Friday, 26 January 2018
Important notice regarding JohnR’s ride on Sunday 28th January
I have had to alter the starting place which was due to be at Cotehill.There are roadworks in the centre of the village and traffic lights have been installed in the exact spot where we usually park. As a result I have decided to start from the River Eden bridge in Armathwaite (GR NY 507461). There are likely to be other cars parked at the bridge as this is a popular egress point for those paddling on the RiverEden. We will follow exactly the same route from here as planned and will have 11’s at Lanercost tearooms instead of the Duke of Cumberland pub. I am hoping that the tea room at Walton will be open for lunch, if not we will divert to the Garden Centre in Brampton for lunch. It is an undulating route of 40 miles with one significant hill at Forest Head.
Weather forecast is for gusty winds from 1500hrs and strong SW winds in the morning. It is forecast to be a little warmerthan today however. I look forward to seeing you on Sunday. John Roelich