that it was the hottest day of the year - so far - did not deter a dozen
riders from attending the Ledbury Ride on 31 July. Although this Moulton
Bicycle Club event was designated as 'Folder Friendly' only 2 non-Moultons
(Bromptons) were present, but several other folder owners were present,
suing their Moultons on this occasion. Amongst the Moultons, there was a
good selection of models present, with perhaps rather more 14inch-wheeled
bikes and AMs than usual, and less APBs.Photograph: Preparing for the
start outside the Fire Station.
John Sewell had as usual devised a delightful route meandering through
beautiful Herefordshire countryside, and at 20 miles the distance and pace
was ideal for such a sweltering day. The refreshment stops were particularly
welcome. Photograph: During the morning stop, those sitting in the garden
were rather concerned by this plant, which we thought looked alarmingly like
an Audrey II (as in Little Shop of Horrors).
group shot shows some of the riders preparing to restart after a visit to a
very old church which featured, amongst other things, some notable wall
pictures; it also provided a wonderfully cool and shady sanctuary on such a
Many thanks to John Sewell for organising such an enjoyable day.
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