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Chews got dibs on these leeks?

9 GoodGymers made their way 30km to help their local community in Bristol.

  • Kim Dowsett
  • Bristol runner
  • Chris Bennett
  • Darren
  • Alice Whale
  • Nicole
  • Mike Shore
  • Nick Smith-Baker
  • Caroline Thomas
 
Saturday, 18th of June 2016
 
Led by Melanie Young
she/her

This was a special saturday ride instead of a run. And it was glorious.

We met at the crack of dawn on Saturday morning, well 9am but it felt pretty early to me. After a quick bike check and intro we saddled up and mosied on out.

We followed route 3 via Victoria Park, the Whitchurch Way and then out through the lanes to Chew Magna. A beautiful ride through the avon countryside. Thanks to Matt for back marking and making double trips up the hills.

At the farm we split into 2 groups, 1 clearing the new packing shed and 1 planting a whole field of leeks. Midway through the day we stopped for some delicious soup and salad, plus brownies thanks to Nicole. Fully fueled we got stuck back into the task, completing the leeks and finding enough time to plant hundreds of lettuce. The packing shed team had a great time assembling shelves.

After the days farming was done we got back on our bikes and headed back. Despite one minor wrong turn up a massive hill and couple of mechanicals on the way we cruised back into Bristol in one piece. Hundreds of leeks but no punctures! All in all, an awesome day out. We'll be back!


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