We left Tesco’s Milton just after 10:00am in bright warm sunshine. After a long, wet & cold winter it was nice to leave the heated jackets still on their hangers and have the heated grips switched to off
Five of us in total – Jacqui Evans, Jo Denson, Georgina Norris, Megan Ellis tailing and myself (Janet Pinion) – set off. I led, making the route up as we went along: Catherine Ryan had organised the first ride of the year but was unable to lead at the last minute
We headed out towards Newmarket, through some of the villages on its outskirts and onto the A143. We took a left turn just before Bury St Edmunds to pick up the B1106, stopping at The Courtyard at Elveden for lunch. From there we carried on to Brandon, Stoke Ferry, Southery and Littleport, finally stopping at Ely to say our farewells. Almost 100 miles were covered in total
If there are any woman out there wanting to ride out without their husbands or partners this is a welcoming group to get your confidence with
Keep an eye on the Events Page for our next outing!