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Mar 2020

Wells, Mells & Broader! 200
Saturday 7th: 07:00 - 20:32 | iCal | webcal |

Predominantly rolling with a few cracking #wills_hills and great views. A cathedral city, Stourhead Gardens, broad gauge transfer shed and an old rail trail are a few of the delights.

Whitehall Garden Centre, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, BS14 0BT
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 204 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2800 AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur
Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail 100
Saturday 7th: 09:00 - 17:14 | iCal | webcal |

Taking in the sights south of Bristol. Expect a few #wills_hills including Alfred’s Tower and some beautiful countryside including a lovely gradual descent on a traffic free old rail trail

Whitehall Garden Centre, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, BS14 0BT
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 103 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 1600 AAA: 1.5
Bronze Grimpeur
Moon Night Sonata #2 100
Monday 9th: 19:00 - Tuesday 10th: 01:52 | iCal | webcal |

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 103 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1144 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Apr 2020

Moon Night Sonata #3 100
Monday 6th: 19:00 - Tuesday 7th: 01:48 | iCal | webcal |

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, BS16 9NG
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 102 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 862 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat
Bill's Easton Connection 300
Saturday 25th: 06:00 - Sunday 26th: 02:20 | iCal | webcal |

Head to the coast & Portland Bill. Return along the Jurassic Coast & via Gold Hill in Shaftesbury. #wills_hills & views in good supply, 3 different railway paths included.

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 306 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 4950 AAA: 5.00
Gold Grimpeur
Missed Connection 160
Saturday 25th: 08:00 - 21:12 | iCal | webcal |

Head to the coast… Fiddlesticks you’ve missed your connection! Head to Gold Hill in Shaftesbury before returning through Longleat Estate. #wills_hills & views, 3 different railway paths include.

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 150 Actual: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2200 AAA: 2.00
Silver Grimpeur

May 2020

Moon Night Sonata #4 100
Monday 4th: 19:00 - Tuesday 5th: 01:52 | iCal | webcal |

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

The Swan Inn, 14 Gloucester Rd, Almondsbury, BS32 4AA
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 103 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1220 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat
Exe Barnstaple Branch 400
Saturday 9th: 06:00 - Sunday 10th: 09:04 | iCal | webcal |

The inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 400. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station before traversing the northern coastline of Exmoor. Use the old Barnstaple Branchline and head home via Winsham Jubilee Hall

Benjamin Perry Scout Hut, Pheonix Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6SR
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 400 Actual: 407 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 6750 AAA: 6.75
Gold Grimpeur
Down & Black 200
Saturday 9th: 07:00 - 20:44 | iCal | webcal |

An inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 200. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station over The Mendips & Quantocks. Head south into The Blackdown Hills to Winsham Jubilee Hall before home with The Mendips once more.

Benjamin Perry Scout Hut, Pheonix Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6SR
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 206 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2900 AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur
Devilishly Elegant 600
Saturday 30th: 06:00 - Monday 1st: 00:38 | iCal | webcal |

The inaugural 600 #wills_hills fest! Journeying up through England and back through Wales. It’ll test your legs and your mental fortitude but the scenery will pay dividends. Do you accept the challenge?

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 600 Actual: 609 Speed: 14.3-25 CLIMB: 10140 AAA: 10.25
Gold Grimpeur
Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200
Sunday 31st: 07:00 - 20:24 | iCal | webcal |

An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain.

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 201 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2810 AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur
Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160
Sunday 31st: 07:45 - 20:52 | iCal | webcal |

Remember your granny, you are going to need it! An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed. You may use my name in vain.

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 150 Actual: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2250 AAA: 2.25
Silver Grimpeur

Jun 2020

Moon Night Sonata #5 100
Monday 8th: 19:00 - Tuesday 9th: 02:00 | iCal | webcal |

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 105 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1467 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat
Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300
Sunday 21st: 06:00 - Monday 22nd: 02:52 | iCal | webcal |

A fast ride with a handful of hills; one being Titterstone Clee, its trig point and radar stations. Join me as I’ll be riding this year.

Easton, Berwick Road, Bristol, BS5 6NG
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 313 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 3620 AAA: 1.75
Bronze Grimpeur

Sep 2020

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200
Saturday 19th: 07:00 - 21:04 | iCal | webcal |

The 2nd Great Western Randonnée is back for the Equinox. Salisbury Plain, Heritage Railways, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

Warmley Waiting Room, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 211 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2189 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat