Michelmores Cycle Network

The Michelmores Cycle Network was established to provide inclusive, friendly and safe networking opportunities for like-minded bike enthusiasts.

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When are the rides?

The Cycle Network meets on the third Friday of each month. The dates for 2021 are:

  • Friday 16 April 2021
  • Friday 21 May 2021
  • Friday 18 June 2021
  • Friday 16 July 2021
  • Friday 20 August 2021
  • Friday 17 September 2021
  • Friday 15 October 2021
  • Friday 19 November 2021
  • Friday 17 December 2021

How far do you ride?

We offer two ride options – 35 km and 50 km. The 35km ride is paced at 18km/h and the 50km ride is paced at 25km/h. Each ride takes 2 hours.

Which type of bike do I need?

We ride exclusively on roads, so a road bike or a hybrid would be best suited to the routes we cover.

What time do you start?

Our ride schedule is as follows:

0715: Meet at departure location (currently Darts Farm, by the bike sheds)

0730: Depart with your chosen group (35km or 50km)

0930: Return to departure location for a hot drink and a snack – then back to the day job!

Where do you go riding?

We are safety conscious and so endeavour to cycle on quieter roads and back lanes to avoid traffic. To keep things interesting we change our rides from month to month. You can see some of the routes that we use on our Strava Club page.

Do I need to be an experienced rider?

No, but in order to complete the ride in good time you should be comfortable with the average pace and distance of your chosen ride.

Will I get dropped from the group?

No! We aim to be inclusive, so if you drop off the back of the group a member of the Michelmores team will sweep you are and ensure you get back safely.

How do I get involved?

You can stay up to date with our ride schedule by subscribing to our Cycle Network newsletter. Once you are subscribed we will email you each month to let you know about upcoming rides.

Meet the Michelmores Cycle Network team

Karen Williams

Sacha Pickering

Louise Edwards

Grace Williams

Alex Ricketts

Tom Torkar

Kate Gardner

Michael Bonning

David Thompson

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If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact kat.fortson@michelmores.com.