Welcome to the Redbridge Cycling Club

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Departure time for this coming Sunday’s (1st Febuary) club rides have been put forward from 09.15 to 09.45 for 10.00 departure from the Cycling Centre.  This is due the likelyhood of there being icy roads early in the morning


The Dinner/Dance & Prize Presentation on 14th February, contact Wendy

FacebookLook no further! The Redbridge Cycling Club has been based in this area since 1972 and  we welcome new members. We are now based and are working in partnership with Redbridge Cycling Centre at Hog Hill in Hainault. THE NEXT CLUB NIGHTS ARE
Tuesday 20th January 2015.  Social evening at North Weald Village Hall. 8.30 pm onwards.  Samples from the supplier of our new racing kit will be available to try for sizing.
Monday 26th January 2015. Redbridge Cycle Centre 6.30 – 7.30 Turbo Training (see below for details) followed a chance to try samples for sizing of the new club racing kit and a presentation on ‘Getting the most out of your bike GPS and What to do with a GPX file’. 

Saturday LADIES ONLY RIDE,  09.15.  Saturday the 14th February.  Non-members welcome.
20/25 miles round trip to Norpar Barns with cafe stop half way… all abilities welcome.     For more details contact alliwood73@gmail.com
Saturday INTRODUCTORY RIDE, 09.15. Saturday the 21st February. New members welcome……Blackmore Village and back,approx 30 miles. Cafe stop half way for coffee and cake. 9.30 am start. Return for 12.30. Everbody welcome.  For more details contact Frank on  membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk

TURBO TRAINING SESSIONS:  Every Monday evening January 5th – March 16th 2015.  Bring with you your own turbo trainer, two towels, waterproof sheet on which to place bike and turbo trainer, drink bottle. To get the most out of the turbo training we recommend your bike and turbo trainer is equipped with a cadence computer.   £3.00 per session.   
RAtherton2We have weekly Sunday Social Rides all year and a 40 mile Saturday morning Training ride. We have a comprehensive Club Time Trial programme providing events from early March to mid-October at varying distances. There is also a Mountain Bike Ride through Epping Forest every Saturday morning.

The Club promotes Social events and an Annual Dinner, Dance and Prize Presentations in February. Membership details can be found HERE!                                 

NEXT CLUB RIDESClick on ‘Club Rides’ for details of all forthcoming rides. All Sunday Rides now leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.15. 
IMPORTANT:  It is expected that participants on our club rides wear an approved hardshell helmet. AND HAVE WITH THEM THE FOLLOWING:  Pump, spare Inner tube with correct valve length, tyre levers, puncture outfit, lightweight tool kit. We also advise you to have front and rear lights just in case your return home has been delayed. For further information contact Frank Smartt at
Saturday 31st January.  Training Ride. Usual 40 mile circuit.  Leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.30.
Sunday 1st Feb.  Start time 09.45 for 10.00 sharp departure. Redbridge Cycling Centre.  (NOTE: Change of start time due to icy roads early on)
Bronze Ride     Delimores Cafe, Ongar.  Return to Redbridge via Toot Hill. START TIME 09.45 for 10.00.  35 – 40 miles.
Silver Ride.    Long ride to  Delimores cafe Ongar  via the Rodings 50 miles START TIME 09.45 for 10.00 departure.
Gold Ride.  Non stop ride ride around mid-Essex. 45 – 50 miles  START TIME 09.45 for 10.00 departure.

Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Rides in Epping Forest
Meet at the north end of Buckhurst Hill High Street (A121) adjacent the cricket pitch, which if travelling north towards Loughton is on your left after passing the Hawsted turning and immediately before the road begins to drop down a fairly steep hill and two 40mph sign posts. (post code IG9 5SS). Parking available.
Leave 9.00am sharp. 2 – 2 1/2 hours Steady riding mainly on bridle paths and tracks. No ‘mad downhilling’. All riders are expected to wear hard shell helmets.
Ride leader Alan Flutter ( 07799 623989 ). Please contact him before hand if intending to join in the ride.

Forthcoming Events
Saturday Evening 14th February 2015. Club Dinner and Dance and Prize Presentation at Theydon Bois Golf Club.  Organiser Wendy Benson, details to follow.
For  further details of our activities please contact Frank Smartt at membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk.or  check the “diary” section for details of all Club functions, rides and races in the current year.