Saturday Social Ride 20th May 2017
Laura cannot make it this week, so Bob has very kindly stepped in to lead at late notice. The route has changed as below. This is our introductory club ride, so if you are just starting out or are coming back to the sport this is the ride for you. You will receive lots of support and encouragement along the way. Please read our guidelines on preparation for a weekend ride in the rides section of the website.
Route: Surrey Lanes
Coffee Stop: Tanhouse
Ride Captain : Bob Kite
Distance: Circa 25 miles
Elevation : a few hundred ft
Guide Speed: 10-12mph, or at the speed of the slowest rider.
Meet: Affogatto 28 -32 Broadway Crawley
Time: 8:45 for a prompt 09:00 departure.
Please carry your ICE emergency contact details.
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 captains 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.
Please read the risk assessment now posted on the website.
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.
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 under club rides on the website.
Please also review the riding in a group guidelines on our website to see how we are trying to develop group riding skills.