Ashbourne Cycling Club Blog

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Routes Saturday 25th November

Meet 9 am main car park at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Please make sure you have familiarised yourself with your chosen route beforehand.  Communicate with others in your group to decide if you are going to stay together at a set pace or split into  smaller groups of higher and lower average speeds. Hi viz clothing, lights and mudguards always a...

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Routes Saturday 18th November + Boylestone Big Breakfast!

Depart 9 am from main carpark outside Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Mudguards please if weather looking mucky/wet. Here’s a very informative link  on Road Cycling Hand Signals and Calls – please have a read and it will help to ensure our group riding is safe and enjoyable  😉  All 3 Routes this week are heading south again and through Boylestone so...

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Club “B” ride option for Saturday 11th

We will be giving the B ride another option to ride at a slightly higher pace this Saturday, riding the same route at around 15 – 17 mph average. The route will remain the same however the café stop becomes an option, I (Ant) will be leading the ride and won’t be stopping at the café, please consider this if...

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Routes Saturday 11th November – 9 am Meet

Meet 9 am main carpark of Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Please check through the route beforehand. If you find that the route you’ve chosen to ride with is splitting a lot from the start then it’s a good idea to check with each other if it’s better to split down into smaller similar ability groups or aim to stay together;-) ....

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Club News

Hi folks  Please see the attached for details on latest club news and decisions made following on from last week’s Committee Meeting. Have a read and let any Committee Member know of any comments you may have. Thank you  🙂  ACC Newsletter

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Routes Saturday 4th November – Meet 9 am

Meet at the winter start time from now on at 9 am.  Main car park outside Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Please be sure to familiarise yourself with your chosen route beforehand and ensure you have your own layout of where the route goes – be that in map or GPS format.  Please check the advised approximate average speed of each group...

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London Amsterdam Cycle Challenge

ACC Member Paul Padden will be taking part in the SJP London Amsterdam Cycle Challenge Ride on 28 June 2018. He wanted to let others know about it in case anyone else is interested in taking part too as it is open to all. Click here to find out more – SJP London Amsterdam Cycle Challenge Ride    

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Club Trip to Mallorca

Club trip to Mallorca 2018 Here’s a reminder regarding next year’s cycling trip to Mallorca:- Some club members have booked a week long cycling holiday in Mallorca in 2018 and all club members and guests are welcome to come along. The group will contain riders of varying abilities and fitness levels, so the routes will be designed to enable all...

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Revised B Route for tomorrow – Saturday 28th October

A revised B route for tomorrow, Saturday 28th October as the previous one posted was very similar to last week’s. There’s a bit of a climb at the start of this one but weather looking ok so should be a nice warm up  😉  B Route, avg speed approx 13/14 mph, 35 miles, 2,640 ft elevation. Heading out Mappleton, Blore,...

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Routes Saturday 28th October

Meet 0830 main carpark Ashbourne Leisure Centre.  Please be sure to check through the routes beforehand. Many thanks for this week’s route suggestions – enjoy 🙂 A Route, approx avg speed 18/19 mph, 59 miles long, 3,900 ft elevation. Heading out via Rocester, Lower Tean & Stone, stopping at Oak Tree Farm cafe, back via Millwich, Uttoxeter, Marchington & Yeavely. A...