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Where’s the Brewstop? Cycle touring group
This is this website’s in house cycling group, a  informal group of  cyclists who meet most Sundays at various cafes around North Lancashire, for weekly rides around North Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. You can find more information about the group at this link or check out where they going next at this link or for more information  about this week’s ride at this link.

Cycle touring articles by Pat Lloyd and other folk.
This part of the website as small collection of cycle touring articles written by webmaster mother Pat Lloyd and other folk.

From the RSF Archives
This website started its life off promoting a local group of the Rough-Stuff Fellowship, so we build up small archive of information about the world oldest off-road cycle touring club at this link.

The Ride Photo Galleries
The ride photo galleries are archive of photo ride reports dating back over several years taken by the webmaster and other members of the South Lakes Group of rides around North Lancashire, Cumbria, North Lancashire and further a field.

Simeon's Garden
Yes you may think its strange having gardening section on off-road cycling touring website but your webmaster day job is as Greenkeeper at local golf club in North Lancashire and as spend over forty years working in the Horticulture industry, so Simeon's Garden about your webmaster love of gardening.

The walking route guide
This  section to website, with list of walks around North Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire which you can download as gps route files at this link.

Rides to the Wayfarer Memorial Stone
This part of website is about history of Wayfarer Memorial Stone and with some photo ride reports of cyclists visits to Memorial Stone.

Cyclist Guide to Photography
This section of website is about photography and first page is on photo editing software and photo plugins that are use edit photo on this website. At start of 2022 Simeon the webmaster of this website started take a photo or more a day and adding each day to the 2022 photo a day photo galleries.

Webmaster on Facebook
You can follow the webmaster Simeon Orme on Facebook where he blog about rides and walks that he doing.

What’s New Page
The site can be updated several times each week you can keep update by book marking our What’s New Page which list all the site updates and is good starting point for looking around the site.

The Weekly Newsletter
Our weekly e-newsletter ‘Where’s the Cafe?’ Is e-mail to everyone on the mailing list on Thursday evening with site updates for past week and news of forthcoming local group events, you sign up for the newsletter at this link.

Change of domain name and website updating
In the Spring of 2019 the webmaster took the difficult decision change this website domain name from the www.southlakesgroup.org to www. thebrewstop.co.uk to reflect name of website better which was change in 2014 when this website's in house cycling group 'The South Lakes Group' decided to move its reports of its cycling actives on to RSF website. So over the course of Summer of 2019, a lot stuff that was on was on the old website as been move across to the new website and the information on old domain name website as been taken down, with web traffic being redirect from the old website domain name to new website domain name.

With regards to photo galleries we only moved 2017, 2018 and 2019 so far! So you  may find few broken links on the website to photo galleries before 2017 which are going republish in the future.

About site
The site was started on 6th March 2001 and last updated on 13th August 2022, by Simeon Orme who is webmaster, to promote South Lakes Group events and now grow into site about off-road cycle touring in Northern England and further a field.

Welcome to our web site, the site is all about the off-road cycle touring in Northern England and further a field and good cycling photos. On the site you find information where the best cyclist friendly cafes are in our Cyclist’s Cafe Guide, Simeon's garden (the gardening part of the website),  ideals for rides in our Off-road Cycling Route Guide , our new Cycle touring route guide and ideals for walks in our walking route guide or if just want look at ride photos you can check them out at this link.
'Where's the Brew Stop? The off-road cycle touring website'.

About off- road cycle touring routes, cyclist’s cafes, off-road cycle touring, local group events and good photos.

For cyclists who love off-road leisure cycling in Northern England
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