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
Friday 9th – Pizza and Road/Trail Repair session at Mapdec. A relaxed and informal look at dealing with broken chains, punctures, changing inners, plugging tubeless etc
Monday 11th – Table Top Bike Sale at Castle Street Centre (evening). Set up from 5pm. Sale 6-8pm. Tables £6. Refreshments available, profit from this for Wheels for All.
Friday 22nd – Social and Tech session on Spond, Garmin, Komoot etc. Venue and time TBC
Friday 29th – Good Friday Road Ride. See Spond for more information
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
Sunday 12th – The Fred Whitton Challenge The Club will have a pit stop at Whinlatter and refreshments at Elterwater
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 – 3 Valleys MTB Challenge (formerly The Sam Houghton Mountain Bike Challenge). This is a timed charity mountain bike ride starting and finishing at the Mill Yard, Staveley and covering the Longsleddale, Kentmere & Troutbeck Valleys and taking in Garburn Pass. All proceeds from this year’s event will again be donated to Cancer Research UK. Link for more info and entering: https://www.staveleychallenge.co.uk/
Saturday 22nd – Mint Gravel, 100 mile Off Road Gravel Ride. Start time TBC. More information on the route https://www.mintgravel.co.uk/
Saturday 13th – 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
Kit order window open
Sunday 9th – 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
Date TBC – Table Top Bike Sale at Castle Street Centre (evening). Set up from 5.30pm. Sale 6-8pm. Tables £5.
Friday 8th – AGM More social than AGM with speaker and raffle.