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Sunday, 8 February 2009
Sunday February 8th Ride to Wiston Tea Rooms, Nr. Steyning Leader: Harvey Probert

Three of us, Gill, Avryl and Harvey, met at Walberton Pond on a frosty and cold morning. Ann arranged to meet us on the other side of the icy downs. We cycled via Amberly to Wiggonholt. There was snow on the downs and a few rather dubious patches of ice on the roads. Ann was awaiting us at the RSPB centre where we joined her for coffee.

The four of us continued on our way through West Chiltington, Thakeham, and Ashington. We passed a field full of llamas which all had their heads turned towards us as we passed. Who looked the silliest?

Onwards to Wiston to the welcome Tea Room where we were glad to be in the warm. The snow coverage had been increasing as we moved eastwards. This was the remnants of the complete 'white-out' of the whole of the country the previous Monday. Fortunately the roads were clear but the verges were still covered. We were kept entertained while we had lunch by the antics of geese large and small hens, two pigs, a pregnant goat, shetland pony and rider, a turkey which appeared to be displaying to anything in, or not in, sight, a strutting hen doing a goose march, and a man trying to keep a bonfire going by jumping on top of it.

We headed back in sunshine and blue skies with diminishing snow coverage. The expert navigation by Harvey took us under the A24 at Washington and thence to Sullington, Storrington and Parham. In the Park we stopped and watched a group of deer. The next stop was for tea at the lovely little tea room at Amberley where we were made very welcome and all treated ourselves to some cake.

It started to rain and the sky looked very threatening and so we climbed on our bikes again and returned homewards.

43 miles for the day.

Reported by Avryl


Posted by RideLeader at 22:30 GMT
Updated: Monday, 9 February 2009 22:24 GMT

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