Regular cycle rides and events in Shropshire

 

Shropshire Cycle Forum

Regular meetings for cyclists to discuss issues related to cycling in Shropshire, including proposals for cycle routes and cycle parking and ways to promote cycling. More information.

 

Bicycle maintenance courses

We're running a series of free bicycle maintenance courses in Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Ludlow. View dates and book your place on a course here.

 

Pedal for health taster sessions

If it's a while since you've cycled or you can't cycle, these sessions are a great chance to try out a bicycle and get some advice. Once a month at Shrewsbury Sports Village. More information.

 

Pedal in the Park beginners' rides in Shrewsbury

Weekly rides on a Wednesday morning for new or inexperienced rider on a traffic free route. More information.

 

Women on wheels rides in Shrewsbury

Regular guided social rides for women on the first Sunday of the month in Shrewsbury. More information.

 

Social bike rides for women in Oswestry

Claire Barkley from Stuart Barkley cycles organises social cycle rides for women. Join her Bike with Claire Facebook group to keep up to date with ride dates.

 

Social bike rides for women in West Felton

Join the West Felton Bike Belles for a social cycle ride. More details on their Facebook page.

     

Cycling Oswestry Gently (COG) rides

Regular easy paced social rides on the last Sunday of each month. More information.

 

For a more challenging regular social ride, why not join the Oswestry Easy Riders? They meet on Sundays at 9am in Festival Square for a longer, faster-paced ride. 

 

Ludlow Easy Riders

Slow and easy social rides on a Tuesday morning from Ludlow Castle. More information and ride dates.

 

Ludlow Tweed Rides

Social cycle rides dressed in the style of yesteryear on the first Saturday of the month. In 2014 rides run from 3 May until 1 November. More information

   

Regular social bike rides for women in Ludlow

Join a social, friendly, women-only bike ride in the Ludlow area. British Cycling have set up the Breeze Network and it's reached Ludlow!

 

Short regular rides on quiet routes take place regularly - all women welcome! No special gear needed except your bike (and helmet if you have one).

 

To book your free place go to the Breeze website and select 'find a ride' or call Eliz-anne on 07796 687134 or email smartycyclepants@gmail.com for further details and dates.

 

A great way to keep fit and meet new friends!

 

Weekly Wednesday rides in Much Wenlock

Meet every Wednesday at 6.30pm in the Square in Much Wenlock for a social family cycle ride. More information

  

Electric bike rides in Shrewsbury

Silver E Riders, an electric bike shop in Shrewsbury, meet on the third Sunday in the month (weather permitting) at 10:00am at the obelisk near Greyfriars Bridge for a gentle cycle ride using the cycle paths along the river or through the countryside. Bring your own electric bike or hire one from the shop. More information.

   

The Mid Shropshire Wheelers

The Wheelers run sessions at the Sports Village circuit in Shrewsbury every Thursday evening for grown-ups and kids with experience, and Saturday mornings for youngsters (suitable bikes are available free of charge). For more information contact Terry Egglestone on 01743 350038.

 

More information about the Sports Village.

 

Cycle Telford rides

Free fortnightly rides in and around the paths and trails of Telford Town Park and other areas. More information.

 

Shropshire CTC

The CTC run a range of rides across Shropshire for all ages. Find out more on their website. Thursday evening rides in Shrewsbury are particularly suitable for beginners and less experienced cyclists.  

 

The CTC started a new Ellesmere cycling group for 2014. The group meets at 10am on the second Sunday of the month from Cross Street car park for a 30 mile ride suitable for all abilities. For more information contact Alex Grant 01691 624365 grant027@btinternet.com

   

Roubaix Rides

Shrewsbury

Regular Sunday morning rides for people training to do long distance rides. More information.

 

Church Stretton

Regular rides on a Thursday morning into the hills around Church Stretton. Meet at 10am. Rides are about 35km. More information.