Reliability Rides Start – Sunday 8th Jan 2017

A series of cycle rides open to members and non-members, as a healthy start to your year!

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Start and Finish from Grantham Cricket Club on Gorse Lane NG32 1AP.

As well as the routes below, each week there will be a shorter route for less ambitious riders, which will aim to average 10+ mph.

Date    Distance Route No


Route Description – Direction 1st Group start time
Sun 8th Jan 32 Miles 9 Undulating – Waltham / Harby 9.30
Sun 15th Jan 41 Miles 10 Undulating – Whissendine 9.30
Sun 22nd Jan 39 Miles 14 Hilly – Long Clawson 9.00
Sun 29th Jan 45 Miles 2 Undulating – Colston Basset 9.00
Sun 5th Feb 48 Miles 3 Undulating – Castle Bytham 9.00
Sun 12th Feb 47 Miles 11 Hilly    – Cottesmore 9.00
Sun 19th Feb 63 Miles 6 Undulating – Heckington / Bourne 8.45
Sun 26th Feb 62 Miles 7 Hilly – Tilton on the Hill 8.30
Sun 5th Mar 69 Miles 13 Undulating – Colston Basset/Bytham 8.30
Sun 12th Mar 61 Miles 4 Hilly – Rutland Water 8.30
Sun 19th Mar 59 Miles 17 13 Hills – Vale of Belvoir 8.30


There will be 5 groups, which will be expected to ride together, keeping to an average speed in the range of

Group 1           Shorter route 10+ mph

Group 2           14 to 15 mph

Group 3           16 to 17 mph

Group 4           18 to 19 mph

Group 5           20+

  • Riders should be realistic about their capabilities and sign on for the group appropriate to their ability.
  • Will each rider also sign back in after each ride, so that we know you are safe, in case you cannot get back to the HQ , contact Janet East (mob. 07906 343 318)
  • Entry Fee £3 per ride.
  • Please ensure your bike is in good working order and take food, waterproof clothing and spare inner tube etc.
  • A map of each weeks route can be downloaded from the club web site ‘Cycling’ menu.
  • A full report, times and photos, when available, will also be posted on the web site after each ride.
  • Free Refreshments will be available at the HQ before and after the rides to all riders and officials.
  • See club website ‘Discussion Forum’ for updates in the event of bad weather.
  • For further details and updates see the club website at or tel. Simon Cocker 01476 570992