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Established - 12/02/2015

  • Members 20
  • Availability

    Weekends, Evenings

  • Group type Everyone
  • Bike types None

Weekly Group meetings - at least every other weekend (Preference will be Sunday Afternoons, depending upon commitments) , to cycle around Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield. Hopefully, 1 Evg Ride per Week too. 3 Levels of Ability (in line with SkyRides) Family Friendly - Shortest Distance (3-5 miles), Minimal Elevation Changes, Avg Speed around 5-8mph. Improver - Medium Distance (8-10 miles), hilly but not challenging, Avg Speed around 8-12mph. Steady - Visiting All Sutton Park Gates (around 10-12miles), All Elevation Changes within Sutton Park (inc: Cardiac Hill), Avg Speed around 12-14mph. NB: Speed will be strongly influenced by Pedestrians within the Park. Sutton Park is a great 'shared use' environment & All Participants are to be courteous to All Other Park Users. Rides will start soon & will set off at Hourly Intervals, with Family Friendly Ride always starting first. Routes suitable for All Cycles & Any Children should be capable of riding 3-5 miles on a Bike with Gears. Currently working out most suitable Routes for All Levels and will add Route Details asap (Head Cam Footage of each Route will also follow) All Rides Led by British Cycling Ride Leader & Cycling National Standard Instructor. All Riders are Personally Responsible for their actions & must ride safely & appropriately + carry their own supplies & be able to use them! Adults with Children (Age 6+) must take responsibility for their actions/repairs & All Children Must Wear Helmets. Intro Lvl MTB Rides will also be scheduled (now I have my MTB Leader qualification!)