Enough rain already!

Enough rain already!

For the last Sunday ride before Christmas the sun came out, highlighting a full rainbow against dark clouds to the north. A good turnout of riders meant two B rides as well as an A ride and the sports ride left the meet at Kings Square. In the A ride, five set off in...

Club rides resumed today

Four set off on the B ride to Hopewell Colliery, enjoying the renewed sociability of the rule of six. As they left King’s Square on a bright and cold morning, the worries were about ice. We lost one rider with a pre-existing injury at Aston Ingham then, after...

Recommencement of Club rides

From today the lockdown rules change again, and Gloucestershire, along with most neighbouring counties, enter “Tier 2”. Under these restrictions, we are allowed to meet outdoors and ride in groups of up to six. However, we believe that we will have to remain outside...

Missing links for off-road cycling

Are you trying to link up traffic free routes and getting frustrated by the need to join them up by riding busy roads? You are not alone, and Cycling UK is working to identify such opportunities. Take a look at https://action.cyclinguk.org/page/68755/action and add...
Map of cafes open for take out

Map of cafes open for take out

  Cheltenham CTC have created a useful map of cafes that are open in lockdown, for takeaway service only. Consult it here https://cheltenhamctc.org/covid-cafes/ and add to it using the email link on the page.
New restrictions on movement and event cancellations

New restrictions on movement and event cancellations

The UK government has announced New National Restrictions from 5 November that will apply in England. These include the phrasing “You must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes. These include: to exercise outdoors or visit an outdoor...