Ashbourne Cycling Club

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Welcome to the new Ashbourne Cycling Club website

Welcome to the new Ashbourne Cycling Club website. As well as looking different, we’ve made the site much more interactive and given you more options about how to stay up to date with all the latest news and info from the club. One of the key features we wanted was to allow any club member to create content for the website. We want...

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Derbyshire Police – Cyclists safety advice

This was brought to my attention via a post to our club facebook page, here’s a taster of the article; Cyclists have a right to claim the lane It may come as a surprise to most drivers but cyclists have as much right as drivers to take up the entire lane. You will often see cyclists riding side-by-side, and you,...

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Routes for Saturday 1st November

Still keeping the meet time at ALC 08:30 Long Route is 53mls going out via Longcliffe heading to Meynell Tea Rooms,a couple of other lumps along the way  Short route is 39mls going out via Wyaston heading to Meynell Tea Rooms, fairly flat route with some short climbs 

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Club Kit

Interested in Club kit ? If you are let us know as soon as possible and we can put a bulk order together, maybe you want to treat yourself or your partner for Christmas (your Braver than me if you think a club shirt will do  ) Have a look on the website for the kit that’s available  Club Kit for...

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Sunday Social ride 26thOctober

Meet at ALC 09:30, don’t forget the clocks go back this weekend  Route for Sunday is 17.5 mls heading out via the Cycle Path heading out to Ednaston and back via Yeldersley Lane and Hole in the Wall Strava Yeldersley route

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Club Routes Saturday 25th october

Meet time 08:30 ALC Weather forecast looks fine at the moment maybe a tad chilly, both routes heading into the hills  Long route is 52 miles with 4449 feet of accent, tea stop at Riber View Beeley Moor Strava Route  Shorter route is 40 miles with 3107 feet of accent tea stop at The Old Smithy Monyash Strava Route  

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The clocks are changing this coming weekend!

On 26 Oct 2014, Daylight Saving Time Ends When local daylight time is about to reach Sunday, 26 October 2014, 02:00:00 clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, 26 October 2014, 01:00:00 .   Why do we care? Well ride times are updated for the “Winter” months from the 26th. Please check the ride times otherwise you’re likely to be...

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Good turnout for today’s Club Rides

Great to see so many turning up for both rides today, ten riders did the long route out to Shugborough, which really wasn’t flat!! Sorry about that  the strong headwind on the way out made for tough going, tailwind on some sections of the return leg gave some respite. A large group headed out on the shorter route to the...

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The “Matlock Top 10″ – Local sportive on the 25th

                Looking for a challenge next weekend? Dark and White events have organised a short but hilly Sportive based just outside Matlock in Darley Dale. This is the last of the Derbyshire based Sportives for this year we are aware of. Two routes are on offer. Let us know if you’re planning to do it.  ...

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Club Social Ride route Sunday 19th October

Route for this Sunday’s Social ride is 18mls, out via Clifton. Would be good if we could get some feedback from the riders of this ride, we need to determine if we continue this ride through the Winter or stop at the end of this month and resume in the Spring, please give it some thought and let us know,...