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11/11 afterthoughts

16th November 2011 @ 7:07am – by Audlem Webteam
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From Christine Johnson A half-muffled quarter peal of stedman doubles was rung as the sun was setting by the Audlem bellringers for Remembrance Day.    


 


#From Ralph Warburton
As part of the exhibition – magnificently presented in the Public Hall by ASET and the 5 A's, I loaned my war time butchers bicycle.  A real bone shaker, with rod brakes and a saddle designed to inflict the most damage possible to the rider. A bicycle that had not been ridden for many, many years.


As I arrived today to load the cycle into my trailer , I jokingly said to Olive Stretch that she should have a go on it in the car park. Imagine all our surprise when Geoff Stretch jumped on the thing and said  -"see you in Buerton".


And. By golly he did just that . Rode all the way uphill on it to my house. A bike with no gears. Poor brakes. And that saddle. I met him there and he was not breathless. Superb effort as he had not ridden a bike for over 40 years,


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