Becoming a member of the RDFCC
You can now join the RDFCC securely online via the British Cycling website.
This provides a convenient paperless method of instantly joining the club.
1. Club Rides & Events
Rides are provided for Club Members every Sunday, check the Calendar page for more info.
Club events include a full Time Trial Club Events calendar throughout the spring and summer, two Audax events in May and an Under 18s MTB Race Series.
We hold an annual Open 25 Time Trial event, this has been held in late March and club members usually ride for free. For 2016 there will be a return to Cyclocross racing in the Forest with the club hosting a round of the Western League series.
RDFCC also assist and advise on the Wild Boar Chase which is organised by the Forest of Dean Lions Club.
2. Third Party Insurance
The RDFCC are affiliated with a number of national cycling organisations who provide a range of basic insurance cover. For further details please visit:
BRITISH CYCLING are offering FREE and Discounted Memberships (new British Cycling and RDFCC members only) – please contact Steve Beal for details.
Cyclists’ Touring Club CTC are also offering a Discounted Afiliated Membership to club members – please contact Steve Beal for details.
RDFCC affiliation with Cycling Time Trials provides riders with basic insurance at RDFCC club time trials (it is not possible to ride our club time trials without being a member of the RDFCC or another affiliated club). RDFCC membership will also allow you to ride the club time trials of other clubs who are also affiliated (e.g. Ross & District CC and Newport Pheonix), as well as Open CTT events.
3. Discounted Club Kit
RDFCC currently purchase club kit from Champion System UK. The kit is subsidised by the club to make the price more reasonable and promote the club on rides and at events.
4. Local Business Discounts
On production of a membership card members can usual hope for up to 10% off at the following:
APEX OUTDOOR in Coleford 01594 835160
CHELTENHAM CYCLES in Cheltenham 01242 255414
CLIMB ON BIKES in Hereford 01432 261211
CYCLES CLEMENTS in Ledbury 01531 632213
DAVE EVANS CYCLES – Specialist Wheel Builds/Repairs/Spares & Used Parts. 12 Wyeside Park, Bishopswood, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5QX. Phone: 07786-589992.
EASTGATE CYCLES 76-78 Eastgate street, Gloucester, GL1 1QN. Phone: 01452 30036
I FIX BIKES – Mobile Bicycle Repair, Tintern. Tel: 07500 115 438
J & L INSALL – Sports Masseurs, Popes Hill are offering an introductory offer of 3 sessions for the price of 2. Telephone on 01452 760758
LEISURE LAKES in Cheltenham 01242 251505
PEDAL A BIKE AWAY in Cannop 01594 860065
REVOLUTIONS in Ross on Wye 01989 562639
SEVERN VALLEY CYCLES in Lydney 01594 844291
WILLIAMS CYCLES in Cheltenham 01242 512291
Please note the RDFCC financial calendar runs from August to August. Memberships expire on August 31st and therefore club membership renewals are due in September. New members who join in June/July will have their membership carried over to the next financial year.