Events Calendar

Social Events and Trips 2024

Here’s an overview of what opportunities the club has for you this coming year. Some of the events have limited places and all communication/booking will be on Spond.

January – February

Kit order window open until February 5th. Order here https://www.tactic-sport.com/en/team-store code efe743

February

Friday 9thPizza and Road/Trail Repair session at Mapdec. A relaxed and informal look at dealing with broken chains, punctures, changing inners, plugging tubeless etc

March

Monday 11th – Table Top Bike Sale at Castle Street Centre (evening). Set up from 5pm. Sale 6-7.30pm. Tables £6. Refreshments available, profit from this for Wheels for All.

Friday 29th – Good Friday Road Ride. See Spond for more information

April

Friday 5th – Social and Tech session on Spond, Garmin, Komoot etc. Skelsmergh Village Hall. 7pm – 9pm

Saturday 20th – Saturday 27th April – Mallorca Trip. The trip is about club members coming together to ride on some fantastic roads and share social time on a beautiful sunny (fingers crossed) island. It’s not a training camp (although it can be if you want that) and it’s not just about cycling either, people have also been swimming, running, rock climbing and sightseeing during the week. More details

May

Sunday 12th – The Fred Whitton Challenge The Club will have a pit stop at Whinlatter and refreshments at Elterwater

June

Sunday 9th – Women’s Big Day Out 50, 70 and 100 mile scenic routes. Mobile mechanics will be strategically placed to offer assistance/recovery if needed.

Saturday 15th – Mint Gravel, 100 mile Off Road Gravel Ride. Start time TBC. More information on the route https://www.mintgravel.co.uk/

July

Friday 5th – Monday 8th – Women’s Weekend Away from Portpartick to St Bees. 24 places available on a first come basis. Join us for a truly memorable weekend riding the stunning coastline from Portpartick to St Bees. We have arranged some lovely accommodation for you at 2023 prices. All rooms will be twins. Breakfast is included as are two evening meals. Your luggage will be transferred each day by van. There will be regular meetups with the support van for water and snacks. Lunches to be taken enroute as you choose. Read more information here.

Date TBC – Tour de Staveley. The Tour de Staveley offers participants a choice of two fabulous routes on open roads – a 28 mile undulating course or a longer 48.5 mile version taking in some challenging Lakeland hills. Starting and finishing from Wheelbase cycle store in Staveley, the event offers a great introduction to group riding and is run in partnership with Kendal Cycle Club and the Wheels for All initiative.

Sunday 21st – Fred in a Day. Club supported untimed sportive. Further information TBC

August

Kit order window open

September

Sunday 8th – KCC Ride and Social. 50, 75, 100 mile routes. Feed stations and back up. Return to Gan Yam Brewery for a beer (or other) on the club, pies, raffle and social.

Sunday 15th – Women’s Rapha Ride. Further information TBC

October

Monday 21st – Table Top Bike Sale at Castle Street Centre (evening). Set up from 5.30pm. Sale 6-8pm. Tables £5.

November

Friday 8th – AGM More social than AGM with speaker and raffle.