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 tyres with a reasonable tread – no racing wheels

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

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF THE OPENING RIDES, WE ARE NOW GOING TO PROVIDE TWO RIDES EACH SATURDAY TRAVELLING ABOUT ONE HOUR APART.   EACH RIDE WILL BE ABOUT 15 MILES BUT WITH NO COFFEE STOP ALTHOUGH WE WILL TAKE SHORT REST STOPS. THERE WILL BE A LIMIT OF 15 RIDERS ON EACH RIDE    NORMAL RIDE FEES WILL APPLY.

EACH RIDE MUST BE PRE-BOOKED AND ANYONE WHO HAS NOT BOOKED WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.  RIDERS WILL BE ALLOCATED A PLACE AND GIVEN FULL DETAILS OF THE RIDE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MANAGE ENTRIES TO GIVE AS MANY RIDERS AS POSSIBLE A CHANCE TO RIDE.

THERE WILL BE NO “ON THE DAY” RIDES AVAILABLE 

BOOKINGS WILL OPEN AT 7AM ON THE PREVIOUS SUNDAY AND REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 7PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE RIDE OR WHEN THE ALLOCATION IS FULL .  ANY BOOKINGS RECEIVED OUTSIDE THESE TIMES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. BOOKING WILL BE BY SIMPLE E-MAIL TO JIMCOURT@NTLWORLD.COM INCLUDING HOME AND EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR TRACK AND TRACE PURPOSES.

The provisional opening rides are as follows:   These are subject  to alteration or cancellation if Government Guidelines change.  We would stress that the success of the re-introduction is very dependent on everyone playing their part and obeying instructions and guidelines.  If we can do this, we should all have a safe and enjoyable ride.  More precise details will be in the Weekly Newsletter.

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Saturday 13th November –  Mottram St Andrew – from Poynton   Leave 10am and 11am   – A road ride with minimal off road sections. We head out towards Adlington and Newton before the small climb to Mottram St Andrew. We travel along the base of the Edge to Wilmslow and Woodford . Leaders: Andy Shaw , Lesley Howard, Graham Hughes and Gill Heathcote.

Saturday 20th November –  Macclesfield Circular – from Macclesfield   Leave 10am and 11am   – A circular trip around the various tracks and back roads of the Macclesfield area. Undulating with some trails. Leaders: Andy Pennell, Sarah Pennell,  Andy Sykes and Des Hutton

Saturday 27th November –  Bramhall Park – from Gatley  Leave 10am and 11am   -An 18 mile mix of local tracks , paths and urban roads on a trip through Ceadle, to Hazel Grove then return via Branhall Park and Bruntwood Park. Leaders Des Hutton , Andy Shaw, , Graham Hughes and Andy Sykes

Saturday 4th December –  Alderley Edge – from Woodford  Leave 10am and 11am   -A 15 mile ride out to the foot of Alderley Edge before heading towards Wilmslow and Styal.  Leaders: Andy Sykes, Sarah Pennell, John Houghton, Andy Shaw

Saturday 11th December –  Poynton Lanes- from Hazel Grove  Leave 10am and 11am   -An 18 mile ride on road around the Poynton District. Leaders: Graham Hughes, Lesley Howard, Neil Williams, Tracey Sheppard.

Saturday 18th December –  Festive Ride – from Vernon Park  Leave 10am and 11am   -A 16 mile fancy dress ride round the various Stockport Districts. Decorate yourself and your bike to make this a memorable fun ride. Leaders: Andy Shaw, Gill Heathcote, Andy Pennell, Jim Court

Saturday 25th December  – No Ride this weekend.  The Leaders wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and would like to thank the riders for supporting the Club through a difficult time.

Saturday 1st January 2022 –  New Years Day.  No  official ride this weekend.We have decided to let everyone enjoy the New Year Celebrations. 

 

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* Alderley EdgeAlderley Edge

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

15 mile ride from Woodford at 10am. No coffee stop. More details in the Newsletter. Pre-booking only - see Saturday ride pages for detail

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* Poynton LanesPoynton Lanes

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

A 17 mile on road ride around the Poynton area. Meet in Hazel Grove at 10am. No coffee stop or on the day rides.

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* Festive RideFestive Ride

Time: 10:00 am
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Fancy dress ride round the various Stockport districts Meet at Vernon Park at 10am. No on the day rides. Decorate yourself and your bike for this fun ride

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* MERRY CHRISTMASMERRY CHRISTMAS

Time: 12:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

No official rides over the Christmas Weekend Seasons Greetings to everyone and we hope everyone has a good Christmas. See you in 2022.

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