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Mini Pasties, Telepathy And The Heart Of The Wolds Sportive


The great thing about cycling is the freedom. You can hop on your machine and ride on the public roads and lanes at any time day or night for no cost.

All you need is some get up and go……and a bike of course that can set you back thousands if you are that way inclined.

But we won’t mention that.

Suffice to say the great outdoors is free. There are no gym memberships to pay, no green fees, no booking fees.

When you have experienced cycling on your own, then moved on to cycling with friends or in a club you are then ready to move onto the next stage of your development.

A stage where you willingly pay to ride the same roads and lanes you can ride at any other time for free.

A stage where you willingly pay to ride with the same friends and club mates that you always do.

The time has come for you to enter a sportive.

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REMINDER – Road Bikes, Helmets and Insurance

As part of our affiliation with British Cycling we are covered by their insurance on all Official club rides, this is third party only! This means that we expect anyone wanting to ride with the club should fill in the relevant paperwork in the event of an accident.

You must, if you want to ride with Cottingham Road Club, ride a Road Bike it must be fully road worthy and properly maintained for all club runs, you must also wear a suitable cycle helmet that conforms to British Standards!

We will then ask that you fill in a membership form. This includes the usual name and address information but also key emergency information, its better to be safe than sorry! This will then cover you on the rides, this is available in paper form or from the website.

As a British Cycling club YOU are entitled to half price membership at £14 which comes with all the benefits that come with being a BC member (see link below)! WE do expect that you have insurance be that through the club or through another agency

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact a member of the committee who will do all they can to help you.

On behalf of CRC