Weekly Bulletin

This Bulletin dated – 12th January 2020


  1. The next Tuesday night Clubroom Show on 21st January is entitled “The Ladies Tour & Pedalling Squares”, which will be shared between Vicky Palethorpe & Dave Hearn.  The show will start at 2000hrs, with pictures taken during this year’s Ladies Tour and lots of other cycling related stuff.  The cost is remarkably good value at £1.50 and the full programme can be downloaded from our website.
  2. The latest programmes of Sunday and Tuesday rides are now available for viewing and downloading from our website.
  3. We are keen to have more feedback from our members on their experiences with what we organise in the Club. To progress this a Customer Feedback form has been added to the main menu of our website called ‘Feedback’.  It would be great if you could let us know what you are thinking.
  4. Next year there will be another Ladies Weekend Tour, from 26th-28th June 2020. We hope to head south to take in parts of Oxfordshire and Worcestershire, covering 40-50 miles each day. Accommodation could be at Premier inn /Travelodge in Banbury and Evesham and we will book early to get good prices. The route leads through some gorgeous countryside, pretty villages and may include a stop at Stratford-on-Avon. Please let Vicky Palethorpe know if you are interested.
  5. Alan Jelley is organising a tour to Suffolk and Norfolk next year from 3rd to 11th June 2020. Options include the use of public transport to clip off a few days at either end of the tour. The tour is now open for bookings and full details can be found on our website.
Taken beside the River Derwent in 2011 in the Peak District
Taken beside the River Derwent in 2011 in the Peak District

CTC Coventry Sunday 12th January

  1. Rides meet at the War Memorial Park by the Park & Ride facility (SP 324 774) at 0915hrs.
  2. A moderately paced ride of under 30-miles will be led by Carl Lewis (024 7626 7385, 077 6784 7573) to Hunningham, Hill Top Farm Café (SP 276 671) and back to War Memorial Park.
    •     Catthorpe, Manor Farm      (SP 551 781) for coffee after 18-miles
    •     Norton, The White Horse    (SP 601 638) for lunch after 32-miles and return to
    •     Coventry, Memorial Park after a total of 64-miles A longer ride will be led by Bob Tinley (024 7654 2676, 077 1783 3565) to: 
          View the route with Open Street Maps or Download a gpx track file.

CTC Coventry Tuesday 14th January

    • At approximately 1100hrs the ride will be led by Mike Thomas (024 7669 2792, 079 2903 8398) to lunch at Henley-in-Arden, Finest Catch (SP 154 680) after 16-miles.
    • The ride will return towards Coventry with riders leaving the group when convenient. 
          View the route with Open Street Maps  and Download a gpx track file

CTC Rugby Wednesday 15th January

  • Meet at 0930hrs at Yelvertoft Village Hall (SP 594 758)
  • Coffee at Welford, Tottys Teas (SP 645 809)
  • Lunch at Clipston, The Bull’s Head (SP 712 818)
  • Please contact Bob Caldwell (0132 7704694) for more details.