Please Note Training rides are for CLUB members ONLY.
The Use of Tri Bars is not permitted.
Good set of Lights required on ALL midweek rides from 1st September to the 30th April
Evening rides will be cancelled if roads are icy.
Sunday rides may have the start time postponed if icy overnight. See home page for updates
Mondays Intermediate Training ride
Intermediate Training Ride. Start 7:00pm - Broken Cross car park Map. We take
turns at the front, and keep together as a group until Pexhill hill on
the return to Broken Cross (so we go at a pace suitable for the
slowest). Distance 30 miles. Average speed 18-21 mph in summer, 17 mph
in winter. Good lights required until early May. Club members only.
Thursday Introductory/Slower Training rides
Introductory/Slower Training Ride. Start 19:00 -Broken Cross car park.
We take turns at the front, and keep together as a group for the whole
ride including Pexhill hill on the return to Broken Cross (so we go at a
pace suitable for the slowest). Distance 30 miles. Average speed about
17 mph. Good lights required until early May. All welcome, particularly lady
riders and those new to training rides.
Wednesday Training rides Until mid April
Start from Broken Cross @ 7:00pm on a 30 mile route along the lanes at a fast steady pace pace (we don't wear numbers!!) trying to keep off major roads. Good set of lights required. Muguards and flaps as this is a winter ride.
Sunday Winter Training rides until early April
Start time 9:30am or 10am if icy see forum on Saturday night. Meet at Fermain.
These are the rules that we will play by: -
1. Rides will be between 50 -70 miles depending on the weather.
2. This will be steady base endurance riding.
3. No winter racers.
4. We will stop for punctures/mechanicals etc.
5. No cafe stop.
6. This is a winter ride. You must have mudguards with flap. Do not even think of turning up without them. You will not be welcome or allowed to ride with the group.
It is not fair on the other riders.
7. The rides will be a differant route every week to keep things interesting
Start from Broken Cross
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