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NEW MEMBER FIRST 2 RIDES ARE FREE
If you want to come and try before you buy the first 2 rides are free to all new members. Come along to any of our advertised rides and see how you get along. Please see the FAQ on this site for answers to most questions you may have
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW RIDERS:
Although we more than welcome new members we have a minimum standard new members should be able to manage before joining. This is around 13-14 mph over a flat 30 mile course for our cafe rides. Hills will be included on club rides and all other rides so it is expected you will have some experience on these before joining a club ride. This is to ensure all members of the club enjoy their ride and are able to ride to a minimum level .
Please note Mountain Bikes are not suitable for our rides. Ebikes welcome providing either road ebike or hybrid ebike
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Welcome to the Fylde Coasters Cycling Club – Keep an eye on our upcoming rides – the calendar is updated at the beginning of each week for the forthcoming weekend and any other rides that week.
Unless otherwise stated please arrive at Poulton Elk at for all rides at the times stated below. Expected latest arrival back at the Elk for most club rides is estimated at 1.00 to 2.00 pm but cannot be guaranteed
Longer drive rides/touring rides may have an earlier start time and/or a different meet place. Please ensure you check this on the calendar for details
Saturday & Sunday Depart Times & Average Group Speeds
All rides depart from Poulton Elk Pub (except drive rides)
Club Ride – 9.00 am all year. Groups split on ability join the group you want to ride with. Speeds can range from 18+mph average to 14mph average
Cafe Ride – 9.00 am all Year. Pace around 13-14mph average
Drive rides – see calendar for meet point and time.
*****Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your groups depart time*****
Summer only is Midweek Meander which has groups ranging from the very fast to a medium pace. You pick the pace to suit your ability. Beware the fastest group as they hold no prisoners and you may have to drop back to the next group if you cant hold the pace ! WEDNESDAYS at 7pm
Drive Rides & Touring Rides
Due to the large variations in difficulty of the drive rides and dependent upon numbers attending giving average speeds is difficult however please allow a full day for these events
10% discount off Bike servicing and repairs - Another offer for our members! Tom at www.spokesandgears.com is giving 10 % off all bike services and repairs (labour) He is based in great eccleston but is also a mobile mechanic so will come to you.
with immediate effect both the B1 & B2 groups are now starting their rides at 9.00 am
PETTS NOW AVAILABLE TO COASTERS MEMBERS Great news for paid coasters members you can now ride PETTS (www.petts.org.uk) as a coaster without having join another club. This now comes as part of your £10 annual membership
******Announcements ******* I know you have all been holding your breath awaiting the latest news from the coasters . Well sit down with a cup of tea and enjoy the read . Summer rides mentioned towards the end 2017 Membership As mentioned in the minutes of our last...
Fylde Coasters Committee Meeting 24/10/16 Winter rides and routes Agreed that rides from 5/11/16 would be selected and posted on the Friday. This would allow time to assess the forecasted weather conditions and pick the most suitable ride. Details of the Café stops...
This saturday sees our next drive ride to do the beautiful Ribble Valley 60 Mile Sportive Loop Its a toughie but a fantastic ride Book on now