Colchester Cycling UK

Colchester Cycling UK

Sunday Runs List

All rides meet at 9:15 am to leave at 9:30 am from outside the main entrance to Leisure World in Colchester. For those wishing to go at a steadier pace, Alan will be leading ‘Easy Rider’ type rides, sometimes using the same elevenses and lunch destination as listed below.

Date Elevenses Destination Leader
17/12/2017Abberton
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Earls Colne
The Essex Golf & Country Club
Des McCarron
24/12/2017
Decide on Day
31/12/2017Coggeshall
The Clock Tower
Copford Green
The Alma
Chris Behn
01/01/2018
Decide on Day
07/01/2018
Great Totham
Prince of Wales
Des McCarron
14/01/2018Aldham
Mill Race Garden Centre
Bures
The Eight Bells
21/01/2018
Polstead
The Cock Inn
28/01/2018Lawford
Hearts Delight
Harwich
New Bell Inn

See our Runs List Archive for previous outings.

Alan’s Friday Ride

Colchester Cycling UK Secretary, Alan Palmer, runs a weekly Friday morning ride aimed at “improvers”, leaving 10:30 am from outside the main entrance to Leisure World in Colchester.

Destination and route usually planned during the week, on the Wednesday ride. If a new rider were to come and not be sure of the distance they could do, we will offer a shorter ride. Distance between 15 and 20 miles. Contact Stuart Bailey

An informal and friendly group of people who take it in turns to lead, not covered by any insurance.

Monday and Friday Rides

Leaving 10 am from outside the main entrance to Leisure World in Colchester, rides on Monday are generally up to 45 miles and Friday’s 30 miles, and around 12–15 mph. Contact Robert Gould

An informal and friendly group of people who take it in turns to lead, not covered by any insurance.

Wednesday Ride

The ‘Cycling for Pleasure’ group leaves 11 am from outside the main entrance to Leisure World in Colchester, for a gentle ride to a local pub or cafe. Contact Stuart Bailey

A Cycling UK Affiliated Group.

Thursday Evening Ride

Our friends at CTC Suffolk run a Thursday evening ride (formerly known as NEWTS), leaving Tenpin Bowling in Colchester at 7:30 pm. It usually lasts a couple of hours and finishes at a village pub. Contact Pete Finch

An informal and friendly group of people who take it in turns to lead, not covered by any insurance.

Ride Leaders

If you are a competent cyclist and would feel comfortable leading a group, please consider helping us. Our Secretary, Alan, will happily check your route for you and, if available, offer support on the day.

Further Information