APM 2013 at The Village House

Change of venue from the former vicarage to the VH in order to spare Angus’s blushes at having to order drinks from his former employer. Discussion with proprietor of the VH resulted in agreement to this becoming the new HQ for the FGCC, and a later vote confirmed agreement. Apologies for absence from Messrs Topley,…

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Annual Planning Meeting 2012

The Date: Friday 6th January 2012. 8.00pm. The Venue: Findon Manor Hotel. The Event: The Annual Planning Meeting of the Findon Gentlemen’s Cycling Club. Members present. RT, PT, JR, CB, and GD. The meeting commenced at the bar of the Snooty Fox with lashings of Harveys, other brands were available and enjoyed by some members…

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EPM Friday 3rd June

CN, PT, JR, MA, ZA, RT gathered for an EPM called by CB to discussed the re-scheduling of the trek ‘n brek to the tank as it was clearly not going to take place the following morning. Other subjects on the agenda included Monarch’s Way ride, IOW ride. Initial discussion on the fact that the…

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2011 Annual Planning Meeting of the FGCC @ The Manor Hotel Findon. 8pm (Promptish.) Friday 7th January 2011

Messrs, PT, RT, FL, ZA, JR, CB, KBS, AM, MA, MR(MD), DS, NW and GD attended this years APM. RT again took the chair and despite cries of, “one meeting.” echoing about the place he struggled to be heard above the ever increasing banter of members. The meeting began by securing dates for the historic…

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2010 APM minutes

Messrs PT, JR, MA, FL, KBS, GD, DS, ZA, CB & RT present, with AC in attendance to his usual fine standard. Showing their mettle and determination to attend, KBS fought his way out of the snow-bound Tolmere using his cross-country skis, and ZA cycled from Rustington taking on the sliding traffic on icy roads…

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APM minutes of meeting

All please note that RT had omitted the delayed NGN to 30th January from the draft calendar. It should be noted that previous summonses stand. C2C dates had been set previously, but all please note that the draft calendar should have stated the start date as being the Wednesday 22nd – eta 10.00am. Downslink as…

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Reg 14

Fri 21 Sep 2007 Reg 14 – PMed by CB MA JR RT PT CB KB-S and EN with LSV for dinner and brek. After Tea and Doughnuts at Roche Towers, depart at 2:45ish to climb up Long Furlong, then right at Tolmare. Roche memorial retouched and photographed as the peleton passed along Collarbone Alley.…

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New Forest and IOW Ride 2007

Fri/Sun 10/11/12  August 2007, organised by RT Friday PT collects MA from No 10, JR from Offington Roundabout, and ZA from McDonalds carpark at Crossbush, then proceed to Brockenhust to park in the station car park. 20 mile circular tour to Lyndhurst via tracks to east of main road, returning to Brockenhurst after picnic lunch…

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Notes on Rides so far in 2007

January 2007 Sat 6          7.30am Saturday ride Brek at Steyning RT JR PT KB-S – grey and rainy, up to Cissbury car park, up towards Chanctonbury, east toward Langmead then north into the woods to descend into Steyning via Mouse lane.  Brek at Truffles, then past Bunces and up Steyning road to Langmead, SDW to…

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Ride to Streat, with apologies to Medwin

Friday 4th May 2.20pm. Group of 6 riders – Paul Topley, Zachary Allen, John Roche, Kim Bang-Sorensen, Francois Leroux and Richard Thomas – set off from Tudor Close in Findon Village. A little late, but not surprising with the plentiful supply of tea on offer from the Roche residence. Wet weather gear (which had been…

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