Thursday 25 May 2017
Change of plan. Our evening ride this week was going to be to the White Lion at Barthomley. Unfortunately, the council have decided to close the road on the very night. It’s called embuggerance.
Plan B. We’re now going to The Bleeding Wolf at Scholar Green.
We’ll be meeting at Decathlon at 6.30pm, briefing at 6.50 and leaving at 7 sharp, riding out along the M60 west to Junction 3, before joining the A34 south, down to Alderley Edge.
At Monk’s Heath, we take a left along the A537 towards Macclesfield, then right until we join the A536 Congleton Road.
In Congleton, we rejoin the A34 south towards Scholar Green, where the Bleeding Wolf offers all the usual pub fayre. The outward trip is just over 30 miles and will take us around an hour.
On the return trip, we’ll follow the A34 all the way back towards Manchester, before the ride finishes on the A34 at Handforth Dean.
The return leg is just over 20 miles to Handforth Dean, so there won’t be a fuel stop on this ride as we’re only covering around 51 miles maximum, so we’ll see you at Decathlon with a full tank and empty bladder.