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 June – Salt Line.– Meet at Wilmslow at 9.15 or Hassall Green at 10.15.  A regular interesting rides around the Sandbach area and its small flashes (lakes). Coffee near Sandbach.  Distance about 17 miles. Leaders – Jim and Vic

Saturday 7th July – Dam House – Meet at Robin Hood pub car park, Stretford at 10am. A ride to the North this time with a network of paths and quiet roads through Eccles to the Busway and on to Leigh for coffee.  Return journey takes us over Chat Moss to Urmston.  Distance about 18 miles. Leaders Gill and Jim

Saturday 21st July – Velodrome – Meet at Sale Water Park at 10am. A ride along the canal through Central Manchester and on to the Velodrome for coffee. We will return along the Manchester Cycleway. Flat ride of about 20 miles. Leaders Gill and Vic

Saturday 28th July – Moody Cow Afternoon Ride. – Meet at Cheadle Baths at 2pm. A ride on the paths and quiet roads of Cheadle Hulme, Bramhall and Handforth to the Moody Cow for coffee. Distance about 12 miles – Leaders Jim and John.

Saturday 4th August – Rivington – Meet at Morrisons Cheadle at  9am to drive to Rivington or Rivington Hall Barn at 10am.  A hilly ride around the Rivington Reservoirs and surrounding countryside. Coffee at Rivington .Distance about 15 miles. Leaders Andy Sykes and Sarah.

Saturday 18th August – Halls Route – Meet at Ceracycloan, Swallow Street, Hillgate at 10am. Our popular annual tour of several historic Halls in the area. Coffee at Bruntwood Park.  Distance about 20 miles. Leaders Graham and John.

Saturday 25th August – Middlewood Way afternoon ride – Meet at Nelson Pit car park, Higher Poynton  at 2pm. A gentle ride along the Middlewood Way to the outskirts of Macclesfield and return.  Distance about 10 miles. Leaders Jim and John

Saturday/Sunday 1st/2nd September – Club Weekend to Hull University – Pre-booking essential. Separate information will be supplied.

Saturday 15th September – Todmorden – Meet at Hollingworth Lake car park at 10am. A ride along the canal to Todmorden for coffee. Some road then back on the canal with an option of an off-road section on the Pennine Bridleway onto the moor. Distance about 18 miles. Leaders Graham and Des.

Saturday 22nd September – Higher Poynton afternoon ride. – Meet at Hazel Grove Park and Ride at 2pm. A ride around Poynton and up to Higher Poynton to join the canal and coffee at Higher Poynton. The return will be through Norbury Hollow and Middlewood crossing.  Distance about 10 miles. Leaders Jim and John.

Saturday 29th September – Irwell Valley – Meet at Elton Sailing Club near Bury. A ride of mixed surfaces around Bury to Heaton Park for coffee. We then pass through the Irwell Valley Sculpture Trail and back on the disused canal. Distance about 18 miles. Leaders Jim and Vic

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

 

 

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* Hazel Grove CircularHazel Grove Circular

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Hazel Grove Park and Ride at 7pm. Options of 6 and 10 miles

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* RivingtonRivington

Time: 9:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Morrisons Cheadle Heath at 0900 or Rivington Hall Barn Car Park at 1000. Hilly mix of on and off road round the Rivington Country Park

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* GodleyGodley

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre, Brinnington at 7pm. 10 mile ride only

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* GodleyGodley

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre, Brinnington at 7 pm. A trip along the old railway near Hyde

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* Eroica rideEroica ride

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Friden car park near Newhaven at 1000. A chance to ride part of the routes of the Eroica ride. Hilly but with a distance of 24 miles

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* DentonDenton

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre, Brinnington at 7pm. 10 mile ride only

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* DentonDenton

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Brinnington Leisure Centre, Brinnington at 7pm

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* Halls RouteHalls Route

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Ceracycloan, Swallow Street at 1000. A 20 mile tour of Stockport visiting several of the historic Halls in the area. Coffee at Bruntwood Park.

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* DidsburyDidsbury

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Woolpack , near the Pyramid at 7pm. 10 mile ride only.

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* DidsburyDidsbury

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Pyramid behind the Woolpack at 7pm

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* Middlewood Way - Easy rideMiddlewood Way - Easy ride

Time: 2:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Higher Poynton Station at 1400 Shorter Easy ride of about 10 miles on disused railway Families welcome.

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* RuncornRuncorn

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Timperley Sports Club at 1000. A longer ride via Warrington and Widnes to Daresbury returning via Appleton. Distance about 47 miles.

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* SaleSale

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Gatley Rail Station at 7pm. A new ride of tracks to Sale.

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* SaleSale

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Gatley Rail Station at 7pm. A new 10 mile ride via tracks to Sale.

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