Redbridge CC Sunday Club Rides List
1st Feb 2015 – 15th March 2015
All Sunday social and non-stop rides normally leave the Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.15 meeting others at Chigwell Row 09.30 UNLESS icy conditions are forecast. In such cases the rides will either be cancelled or start at 10.00 am to give more time for icy conditions to disappear.
Bronze rides: approximately 35-40 mile long and will return Redbridge Cycling centre approximately 12.30 – 13.30. Silver rides: vary between 50 – 55 miles will return Redbridge Cycling Centre approximately 14.00 – 14.30 hours. Occasionally a silver ride might be an all-day ride with a distance approximately 65 – 70 miles returning Redbridge Cycling centre approximately 16.30 hours. Gold rides are held every Sunday. They are non-stop and will be around 45 – 50 miles around mid-Essex.
Approximate average speeds. Bronze 12 – 13 mph. Silver 13 – 15 mph. Gold 17 – 18 mph.
Sunday 1st February. Start Time 09.45 for 10.00 departure. Bronze Ride. Delimores Café, Ongar. 35 – 40 miles Silver Ride. Long ride to Delimores Café Ongar. 50 miles
Sunday 8th February. Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze Ride. Ingatestone, Pierros café/restaurant, Market Place Ingatestone. 38 miles Silver Ride. Café on the Water, Hanningfield Reservoir, CM3 8HX Chelmsford 55 miles.
Sunday 15th February. Normal start time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze Ride. North Weald Aerodrome. The Squadron Café. 40 miles. Silver Ride. Bretts Buttery White Roding via Sabines Green Navestock and Norton Heath. Return via Ongar Toot Hill, Stapleford Tawney, Passingford Bridge, Hook Lane, Redbridge Cycling Centre. 50miles.
Sunday 22nd February Normal start time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze Ride. Via High Beech and the Gunpowder Park to the Apollo Café Waltham Abbey. Return via Upshire, Ivy Chimneys and Toot Hill. 38 miles Silver Ride. The Shed Coffe House, Sawbridgeworth. 55 miles
Sunday 1st March Normal start time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze Ride Short Ride to the Bake House, Cooks Mill Green. 38 miles Silver Ride Long Ride to the Bake House, Cooks Mill Green. 55 miles.
Sunday 8th March Normal start time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze ride The Mucking Mudlark. A ride across the Essex lowlands to Old Church Hill Laindon onto the café near Mucking at the Thurrock Thameside Nature Park SS17 0RN. 43 miles. NOTE. This ride will go via Collier Row and NOT Chigwell Row Silver Ride. Café on the Lake, Hanningfield Reservoir. 55 miles
Sunday 15th March Normal start time (09.00 for 09.15 departure) Bronze Ride. Short ride to Writtle, the café opposite Writtle College. 40 mile
Silver Ride. Long ride to Writtle, the café opposite Writtle College. 55 miles
Saturday Training Rides.
40 and (occasionally) 30 mile training rides are held every Saturday Morning, leaving 09.30 from the Cycling Centre. The route is always the same: Abridge – Toot Hill – Moreton – Fyfield – Willingale – Walls Green – Pigstye Green – Norton Heath – Nine Ashes – Kelvedon Hatch – Navestock – Shonks Mill – Stapleford Abbots – Lamborne End. The 30 mile route cuts out the route north of the A414. NOTE, these are training rides where, unlike Sunday social rides, we don’t wait for stragglers.
NOTE. All those taking part in rides must have with them the following: pump, spare inner tube with valve of the correct length, puncture outfit, tyre levers, lightweight tool kit. Also make sure you have front and rear lights.