Category: Cycling

Covid Times

We hope everyone of our customers are keeping well during Covid Times. Here at Folly View we are both looking forward to having our Covid Vaccinations later this week. It seems silly to get excited about going to have a vaccination but

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Shropshire Opening

I have ventured into Ludlow and Church Stretton to see what is happening and what is open.  I have not been out and about much so some of this is gathered from guest and friends. This is not comprehensive. So here is

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Folly View Open Again

We have had our first guests and all went well. They had a lovely time. They did lots of cycling and particularly liked the Long Mynd. My change over went well except I was very hot and bothered. I wished I could

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Local Cycling Events 2019

Here are some local cycling events with a quick summary of each. You will need to research further for more details. Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon Saturday July 6th 2019. A fun inclusive event, dressing up is encouraged, as is partaking of local

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Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon 2019

The 32nd Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon is on Saturday 6th July 2019. The Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon route goes through some beautiful Shropshire countryside. One of the committee members came and took part, decided he loved it and now lives here. Although

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Bishop’s Castle Tandem Triathlon

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the Bishop’s Castle Tandem Triathlon will be taking place. There is the usual swim, bike ride and run but there are two bike rides and you share the work with a team member. This event is open

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Ludlow Cycling Festival

Ludlow Cycling Festival is on Sunday 17th September 2017 at the Ludlow Rugby Club. They are raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. There are five bike rides for different abilities and styles starting at staggered times from the Rugby Club. There will

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Ludlow Tweed Ride

The Tweed Cycling Club was set up by Jack Thurston and in the 1990s in the North Of England several vintage attired clubs emerged and held rides. From these, Tweed Runs/Rides evolved and the first Tweed Run was held in 2009 in

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The Ludlow Brewing Company Sportive

The Ludlow Brewing Company Sportive is on the 4th June starting and finishing at Ludlow Brewing Company. There is a Fun Ride which is 25 miles and a Challenge Ride with a distance of 70 miles. The entrance fees are £20 for

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Do you know what a Sportive is? A Sportive is a long or short distance, mass participation cycle ride, often organised to raise money for a good cause and held annually. It is meant to be non competitive but many cyclists will

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