Colchester Cycling UK

Colchester Cycling UK

Sunday Runs List

In British Summer Time all rides meet at 8:45 am to leave at 9:00 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
22/07/2018Tiptree
Perrywood Garden Centre
Woodham Mortimer
The Hurdlemakers Arms
Des McCarron
29/07/2018
Little Baddow
Papermill Lock
Ken Rickwood
05/08/2018
Lindsey
The Lindsey Rose
Des McCarron
12/08/2018
Boxford
The Fleece Hotel
Jack Fryer
19/08/2018
Littley Green
The Compasses
26/08/2018Greenstead Green
Greenstead Green Farm Shop
Castle Hedingham
The Bell Inn
Simon Brooks

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. For more information visit the Cycling for Pleasure website or 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