Archive for December, 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

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Lots of good wishes to all the contributors and readers of Deerness Valley Cycling blog.

Your contributions are highly valued and hope they keep coming.

A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you all.




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Roof of England Cycling Sportive 2015, now open for entries.

Event Location: Chatterbox Cafe Market Place, St Johns Chapel, Co Durham, DL13 1QF

Event website: roofofengland.co.uk

Event organiser: Mr Cameron Gordon 11b Market Place St Johns Chapel Co Durham DL13 1QF 01388537536 cycling@roofofengland.co.uk

90 miles of riding around The North Pennines with 9000ft of climbing make this one of the toughest and rewarding Sportives on the calendar.

30 mile and 50 mile alternatives are available and all rides will be timed for your personal records. Starting and Finishing in the picturesque village of St John’s Chapel, Upper Weardale and going through the three Counties of Durham, Cumbria and Northumberland on quiet roads, we promise this will be the ride of your live . . . so far!


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Get Active Get Cycling

Get Active Get Cycling delivers a wide range of cycling opportunities across the whole of County Durham, including weekly led cycle rides, family cycle rides and many more.

These rides are suitable for beginner and intermediate level cyclists. If you don’t have a bike, don’t worry, Get Active can can loan all participants a bike and helmet for the duration of each session.

Get Active weekly timetable 2014
Day Time Venue
Monday 10.00am – 12.00pm Pioneering Care Centre, Newton Aycliffe
Monday 10.30am – 12.30pm Abbey Leisure Centre, Pity Me
Monday 1.00pm – 3.00pm Louisa Centre, Stanley
Monday 1.00pm – 3.00pm Riverside Sports Pavilion, Chester-le-Street
Tuesday 9.30am – 11.00am Glebe Centre, Murton
Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00pm Active Life Centre, Coxhoe
Wednesday 9.30am – 11.30am Wingate Woodland Park, Wingate
Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm Belle Vue Swim Centre, Consett
Thursday 9.30am – 11.30am Hardwick Park, Sedgefield
Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm Spectrum Leisure Centre, Willington
Sunday 10.30am – 12.30pm Adventure Lane Recreation Ground, West Rainton

via Cycling events – Durham.

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