Dear Avanti Member,

We had a great evening on Monday, thanking everyone that could make it for helping make the KK yet another success. Mugs, t-shirts, leftover flapjacks and gels (in odd flavours) were distributed to eager recipients.

First Committee Meeting of 2016

All members are welcome to attend the first club committee meeting of the year - which will be at 8pm at Westcombe Park RFC on Tuesday 22 March. The focus will be on developing the plans discussed at the AGM. Event Details HERE.



Kit News

The Kalas club shop has closed for the month and we've had enough orders to be processed - the items will be delivered towards the end of April. The shop will open again on 1st April for another 2 week window.

We are thinking about stocking caps - please let me know if you'd be interested in buying a cap some time this year - we have to buy a job lot of them.They're really good - ask Sam - they fit well under a helmet.

We've just had some samples of the new Elite bib shorts and they are excellent - they have the same silicone grippers on the legs as the Pro shorts - at a lower price. Also the 2016 Elastic Interface pads are really good. Much recommended!

New Members

We're still growing - please welcome Peter Cvjetan and Lyndall Newton-Early to the club.


Club Rides this Weekend

Saturday Ride - Marek leading

It will be as always a 40 miler, at a comfortable pace that accommodates anybody who turns up. Guests are always welcome, as it’s a good introduction to club riding. Meet at the Royal Oak with a departure at 7:45am. Please indicate on the website your attendance. Click here for more info.

Sunday Rides

The usual 3 routes and 4 rides this weekend:

Chris Moss (G1) and Simon Lumsden (G2) leading 120 mile ride to Camber Sands

G1 and G2 paced rides meeting 7:45 at the G, departure at 8am, 2nd pickup point at the White Hart on Riverhill at 8:30. Click here for more details.

G3 - Alan Else leading 50 miles out to Lingfield

Cafe stop at Red Rum Cafe, Lingfield. Click here for more details.

G4 - Dave Scudder leading 33 miles to West Wickham

Shorter than usual, mystery tour. Click here for more details.


Lastly - I posted some info to help you get prepped for Flanders if you're taking part in the Avanti expedition in 2 weeks. See here for hints and tips:

See you Sunday and have fun!