EVENTS

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Upcoming events

    • 01/09/2018
    • Goody Ales, Herne Common

    For more information and to register please click HERE

    • 02/09/2018
    • 09:00
    • South of England Showground at Ardingly

    Big Tims Big Day Out

    THE RIDE

    Big Tim’s Big Day Out is a ride of 90 km – the Grande - or a ride of 50 km – the Cortado. Created by none other than Sean Yates, both rides start and finish at the South of England Showground at Ardingly and head off towards the Ashdown Forest to take in some classic local climbs. The route splits at Splaynes Green, the Grande heading south through some rolling terrain to Ringmer before heading back north. The Cortado takes a slightly easier route back to Ardingly, but beware, both routes have a sting in the tail... we are also pleased to announce that we have riders from Team Wiggins riding as well so it’s going to be a great event. Cycling weekly are also involved and will be writing a piece for us in their publication. 

    The Espresso ride is the easy way to enjoy the party - sign up for this ride and come along for the food and drink and know that your entry fee will go towards the Royal Marsden Charity. 

    For families or beginners to sportives,  there is also a 15 km route, starting at 10.30am, suitable for families and those who want a shorter ride.

    WHATS INCLUDED

    Mama C Events will have her Airstream Caravan at the Showground with food for all finishers as well as other offerings to purchase, and the Beer me brewery will provide a beer or wine for all riders and a pop-up bar. Electronic multi-point chip timing, super-fast registration make for a great day on the road. Enter now on the British Cycling website, £32 for the Grande 90k, £28 for the Cortado 50k.

    THE AFTER PARTY

    Fantastic local band The Straw Dogs have been booked to entertain you from 13:00 hrs at the after party at the Ardingly Show Ground. To pick up your free food and beer after your ride, you'll need to collect your ride-time ticket from the timing HQ and present that to MamaC for food and BeerMe for beer. More food and beer will be available to purchase to see you through the party!

    Please note that on the day entries are not available for this event. This is because your entry fee includes food and a beer after your ride, and the caterers need advance numbers. Please enter in advance on the British Cycling website.

    I hope that you will be able to support our charity ride, by passing this event on to riders, customers, friends and family and I would like to thank you now for your support.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on ems.gearing@gmail.com.

    Event Website: Big Tim's Big Day Out


    • 23/09/2018
    • 07:30
    • East Malling Research Centre

    Starting at East Malling Research Centre (ME19 6BJ), you have the choice of three distances taking you through the heart of the Kent countryside on either a 104km, 65km or 36km circular route.

    All Routes Include:

    • Refreshment stations
    • Comprehensive signage
    • Marshals, first aid and vehicle support
    • Professional chip timings

    The cost to enter the 104km ride is £35, 65km is £30 and the 36km ride are £25.

    Under 18’s welcome as long as accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants under 18 will need to complete a parental consent form

    Event website: https://www.hokh.org/events/detail/cyclo-sportive

    • 27/09/2018
    • 14:00 - 17:00
    • Herne Hill Velodrome
    Register

    We would like to see you attend the Annual Club Track Championships. It will be held at the historic Herne Hill Velodrome in London the scene of many Historic races snd performances. The Championships will be Held on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August between 2 and 5pm.

    https://www.hernehillvelodrome.com/

    All abilities are welcome and also encouraged. This is a chance to try out an outdoor velodrome and fixed gear cycling. No experience or accreditation is necessary.

    We have a very strong tradition in track cycling within the club with 2 current and multi World Champions in the guise of Roly Crayford and Geoff Wiles. Take this opportunity to meet other members and enjoy racing in a comfortable and friendly setting we are all there to have an enjoyable day !!!!

    Families and Spectators are more than welcome ... Children can bring bikes and there is a small inner track for them to feel part of the day ... space for packed lunches etc. and ample parking. 

    Please contact Mike Piper via Facebook or 07764740686 to book, or to enquire about potential bike hire.


    • 07/10/2018
    • 08:00
    • Ulcombe, Kent

    The Fairies Crown Rides

    Sunday 7 October 2018 starting from Ulcombe Village Hall, Kent ME17 1EB

    INSTRUCTIONS TO ALL RIDERS: CLICK HERE

    There are two distances to choose from:

    THE FAIRIES CROWN & ANCHOR - 200 KMS

    THE FAIRIES HALF CROWN - 100 KMS

    THE FAIRIES HALF CROWN 100 Km

    2017 route sheet for 100 km:  CLICK HERE

    2018 DRAFT Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27045563 

    More information and to register in due course

    THE FAIRIES CROWN & ANCHOR 200 Km

    2017 route sheet for 200 km: CLICK HERE

    2018 DRAFT route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27218946

    More information and to register in due course

    If you have any questions about either of these events,
    please contact Bob Watts bobwatts999@gmail.com

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