Cycling

Group Leader Telephone Venue Frequency Day Time
Roy Turnbull
0115 937 3561 Contact Leader Twice Monthly
1st Friday
3rd Tuesday
Various

Following the information about the group is the current  Cycling Programme,
and some photos of cycling events.

About the Group

Objective

To provide organised cycle rides for our U3A members who enjoy the local countryside and wish to cycle for pleasure, health and friendship.

Type of Cycling

Leisurely pace using minor roads, designated cycle ways, cycle trails, suitable bridleways, canal and river paths.

Cycle Rides

Cycle Rides are held as follows:
  • On the 1st Friday of each month
  • On the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Distance – usually between 20 and 35 miles.

It is normal to have a lunch time pub or cafe stop or a packed lunch may be taken if preferred.
Refer to the Cycling Programme for meeting points and start times.
Cycle transportation may be required for rides which start some considerable distance away from Keyworth.

How to join a Cycle Ride

Just turn up at the designated time and meeting point.

Recommended Equipment

  • Cycle Helmet
  • Visibility Jacket
  • Wet weather gear
  • Pump, puncture outfit, spare inner tube, and tools
  • Drinks, food etc.

Medical Form

To help deal with an emergency situation, cyclists are encouraged to carry a Personal Medical Form containing details of next of kin, any medication taken, known allergies or ongoing medical conditions etc. Medical Forms for this purpose are available from the Ride Leader.

Cyclists are reminded that they ride at their own risk and are responsible for their own personal safety.

For further information contact the Group Leader.


Cycling Programme

To print the 2017 cycling programme click here.

cycling page 1

cycling page 2


Cycling Programme Archive

Programme 2016, Programme 2015, Programme 2014, Programme 2013, Programme 2012, Programme 2011, Programme 2010.


Cycling Events

The Group at Hobycycling hoby





















Puncture repairs on the Grantham
Canal
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The Group at Sawley Marina
cycling sawley




















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