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G1 Clubride

For those not sunning themselves overseas or at the 100 this weekend, Graham and I will be leading the Sunday club ride. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23609964 A couple of climbs (Enterdent, Pains and Star) and some nice flat/ rolling sections. Maybe even a coffee stop if the weather’s good We have no one marked as available to lead in August so if you are around and can help please go to rendez vous and mark up the dates you – Read more…

SUNDAY G1– 68miles/110km – Beals Barn 9am start

  Fab weather this Sunday – highs of up 22ºc – so break out the summer gear and shed the winter equipment! Sam will be leading a ride of approximately 68 miles at G1 pace around 17mph+ (27.5 kmh) down to Beals Barn Gardens for “a cup O’tea an a slice O’ cake” – overlooking Bewl Water. We have some new club members so we are focusing on keeping the rides at the advertised speeds – so – Read more…

G1 Ride to Tulley’s Farm

Marek to lead G1 to Tulley’s Farm – G2 will follow the same route. http://www.tulleysfarm.com/tea-rooms G1 pace ~17-19mph 27-30kmh Route to be posted but it’s around 60 miles and pretty flat. Please register to let us know you’re attending.

G1 Basted Ride

Richard Bingham leading. 60 miler out to East Peckham and Basted, back via Exedown and Knatts Valley. This will be the same route as G2, except tackled in the opposite direction with a cafe stop at Offham. Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20881861 Please click to register attendance.

G1 Llamas + Steve

60 mile round trip out to see the hard-to-spot llamas at the llama park in the Ashdown Forest. Steve Rodgers to lead G1 – 9am start at The G. If anyone is feeling good by the time we get to Hartfield we might have a go at The Wall! https://ridewithgps.com/routes/8211486 Please click to ensure I get out of bed.

G1 Trevereux Hill

4 Elms Lumps n Lanes – lovely hilly route with hidden lanes – the icing on the cake is Trevereux Hill. Refreshment stop in 4 Elms. Route info: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/4872686 60 miles with lots of hills to break up the G1 pace- plenty chance to test your hill climbing. Steve Rodgers currently lined up to lead.

G1 Beals Barn BEWL – 70 miles

 Graham will be leading G1 to Beals Barn – approx 70 miles. As highlighted in our most recent Newsletter it is essential that you “please mark your attendance” as club numbers are on the up which may necessitate for us to arrange additional ride leaders. Please download the route onto your GPS unit – gives us a ‘forced recruitment option’ if we need additional leaders : ) https://ridewithgps.com/routes/5365263 Weather is looking overcast and cool but no rain with – Read more…

COTSWOLDS LOOP

G1 aprés Velothon ride circular loop starting from Acton Turville Monday 11am. Ride route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22884608 Weather looking good http://www.weatherbagel.com/f/6331cdcc-00da-4662-a44a-64ad53c8e89b

G1 – Chiddingstone Romance Cafe

63 mile ride this Sunday via the lovely romantic cafe at Chiddingstone. G1 or G2? Both going the same route – please take your pick and let us know in advance. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10095894 Also let us know if you would like to head of earlier than usual – there is interest in departing at 8:30 rather than 9:00

G1 Sunday clubrun

For those not sunning themselves overseas or at the 100 this weekend, Graham and I will be leading Sundays ride https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23609964 A couple of nice climbs (Enterdent, Pains and the smooth Star) but mainly nice flats/rolling terrain With people away we have no one marked as available to lead in August. If you are about please can you mark up Rendez vous with your availability. Cheers

G1 to Llama Park 95km 1,300m

Meet at 9am for a 9.15 start. Over the summer due to holiday commitments we will be loading up rides with a suggested route to download. Feel free to reorganize and lead rides based on attendance but download this ride in the first instance and if you wish to lead please make sure you come prepared with an alternative route on your GPS. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24296678    

G2 G1 Sunday 24th June

No rides up for Sunday for G1 nor G2 this week – Graham and Chris are off to the Pyrenees avoiding the massive holes in the road caused by flooding and landslides! I’m out for a ride on Sunday but have to be home around midday. If there’s enough interest for a ride I’m happy to lead a short one or start off a short one that others find their way home from. Alternatively use – Read more…

G1 100km Green Fingers Cafe

Graham leading a ride following the Old Port RT route extended to take in a fuel stop at The Green Fingers Cafe (within Ashdown Garden Centre). For G1 you will be expected to help on the front – if the pace is too high there is the option to drop back to G2 who will be following the same route. Pace around 17.5mph depending on lumps. Leaving the Green @ 9am sharp.  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26808588 One review – Read more…

G1 – 70 Mile Marden Meander

Weather forecast looking great for Sunday, dry with pleasant highs of 23ºC. Join me on a G1 paced ride down to Marden, on one of my favourite routes. Mark your intention by clicking attend for either G1 or G2 – you can swap groups at the fuel stop @ 49 miles if you need a change of pace. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28193802 G1 If you like pushing the pace you should join this group where you’ll ride in – Read more…

SUNDAY 19th G1 Tully’s Farm

This Sunday Dave Barker and Matt Whale will be leading a ride to Tulley’s farm – leaving 9am sharp from the Green. G1 pace usually around 18mph and everyone will be expected to share the work on the front. Note G2 will be riding to Lenham so no broom wagon option this weekend! Route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24296601

Sunday G1 Staplehurst Loop 70m

My favourite ride – nice mix of climbs and fast flats – highlight has to be ‘Col du Knatts Lane’ – 0.5 miles, averaging 8.3% (with highs of 14.5% : ) Download Staplehurst route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28464791 If we’re short on numbers then we will ride as one group at G2 pace – if you’re a G1 rider I would ask you to respectfully match the pace of the G2 ride leader. Download the G2 Tully’s – Read more…

G1 The Wall

G1 chat suggests not many free so following G2 on their route out to The Wall this Sunday @ 9am https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28734717 Link should give turn by turn notifications if you’ve registered with the clubs free RIde with GPS account    

Cyclopark Training Session

Training session at Cyclopark, has been booked for Saturday 27th October 2018 14:30-16:30. The aim of the session is to introduce and improve cycling skill required for club group rides and time trials. Great session for riders just beginning and/or wanting to improve – practise existing skills. The session will be lead by certified British cycling coaches Lee Staples and Richard Liston. The Cyclopark is a purpose built traffic free environment, has great facilities (changing/parking) and – Read more…