Sunday 6th June 2021 1:00pm

Starting from - Meet in Keel Row car park, Riverside Business Park, Gateshead, NE11 9SZ (near the Metro Centre)
This is a business park (near the Metro Centre), so lots of free parking available. NE11 9SZ

This Breeze Network Newcastle & Gateshead ride is open for anyone to join

  • 8.5 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres)
  • 2 hr

Starting point




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NE11 9DJ

Saunter to the Staithes
Saturday 8th May - 1pm - 8.5 miles - with a coffee stop included, expect to be out for a couple of hours.

Ride description:
A gentle saunter entirely on cycle paths - suitable for beginners, nervous riders, or those just looking for a gentle afternoon ride and natter!
There’ll be an opportunity to grab a takeaway brew (and cake!) at Dunston Staithes.
The route is suitable for all bike types.
The pace will be gentle and sociable.

OPTION FOR LONGER RIDE:
There is an option to make this a 21 mile ride (6 miles to and from the detailed start point). Contact ride creator for more details if you'd like to do 21 miles)

What should I wear?
Whatever you feel comfortable in! Some people will wear cycling kit, some will just wear casual clothes.

What should I bring?
A spare inner tube to fit your tyres. The leaders can help you fix a puncture, but only if you have the right size inner tube for your bike!
You might also want to bring a cold drink.


Housekeeping:
In order for the ride to leave promptly, please be punctual so we can carry out bike checks, etc. prior to us setting off. Please make sure your bike is in working condition. Helmets are not mandatory, but are strongly advised.

If the weather is poor, we will only contact you if we are cancelling the ride and will do so by putting a message in the ‘conversation’ tab in the ride. You should receive a notification by email if there is a message. If you have not heard from us we are still riding.

Places on rides are very limited, so if you book on this ride and then find you have to cancel, please do so as soon as you can so that your place is available to someone else.


PHOTOGRAPHY - The organiser of the ride may take photographs or videos of the ride and riders for publicity purposes. By registering to participate in the ride, you agree that photographic images of you or containing you, may be used by the organiser, sponsors or promoters of the ride for publicity purposes


COVID-19
Please note the following:
• We will not share any equipment so please be organised and bring your own items eg drink, spare inner tube, tyre levers and pump, sun cream and hand sanitiser.
• You should pay particular attention to your bike being in good working order before attending a ride so as to minimise risks and disruption to rides.
• We will ride taking social distancing into account. At the time of writing British Cycling recommend riding 2m apart.
• Participants must not attend a ride if they have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms
• Anyone who develops COVID-19 symptoms during a ride must inform a leader.
• Anyone who develops COVID symptoms after a ride must contact the leader. British Cycling HQ will then contact everyone who attended the ride.

You can contact the leader(s) directly via the ‘Message Ride Creator’ tab in the ride posting on Let’s Ride.

We look forward to seeing you.

Susan and Wendy

Who else is on this ride?

Ride leaders

Profile photo for Susan Vickers
  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Susan Vickers

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  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Wendy Mead

Conversation

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