Monthly Rides Programme

DayTypeStart timeStart LocationDistance (miles)Via and Refreshment stopsOther commentsLeader
Tue 1 JunTuesday11:30Northampton Station Cafe45picnic lunchTake the train to Northampton & ride back.Mike Thomas
Tue 1 JunFamily09:30 and 10:30Stoke Aldermoor Life CentreFamily rideVicky Palethorpe + Marina Friend + Terry Moles+Sak Wathanasin
Wed 2 JunWomens09:30War Memorial Park, P&R Bus Stop32 milesKnowleMarina Friend
Thu 3 JunWomens Evening ride6.30pmStoke Aldermoor Life Centre10 milesnoneevening rideHelen Tolley Vicky Palethorpe
Sat 5 JunStarter for 510:00Stoke Aldermoor Life Centre5 milesshort ride for new peoplePeter+Jill Seamen
Sat 5 JunStarter 1010:30Stoke Aldermoor Life Centre10 milesshort ride for new peopleVicky Palethorpe+Marina Friend
Sun 6 Jun100-mile08:00WMP, Bus Stop100-milesWarmington, Todenham, Charlecote - all picnicsBike Week - Second SundayBob Tinley
Sun 6 JunShort09:15WMP Bus stop20-25Hilltop Farm Cafe Hunninghamvicky Palethorpe
Sun 6 JunIntermediate09:30WMP Tennis Court38Grandborough CafeMike Thomas
Sun 6 JunWomens Grp09:00War Memorial Park, P&R Bus Stop30-35Corley Moor, Barston Lakes, back via cycleway to Burton Green and University. Refreshments 'The Lake at Barston'Libby Foster
Tue 8 JunTuesday10:15Time for Tea, Kenilworthapprox 25Via Barston Lake to Brueton Park, Solihull forRoute ends in Balsall CommonJill Seamen
Thu 10 JunThursday
Sun 13 JunLong09:00Coat of Arms Bridge Road CarPark, WMP60Coleshill, Birmingham, Longbridge, Hockley HeathThe route leaves Coventry via the familiar countryside route through Maxstoke,  Coleshill and Water Orton.
Next, the route uses the traffic free A47 cycle path into into Birmingham for a coffee stop at the Custard Factory in Digbeth.
Stop 1 @20 miles-  Coffee

Leaving central Birmingham via the largely traffic free Rea Valley cycle route to South Birmingham-Longbridge.
Stop 2 @35 miles - Greggs/Costa/Subway at Longbridge High St

From Longbridge south Birmingham back to Coventry it's the more familiar CTC countryside of Wythall-Hockley Heath etc.
Ben Jackson
Sun 13 JunShort09:15War Memorial P&R bus stop20Beausaleshort rideHelen Tolley
Sun 13 JunIntermediate09:30
Tue 15 JunTuesday10:15Lil Greens, Kenilworth30Wellesbourne for Lunch after 16 milesRoute finishes at Leek Wotton .... Jelley
Thu 17 JunThursday
Sun 20 JunLong09:00Coat of Arms Bridge Road CarPark, WMP72Draycote, Bugbrooke, Napton. Bring a picnicGeorge Riches
Sun 20 JunShort09:15War Memorial P&R bus stop28mLong ItchingtonTerry Moles
Sun 20 JunIntermediate09:30WMP Cafe near Tennis courts40miCharlecote Garden Centre cafeMarina Friend
Sun 20 JuneOffroad (rescheduled)09:15Millenium Square25-30 ishPossibly Brinklow The Bulls Head.offroad: as long as not too wet. Not suitable for road bikes. Will use bridleways from Walgrave, through Coombe to Bretford and Brinklow. Return via Walgrave on bridleway North of CoombeLibby Foster
Tue 22 JunTuesday10:15La Delicia Cafe. Station Rd Balsall Common45Coleshill picnicMike Thomas
Thu 24 JunThursday
Sun 27 JunLong09:00WMP bus stop (assuming no restrictions)75 milesMorning coffee, lunch and optional afternoon teaPaul Whateley
Sun 27 JunShort09:15
Sun 27 JunIntermediate09:30WMP Cafe near Tennis courts39 milesKingsbury Water Park Jelley
Tue 29 JunTuesday10:15tbcprobably The Garden Shed, WellesbourneJill Seamen
Thu 1 JulThursday
Sun 4 JulLong09:00Coat of Arms Bridge Road CarPark, WMP60-70Maybe Chipping Campde or BidfordJeffrey Palethorpe
Sun 4 JulShort09:15
Sun 4 JulIntermediate09:30
Sun 4 JulWomens Grp09:00Main gate to the WMP30miShustokeMarina Friend