Welland Valley Cycling Club Macmillan Cancer Support Sportive
Saturday 13 th May
Start from 08.00 to 11.00

Starting and finishing at the Langton Brewery in Thorpe Langton, near Market Harborough
Three different rides of 100km, 60km and a shorter 10km family ride
Entry fees for the 100km and 60km road rides are £25 in advance or £30 on the day; and £10 per family for the family ride. All fees and sponsorship monies goes towards supporting the fantastic work done by Macmillan Cancer Support.

All routes will be fully signposted, with food stops along the way, mechanical support on offer, and a broom wagon providing back up.
Refreshments and live music will greet riders at the finish line.
To register and view full details of the routes and all the small print, visit the website for the event: macmillanharborough.org.uk.
Enquiries to Kevin Mills on 07595 161964 / offroad@wellandvalleycc.co.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.
You can download an entry form and a parental consent form (for those 17 years of age or under).
Please try and complete the entry form and bring to the start - it saves waiting!!
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 95th Cyclists' Memorial and Celebration of Cycling Service will take place at 11am around the Cyclists' Memorial on the Meriden village green.

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.

Tea & cycling in the 1890s

120th Birthday Celebratory Tea
Sunday 2nd July 2017

Both Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire & Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club groups celebrate 120 years of their existence in 2017. To mark the occasion Stonehurst Farm, Mountsorrel has been booked for a "Get Together Tea and Cakes Event" with tea being mashed at 2-30pm. All welcome.

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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