Bridgnorth Cycling Club. Sunday 2nd July, 2017. Road Bike Rides.
Group A. Meet at Clee Cycles @ 09.00 for a 56 mile ride at between 15 – 17 mph average speed. A flat(ish) fast(ish) ride to the north, east and finally south with a drop off for any of the Highley posse at their front door . Bridgnorth – Pattingham – Albrighton – Brewood – Codsall – Seisdon. Coffee and Cake @ Halfpenny Green, The Vineyard at 11.30, 36 miles. Six Ashes – Hampton Load – Chelmarsh – Bridgnorth. 13.30.
Group B. Meet at Clee Cycles @ 09.00 for a 44 mile ride at the comfortable pace of the slowest. Mixture of flattish ‘B’ roads and lanes. Normally between 13 – 14 mph average. Bridgnorth – Albrighton – Codsall – Pattingham – Great Moor (option for the adventurous to try the drowned road) – Perton – Trysull – Halfpenny Green, The Vineyard @ 11.30, 32 miles. Coffee and Cake. Return to Bridgnorth via Claverley – Quatt for 13.00, or ride an additional 20 miles with Group ‘A’ via Six Ashes and Hampton Load, returning to Bridgnorth at 13.30.
Group B is recommended for those new to bike riding or who simply want a pleasant Sunday ride in a friendly environment. Many riders presently in Group A first started riding with Group B.
All welcome, especially new riders.
If you are unsure, why not meet us at Halfpenny Green, The Vineyard at 11.30 where you will be made most welcome, sample Coffee, Cake and a group ride back to Bridgnorth.
Weather: An improvement after a disappointingly damp week.https://weather.com/en-GB/weather/5day/l/UKXX1522:1:UK
Races: Tour de France. Start to finish coverage every day for three weeks on Eurosport and highlights and finishes on Channel 4, or live feeds via www.cyclingfans.com
Weeks Club Programme:
Club kit due for delivery this week !
Dave Hughes. Sportive Coordinator, has announced on the BCC forum the next Sportive. Bostin (Black country for good – apparently) Newport. 23rd July 2017. Choice of three courses, 50, 100, 120 kilometers. It would help the club if riders entering could indicate to Dave which distance they are riding.
Information and Entry: http://www.bostinride.com/bostin-newport-cyclo/
Tuesday, 4th July 2017. MTB ride. Meet Clee Cycles @ 18.00. All Welcome. Info. on open page on Tuesday morning.
Wednesday, 5th July 2017. Evening Road Ride. Meet Clee Cycles @ 18.00. All Welcome. Info. on open page on Monday morning.
Thursday 6th July 2017. Morning Road Rides Cancelled for the next two weeks due to work and holiday commitments.
Sunday 9th July, 2017. Shropshire Thrills Club Rides. All welcome, 50, 70 and 100 miles. Clee Cycles @ 08.30 – 09.00 with a BBQ (small charge to cover costs) at the finish. Info. on open page and web site next Thursday.