Club Rides

Redbridge CC Sunday Club Rides List

22nd March 2015 – 3rd May 2015

All Sunday social and non-stop rides normally leave the Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.15 meeting others at Chigwell Row 09.30

Bronze rides: approximately 35-45 mile long and will return Redbridge Cycling centre approximately 12.30 – 13.30.                                                                                           Silver rides: vary between 45 – 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 22nd March.   Start Time 09.00 for 09.15 departure.
Bronze Ride.   Delimores Café,  Ongar. 35 – 40 miles
Silver Ride.   Long ride to Delimores Café Ongar. 50 miles

Sunday 29th March.  Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure – NOTE BST starts 2.00am                                                                                                                           Bronze Ride. The Apollo Café,  Waltham Abbey
Silver Ride.   Sawbridgeworth, The Shed Coffee House

Sunday 5th April (Easter Sunday).  Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure)               Bronze Ride.   Cooks Mill Green, The Bake House.  40 miles
Silver Ride.  Cooks Mill Green, The Bake House. 55miles.

Sunday 12th April. Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure)                                           Bronze Ride.   White Roding. Bretts Buttery. 45 miles

Silver Ride.   White Roding. Bretts Buttery. 55 miles

Sunday 19th April. Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure)                                           Bronze Ride.   Writtle. Writtle Tea Rooms (opposite Writtle College) 45 miles

Silver Ride.  Writtle. Writtle Tea Rooms (opposite Writtle College). 55 miles

Sunday 26th April. Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure)                               Bronze ride   Ingatestone, Pierros.  42 miles

Silver Ride.  Rettendon. BH Nurseries (midway between East Haningfield and Rettendon.)  58 miles

Sunday 3rd May. Normal Start Time (09.00 for 09.15 departure)                                             Bronze Ride.  North Weald Aerodrome, The Squadron Café.  40 miles

Silver Ride.  Hatfield Heath.   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.


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?



  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.


    Paul O’Kelly Membership Secretary