Group Rides

cwcwpMeet Sunday 10am, at Chorlton Water Park, entrance at the end of Maitland Road, off Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 7WH (click here for map). Rides in the Winter are shorter at around 20-30 miles, and in the Summer longer at up to 55 miles. Speed is gentle, around 10-12 mph. Click here for weather and click here for pre-ride bike checks.

2018 Rides

Date Destination/Route
Sun 14th January
10am
Mobberley
Lunch at the Railway Inn. We’ll be heading out through Urmston to Dunham and then across the A556 to Rostherne and Tatton Park, After that it’s Knutsford and to the Railway. The return is via Ashley and Hale Barns. Route. Mainly road, 33 miles. A few grinding hills and one steep, short one.
birdinhand
Sun 11th February
10am
Dunham
All Cheshire flat lanes. We’ll be taking you along the excellent new cycle route that follows the old A556 (that used to link M56 and M6). The pub is around 3/4 of the way around so please ensure you have a hearty breakfast, snacks are a good idea. The pub is the Vine near Dunham Massey, good welcome, decent food and open fires and then a short trip along the canal tow-path home. Road & canal, 37 miles.
Sun 11th March
10am
Poynton
35 miles mostly on road, with one short off-road section on the Middlewood Way. Hybrid bike with a selection of gears recommended as there will also be that famous bit of incline after Adlington. Lunch at the Miner’s Arms. Route here.
poynton
Sun 8th April
10am
Lymm.
40 miles. Lunch at Ye Olde No 3 pub. Click here for route.
Sun 13th May
10am
Park Bridge and Lees
35 miles. On this ride we will chase the elusive River Medlock through some amazing industrial heritage and greenery. Taking in cycle trails along disused railway lines, recreational tracks and towpaths, much of the route will be traffic-free with some muddy sections possible. Some short climbs on rough surfaces make a solid bike and good riding skills essential. Ideal for hybrid — not suitable for slick tyres. Click here for route.
lees
Sun 10th June
10am
Destination tba.
Sun 8th July
10am
Northwich
Road, 55 miles.
Sun 12th August
10am
Tour de Macc
Roads, hilly! 50 miles. Route
tour de macc 2015
Sun 9th September
10am
The Peovers
Mainly road, 55 miles.
Sun 14th October
10am 
Alderley Edge
Road, hilly. 35 miles.
Sun 11th November
10am
Dunham Massey
Road and trails, 25 miles.
Sun 9th December
10am
Lymm
Road and trails, 25 miles.
Lymm

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