Leicestershire and Rutland
Cyclists' Touring Club

(founded 1897)

Cycling Group

President's Ride
10am Sunday 15th September 2019

Meet at Market Bosworth Open Car Park. Grid Ref. OS140 413 032
Coffee stop (approx. 11am) at Sutton Cheney Wharf Grid Ref. OS140 412 994
Lunch at the Battlefield Centre (approx. 12-45pm) Grid Ref. OS140 402 001
Return to Market Bosworth approx. 4pm

A gpx file for the route can be downloaded here. You can view it using www.bikehike.co.uk

This route consists or roughly two loops. The first to Sutton Cheney Wharf is about 11 miles. If you want to leave at that point it is just over 3 miles back to the start at Market Bosworth

The second loop takes us to lunch at the Battlefield Centre (about 10 miles) with about another 3 miles back to the car park at Market Bosworth after a relaxed meal. An outline of the route can be seen here

Charnwood Says Goodbye
Sunday 6th October 2019
16 and 25 mile routes (predominantly tracks and quiet roads)
Start 10.30am from National Trust Staunton Harold Reservoir Cafe,
6 Calke Rd, Melbourne, Derby DE73 8DL
Map Ref. SK378245

This event is held in memory of Howard Naylor, Keith Lakin and John & Phil Allen and run in conjuction with Charnwood Cyclists' Touring Club

Entry fee: £3. Juniors £1. Juniors must have parental/guardians consent.
Please try and complete the entry form and bring to the start - it saves waiting!!
Entry fees go towards a lasting tribute to these stalwarts of cycling in Charnwood.
Car parking (£3 per day), toilets and café at start and finish.
Cafés and pubs along the route.
Further details from Peter Gale 07508 594493
Email: charnwood@ctclr.org.uk
All welcome.

Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club AGM and Photographic Competition
Saturday 9th November 2019
at 12.30pm (Doors open 11.45am)

AGM at The Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow upon Soar LE12 8PN.
For further details contact the Hon. Secretary, Ray Clay
Tel. 01509 261068
Email: secretary@ctclr.org.uk
Any Notice of Motion should be submitted in writing to the Hon. Sec. Ray Clay (01509 261068) or email secretary@ctclr.org.uk at least two weeks prior to the meeting.
A free hot buffet will be provided. In order to assist the catering, please contact Jean Lakin (01530 451573) by 2nd November to confirm your attendance. If no reply please leave a message.

Photo Competition

Photo Theme = An Unusual Building in Leicestershire or Rutland
Further details from Ron Johnson Tel. 01530 230476
For entry form click here.
Last date for entries 25th October.

Photo by Jim Gerard

The 68th Annual Cyclists' Carol Service
Sunday 15th December 2019

To be held at St Mary and All Saints Church, Main Street, Stanton under Bardon LE67 9TR PJ
starting at 1.15pm. (Refreshments will be served in the church from 12 noon and after the service. )
Further details from Ray Clay
Tel. 01509 261068
Email: secretary@ctclr.org.uk

Mince Pie Run
Sunday 22nd December 2019

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

Mince Pie Meet Crowd 2016
Mince Pie Photo Album

Meriden Memorial Ceremony
Sunday 17th May 2020


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 99th Cyclists' Memorial and Celebration of Cycling Service will take place at 11am around the Cyclists' Memorial on the Meriden village green.

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