28th Sulley Challenge Rides 100k/70k/50k/32K
Sunday 5thMarch 2017

Start between 08.30 & 10.00 (closes 16.00) from Wycliffe Rooms, George Street, Lutterworth LE17 4ED
This event is held to the memory of David and Doreen Sulley, CTC members and the originators of the event.

Toilets and some car parking at the rear. DO NOT USE MORRISONS' CAR PARK.
Route nominally the same as other years.
Landranger 140 and/or 141 depending on which route is taken.
Entry: £4 adults, £1 juveniles (under18)

Click here for details and route map.

Event organiser Peter Witting Tel. 0116 279 2867 or preferably email: sulleyride@ctclr.org.uk

Soar Bridge Inn

Annual Prize Presentation and Skittles Night
Saturday 18th March 2017 7pm for 7.30pm.
at The Soar Bridge Inn, 29 Bridge Street, Barrow upon Soar, Leics LE12 8PN

The cost of the evening will be £6-50 including food.
Menu choices:
  • (a) Sausage, chips and onion gravy
  • (b) Faggots chips and mushy peas
  • (c) Veggie lasagne
Early booking is essential (with last date for booking, if places left, 6th March 2017)

Bookings with payment and choice of meal ASAP to Keith & Jean Lakin, 12 Thornborough Road, Coalville, Leics LE67 3TH
Cheques payable to “Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club”
Tel 01530 451573 or Email: social@ctclr.org.uk

30m/30k Spring Rides
Sunday 2nd April 2017 9.30am

Start and finish at the Thornton Hillside Garden Centre Café (The Fuschia Centre)).
Click here for map and route sheet.
These event counts towards the National CTC Tourist Competition.
Further details from Jim Gerrard
Tel. 01455 823787 Email: SpringRides@ctclr.org.uk

Back to the Fuchsia 14, 25, 50, 75, 100 and 110 mile challenge rides
Sunday 14th May 2017
Start 8am onwards

Rides for all tastes, all starting and finishing at Thornton Nurseries, The Fuchsia Centre (tea, coffee, soup etc). Entry fee £2
Map reference SK 470074 Click here for map.

Click on the links below for map and route details for each leg plus GPX files if you have GPS.

This event counts towards the National CTC Tourist Competition.
As in previous years those cycling to and from the event in addition to riding one or more legs have their total cycling mileage for the day on the certificate.
Further details from John Allen (01530) 243384.


Meriden Memorial Ceremony
Sunday 21st May 2017

Meriden, between Coventry and Birmingham, is the proclaimed Centre of England where a national War Memorial dedicated to cyclists was erected on the village green in 1921. The 96th Cyclists' Memorial and Celebration of Cycling Service will take place at 11am around the Cyclists' Memorial on the Meriden village green.

All cyclists are welcome to attend. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available in the Methodist Church Hall from 12 noon.

East Midlands Cyclists' Touring Club Regional Rally – Beaumanor Hall
26th – 29th May 2017

CTC members are invited to camp again in the beautiful grounds of Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse near Loughborough.

There are excellent facilities and a variety of led rides will be available.

Click here for Information sheet, programme and booking form.

For further information contact Ian Alexander 01332 752384 or preferably email:emidsrally@ctclr.org.uk

You can read more about the Beaumanor Rally here.

New Forest Camp Site

New Forest Cycling Week
12pm Friday 28th July to 10 am Saturday 5th August 2017

The New Forest Cycling Week was founded in 1975 and for 35 years was based at the Forestry Commission Roundhill campsite near Brockenhurst. In 2010 the New Forest Cycling Week moved to the UK Youth Activity Centre at Avon Tyrrell Manor near Burley.

The Rally attracts approximately 200 attendees each year. It is an informal rally for cycle campers, free from pressure and over-organisation, yet offering activity for all those who wish to join in. It's a rally for cycling families, small groups and individuals whether new to camping or, indeed, more experienced and age is immaterial! There is plenty to see or explore in this unique area. The many minor roads and tracks make enjoyable and safe riding for families and younger riders and there is normally something taking place every day. Various on site activities take place during the evening. Other activities during the week include children’s time trial, swimming, Bar-B-Q and on Wednesday use of the Avon Tyrrell adventure facilities for children using their instructors.

Further details at http://newforestrallycc.org.uk/

President's Ride
Sunday 17th September 2017

Details to be announced in due course.

Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club AGM and Photographic Competition
Saturday 18th November 2017
at 12 noon

Botcheston Village Hall Click here for map.
For further details contact the Hon. Secretary, Ray Clay
Tel. 01509 261068
Any Notice of Motion should be submitted in writing to the Hon. Sec. at least two weeks prior to the meeting.

Photo Theme = Transport
Further details from Keith Lakin Tel. 01530 451573
For entry form click here.
Last date for entries Monday 6th November.

Mince Pie Meet
Sunday 17th December 2017

The famous Mince Pie Meet will again be taking place at Belton Village Hall (10.30am to 12-30pm). Raffle in aid of Rainbows Children's Hospice. Click here for map and further details.

Mince Pie Meet Crowd 2016
Mince Pie Photo Album 2016

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