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CLUB RIDES & EVENTS
Rides are provided for Club Members every Sunday. Check the Events 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 various informal social rides throughout the year.
We organise an annual Open 25 Time Trial event. This is held at the end of August and club members can ride for free.
RDFCC also assist and advise on the Wild Boar Chase which is organised by the Forest of Dean Lions Club. and this year will be held in September.
THIRD PARTY INSURANCE
The RDFCC are affiliated with a number of national cycling organisations who provide a range of basic insurance cover when participating in club events and rides. For further details please visit:
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 Phoenix), as well as Open CTT events.
You're kitted out
RDFCC currently purchase club kit from Champion System UK. The kit is discounted by the club in special offers when the 'club shop' is opened. See Ali Colquoun for more details. Club kits promote the club on rides and at events.
LOCAL BUSINESS DISCOUNTS
On production of a membership card members can usually hope for up to 10% off at the following:
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
LEISURE LAKES in Cheltenham 01242 251505
PEDALABIKE AWAY in Cannop 01594 860065 (Members must present card for 10% discount)
REVOLUTIONS in Ross on Wye 01989 562639
WILLIAMS CYCLES in Cheltenham 01242 512291
You can travel with your bike or train indoors!
BIKE BOX &
We have 3 hard bike boxes to hire at a discounted rate for club members. Should you wish to take advantage of this – please contact John Linden for more details. A part refundable deposit of £25 will be payable for securing the hire – repayable on return of the box/s in good condition. Boxes can be hired weekly or daily – costs as follows:
Less than 7 days will be charged at £3 per day with a £15 deposit
7 days will be charged at £10 with £15 deposit
14 days will be charged at £20 with £30 deposit
10 days will be charged at £14 with a £15 deposit
We have 2 Wahoo Kickr Core turbo trainers available for hire to club members for £15 per month. To hire it you need to have been a member for at least 3 months unless otherwise agreed with the committee. All relevent details can be found in the shop section of the website.