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Ken and Pat Brown on the Claud Butler tandem they bought 50 years ago
     Ken and Pat Brown from near Abergele in full flight on the coastal cycle path between Colwyn Bay and Llandulas. 
     In 2003 Ken and Pat celebrated a most important 50th anniversary. 
     No, not their wedding day.    It was fifty years since they acquired their Claud Butler tandem, illustrated here.  Although renovated periodically since, anyone who has ridden with Ken and Pat knows its still capable of a fair turn of speed.  Or could that have something to do with the crew on board?



Cyclists in Wales have been thanked by record breaker Dr David Abrutat for their support when he circumnavigated the UK coastline in 2003 on a hand propelled recumbent bicycle. He was seeking more donors for the National Blood Service.

Dr David Abrutat on his recumbent cycle before the smallest house on Conwy quay

David having a break on Conwy Quayside.

Following injuries several years ago which left him paralysed from the waist down, ex RAF pilot officer and Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, David set about proving that disability was no handicap when it came to setting standards for physical endurance.

For those statistically inclined he covered a total of 3369 miles in 76 days at a daily average of 44.3 miles. His daily average maximum speed was 35 mph, and at one point he reached 51.3 mph ! His average overall speed was just under 10mph.

Local CTC riders joined his three man back up team at Bangor to escort him over the English boundary towards a reception by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool.



Four year old Gethin Jones of Trefnant dressed as a speed cop

Fair cop on the cycleway: there's no nonsense with four year old learner speed cop Gethin Jones of Trefnant who believes everyone should watch their speed - or else!


Father Christmas at Colwyn CTC's Christmas lunch

Father Christmas visited the Wednesday group's Christmas party and fraternised with members.


Riding a monocycle from Colwyn Bay to Abergele on the Wednesday run

Doing the Wednesday run from Colwyn to Abergele the hard way.