15/3/20 - On a very wet Sunday club ride 4 brave members turned up to try their luck! Very heavy rain meant they abandoned the ride but well done for trying! none of us like cycling in heavy rain!
12/3/20 - 7 of us out on the club social this Thursday evening, a favourite for those that want a ride without any pressure and wind down from a long day at work, we always finish at a local pub or brewery for drinks and banter at the end :-)
8/3/20 - 16 or 17 riders out today, both groups headed to Honiton and BTP for coffee and cake, we split at Ottery with the longer hillier group heading for Chineway and across farway common and the shorter group headed through Alfington where we all met at the coffee stop. Huge rain storm on way home but we all got home safe!
1/3/20 - Our gang headed down the cycle path with 1 group going up Mamhead and the other group taking a slightly longer and hillier route up Ashcoombe Murder! and all met at Bovey for cake and coffee before heading home via the nice Trusham climb, Rich took some great black and white shots! :-)
23/2/20 - Our sunday club ride went ahead in strong winds but dry - 15 strong turnout with both the shorter and longer groups heading to BOW garden centre for cake and coffee then home with a nice tailwind! great fun!
15/2/20 - 11 Eager riders turned up for the evening club social finishing at Topsham Brewery for Ales and Paul Savai picked up his rider of the month award! Evenings are drawing out and getting lighter which is great!
8/2/20 - We had a club social evening at Jasmine Thai in Exeter, 19 members came along and we had good food and a good laugh out of lycra for a change lol
23/1/20 - The Thursday evening social gang headed to Exmouth and Budleigh Looping back around up to Four Firs and finishing at Topsham Brewery on the Quay for well earned refreshments :-) you can see all of our rides and routes in the sunday and Thursday ride archive pages of the website :-)
19/1/20 - It was a very cold and icy day for our sunday club run, most of our gang went on the Tivi triangle loop to stay on gritted main roads, but Gary And Paul stuck to the advertised route to Teignmouth and Shaldon and Newton and braved the cold like Cycling Warriors that they are! well done all that went out! :-)
12/1/20 - 32 eager riders turned up for our ride to Cadbury hill and onto moto velo for coffee and cake in Crediton. Some of us took the longer ride out to Cranbrook and across to Silverton and Bickleigh and the full Cadbury climb, and the other group went through Thorverton and up Cadbury that way. Beer and banter at the end in bar v and a good day had by all :-)
5/12/20 - First club ride of 2020 and the gang headed off to BTP Honiton via CSM, Airport, westhill and some went straight to Honiton and some up Chineway. Great group out for the first ride of the year :-)
29/12/19 - Sunday club ride to Mortenhampstead, Bovey tracey for food and drinks at Brookside then home via the lovely Trusham climb and drinks at Bar V, lovely ride :-)
28/12/19 The Mamhead Challenge - 22 eager riders turned up to have a go at our annual hill climb event with the emphasis on fun! we certainly had that and food and drink at the top followed by a few drinks afterwards, great day! :-)
We held a month long book club in November at Tesco Cullompton and the U15 Cullompton Rugby team came down to support as well doing a charity cycle and in total we raised £940 for Force! Thankyou to all that helped :-)
14/12/19 - The Annual BGE Xmas Party! We presented £3016 to Sarah Daniels for Force Cancer, had a luxury raffle, Live band from George Kimber and his Band the Writs, a 3 course xmas dinner and the 12 days of BGE singalong courtesy of Paul Brown, we all danced the night away and had a great night! :-)
15/12/19 - After the xmas party our gang braved floods and hangovers to cycle around East Devon for tea at otterton mill - some went through the lanes and took it steady and some went up Chineway - just got home before the rain started!
12/12/19 - Our Bike club annual xmas pie night at Exeter brewery was Brilliant! We did the normal brewery loop and all met up at the end for great food and good company and just a few brewed ales!
1/12/19 - On a cold day we headed to Cheriton Bishop via Cowley and Crediton for a charity event laid on by the local school - 21 riders and we were greeted by some hot drinks and food :-) we all huddled in the bus shelter to keep warm then a few riders went off to do a longer route and the rest went home on the old a30 past pathfinder village finishing at Bar V for a couple of drinks :-)
24/11/19 - The longer ride went up Old Walls Hill looking back over Teignmouth and the shorter group went up mamhead to all meet in Bovey for coffee :-) very wet ride and the infamous powderham puddle was deeper than they all thought! lol
13/11/19 - We had a social evening for a few drinks and catch up out of lycra! at the Imperial - lots of laughs and Leroy picked up rider of the month award :-)
7/11/19 - Brewery loop Thurs Social finishing at Hanlons Brewery :-)
3/11/19 - The shorter ride went out to Bradninch and onto Ottery for coffee at Joshua's then home, the longer group went to Dulverton for coffee and cake and home - both groups enjoyed blue sky and sun and a great couple of rides were had :-)
27/10/19 - Force HQ Charity Cadence Café Ride - It was the turn of the Urban Jungle ride led by Gary going out around the city and finishing at Force to raise money and present to Sarah Daniels at the end of the year, big turnout and a sunny day and we all enjoyed a lot of laughs and a bBQ and cake and raised a brilliant £273!...:-)
20/10/19 - Sunday club ride and the long group went out to bow, north tawton, whiddon down and home via old a30 and short group followed the old a30 then cross country to Yeoford and onto crediton for coffee and cake and home via the nello route.
