East Midlands Region CTC / Audax UK
Sunday 1st September 2019
Start from Moira, W of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
200K East Midlands Forests - start 08.00 to finish by 21.48
From the National Forest to Rockingham Forest with Charnwood Forest on the way. The route takes in quiet lanes through rural Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire.
Fee: £6.50. Closing date for entries: 28 Aug 2019
See the sites of the famous battlefield and four Counties too. History notes provided with route sheet.
Fee: £5.70. Closing date for entries: 28 Aug 2019
Please click on links for further details
Meet at Market Bosworth Open Car Park.
Grid Ref. OS140 413 032
10am Sunday 15th September 2019
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
Entry fee: £3. Juniors £1. Juniors must have parental/guardians consent.
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
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
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
Any Notice of Motion should be submitted in writing to the Hon. Sec. Ray Clay (01509 261068) or email email@example.com 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 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.
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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