Five Wheelers left the Itteringham pick-up point in persistent light drizzle, riding by way of Corpusty, Reepham, Sparham, Elsing, Etling Green and Cutthroat Lane to the refreshment stop at Yaxham Waters.
The return route in dry conditions, but a stiffish north easterly headwind, was via the lanes to the south of Mattishall, crossing back over the A47 at North Tuddenham, to Elsing Hall, Lyng, Easthaugh, Attlebridge and the climb up to Swannington Woods, where one rider vanished without trace. Assuming that the rider in question had punctured, the others descended the long hill back to the Wensum bridge and then back up again without any sign of the truant – (subsequent communication ascertained that he had turned along the Reepham road, before retracing and then heading home alone via Cawston).
Distances, including unscheduled detours >> Pretty Corner to Pretty Corner: 68 miles/ Itteringham to Itteringham: 54 miles/ Max: 75 miles (2 riders, including Geoff).
Trevor, Malcolm, Harvey, Geoff, Brian.