Rides

Road Rides

The club has group rides throughout the week, as well as members participating in races, sportives and audaxes. Rides are open to all so just come along and join in. For more information see the monthly newsletter

The Tuesday Social

A Matlock CC Classic!

19.00 Meet Crown Square, Matlock for a road ride. Social group ride, approx 2hrs with a stop at the pub after. Splits into a faster and steadier group usually. Runs all year round - lights can be required!

Monday Morning Social Ride

From Cromford Market place 9.30am. Ride with cafe stop, 50-60km with approx 1000m climb.

Monday “Easy Wheels” Ride

Meet at 09.30am - please contact Dave Gordon (his details are in the event calender when you click on the Easy Wheels event) The rides use a mixture of cycle trails and roads to arrive at a café. The total distance of these rides is approximately 25 miles. For details of each week's ride please see the event calendar.

 

Thursday 'Gravel Express' Ride

A gravel ride mostly off-road along the Matlock - Rowsley part of the White Peak trail which runs during British Summertime (BST) This is aimed at youngsters who don’t do the time trials and anyone else who fancies a ride along the trail.  Meet at the Whitworth Park car park from 6.45pm to set off at 7pm. The ride will set off to Rowsley to then turn and ride back to the Arc crossing at Matlock and then back (or in reverse). How far and how fast you want to ride is up to you! This isn’t a coaching session, it’s a family ride and any youngsters must be accompanied by a parent - no escape! We’ll split into smaller groups if the numbers get too large. We may vary the route once the ride has settled into a routine. We will be sharing the path with other cyclists and pedestrians so please be respectful!

Saturday Mountain Bike Ride

Not an 'official' Matlock CC ride but a well known ride among the locals in Matlock. Starts 9.30am from the car park opposite Stanley Fearn Cycles taking in routes using the local trails.


Sunday Cafe Rides

We have a list of Sunday club ride café venues displayed on the event calendar. When you rejoin / join the club you will be given a card with the venue details and dates. The idea is that riders from around the club can turn up at the café whether they have ridden individually or as a group. One venue every month (shown in bold on the card) is a family / child friendly venue able to be reached from a ride along a trail which means the youngsters of the club can also come along too. You can see more here

 

Female Rides

A regular arranged social ride for all abilities - see newsletter / news / the event calendar and social media for updates.

There is also a new female ride aimed at competitive women and youth riders - see newsletter / news / the event calendar and social media for updates.

Youth Club Run

Once a month from Crich (see dates in the newsletter or the calendar on the homepage). Riders need to be at least 10 years of age, a member of British Cycling (Silver) or a CTC member and capable of riding 20 to 30 miles. All riders must have a well maintained bike, clothing appropriate to the conditions, and some basic equipment. This must include a helmet, gloves, rain jacket, drink, and a spare innertube. Parents/guardians are encouraged to join the ride. If you would like to go on the ride please email Andrew Briggs at andrew@briggsfamily.me.uk

Find out more here

 

Family Rides

Occasional informal family rides take place throughout the year, follow the club on Facebook and Twitter for details of when these happen