Monthly Archives: December 2014

Turkey and all the trimmings

Feeling stuffed time to get out on your bike!


DCC Charity Ride

Many have mentioned the DCC charity ride tomorrow and it is proposed that we meet at the Rose and Crown at 0900 for a steady ride over to Tilsworth. Details of the ride can be found here

Other Rides

For those looking for a more traditional start time of 1000 here are 2 to consider, as always please remember to download the route onto your gadget thingys or bring a paper copy!

34 (rolling) miles 

24 (Rolling!) miles 

Several people have commented on making Vinghoe Velos a membership club and this is a serious consideration, likely membership would be £20-£30 per year.  As has been mentioned this would require a number of people to volunteer to take up official committee posts, including: Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Ride Coordinator, Ride Leaders, Kit person, Social Secretary……………..what is everyone’s thoughts on this?  Could 2015 be the year, the 5th Anniversary year, that the iVinghoe Velos becomes affiliated??  Maybe one for discussion on the Rear Hub Facebook page?

From all at Velos Towers a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR

Velos Rides for Sunday 21st December 2014

First up, many thanks to Sally and Andrew for organising a fantastic Christmas Curry night at the Haldi on Friday evening. The food, drink and chatter was of a very high standard.

So on to the rides for this Sunday. After the tough hilly stuff last week, we have a much flatter selection of routes to offer you, created by the Routemaster himself, Mr Dave Bembridge. As is common with his routes now, he plans them so that the short and long ones cross over a various points.

10am start, 33 mile longer route

10am start 24 mile shorter route

We here at Velo Towers would like to wish everyone who has ridden with us this year a very Merry Christmas and a most prosperous 2015.

Time for Tea & Tinsel!

MaryHang onto your hangovers….. deck the bike in tinsel and baubles … come and join us for the Tea & Tinsel ride.  A sedate whizz around the countryside, blowing out the cobwebs, refreshing and reviving the bits that other bike rides can’t reach …

Head on up to the Rose & Crown for a 10am departure.


“So here it is Merry Christmas…………………”






2 More sleeps to the Christmas Dinner of the Year 

Where:          The Haldi

When:            Friday 19th December 7pm

Dress:             Anything but Lycra!!

There are 38 people booked with deposits paid.  Please ensure that the balance is given to Sally or Andrew on arrival who will settle the bill for the food.  Any additions or drinks need to be dealt with seperately and tabs can be run but should be settled by those setting them up.

Looking forward to a great night where we hope to finish off with a nightcap at The Rose and Crown

Ho Ho Ho