. The rides will meet up at 1900 from various points within Stockport. The rides will mainly be off-road on easy paths. Each week there will be rides on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The rides will be the same giving members a change to choose the evening or indeed ride both. Distances will be 10-12 miles. A shorter 6 mile ride is available on Wednesdays subject to pre-booking.
Our 2019 programme runs from the end of April to the end of August.
Monday 24th June and Wednesday 26th June – Abney Park – Meet at the bridge behind the Woolpack Inn near the Pyramid at 7pm. A ride along the River Mersey and then through the grounds of this historic house. Leader Andy Sykes
Monday 1st July and Wednesday 3rd July – Godley – Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre at 7pm. A little bit of a climb this time as we visit the old railway line and the turntable at Godley. Leader – Neil
Monday 8th July and Wednesday 10th July – Stockport Bridges –Meet at the bridge behind the Woolpack Inn near the Pyramid at 7pm. This ride takes us on a tour of the bridges along the Mersey Valley. Leader Sarah
Monday 15th July and Wednesday 17th July – Woodley – Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre at 7pm. A tour of the local tracks and lanes around Woodley. – Leader Graham
Monday 22nd July and Wednesday 24th July – Bramhall – Meet at Woodsmoor Rail Station at 7pm. – Another local tour of the back roads and trails around Bramhall. Leader Andy Pennell
Monday 29th July and Wednesday 31st July- Didsbury – Meet at the bridge behind the Woolpack Inn near the Pyramid at 7pm. – A trip along the Mersey Valley and the Transpennine Trail. Leader – Neil
Monday 5th August and Wednesday 7th August – Lyme Park – Meet at High Lane Village Hall at 7pm. A more hilly ride around the edges of Lyme Park and Marple Ridge. Leader – Tracey
Monday 12th August and Wednesday 14th August – Northenden – Meet at the bridge behind the Woolpack Inn near the Pyramid at 7pm An extended trip along the Mersey Valley and return through Didsbury. Leader – Andy Sykes
Monday 19th August and Wednesday 21st August – Hazel Grove – Meet at Hazel Grove Park and Ride at 7pm. A ride around the lanes and estate roads of Hazel Grove. Leader – Des
Monday 26th August and Wednesday 28th August – Edgeley. Meet at Ceracycloan, Swallow Street off Hillgate at 7pm. A tour of Edgeley and the Ladybrook Valley . Leader Jim.
This completes this year’s evening rides – See you next year.
Also , in response to requests we now have a monthly Saturday afternoon ride which will cover about 10/12 miles and will be suitable for families. Usual fee of £1 per adult – children free. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult who will be responsible for their safety and riding ability. Children must wear a safety helmet.
Any changes and more information on meeting points will be in the Weekly Newsletter.
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