Sunday Rides

Sunday rides will be mainly on road on quiet lanes .  The rides will alternate between a distance of about 30 miles and longer rides of 50 miles. There will be a lunch stop, probably pub lunch, wherever possible. Riding will be at the usual club pace and we hope this will offer an opportunity to go a bit further.

Please note the longer rides may sometimes be shorter than 50 miles but hillier than normal rides.  Anyone doing these rides should either have done previous 30 mile rides or be experienced in longer rides.

 

Sunday 8th April – Rishworth Moor Harder Rides – Meet at the small car park on Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX at 10am. This will be a harder ride with several long climbs. The ride goes onto Saddleworth Moor to Slaithwaite and onto Rishworth Moor for lunch. Return via Grains Bar and Scouthead.  Distance about 30 miles. Leaders Andy Sykes and Andy Pennell

Sunday 22nd April – Plantation cafe– Meet at Timperley Sports Club  at 10am,  A ride across rolling Cheshire to Knutsford and on to Plumley for lunch.  Return via Tatton Park. Distance about 30 miles. Leaders – Gill and Lesley

Sunday 6th May – Eaton– Meet at layby outside Deanwater Hotel, Woodford at 10am.  Ride across Alderley Edge and Marton to Eaton near Congleton for lunch.  Distance about 30 miles. Leaders – Neil and Tracey

Sunday 20th May – Middlewich Longer ride – Meet at Bramhall Library next to the Rail Station   at 10am, A rolling Cheshire ride of a longer distance to Middlewich. Lunch in Middlewich. Distance about 50 miles. Leaders Sarah and Andy Pennell

Sunday 3rd June – Anderton Lift– Meet at car park next to Wilmslow Leisure Centre at 10am.  Another rolling Cheshire ride to the iconic Lift Bridge at Anderton. Distance about 30 miles. Leaders Andy Sykes and Lesley

Sunday 17th June- Fools Nook Longer Ride.– Meet at Torkington Park, Hazel Grove at 10am.  A repeat of the ride cancelled due to the snow.The ride will go out towards Prestbury and over Alderley Edge to Gawsworth and Jodrell Bank for lunch. Distance about 45 miles. Leaders – Graham and Lesley

Sunday 1st July – Runcorn – Meet at Warrington tba at 10am. A variation on previous longer riders to Runcorn. Distance about 30 miles. Leaders – Neil and Andy Sykes

Sunday 15th July – Ferry Cross the Mersey– Our annual trip on the Mersey Ferry.  Further details follow.

Any changes and more detail of the actual meeting point will be published in the Weekly Newsletter.

 

Lifts to rides can often be arranged and the Club has a few bikes which can be borrowed for rides by arrangement.

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* Sale Water Park - afternoonSale Water Park - afternoon

Time: 2:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Houldsworth Mill, Houdsworth Street at 1400. Mainly off-road via Manchester Cycleway and Transpennine Trail. . Distance about 12 miles.

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* Rishworth Moor Longer RideRishworth Moor Longer Ride

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Manchester Road, Greenfield at 10am. Very Hilly Ride taking in Saddleworth Moor and Grains Bar

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* Barton AirportBarton Airport

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Sale Water Park at 1000 for a route to the West. Passing over several paths to Barton for coffee and returning via Irlam. Distance about 15 miles

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* Plantation CafePlantation Cafe

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Timperley Sports Club at 10am. Rolling Cheshire Ride of 30 miles through Tatton Park and beyond.

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* 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.

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* ChorltonChorlton

Time: 7:00 pm
Posted by: Jim Court

Meet at Houldsworth Mill, Houldsworth Street, Reddish at 7pm. Easy ride along the Manchester Cycleway to Chorlton . 10 mile ride only.

           
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