Rides in May and June
We're now approaching the longest days of summer (though during the unseasonably cold weather this April it probably doesn't feel like it), and our May and June rides lists are now available.
The main changes take place on Sundays, where we're offering a mix of rides which we hope will offer something for everyone. Our morning departures (from Brookside at 9am) will roughly alternate between what we're calling light day rides, which stop for morning coffee and lunch before returning back to Cambridge around 4pm, and full day rides which stop for tea as well, aiming to return before 6pm. In addition our afternoon rides depart from Brookside at either 1.30pm or 2pm with a stop for tea.
All our other rides continue as normal. Our hugely-popular rides every Thursday continue with parallel village and city centre starts points but the same coffee and lunch stops. Our evening rides continue every Wednesday. Our senior cyclists' group continues to meet for lunch every Tuesday, and our leisurely Saturday short social rides take place twice a month.
Latest ride reports
1 May: Five have fun (and food!) in the Fens
Greg writes: Five Cambridge CTC riders turned up at Impington Village College on Saturday 1st May for the Cambridge 100, an organised 100-mile charity ride, with marshals and route signage, raising money for Prostate Cancer Research Centre. (more)
30 Apr: Cambridge Diss’d Clare 200km Perm Audax
Nigel writes: Today Gareth and I rode the Cambridge Diss’d Clare 200 Perm, the latest in a series of 200km Audax rides designed by local CTC Cambridge member Nick Wilkinson and which can be ridden at any time. (more)
28 Apr: Thursday ride to Lode and Kentford
Edward writes: Apparently this ride would create history in that our two leaders today were both women, with Averil leading the group from the city and Sharon leading from Hauxton. This ride would also be a longer summer ride taking in Anglesey Abbey in Lode and the Animal Health Trust in Kentford. (more)
27 Apr: Evening ride to Hemingford Abbots
Nigel writes: The weather forecast for tonight's ride along the busway to St Ives and the Hemingfords was distinctly poor, with rain predicted to last all evening. However we have hardly ever have had (more)
24 Apr: Sunday afternoon ride to Ashdon
This is our 1001st ride report! John F writes: Eight cyclists met at Brookside at 1pm, including a guest CTC member from the Cotswolds, Bob M. The weather was perfect with a slight southerly breeze. The (more)
For older ride reports visit our blog pages