Join us for sociable cycle rides on quiet lanes in South Herts.
 Please contact Carol Brazier for more information. 

Rides usually start in St Albans, Hatfield or Hertford. All starting points are near train stations and parking facilities and we have a mix of local residents and people from north London. We are a 'formal member group' of the CTC - the national organisation for cyclists – and one of four groups cycling in Hertfordshire.

What do we do? 

We are a leisure cycling club with weekly rides on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. Shorter/easier rides are run on some Saturday mornings.

Sunday rides have a morning coffee break, lunch stop and (summertime only) a tea break in the afternoon.  For a shorter ride, some people cycle back from coffee or lunch most Sundays; others stay out all day.  As our weekend ride reports
 show, a Sunday ride to coffee and back could be 30 miles.  In the summer months a full Sunday ride could be over 60 miles. In the winter, rides are shorter (about 40 miles) and the lunch stop nearer to the start so we can often get back before dark.  

Our popular midweek rides start from St Albans on Wednesday evenings and aim for an energetic 90 minute ride to a local pub.

For your first ride try a Saturday Saunter morning ride as these are no more than 20 miles and go at a speed that suits everyone. Or, if you can average 12 mph, start with a Sunday ride to elevenses and back.

We also run 5 Miles to Fabulous rides especially for women and have occasional car-assisted rides, weekends away and longer tours .

Next rides and events

Ride Reports
  • 4 Oct: Hatfield to Sawbridgeworth The weather was fine and sunny, as it sometimes can be in early autumn. There were 8 riders to set off from Hatfield.  Welcome to Maddie from Neil’s Saturday ...
    Posted 4 Oct 2015, 13:27 by South Herts
  • 27 Sept: St Albans to Lacey Green I arrived at the war memorial to see the other riders deep in conversation with a lady vicar (or someone dressed like one). She was interested in the Saturday Saunter ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2015, 01:27 by South Herts
  • 26 Sept: Saturday ride - Hatfield to Hertford Five of us met on a bright sunny Saturday morning at Jenny’s in Hatfield for a morning saunter to Hertford.In attendance were Graham, Geoff, Sue and Phil. And ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2015, 01:28 by South Herts
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Latest News

South Herts CTC AGM to be held at 7.30 on Monday 19th October 2015 at Cotswold Outdoor shop, 91 Victoria St, St Albans AL1 3TJ (map). After a short meeting hopefully there will be an opportunity to socialise in a local hostelry, probably the Victoria just opposite.

 Please see the annual report for 2014. 
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Neil receiving his 5th consecutive ride attendance award at the 2014 AGM.

Read about our 2015 tour based at Burton upon Trent.

These 35 mm square mudguard/frame stickers have been specially produced for South Herts CTC and are available from ride leaders.  They are free to members and will help to promote the club, so do take some to adorn your bikes.

Congratulations to Neil - winner of the Hargreaves Trophy for a 4th consecutive year.

Read about our 2014 tour of the Home Counties around London.

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You can try a few rides before joining the CTC. See our Frequently asked questions page for guidance on riding with us.  Contact Us for further information or phone Carol Brazier for more details.

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President: Jon Snow
Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
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17 Oct 2014, 09:47