Welcome

Welcome to the St Neots Cycling Club website. We are a friendly cycling club based in St Neots, serving the town and the villages around. We mainly focus on road cycling but some of our members also ride off-road. Why not join us for one of our Sunday club runs that explore the countryside around Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. In summer we organise a weekly time trial on an excellent sporting course near Abbotsley and Gamlingay and on Tuesday evenings in summer there is a regular chain gang for those planning to race or just get faster.  We have frequent social evenings and outings. Whether you are an experienced roadie or new to cycling, do contact us or join one of our club runs - you’ll get a warm welcome.

Routes for Club Run - 19th October 2014

Shorter Route
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6274181
     http://connect.garmin.com/course/8201997

Medium Route
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6273604
     http://connect.garmin.com/course/8201994

Longer Route
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6274174
     http://connect.garmin.com/course/8201992

‘Note from the Route Master’

The long route includes some cycle paths in Cambridge that we have not ridden before so we'll see how we go. The Longer Route group always get lost anyway.

Start time - 08:30 at the Market Square, St Neots.

Sunday's weather is expected to be cool and dry with a brisk SSW wind.

Youth Coaching starts again 11th October

St Neots Cycling Club is proud to announce that Youth Coaching for children will start again in the new school year on 11th October.. Training will be delivered by a qualified British Cycling coach. Training will start on Saturday 11th October 2014 at Ernulf Academy at 9:45am and fortnightly thereafter. See here for more information about the scheme. For more details, do contact us.

148 Members at the end of September

By the end of September our membership for 2014 has moved onto 148 . 3 new members to the Club this month bringing the YTD new members to 52 and to date 96 have renewed their membership from 2013 giving us a 73% , to date, retention rate from 2013. 

At the end of September  2013 we had 126 members so very good to see that the popularity and reputation of the Club continues to grow and we look forward to these numbers increasing over the next few months . We had 132 members at the end of 2013 and although the growth in numbers is slowing we are still on course for 150 members this year 

In September we welcomed Rob , Richard and Glyn to the Club. 

Our average age continues at 43. 

Sunday Club Runs

Every Sunday at 8:30

Our club runs continue through the year. We leave from St Neots Market Square at 8:30 every Sunday morning with three distances: 50 - 70 miles; 40 - 50 miles and about 30 miles generally ridden a bit steadier at about 14-15mph.  You don’t have to be a member to sample our club runs and they are a great way to introduce club activities. Click here to find out more about our Sunday club runs.

Introductory Rides

Every week

St Neots Cycling Club runs a weekly ride for those who have never ridden in a group before or those who feel that the faster longer Sunday runs might be too far or too fast for them. The rides will be held every Sunday leaving St Neots Market Square at 8:30 - the same time as our other Sunday runs. The rides will be about 25 -30miles long at a slower speed of 14 - 15mph. See you there!

Members' Blogs

Three of our members have regular cycling related blogs. Check them out:

Richard Ostler (our chairman) blogs here.

Tom Stead, up and coming young rider, can be found here.

Alasdair Higgins, two hundred and something watts and Oxford student, is over here.

2014 Subs now due

Please pay your subs now

The 2014 subs are now due. The membership fee for 2014 is £20. We are asking everyone - existing members renewing as well as new members - to fill in a membership form which you can find here. You can find more information about joining the club here. In order to renew or join the club, fill in and submit the form and follow the instructions on the form for paying your sub. Let's have a great year of cycling in 2014.

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