29 May 2013

Bike Week organised bike rides 15th-23rd June

Bike week is a celebration of cycling in the UK. STACC is running several events and there are many bike rides being organised. Here's the ride programme:

Saturday 15th June “5 Miles to Fabulous” CTC introductory event for women only.

An escorted gentle morning ride with coffee break. Meet at Morrisons cycle parking (Hatfield Road) for a 9-30 start. For more info phone. 01727-836470

Saturday 15th June “Saturday Saunter”

Short relaxed introductory morning ride by CTC leaders, say15 miles. Turn up at Morrisons for coffee at 9-30 for a 10-00 start

.Further info phone 01727-834016

Sunday 16th June “Chiltern Challenge”

Regular CTC ride, 50 - 60 miles in the Chilterns,.

Meet at St. Albans War Memorial, St Peters St for a 9-00am start.

At a steady pace, all welcome. 11’s, lunch and tea planned.

Guest riders advised to call 01727-834016 ahead.

Tuesday 18th June “For your Pleasure”

Choice of alternative Forty Plus Cycling Club escorted rides:

a) 20-25 mile led ride to a convivial pub lunch. and return, easy pace.

b) similar 30-35 mile expedition, slightly more ambitious,

Meet for either at Morrisons car park (Hatfield Rd) for a 10-30 am start.

Turn up or call 01582 762120 for more info.

(Note: Follows the free bikers breakfast from 7-30 to 9-30 am in the Market Place)

Wednesday 19th June “Evening all”

Regular CTC evening ride of about 17 miles,ending up at the White Lion, Sopwell Lane, St Albans at 9 pm. Meet at the War memorial in St Peters St., outside Blacksmiths Arms at 7-30 pm.

Evening ride- bring your lights!

Thursday 20th June “For your Leisure”

An easy introduction to cycling; share a sociable 40 Plus Club event. Meet for coffee at the Green Man, Sandridge at 11-00, followed by a short ride for a convivial pub lunch.

More details from 01582- 833719

Thursday 20th June “Easy does it”

An escorted gentle 5 mile evening event (mainly off road) to suit families, from the Earthworks Garden site in Hixberry Lane, from 18-00 onwards.

Hot dogs to follow, courtesy of the local Guides. More info from 01582 762120

Saturday 22nd June “Another Saturday Saunter”

A further CTC led morning ride, no more than 15 miles, easy paced. Meet at the Inn on the Park, Verulamium Park at 9-30 for 10-00 start.

Ring 01727 834016 for more detail

Sunday 23rd June “Scarp Escape”

CTC’s regular Club run of 50 – 60 miles to the western limits of Hertfordshire (at a steady pace) with planned refreshment venues.

Meet at the War Memorial in St Peters St. for a 9-00 am start. All welcome.

Call 01727 834016 for more info.

Sunday 23rd June “Shenley revisited’

A family afternoon escorted outing to Shenley Park (with café and a fine play space) from Highfield Park car park. Meet at 13-30 (back by 17-00)

12 miles round trip, gently paced, largely traffic free. More detail from 01582 762120

Sunday 23rd June “Ride 4aReason”

Verulam Cycle Club’s annual event for anyone over 14, with a choice of 25, 33, 44 or 66 miles. Venue: Woolams Pavilion, Woolams Playing Fields, St Albans, off the Harpenden Rd. Starts from 8-00 onwards, anticipated finish at 4-00 pm. Signed and marshalled routes.

Entry Fee required. Further details on Verulam CC website www.ride4areason.org

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