Saturday Rides

Saturday rides provide easy rides of a little longer distance than the Wednesday evenings – suitable for members wishing to progress or for those who cannot make mid-week rides.   Covering distances usually between 15 and 20 miles, many will use traffic free paths and canals etc.  Most rides are suitable for mountain bikes, hybrids and road bikes with suitable tyres.  Members with pure road bikes with “skinny” tyres may find some of the rides a little difficult.


Saturday 23rd September – Middlewood Way Afternoon ride – Meet at Higher Poynton Station (Nelson Pit)  at 2pm.  An out and back ride along the Middlewood Way to the outskirts of Macclesfield.  Distance about 10 miles. Leaders Jim and John

Saturday 30th September- Macclesfield Circular – Meet at Riverside Park, Macclesfield at 10am.  A new route taking us around the paths tracks and roads of Macclesfield. Distance about 15 miles. Leaders Andy Pennell and Sarah.

Saturday 14th October- Red House Farm – Dunham Massey – Meet at Chorlton Water Park at 10am.  A ride incorporating canal paths and off road trails with some lanes to Dunham Massey – Flat ride of 18 miles.  Leaders Gill and Andy Shaw

Saturday 21st October – Abney Park Afternoon Ride – Meet at Pyramid at 2pm.  A steady 10 mile ride along the river and round Abney Park with some quiet estate roads.Leaders Jim and John.

Saturday 28th October – Cotebrook – Meet at Winsford Marina at 10am A re-run of the abortive trip last year cancelled in the snow.  Long drive to the start but then a pleasant mixed canal and road ride to the Shire Horse Centre for coffee.  Distance about 18 miles.  Leaders Sarah and Andy Pennell,

Saturday 11th November – Tour de Stockport – Meet at Woodsmoor Rail Station at 10am.  An interesting tour of the back lanes and tracks around Stockport with coffee at Tandem Coffee House.  Leaders Andy Pennell and John.

Saturday 18th November – Longford Park Afternoon ride. – Meet at Houldsworth Mill, Reddish at 2pm.  A ride along the Manchester Cycleway to Chorlton then estate roads to the Park.  Return via Chorlton Green and Chorlton Park to Cycleway.  Flat ride of about 12 miles.  Leaders Jim and John.

Saturday 25th November – Poynton Circular  – Meet at Woodsmoor Rail Station at 10am.  A 15 mile tour of the local lanes and tracks to Poynton for coffee. Some slight climbs.  Leaders Sarah and Graham

Saturday 9th December – Wythenshawe Park – Meet at Grenville Road, Edgeley (Hollywood Park) at 10am.  A new route devised by Andy to explore the lanes and tracks between Stockport and Wythenshawe. Coffee at Wythenshawe Park. Distance about 19 miles.  Leaders Andy Shaw and Jim

Saturday 16th December – Manchester Airport afternoon ride – Meet at Heald Green Hotel ( next to Heald Green Station) at 2pm .  Our regular trip round the Airport with coffee at the Airport.  Distance about 10 miles.  Leaders  Jim and John

Saturday 23rd December – NO RIDE – Christmas Break – Have a good Christmas.


Any changes and more precise details of start locations are sent out in the Weekly Newsletter.



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* Peover HeathPeover Heath

Time: 9:30 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Longer ride covering 45 miles of Cheshire Lanes with lunch at Peover. Meet at Davenport Green at 0930

* Wythenshawe ParkWythenshawe Park

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

A new ride of around 19 miles Meet at Grenville Road, Stockport (Hollywood Park) at 10am. A tour of Stockport and Northern Moor to Wythenshawe Park for coffee.

* Airport Circular Easy rideAirport Circular Easy ride

Time: 2:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Heald Green Hotel at 1400. A mix of on and off road riding on good paths to The Viewing Park for coffee. Distance about 10 miles

* GoostreyGoostrey

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Car park next to Leisure Centre in Wilmslow at 10am On road ride through Cheshire Lanes to lunch at Goostrey Leisure for our annual Christmas trip. Distance about 26 miles


Time: 12:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

No official rides over the Christmas Weekend but Seasons Greetings to everyone

* Tatton ParkTatton Park

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Gatley Station at 10am. An on road ride across familiar Cheshire Lanes to Tatton Park. Distance about 28 miles

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