way to Coal Clough windfarm where I u-turned and returned to BSH, then Great Rock, Cross Stone Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    August 6th, 103 km (64 miles). My Wray forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 17th, 123 km (76 miles). My Gargrave forum ride - details HERE. 3 points.

    August 23rd, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall (cafe stop), Slack, Widdop, Thursden, Haggate, Worsthorne, Mereclough, Southward Bottom, A646, Holme Chapel, Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    August 26th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, Hebden Bridge, Pecket Well, Old Town, Midgley, Booth, Solomon Hill, Luddenden Foot, Jerry Fields Rd, Cat Lane, Steep Lane, High Stones Rd, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Todmorden, local loop to get the 50 km in. 1 point.

    August 29th, 55 km (34 miles). Tod, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Shade, Hollins Rd, Walsden, A6033, Calderbrook, Littleborough, Blackstone Edge Old Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Blue Ball Rd, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, Cat Ln, Jerry Fields Rd, Luddenden Foot, Solomon Hill, Booth, Jerusalem Ln, Midgley, Old Town, Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    September 3rd, 111 km (69 miles). Isle of Mull forum ride. To Oban on main road. Ferry to Craignure on Mull. Clockwise loop, Craignure, Glen More, descend to junction with B8035, west coast to Gruline, shortcut across the island to Salen. Cafe stop there. South back to Craignure. Another cafe, waiting for ferry. Ferry back to Oban. Ride back on quiet scenic roads. 3 points.

    September 6th, 103 km (64 miles). Connel, scenic road to Kilmore, A-road south, forest singletrack road to Loch Awe, Glen Nant to Taynuilt, Glen Lonan back to scenic road from ride out, Connel. 3 points.

    September 11th, 50 km (31 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Littleborough, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Woodhouse Rd, Tod. 1 point.

    September 15th, 80 km (50 miles). Tod, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, High Stones Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Cotton Stones, Mill Bank, Ripponden, Ripponden Bank, Barkisland, Krumlin, Penny Hill, Pole Moor, Tour of Scammonden reservoir, crossed M62, Ringstone Edge, Booth Wood reservoir, Booth Wood, Baitings reservoir, A58, Blackstone Edge, 'royd, HB, Hept Rd, Lee Wood, Slack, Colden, Blackshaw Head, Kebs Rd, Shore Rd, Cornholme, Tod. 2 points.

    September 24th, 135 km (84 miles). Nickyboy's Leeds-Scarborough wind-assisted forum ride. 3 points.

    October 1st, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, A646, Woodhouse Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Hebden Bridge, Calder Valley Cycleway, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, A58, Blue Ball Road, Hubberton Green, Steep Ln, High Stones Rd, Cragg Vale. 'royd, cycleway, HB, Tod. 1 point.

    October 2nd, 67 km (42 miles). Tod, Cross Stone Rd, Hey Head Ln, Long Causeway, Blackshaw Head, Slack Top, Widdop, Thursden, Coldwell, Clarion House, Trawden, Laneshaw Bridge, Scar Top, Oldfield, Oakworth, Ponden reservoir, Stanbury, Haworth, Penistone Hill, Oxenhope, Cock Hill, Hebden Bridge, Tod. 1 point

    October 9th, 127 km (79 miles). Cycled from Tod to 'royd. Did 'Season of Mists' audax with Littgull and PMarkey (> 2,500 m of climbing). Cycled back to Tod. 3 points.

    October 15th, 52 km (32 miles). Tod, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake Pavilion Cafe, Littleborough, Calderbrook, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, Tod. 1 point.

    October 23rd, 53 km (33 miles). Tod, Walsden, Hollins Rd, Shade, Lumbutts, Mankinholes, A646, HB, 'royd, Cragg Vale (being overtaken at speed by lots of competitors on the annual hillclimb event up there!), High Stone Rd, Steep Ln, Hubberton Green, Blue Ball Rd, A58, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Tod. 1 point.

    November 5th, 85 km (53 miles). Forum ride - Todmorden, A646 to Rose Grove, Padiham Greenway, Padiham, Old Roman Road through Read, Spring Wood, Whalley, Mitton, Bashall Eaves, Cow Ark, Kitchens, Fell Rd down to Waddington (cafe stop), Bashall Town, Mitton and back by roads that we came out on ... Second cafe stop in Tod. 2 points.

