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Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Emley Moor @ Waterloo Morrisons, Huddersfield | Huddersfield | United Kingdom
A lumpy route going via Tandem and Gawthorpe, around to Grange Moor and Emley Mast. The way back depends on the night, but will be a mainly downhill ride back to Waterloo Route plan, click[...]
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Easy ride to Penistone via the trans pennine trail Leader Mick Haigh 12 Miles Starting from Dunford Bridge carpark
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bottoms Mill in Todmorden Leader TBA 50 miles
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Compo's Cafe @ Gynn Lane, Honley | Honley | United Kingdom
The last ride of the season. Same as the first ride and another supper stop to mark the end of the season. A short but uphill ride via Nethertong and Upperthong to Compo’s café for[...]
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Joint car assisted ride with Calderdale Leader Reid Anderson25 miles
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Crofton, Redbeck cafe Leader Steve Randerson 45 miles
Steven Hall Steven Hall 27 August 2016, 19:26
Weather mixed tomorrow, pack waterproof stuff, light showers forecast, any monsoons then will adjust route, best Steve
Steven Hall Steven Hall 27 August 2016, 09:57
3 Masts ride starting 9.OO am Somerset Bridge, Emley Moor via Dalton and lepton, then coffee at Cannon Hall, after an hour or so, then Holme Moss via Gunthwaite, Victoria, Hade Edge and Holmbridge, lunch 1.00 ish after the ascent at the Fleece café, then Digley, Blackmoorfoot, Slaithwaite and final climb to Scapegoat Hill and masts. Head over to Outlane Junction 23 and finish. Hpefully dry and only slightly knackered 55 to 60 miles !
Stephen Kennedy Sounds good, see you in the morning
27 August 2016, 19:51
Alan Priim Alan Priim 25 August 2016, 18:05
Club Social and get together at Compo’s in Holmfirth.

Tuesday 6th September for about 8pm.

It’s getting nearer to the end of August and closer to September, which can only mean the end of the season is coming up for the Tuesday evening rides.

As usual club tradition the last ride of the Tuesday evening season will be a ride out to Compo’s in Holmfirth for a social get together over a great fish ‘n’ chip supper, or any other meal of your choosing.
All are welcome, even if you don’t do a Tuesday evening ride or if you want to meet us all there without the ride. Partners/wifes/husbands or other non cycling friends are welcome.

We’re booked in at Compo’s for about 8pm.

The ride itself will be setting off from Gynn Lane in Honley soon after 7pm.

After the meal we make our own way home or if you are unsure where we are I will escort you back to the ride start in Honley.
If you can let me know you will be coming to Compo’s by a quick comment on this post (such as count me in) I will make sure Compo’s expect us all. Or let me know at next weeks ride.

Compo’s are ready and have already been warned about our visit.
See yer there if not before.

I think it’s been another great Tuesday Evenings Rides season.
Simon Lawrence Count me in (1)
25 August 2016, 18:31
Steve Randerson I'll have a large portion.
25 August 2016, 20:25
Stella Taylor Count me in!
26 August 2016, 07:34
Jackie Brewerton Count me in !
26 August 2016, 16:53
Stephen Kennedy Alan

I regret I will miss our last ride of the season, and the F and c's, I and a number of others will be up in Northumberland for a short tour. best regards to you and those we have ridden with through the summer. Thank you for leading the rides - oh and the buscuits too.
27 August 2016, 19:56
Peter Charnley Peter Charnley 25 August 2016, 14:18
The next joint ride with Calderdale CTC is on 11 September. It is car assisted. Reid Anderson is co- ordinating this and he needs to have an idea of numbers. If you would like to attend, meeting point to start will probably be Brighouse and a van for bikes may be hired if needed. If you have spare capacity in your car that would be useful to know. So Huddersfield CTC members please click LIKE if you intend to come along. We had a total of 25 riders on the last joint ride. More details of the ride will follow soon but Reid is thinking of a flatish route and a lunch stop at Chatsworth.
Reid Anderson Thanks Pete much appreciated Reid
25 August 2016, 15:46
Alan Priim Alan Priim 23 August 2016, 20:32
Photos from Alan Priim's post
Well it was a very warm muggy evening and not one for riding up hills. But it's Tuesday and there was 10 of us out to enjoy the lumps and bumps of this evenings ride. It's not a long one but a cracking and very enjoyable route made better by the good company.
Steve Randerson A nice ride with some good lumpy bits
23 August 2016, 20:53