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Sunday Social Ride Info

Our Sunday cycling adventure, starting at 9 AM from Owler Bar, just outside The Moorlands Pub, is the perfect way to begin your day. This comprehensive guide will walk you through everything you need to know about this exciting ride, including why you should join, what to bring, and how to be a part of this thrilling experience.

Sunday Social Ride Meeting Details

  • Date: Every Sunday
  • Time: 9:00 AM (Max 10 min wait time)
  • Location: Owler Bar, The Moorlands Pub
  • Route : Available on the Club Strava Account

Parking Information – Can I Drive & Park at The Starting Point?

Parking for our Sunday ride is both convenient and free of charge at The Moorlands Pub. Our chosen meeting point is strategically located to ensure easy access and the smooth unloading of your bicycle.

What to Bring

Before you head out for our Sunday cycling adventure, make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment:

  • Your reliable bike in good working condition.
  • A safety helmet – a must for all riders.
  • Comfortable cycling gear and footwear.
  • A water bottle to stay hydrated during the ride.
  • Basic tools and a spare inner tube, just in case of unforeseen circumstances.

How to Join

Participating in our Sunday ride is a straightforward process:

  1. Arrive Early: To ensure you have enough time for parking and preparing your bike, aim to arrive a bit early at Owler Bar, The Moorlands Pub.
  2. Introduce Yourself: Look for our friendly ride leader or fellow cyclists – we’re always enthusiastic about welcoming new riders.
  3. Ride and Enjoy: As the clock strikes 9 AM, we’ll embark on our ride. Your only task is to follow the group, take in the breathtaking scenery, and savour the joys of cycling!

What is the typical pace of the Sunday Social Ride?

Our Sunday road ride typically maintains a moderate pace, suitable for road cyclists. We aim for an enjoyable and comfortable ride for participants.

Are there designated routes for different skill levels of road cyclists?

Yes, we plan routes that accommodate various skill levels of road cyclists. Beginners and experienced riders will find routes suitable for their abilities.

Do I need a specific type of road bike to join the ride?

While a road bike is recommended for the best road cycling experience, you can also participate with a hybrid bike or gravel bike. Make sure your bike is in good condition for road cycling.

How long is the typical Sunday road cycling adventure?

The duration of the ride can vary depending on the selected route, but we usually plan for a ride that lasts a few hours, including breaks.

Is it mandatory to wear a helmet during the ride?

Yes, wearing a safety helmet is mandatory for all participants. Safety is a top priority.

Are there designated ride leaders for the Sunday road ride?

Yes, we have experienced ride leaders who guide and organise the Sunday road rides. They ensure the group stays together and follows the planned route.

How often are rest stops included during the ride?

We typically plan rest stops along the route to allow riders to regroup, hydrate, and take short breaks. The frequency of stops may vary depending on the ride’s length and terrain.

Is there any cost associated with joining the Sunday road cycling adventure?

No, participation in our Sunday road ride is free of charge. We believe in promoting road cycling and providing a welcoming environment for all.

Can I join the ride if I’m new to road cycling?

Absolutely! Our Sunday social ride is open to all cyclists of all levels, including beginners. We encourage new road cyclists to join and learn from more experienced riders.

How can I stay informed about any ride updates or cancellations due to weather conditions?

To stay informed about ride updates or cancellations due to weather, please check our club’s Strava account. We will post any announcements there for your convenience.

If you have any additional questions specific to road cycling or need further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you and ensure you have a great road cycling experience with us.

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