Author Archives: debencyclist

About debencyclist

Cycling enthusiast

Alton Water, Holbrook and Stutton

OS Explorer map 197 coordinates 1535 for the car park, cafe and bike hire shop. Alton Water bike hire and maps at this website I’ve been to Alton Water before and hired a bike to go around the lake. Now I’ve … Continue reading

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Kirton Creek

OS Explorer map 197 coordinates 286 423 for the track to Stoney Wood, on the right just past Hemley church. This ride has been on my ‘to do’ list since @SuffolkCyclist described a route to Kirton Creek on my Hemley … Continue reading

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Rendlesham Forest

After Sunday’s 66 miles on the road (see Suffolk Sunrise post) I fancied a bit of a contrast today so put the MTB on the car rack and drove to Rendlesham forest to try out their 10 mile bike trail. … Continue reading

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Suffolk Sunrise 100km

Sunday 13th May 2012 I rode in my first sportive, the AMR Suffolk Sunrise 100km. The route was a loop starting at Framlingham College taking in many towns and villages including Kettleburgh, Bredfield, Wickham Market, Woodbridge and Alderton before working back … Continue reading

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Aldeburgh scallop

OS Explorer Map 212 coordinates 468 575 for the car park near the scallop sculpture. Maggie Hambling’s sculpture on Aldeburgh beach has been a cycling target of mine for ages and today I finally got there. This was 27 miles … Continue reading

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Framlingham College

I’ve been to Framlingham before on the old bike (see Framlingham Castle post). This was the first time on the new bike, the first time I’ve gone as far as the college AND my first ride powered by raspberry lucozade … Continue reading

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Winter Deben

Just a few pictures today from a beautifully bright lunchtime ride down to Kyson Point Woodbridge via Broom Heath. Only 9 miles but it was great to get out on the bike after weeks of cold, gloom and snow.

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Waldringfield

OS Explorer Map 197 coordinates 285 445 for the Maybush pub and waterfront. This is my  regular ride to Waldringfield, blogged not because its new but to record how bright and blue the River Deben was in December. For the … Continue reading

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Butley River, Burrow Hill

OS Explorer Map 212 coordinates 392 482 for Butley ferry crossing. I’ve had a great ride today getting to and from the Butley river and now I’m home looking at the map I’ve realised I wasn’t exactly where I thought I … Continue reading

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Kesgrave fog

OS Explorer map 197 coordinates 231 453 for the Kesgrave computing monument. I live in Kesgrave and this post is the result of an abandoned ride to Butley, abandoned due to thick fog and very poor visibility. I went out 7.30am … Continue reading

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