Alton

Alton Saturday rides – Rides start from Alton Community Centre (CC) unless otherwise stated.  There is a moderate paced ride each week (M), averaging about 10-12 mph. On the first Saturday of each month instead there is a faster-paced ride (F) which averages around 13-14mph and an easy-paced ride which averages no more than 10-11mph.  Hopefully these options will accommodate the varying cycling speeds of the riders who come out. Both rides will be led and will leave at the same time from Alton Community Centre, so at the start you can decide which ride to go on.

Please note that when the main ride starts from somewhere other than Alton or Medstead there will always be an alternative ride listed in the line below, starting from Alton Community Centre.  There may not be a designated leader for this so please be prepared to find your own route to the destination.

The rides’ coordinator is Janice Montgomerie, email Janice or ring 01420 80783 for more information.  Updates, photos and other cycling-related items can be seen on the  Cycling UK Alton Facebook page.

Alton Thursday Rides – a ride leaves Alton Community Centre every Thursday morning at 9.30am to a cafe somewhere for coffee and cake.  Please email Janice if you wish to be added to the circulation list.

Alton Sunday rides – Rides leave from The Butts at 9am every Sunday. Ride details are listed on the Alton Cycling Club website, and also visit their Facebook page for more information. These rides are organised by Alton CC under the auspices of British Cycling. Please check the Alton CC pages in case of late changes to the ride list.

Changes have already been made to the runs list! Please note that all changes made to the rides list will show in the table below and this should be taken as being the most up to date.

Saturday Rides Jan-Apr 2019

Easy paced rides are marked *

DateLeaderTelephoneStartTimeDestination
15 DecPete07899 797553CC12:30Country Market, Sleaford
22 DecJanice01420 80783CC12:30Mince Pie Ride, with tea & mince pies at Janice's house, Alton
29 DecFrank01420 83974CC11:30
5 JanChris01420 563393CC12:30Faster ride to Popham, pick up in Medstead at 1pm
5 Janno leaderCC12:30Slower ride to Lasham Garden Centre
12 Janno leaderCC12:30Alice Holt Café
Fri 18 Jan*Janice01420 80783CC10:00Easy-paced ride to Alice Holt Café
19 JanMatthew07717 467599CC12:30
26 JanFrank01420 83974CC12:30Odiham
2 FebDan01420 80783CC12:30Faster ride to Alresford
2 FebRupert01420 86068CC12:30Slower ride to Alresford
9 FebRobin01420 8907212:30
Fri 15 Feb*Janice01420 80783CC10:00Easy-paced ride to Garthowens Garden Centre
16 FebJanice01420 80783CC12:30Conkers Garden Centre
23 FebMartin07825 280445East Meon EHDC car park, Workhouse Lane12:30South Downs mini tour 32m, tea & cakes at Martin's, East Meon
23 FebChoose leader on the dayCC12:30Alternative ride to Liss Garden Centre
2 MarFrank01420 83974CC13:30Faster ride to More of the Good Stuff, Dummer
2 MarRay & Diana01420 85354CC13:30Slower ride to More of the Good Stuff, Dummer
9 MarRichard01420 56251813:30
Fri 15 Mar*Janice01420 80783CC10:00Easy-paced ride to Country Market
16 MarFrank01420 83974CC13:30Alresford
23 MarDan01420 80783Medstead Village Hall9:30 & 10:00Phil Hampton Memorial Ride
30 Marno leaderCC13:30Old Kiln Café, Tilford Rural Life Centre
6 AprFrank01420 83974CC13:30Faster ride
6 AprMartin07825 280445CC13:30Slower ride to Courtyard Tearoom, Alresford
Fri 12 Apr*Janice01420 80783CC09:30Easy-paced ride to Blacknest Golf Club
13 AprRay & Diana01420 85354CC13:30Hilliers Garden Centre, Liss
20 Aprno leaderCC13:30Easter Saturday ride to Petersfield
27 AprRichard01420 56251813:30

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