Preston & District

Cycling

We operate a sedate cycling group where lycra is not de rigeur! Yes we may go upto 16 miles on our jaunts but we take our time and proceed at the rate of the slowest cyclist. We always arrange our routes to visit a café where we partake of coffee/tea/cake/ice cream/fish and chips/etc. Basically, anything they have to offer!
We ask that you have cycled before but emphasise we are 'recreational' cyclists not budding professionals! A bicycle rack for your car would be a bonus as we are venturing further afield having done all the routes from St. Cuthbert's.

Why not give us a go then? We are keen to build up our numbers from the small group who currently journey out each month.

The group meets on the third Wednesday of the month through spring/summer/autumn.
Please always ring the leader at 10am on the day to check if the ride is on if the weather is looking inclement.

Next session in 2019:

Day/Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019 (NB This is ride plus lunch for the end of our 2019 ride season. Menu choice booked beforehand).

Time: 12 noon.

Meeting Point: Bobbin Mill pub, Eaton Avenue, Buckshaw Village, Chorley, PR7 7NA.

Parking: Pub Car park.

Description of Route: local route before returning to the pub for lunch at 1-130pm.

Distance: 5 miles approx.

Leader: Christine Kitchen Tel. 01772 678824. NB The lunch will still be on even if the ride is cancelled due to inclement weather.

If you are interested in joining this group and suggesting ideas for cycling routes, contact the Group Leader Ken Youde on 07437 200221 or, to send an e-mail, please click on the bluebird symbol in the top right-hand corner of the page. For security purposes please include your telephone number when sending an e-mail message.

Cycling Schedule 2019:

20th February: Special event at Ashton Methodist Church.
20th March: Mike Ripley
17th April: Albert & Kath Risely
15th May: Christine Kitchen
19th June: Tim & Maureen Beals
17th July: Stephen Marriott
21st August: Norman & Pat Green
18th September: Phil Harker
16th October: Phil Harker
20th November: Christine Kitchen. Meal at Bobbin Mill pub, Buckshaw Village after cycle ride.

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