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.

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 on club nights at a slower pace. These start from the Anstey Park Rugby car park 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 3 Sep

Alton CC Open 25 cancelled

Sun Sep 3

Choose ride leader and destination on day.

Mon 4 Sep

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

Sun 10 Sep

Grayshott Pottery

Three Horseshoes, Worldham

John

 

 

Sun 17 Sep

Elm Park

Golden Pot, Shalden

Caroline

 

 

Sun 24 Sep

Leckford Farm Shop & Café

French Horn, Alton

Alan

Andy

 

Sun 1 Oct

Wyevale GC, Fairoak

Greyfriars, Chawton

John

Mike

 

Sun 8 Oct

Westlands Farm Shop (Shedfield)

Selborne Arms

 

Darren

 

Sun 8 Oct

2017 Gridiron – go to www.wessexctc.org/grdetail.htm for details

Sun 15 Oct

Alton CC Hill Climb starts at 10:00am, Brightstone Lane. Ride to event from the Butts leaving 9:00am – Mike

Sun 22 Oct

Treacles, Chiddingfold (Mid-paced)

Henry Street GC (Club)

Cedars, Binsted

Caroline

Freja

 

Sun 29 Oct

The Good Life Café, Kingsworthy

Castle of Comfort, Medstead

Caroline

Mike

 

Sun 5 Nov

Conkers Garden Centre

Fur & Feathers, Southrope,

John

Jim

 

Sun 12 Nov

Aylings GC, Trotton

French Horn, Alton

Caroline

 

 

Sun 19 Nov

Queen Elizabeth Park

Cedars, Binsted

Alan

Andy

 

Sun 26 Nov

Popham Airfield

Castle of Comfort, Medstead

John

Mike

 

Sun 3 Dec

Mud Island GC, Boarhunt

French Horn, Alton

Caroline

Nigel

 

Mon 4 Dec

Club Night – Quiz and food at the Rugby Club, Anstey Park

Sun 10 Dec

Craft Centre, Seale

Cedars, Binsted

Met Office Weather Warnings - no organised ride

Sun 17 Dec

Tinsel Ride, 35 to 40 miles: Jim – decorate your bike! Coffee at The George, Odiham / Conkers followed by drinks and mince pies with partners at the Cedars, Binsted. Subject to change if icy.

Sun 24 Dec

Choose on day

 

 

 

 

Mon 1 Jan

New Year’s Day ride starts at 10:00am at the Butts, choose leader on the day to finish at the Fur & Feathers, Southrope

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.