Cycling

The Cycling Group organise regular on road and off-road rides throughout the year with all abilities are catered for. There are shorter, café rides for casual and leisure riders and longer forays into the Surrey Hills for experienced riders.

Monthly Club Open Rides

Held for members covering a range of abilities, these take place on the first Sunday of each month. The rides change monthly.

Road Rides

A Programme including Developing/Intermediate, Intermediate/Advanced and Advanced Rides will be held During Spring/Summer 2021.

Details can be found in the Cycling Calendar.

Occasional Weekday Leisure Rides

These leave Cedar Sports Reception at 10.30am. They are at a more leisurely pace than other Club rides, no more than 9-10mph, and a café stop for coffee and cake will be a must!

Cycling Group Information

For more information on the Cycling Group please email cycling-commitee@royalautomobileclub.co.uk or telephone 01372 229266.

Members wishing to receive emails relating to Cycling activities and rides, should visit the ‘Activities and Interests’ page of My Account to amend their mailing preferences.

You can join our WhatsApp General chat group to get notification of ad-hoc rides that take place during the year and to receive up to date information on imminent rides, cycling events and information. Our WhatsApp Leisure Group will provide the latest ride dates and information specifically for the more leisurely weekday leisure rides, whilst our WhatsApp Mid-Month Group provides intermediate and advanced riders with information dedicated to the monthly roll-up rides. Please use the following links or send an email request to cycling-commitee@royalautomobileclub.co.uk  should you wish to join any of these chat groups.

– WhatsApp – general group
– Whatsapp – leisure group
– WhatsApp – RAC Road Rides
– WhatsApp – Zwift online cycling group
– WhatsApp – off-road cycling group

You can also join our Strava Cycling Club to record your triumphs and compare your performance with other members. Please note that our presence on Strava is not managed by the Club, so by joining you are consenting to Strava’s terms and conditions.

Cycling Jerseys

Club cycling jerseys are available from the online shop and the shop at Woodcote Park.

COVID-19 Rules and Guidance

In order to address Government, British Cycling and Club COVID-19 guidance, we will be restricting rider numbers and adopting the following requirements.

As rider numbers will be restricted (ride specific) and contact tracing details are required, registration via Eventbrite is compulsory and participation is limited to Members only.

All riders must carry spare tubes, tyre levers, tools and be able to fix a puncture or minor mechanical issue as ride leaders may not be able assist due to social distancing requirements.

Social distancing of two metres must be observed during rides.