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Welcome to Alnwick cycling club -

 

 

We are a new club formed in 2013 based in the Market town of Alnwick in Northumberland with Members from around the local area, county and further afield - with new members joining all the time, the club is going from strength to strength. Our members take part in many events across the regional including cyclo cross, closed circuit track racing, TT events and also supporting local charity events with marshalls for the Hulne park family cycle event.

 

So why not come and join us for a whole host of activities crammed into a 2017 season which certainly promises to be a great one!!


 
Our club is now CTT affiliated and our members compete against other clubs in the region, details of which local events can be found on our website.
 
2015 saw the launch of our own time trial events hosted later on during the spring and summer months and will continue into 2016 - our TT route (M13) has been officially approved by the regional CTT committee and starts and finishes from Embelton. They have also approved a series of  Club TTs on the route - these are planned for later in the season with dates and times to be confirmed yet but once we are aware of these, they will be uploaded to this website.
 
 

Social Sunday Ride Meeting Point

The club meet at 9am outside the entrance to the Willowburn Leisure Centre, Alnwick (In winter moths start times are subject to change due to weather conditions please see  club facebook pages for more details on the day), which has ample parking spaces for anyone wishing to arrive by car. Rides will be split into two groups and sets off on a route decided by the ride leader of each group.

The routes are varied, with Northerly routes up the coast to Bamburgh or inland to Chillingham and Ross Castle, Southerly routes to the Morpeth area or Westerly routes into the beautiful Northumberland National Park, either to Alwinton and beyond or down as far as Bellingham. The club does cater of all cycling abilities but we do ask that people who are riding with us are at least competant at riding on public roads with traffic.

 

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Tuesday / Thursday Night Training Sessions - Autumn - Winter time 2016 / 2017

Now that the nights are cutting in and the weather is changing and the season is pretty much over, why waste all that hard work put in over the year only to play catchup with others in terms of fitness when the new year arrives?? We offer an Xbikes session on a Tuesday night at No limits gym, and on a Thursday night we run a spinning / turbo class in conjunction with Alnwick Tri club at Willowburn sports centre, please note additional fees apply for these normal less than £5 per session but well worth it!

 

 

 Please ensure you have!!!

Two spare innertubes, tyre levers and pump/co2 as a minimum requirement

Suitable clothing including gloves waterproof jackets or gilet. (weather dependant)

Mudguards attached to bikes where possible (Autum/winter)

Food and water, energy gels or bars!!!!

Helmets compulsory as per club rules

 



Beginners/Improvers Group:

20-30 Miles depending on conditions

09:00 - 12:00 / In winter moths start times are subject to change due to weather conditions please see, club facebook pages for more details on the day, but rides still leave from Willowburn leisure centre in Alnwick.

Speed: Pace dictated by slowest rider, no rider will be left behind. Experienced ride leader will be present for every beginner ride. 

 

Medium/Fast Group:

Distance: 40 - 80 Miles depending on conditions

Time: 09:00 - 14:00

 

 

Please note that Medium/Fast group rides are not training rides, the emphasis here is on distance and organised group riding skills at a good pace

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events in North East

Date Event Name Location Event Type Details
20th Aug 17 North East Regional Road Race Championships --- Road View details »
26th Aug 17 Reactivate Redcar & Cleveland --- Let's Ride View details »
28th Aug 17 Ouseburn Valley Cross Newcastle Upon Tyne Cyclo-Cross View details »
10th Sep 17 Northumberland GP Ponteland Road View details »
3rd Sep 17 CXNE Round 1 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
17th Sep 17 CXNE Round 3 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
24th Sep 17 CXNE Round 4 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
1st Oct 17 CXNE Round 5 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
15th Oct 17 CXNE Round 6 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
22nd Oct 17 CXNE Round 7 Richmond Cyclo-Cross View details »
4th Nov 17 CXNE Round 8 Darlington Cyclo-Cross View details »
19th Nov 17 CXNE Round 9 Houghton Le Spring Cyclo-Cross View details »
17th Dec 17 CXNE Round 10 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
27th Dec 17 CXNE Round 11 - Charity Event --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
21st Jan 18 CXNE Round 12 --- Cyclo-Cross View details »
20th Aug 17 Derwentside CC Summer Cross Round 3 Ponteland Cyclo-Cross View details »
20th Aug 17 Newcastle - Off to the Beach - 26 mile bike ride --- Let's Ride View details »
20th Aug 17 Newcastle - Gosforth Park - 7 mile bike ride --- Let's Ride View details »
27th Aug 17 Newcastle - 2 Valleys to Gibside - 19 mile bike ride --- Let's Ride View details »
27th Aug 17 Newcastle - Town Moor Tour - 8 mile bike ride --- Let's Ride View details »
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