We have three ride groups to suit varying abilities: a club ride, a mid-paced and a fast group. No riders are dropped or left behind on any ride. Our club rides average between 13 to 15mph, depending upon terrain and cover 45 to 50 miles. The mid-paced and fast rides both cover about 50 miles with average speeds of about 15mph and 18mph respectively. The destinations listed are for the mid-paced and fast groups. All rides unless otherwise stated, leave from The Butts, Alton at 09.00.

We have a Whats App group that keeps riders up to date on our rides. Contact Jim Woods using the "Contacts" link to be added to the group.

The club ride is a mixture of experienced riders and those who are new to cycling. The aim of the club ride is to promote both the etiquette and the advantages of group riding. During the summer months rides may occasionally be longer than 45 to 50 miles. These are identified by a * and the ride leader can be contacted for route details. Club rides may not always go to the mid / fast group café but there will always be a coffee stop!

There are 20 mile summer evening rides at a slower pace. These start from the Anstey Park Rugby car park (club nights) or the Butts (other Mondays) at 6:30pm and return by 8:00pm. There are also faster Monday evening rides leaving Owen's shop in Four Marks at 6:30pm and finishing by 8:00pm

Date

Café (10.30-11.00)

Pub (12.30 -13.00)

Club Ride

Mid-Paced

Fast

Sun 6 May

Isle of Wight Round the Island – go to www.cycleisland.co.uk for more details

Sun 6 May

Milland Village Coffee Shop

Wellies, Lavant

Three Horseshoes, East Worldham

John - Milland

Darren - Lavant

 

Sun 13 May

Fort Nelson

Rose & Crown, Farringdon

Alan

Mike

Guy

Mon 21 May

Summer Club Night ride from Anstey Park, 6:30pm start. Faster riders welcome to “take off” for a quicker ride.

Sun 20 May

Leckford farm Shop

Castle of Comfort, Medstead

Sarah

Mike

 

Sun 27 May

Brambridge Park Garden Centre

French Horn, Alton

Caroline

Chris

 

Sun 3 June

Craft Centre, Seale

Golden Pot, Shalden

Alan

Mark

Guy

Mon 4 June

Summer Club Night ride from Anstey Park, 6:30pm start. Faster riders welcome to “take off” for a quicker ride.

Sun 10 June

Rowlands Castle

Golden Pheasant, Farringdon

John

Andy

Shaun

Sun 17 June

Winchester Cathedral

Castle of Comfort, Medstead

Caroline

Freja

 

Mon 18 June

Summer Club Night ride from Anstey Park, 6:30pm start. Faster riders welcome to “take off” for a quicker ride.

Sat 23 June

Alton CC Open 10 starts at 2:00pm. Please support this event or click here to enter.

Sun 24 June

Meet 8:00am at the Butts for Mike’s annual 100 miler. BBQ at Mike and Rosie’s afterwards. Mike (Medium).

Click here to see the route on Ride With GPS.

Click here to download a zip file with tcs and gpx routes.

Fri 29 June

Night ride round the Isle of Wight. Ferry to East Cowes, ride starts at midnight, back for breakfast in Cowes at about 7am. Nigel

Sun 1 July

Applegarths GC, Grayshott
Breeze Café, Bosham

Golden Pot, Shalden

Alan

(Grayshott)

Charlie (Bosham)

Guy (Bosham)

Sun 8 July

Midhurst

Greyfriars, Chawton

John

Chris

 

Sun 8 July

Isle of Wight round island medium paced all day ride. Lunch stop at Chale Green stores café. Meet at Portsmouth for 9am crossing to Fishbourne. Shaun

Sun 15 July

Keydell GC, Horndean

French Horn, Alton

Jim

Mike

 

Sun 22 July

Breakfast Ride to Lee-On-Solent: 08:00 start at the Butts, return to Pub With No Name

Sun 29 July

Henry Street GC Arborfield

Golden Pot, Shalden

Becci

Darren

 

Sun 5 August

Fishbourne Roman Villa

Chichester Cathedral

French Horn, Alton

Alan Fishbourne

Freja Chichester

 

Sun 12 August

Tea Cosy, Hurstbourne Tarrant

Royal Oak, Lasham

Caroline

Charlie

 

Sun 19 August

Queen Elizabeth Park

Cedars, Binsted

John

Mike

 

Sun 26 August

Wickham

Castle of Comfort, Medstead

Jim

Andy

 

You can download the rides list here.

Ride guidance for junior riders and their parents is available here. Please use the contact page if you need any more information.

Rides will normally be around 50 miles in length unless marked* contact the ride leader for more details There is a ride every Monday evening from Owens Cycles, Four Marks, starting at 18.30.