Young Bell Ringers
Cycling Tour

Wally of the week

A long-standing tradition is the awarding of the Wally of the Week tee shirt. Here is a list of those who stand accused of incompetence and general stupidity.

Year
Wally
Why
2018
Adam Bennet
Slipping the wheel while riniging and walking off to have a cup of tea while others fixed it. Also cycling into a rather large pot hole (aka Bennett trap...)
2017
Howard Percy
Bike falling off car on M18. Double puncture. Getting lost on a straight road.
2016
Hannah Simpson
Falling of bike while going up hill, and wheel falling off.
2015
Alex Marchbank
Bringing two left trainers - another quiet week!
2014
Steve Lake
Setting fire to breakfast Croissant in teh rotary toaster. Leaving it there and causing a flaming bread logjam.
2013
Tom Miles
Locking his bike, loosing the key, cutting the lock then finding the key. Also Forgetting coat on wettest day of the year.
2012
Tom Pelham & Emma Pym
Falling over
2011
Rev Geoff Stickland
Being surprised that cycling with a 'safe' cup of coffee in the same bag as his sandwiches lead to a coffee flavoured sandwich
2010
Simon 'Tim' Percy
Taking so long to get out of the closet
2009
Harriet Mather
Poking John, Touching wheels and ending up head first in a bush
2008
Ben Carey
drinking sun cream
2007
Alexander Gillespy
a variety of misdemeanours
2006
Ben Willetts
map-reading in a silly way
2005
Sue Peach
turning up on Sunday evening and going home on Monday morning
2004
Dave Matthews
jumping into a bunk-bed and breaking it
2003
John Ware
buying and trying to eat a frozen pasty
2002
Ben Willetts
somersaulting, with bike, over M-J
2001
Caroline Ridley
falling in the canal, and hitting a parked car
2000
Phill Butler
going home for the night for his wedding anniversary
1999
Norman
Breaking a stay whilst ringing up
1998
Paul Cuthbert
Redesigning his face and being hospitalised in the early hours of the morning
1997
Simon Ridley & Dan Vernon
trying to burn down Wenlock YHA
1996
Sharon Smith
Hitching a lift with her bike and the kind motorist accidentally leaving his parcel shelf on the side of the road
1996
John Gwynne
Daring to argue with Geoff
1994
Anthea Edwards
Got a sickness bug and had to get the train to next hostel and beg to be let in. (It was a quiet week)
1993
Geoff Stickland
the infamous door incident (At Holford)
1992
Adam Potter
Breaking a stay, hanging onto the rope and smashing a light fitting with his feet 20' in the air.
1991
Sharon Smith
Poking her fingers into her front wheel while riding
1990
Elizabeth Reynolds
going into the shower (possibly fully clothed) and certainly with her towel around her neck.
1989
Thomas Stickland
For crashing into a parked car
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