    November 14th, 67 km (42 miles). Mini-forum ride - Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Cock Hill, Oxenhope, Haworth, Oldfield, Scar Top, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden, Clarion House, Coldwell, Thursden, Widdop, Slack, Heptonstall (cafe), Hebden Bridge, Todmorden. 1 point

    November 30th, 52 km (33 miles): (Testing new home-built singlespeed bike - see my recent 'What have you fettled today' posts.) Todmorden, A646 to Manchester Rd traffic lights on fringes of Burnley, then U-turn and back through Tod towards Hebden Bridge, turned up Woodhouse Rd and got up most of it but had to walk 2 steep sections before Lumbutts Rd, descended to Hollins Rd, Walsden, Littleborough, U-turn and back to Tod, a couple of km short so nipped into Centre Vale park and did them there (note to self: avoid park when adjacent school has just finished for the day - hundreds of teenagers staggering about in the way!) The extra kms were not needed because as soon as I got home my new electric heater packed up so I rode back to the shops to exchange it for a new one! 1 point.

    December 3rd, 53 km (33 miles): (Singlespeed bike again.) Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Hollingworth Lake cafe, Littleborough, Caldermoor, Calderbrook, Walsden, Tod, 3/4 of way to Hebden Bridge on A646 a second time to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 12th, 64 km (40 miles): (Singlespeed bike) Todmorden, A646, Manchester Rd Burnley, u-turn, A646, Tod, Hebden Bridge, 'royd, Cragg Vale, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Walsden, Tod, and a bit more on A646 to boost distance, then u-turned and rode back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 14th, 51 km (32 miles): (S/s bike) Todmorden, clockwise Cragg Vale loop, Todmorden, A646 to Ram Inn at Holme Chapel, u-turn and back to Tod. 1 point.

    December 16th, 51 km (32 miles): Repeat of Dec 14th's ride. 1 point.

    Total points so far in 2016: 79.
     
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    Osprey Über Member

    Location:
    Swansea
    16th Jan. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey and return. 1 point
    23rd Jan. Circuit of Gower
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Knelston, Fairwood Common, Three Crosses, Llanmorlais. 1point
    30th Jan. Valley and Bay.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    5th Feb
    . Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley,
    Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    13th Feb. Amman Valley.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Ammanford and return. 1 point
    27th Feb. Commons and Bays.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.

    5th Mar.
    North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Mar. Swiss Valley.
    38 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton. 1 point.
    19th Mar. Clyne Valley & Swansea Bay
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Swansea Marina, Fabian Way, Crymlyn and return. 1 point

    3rd April.
    Western Gower.
    32 miles, Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossili, Llangenith, Llanmadoc and return. 1 point
    17th April. Swiss Valley
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Cynheidre and return. 1 point
    23rd April. Margam
    50 miles, Llanmorlais, Clyne Valley, Swansea Bay, Fabian Way, Baglan Bay, Aberafan Bay, Margam and return. 2 points

    7th May. North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    14th May. Commons and Bays.
    32 miles. Llanmorlais,Burry Green, Reynoldston, Cefn Bryn, Cilibion Common, Fairwood Common, Caswell Bay, Mumbles, Clyne Valley, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 point.
    25th May. Bwlch and Rhigos
    44 miles. Neath, Cimla, Afan Valley, Bwlch, Treorchy, Treherbert, Rhigos, Hirwaun, GlynNeath and Neath. 1 point

    11th June. Swiss Valley
    36 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Tumble, Llanon, Hendy, Pontardulais, Gowerton and home. 1 point.
    18th June. Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point

    23rd July North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    30th July Cinder Trail, Yorkshire.
    33 miles, Filey, Scarborough, Ravenscar, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby. 1 point

    3rd Aug North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    6th Aug Swansea Valley
    42 miles, Clyne valley, Swansea bay, maritime quarter, Llansamlet, Clydach, Pontardawe, Velindre, Gorseinon. 1 point

    17th Sept. Gower Loop.
    34 miles. Llanmorlais, Burry Green, Scurlage, Rhossilli, Reynoldston, Fairwood Common, Killay, Gowerton, Llanmorlais. 1 Point

    29th Oct. Welshmoor loop.
    35 miles. Llanmorlais, Llanrhidian, Welshmoor, Three Crossess, Dunvant, Gowerton x 2 loops. 1 point

    6th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point
    12th Nov. Valley and Bay
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Clyne Valley, Blackpill, Mumbles, Blackpill, Maritime quarter, Clyne valley and return. 1 point
    26th Nov North Gower coast and millennium path.
    34 miles, Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Loughour, Llanelli, Burry Port, Pembrey Country Park and return. 1 point

    11th Dec Amman Valley
    32 miles. Llanmorlais, Loughor, Gorseinon, Pontardulais, Garnswllt, Betws, Ammanford and return. 1point
    15th Dec Swansea Valley
    42 miles, Clyne valley, Swansea bay, maritime quarter, Llansamlet, Clydach, Pontardawe, Velindre, Gorseinon. 1 point
    17th Dec Swiss Valley
    33 miles. Llanmorlais, Gowerton, Llanelli, Swiss Valley, Waun Wyllt spin around and return. 1 point.


    Total points so far for 2016 - 30
     
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