Club Rides

Redbridge CC  Club Rides List:  3rd January 2016  - 7th February 2016                               Sunday Rides start 09.15 from Redbridge Cycling Centre.                               Scroll down to see details of all rides.

Sunday Social Rides  (Meet 09.00 for 09.15 departure at Redbridge Cycling Centre)         Bronze rides: vary between 40 – 50 mile  and will return Redbridge Cycling centre approximately 12.30 – 13.30.     Approximate average speed 12 – 13 mph.                         Silver rides: vary between 50 – 65 miles will return Redbridge Cycling Centre approximately 14.00 – 14.30 hours. Approximate Av speed 13 – 15 mph.  Occasionally a silver ride might be an all-day ride with a distance approximately 65 – 70 miles returning Redbridge Cycling centre approximately 15.30 – 16.00 hours.                                               Gold rides: held most Sundays. They are non-stop and will be around 50 – 60 miles around mid-Essex or East Essex. Approximate Av speed 16 – 18 mph.

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 and club membership card.

New Members.  New members with previous experience of group riding are always welcome.  Prior to departure you will need to complete a temporary membership form which will be given to you by the ride leader. This will give you free third party insurance whilst on the ride.  After three rides you will be required to join the club.  IMPORTANT. We advise anyone with little or no experience of group cycling to take part in one of our monthly Saturday Introductory rides before you go on a Sunday Club ride.  Also, the ride leader may wish to cycle one lap of the cycling circuit with new members to ascertain their fitness and experience of group riding before commencing a Sunday ride.                           

Sunday 3rd January.    Meet 09.00 for 09.15 departure                                                  Bronze Ride.   Waltham Abbey, The  Apollo Cafe.  40 miles
Silver Ride.   Waltham Abbey.  The Apollo Cafe.  55 miles
Gold Ride.   55 mile non-stop ride around the mid-Essex lanes

Sunday 10th January.  Meet 09.00 for 09.15 departure                                                                           
Bronze Ride.  Mountnessing, Francescas Coffee House.  40 miles
Silver Ride.  Mountnessing, Francescas Coffee House.   55 miles
No Gold ride    50 miles non-stop around the mid-Essex lanes                               

Sunday 17th January.  Meet  10.00 for 10.15 departure (delayed due to the risk of icy roads early in the morning)                                                 
Bronze Ride.   Destination to be decided on the day
Silver Ride.   Destination to be decided on the day                                                           Gold  Ride.  40-50 miles non-stop around the mid-Essex lanes

Sunday 24th  January.  Meet 09.15.                                                                              Bronze ride.  Norton Heath Cafe.   40 miles
Silver Ride.   White Roding.  Brett’s  Buttery   55 miles
Gold ride.  50 – 55 miles non-stop ride around the mid-Essex lanes.

Sunday 31st  January.  Meet 09.15.                                                                          
Bronze Ride.  Cooksmill Green,  The Bake House Cafe.    45 miles
Silver Ride.  Cooksmill Green.  The Bake House Cafe.   60 miles
Gold Ride.   50 – 55 miles non-stop around the mid-Essex lanes.

Sunday 7th February.  Meet 09.15.                                                                        
Bronze ride. Hatfield Heath    45 miles
Silver Ride.  Hatfield Heath    60 miles
Gold Ride.  50 – 55 miles through the mid-Essex lanes.

Sunday  14th February.  Meet 09.15.   
Bronze ride. Mountnessing, Francesca’s Coffee House.   40 miles
Silver Ride.  Mountnessing, Francescas Coffee House    55 miles
Gold Ride.  50 – 55 miles through the mid-Essex lanes.

Saturday Training Rides.                                                                                                   40 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.  NOTE, these are training rides where, unlike Sunday social rides, we don’t wait for stragglers.

Wednesday Rides                                                                                                           These leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.30. Approximately 40 – 50 miles. Various routes. Contact Paul O’Kelly or Frank Smartt on membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk by the previous Tuesday evening so either can advise the ride leader of the number of people turning up.

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 and club membership card completed with personal details.

New Members.                                                                                                                 New members with previous experience of group riding are always welcome.  Prior to departure you will need to complete a temporary membership form which will be given to you by the ride leader. This will give you free third party insurance whilst on the ride.  After three rides you will be required to join the club.  IMPORTANT. We advise anyone with little or no experience of group cycling to take part in one of our monthly Saturday Introductory rides before you go on any of our club rides.  Also, the ride leader may wish to cycle one lap of the cycling circuit with any new member to ascertain their fitness before commencing any ride.

 

                                                                                                                              

2 thoughts on “Club Rides

  1. Hi I am moving back to wanstead in september and am looking for a friendly group. I would be a novice and wondered how fast your introductory rides would go?

    Best

    Poorva

  2. Hi Poorva

    You are very welcome to join us on our next introductory ride, which has now been put back to August 18th. The average speed will be around 12 – 13 mph and we wont leave anyone behind.

    Regards

    Paul O’Kelly Membership Secretary