Weekend Rides
Cycling Club
Join us for a ride on country lanes starting in south Hertfordshire.  Choose an easy Saturday afternoon (up to 10 mph) or a longer Sunday ride (12 mph).  See our FAQ page for further details.  
Not a CTC member: Why not try a ride before joining? Please bring a completed guest entry form and Contact us if you have any questions.

Sunday rides - day rides (average 12 mph) (printable list attached):
On Sundays we lead a faster day-ride.  Sometimes we split into faster and slower rides, usually to the same destinations, to suit riders on the day.  We have plenty of stops: a morning break at a café, a lunch stop (usually at a pub, but sometimes we have a picnic or use a café) and, in the summer, an afternoon break at a café.   If you don't want to stay out all day, there's usually someone to return with after the morning coffee stop. You can also shorten the ride by meeting us at our morning stop.

In the summer a full Sunday ride could be over 60 miles. In the winter, rides are about 40 miles as we have lunch nearer the start and try to return before dark (but please bring lights as we may be delayed).  See our previous ride reports for an idea of what to expect.

Sunday Rides List:
Date
Time
Start
Leader
Coffee Stop
Lunch Stop
Tea Stop
 13 Apr  9:00  Hatfield  Bill  Town Cafe, Buntingford  The Green Man, Shepreth  Cafe Plus, Baldock
 20 Apr  9:00  St Albans  Neil  Ozzy's Cafe, Little Chalfont  Polecat Inn, Prestwood  Blackwells, Chipperfield
 27 Apr  9:00  Wheathampstead  Craig  Hayden's Cafe, Barton le Clay  The Cock, Broom  Emily's Cafe, Whitwell
 4 May
 9:00 Hatfield Jon Roydon Marina
 Moletrap, Tawney Common
 Upshire Church
 10 May
  see Saturday Spins
    
 11 May
 9:00 St Albans Richard Masterchef, Amersham
 White Horse, Hedgerley
 Chenies Church
 18 May
 9:00 Hatfield Mike Hitchin Kitchen
 White Hart, Campton
 Whitwell
 25 May
 9:00 St Albans Carol Worlds End GC, Wendover
 Three Horseshoes, Towersey
 Great Missenden Church
 1 June
 9:00 St Albans Steve H
 Morrisons, Hoddesdon
 Fox, Matching Tye
 Hopleys Plants, Much Hadham
 7 June
  London Nocturne
 Jon   
 8 June
 9:00 Hertford Steve B
 Bridge Cafe, Bishops Stortford
 Manor House, Royston
 White Hill GV, Dane End

Saturday easy rides  - occasional half-day easy rides returning to St Albans
Leisurely rides from St Albans (up to 10 mph) exploring local lanes and byways.  Resuming in the summer.

*Saturday spins - mostly half-day faster rides, mostly on Saturdays
Faster rides (13+ mph) with a quick coffee break before returning - about 25 miles total. If you are interested in joining a ride then please let Phil know.  Mob:  0770 366 1221 Email: phil{@}derlee.com
Saturday 19 April -         
9-30 start from Bedmond. Cycle to Ivinghoe tea room, taking in the splendid display of bluebells along road from Ringshall. Probably 40 to 50 miles total from St Albans
 
Saturday 26 April –
9-30 start from Bedmond. Cycle to Wendover Woods cafe for coffee / early lunch. Probably 40 to 50 miles total from St Albans
 
Sunday 4 May – excursion ride on the Isle of Wight
7am depart Bedmond, drive to Portsmouth to take bike on ferry to cycle the Isle of Wight Randonee, 100km. A very popular ride at your own pace. Back late, 9 / 10pm to Bedmond etc
See:- http://www.cycleisland.co.uk/
 
Saturday 10 May –
11am start from St Albans. Cycle to Welwyn Garden City to spectate at the finish of the Womens Tour of Britain elite cycle race
See:- http://www.welhat.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=5490
 
Saturday 24 May –
10am start from St Albans. Cycle to Old Warden aerodrome nr Biggleswade for lunch. About 65 miles total.

Updated: 16/04/2014.  See how to get notifications by email a few days before each ride.  Rides may be need to be changed on the day due to unforeseen circumstances.

We also do rides especially for women on several Saturdays in spring, summer and autumn. 
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