2020 Programme of Events

Regular Events

  • Club Weekly Rides. Every Sunday (unless another event is running) at 08:00 (08:30 in winter), meeting at Spencers Wood Library. Easy, Main and Fast Groups. See club Facebook page for weekly details.
  • Newcomer and Development Rides.  First Sunday of every month from April to September at 08:00, meeting at Spencers Wood Library.  20 and 40 mile rides at the pace of the slowest rider. 2020 dates 6 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Sep.  There will also be more shorter rides on other weeks.  See club Facebook page for weekly details. 
  • The Draft.  Weekly chain gang training ride on Thursday evenings.  See the Draft Facebook page for weekly details.
  • Pub Ride.  Occasional mid-week short rides, concluding at a local hostelry.   See club Facebook page for weekly details.
  • Wessex Cyclocross.  From November to January, riding in the Wessex Cyclocross league.

Special Events

  • Sunday 16th February - Lee Valley Velodrome.  Join us for the 11.00am session in the Olympic Park. 
  • 6 - 8 March - Strade Bianche.  We are travelling to Sienna, Italy to watch then ride the Strade Bianche modern classic.
  • Sunday 22nd March - Kennet Valley Audax.  Ride this early season Audax, tackling the 100 or 200km route starting from Grazely.
  • Sunday 18th April.  We will ride to and lap Richmond Park, taking in the scenery and wildlife.
  • 10 - 15 May - Majorca Trip.  4 days of wonderful roads and (hopefully) weather.
  • Sunday 17th May - Round Reading 50 / 100 / 150.  Everyone will be embarking on their own personal challenge of 50 - 150 miles circumnavigating Reading .
  • Sunday 14th June - Bournemouth. A longer then normal fish and chip run, with the option of the full 150 mile plus return trip or return by train.
  • Saturday 20th June - Chase the Sun.  A 200 mile dawn to dusk event from the Isle of Sheppey to Burnham on Sea.  
  • Sunday 21st June - Wokingham Bikeathon.  We will ride the Wokingham Bikeathon with families and friends.
  • Sunday 12th July - Club Anniversary Ride.  A circular route ending at Dinton Pastures in Wokingham where we will meet for lunch with families, SVC Juniors and former members.
  • Sunday 19th July - Isle of Wight trip.  Our annual ride from Brockenhurst on the mainland via ferry and around the Isle of Wight (date TBC).
  • Sunday 16th August - Winchester.  An extended Sunday run out for coffee at Winchester Cathedral.
  • Sunday 13th September - Surrey Hills.  A trip across to our local play park, climbing a number of the Surrey Hills, including Leith Hill (many times) and Box Hill.
  • Sunday 11th October - Streatley Hill Challenge. A mini-hill climb challenge amongst the club 2 weeks before Streatley hosts the national hill climb championships.