17/10/19 - With the nights drawing in our social rides will continue through the winter, tonight we went down the cycle path to starcross, up Mamhead and down Dunchidieock to Ide, finishing at Topsham Brewery for a couple of well earned drinks.
13/10/19 - 7 riders braved the early rain to cycle through the lanes and up through Blackborough looping around to Honiton for coffee and cake at BTP before heading home - Autumn weather in full flow but it didn't stop these die hard members :-)
6/10/19 - Our club ride took us down the scenic coast road to Teignmouth and Shaldon and home via Newton and Claypits, Longdown to Jo Robertsons house for a Cadence Café Fundraiser for Force Cancer raising £190 brilliant day and event - Thankyou to Jo and Andy for hosting and all that contributed to the event :-)
3/10/19 - Our social rides continue through the dark months - very wet tonight and only 4 of us turned up for a spin up Rockbeare hill to Ottery and around to Woodbury and home.
29/9/19 - A few of our crazy gang took on the very wet! force autumn storm ride today! well done team BGE :-)
19/9/19 - Roger took the gang through the lanes to Bickleigh Castle and up Cadbury - lovely sunny evening and great views on this evenings social, finishing at Hanlons Brewery for refreshments and banter.
15/9/19 - Sunday club ride - Shorter ride went to Peak Easy, Sidmouth, Sidbury, Ottery and home and longer ride went to Honiton, farway, southleigh, northleigh and looped home - all had a great day.
12/9/19 - Social ride up to Luscoombe hill and loop around to Kenn Lane and CWBE for refreshments...
8/9/19 - Sunday Club Ride to Mortenhampstead, Bovey and the Lovely Trusham climb up to Haldon, great day!
5/9/2019 - BGE social ride to Hanlons Brewery for Ale and Food - Great ride and evening.
29/8/2019 - Club Social to Bradnich through the lanes finishing at Imperial for Curry Night, 25 riders out
Our Force Cancer Cadence Café ride on 25/8/19 finishing at Paul Mcarthys house for bacon, sausages and cake, over £200 raised :-)
22/8/19 - Social ride out to Tedburn via Cowley and Crediton - great evening and beer after...
18/8/19 - Long group Ride out to Sunny Torquay and Loop to Teign Valley, Dunsford, A30, Shorter ride went to Butterleigh.
15/8/19 - Club Social Ride, 30 miler to Exeter Brewery Pie and Mash night followed by just a few drinks with good friends! ;-)
11/8/19 - Sunday Club ride to Honiton, Churchstanton and Around to Wellington - Coffee stop in Culmstock.
28/7/19 - OUR cadence café special ride to Lizs house for a Force Cancer Fundraiser - Great turnout and weather £185 raised :-)
25/7/19 - BGE social club ride to Rockbeare Hill and round to Otterton and Budleigh - 21 turn out :-)
BGE Thursday Social Ride finishing at Exeter Brewery - Photo shoot behind the bar and a great route and ride :-)
One of the groups for Sunday 21st July - Blast back from Bow route - great day.
21st July 2019 - BGE Sunday rides out to Sidmouth and to Bow - much fun was had :-)
A few pics from our Annual Minehead 100 mile bike ride on 14th July 2019.....
A few pics from our Cadence Café around the resevoirs raising money for Force Cancer - we raised 230 pounds on 7th July 2019
Our meeting point for Sunday rides is the Countess Weir Beefeater :-)
The Hooker 100k event in memory of our founder Colin Hooker on June 9th 2019.
A few pictures from our annual support of the awesome Nello event in Topsham - 100 mile and 55 mile routes - June 29th 2019
OUR THURS NIGHT SOCIAL RIDE FROM THE LAST WEEK IN MAY 2019 - CRACKING SPIN OUT - CHEERS ALL!
A SLIDESHOW OF PAST PICTURES FROM RIDES AND ADVENTURES WE HAVE ALL HAD TOGETHER OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS!
GREAT RIDES AND GREAT FRIENDS...…..
GREAT RIDES AND GREAT FRIENDS...…..
Our club ride from 19th May 2019 up Mamhead and around some nice lanes and couple from the Thursday social ride as well......
Sunday 21st April 2019 - BGE ride to Teignmouth, Shaldon, Newton Abbott and Teign Valley on a sunny easter weekend :-) our faster group went up Clapham and Haytor to get in a fews more hills :-)