Sat 9th Sept – A1 Stans
This weeks A1 ride prmises to be a ride not to miss, your ride captain is the Fantastic Mr Fox. The route will be via Handcross, Warninglid, to Henfield then a twist to Partridge Green stopping at Stans Bike Shack. A further twist back up to Crawley via Copsale and Hammer Pond Road to Pease Pottage then Crawley. The route should be circa 34 miles and will be different to your normal rides.
Route: Click here
Coffee Stop: Stans
Ride Captain : Dougie Fox
Distance: 34 Miles
Elevation : 1300 ft
Guide Speed: 12 – 13 mph
Meet: Affogatto 28 -32 Broadway Crawley
Time: 08:45 for a prompt 09:00 departure.
Cycling tip: Alternative riding
To help you all enjoy your weekend rides the Ride Organisers and I would like to remind you when on a club ride to:
1. Listen to the ride Captain instructions.
2. Follow the route of the ride Captain.
3. Do not ride off the front of the group.
4. Stop at the top of climbs and at junctions to enable the ride to re-group.
If you are thinking about taking up cycling or are picking up the sport again then come along and pick a ride to suit you. There is a no drop policy on all our rides however we would also ask you to consider the distance, elevation gain and guide speed when choosing your ride. We want your experience with us to be both enjoyable and safe and read the clubs risk assessemnt on our website.
If you want more information on what to expect on your first ride, how to prepare, details of the routes and advice and re-assurance on riding in a group please see the relevant sections.
Please Note : As a Club we wish to help people progress through the Social ride structures. Therefore we would like to put a greater emphasis on group riding dynamics