Category: Reports

Reports on our Runs or Events

Oxford Steaming Ahead!

Our March ride out took place on St Patricks Day and led for the first time by our erstwhile hard working secretary Erica, our very own bundle of energy. She provided a ride out that was really Steaming, she had

Winterising your Bike – Nigel Coulson Chief Operating Officer Aegis Moto Ltd.

There are lots of on-line guides and blog entries dedicated to beating corrosion on your bike over winter and an assortment of chemicals to help do the job. But whatever methods and chemicals you personally prefer, the most important thing

January ride out!

My self, Mark, Glen and John departed from Peartree at 10:30, we decided not to use drop off and we had a flowing ride passing through the centre of Reading only being slowed by two sets of red lights.   South

All ready for 2019!

On the first day of 2019 HOC Oxford members met up for their annual New Year’s day lunch at The Gate Hangs High, Hook Norton – where Oxford hold their annual rally (this year on the 12th-14th of July).  A


Twenty five members of the Oxford Branch headed towards Aderbury to meet up at Pete and Jen’s for Bacon Butties and Sausage Sandwiches which were enjoyed on the patio in the September sunshine.   Everyone then headed off for a great

Oxford’s sunshine rally!

On a very warm Friday afternoon everyone started to arrive at The Gate Hangs High at Hook Norton, casting off their biking gear with great haste before they melted, and starting to erect their tents.  The Oxford team had been

HOC Oxford enjoy gliding at Weston on the Green!

  At the third attempt seven of the Oxford HOC members  turned up at Oxford Gliding Club on a beautiful hot sunny evening to find all the gliders out and ready for us. Vince was head of the queue and

April Ride out – A Chiltern Conundrum!

After Sunday’s ride out I got to thinking about what makes a good club ride out and came up with these. Firstly good friendly company, a fun start to the day, a ride with plenty of twists and turns on

March ride out – Springtime fun and sun

Fourteen bikes met at Pete and Jen’s to enjoy bacon butties and sausage baps before embarking on a great ride in the sunshine through winding roads and beautiful Cotswold villages to arrive a the very large and busy Stratford Garden


M I N U T E S of the HOC OXFORD BRANCH AGM Tuesday 7th Nov 2017 (26 members present)   1. Apologies for absence:- Jim and Sue Gettings/Keith and Sandra Pooley/ 2. Matters arising from the Minutes:- Last year’s minutes