With Lockdown restrictions easing Witham Wheelers is now able to restart activities. These are all held to meet the current Covid restrictions and participants should ensure that they follow these, to ensure the safety of everyone.
Please check the club web site and Facebook page for any last-minute alterations to the activities below
Sunday Club Rides
Start Date Every Sunday starting 4th April
Location Meet 8.30 Grantham Market Place
Groups Group 1 average pace 17 to 18 mph
Group 2 average pace 15 to 16 mph (except Group 2 will meet 9.00am 18th April)
Please ride in the group to suit your ability, do not join the wrong group, this will spoil the enjoyment for everybody.
Distance Around 50 to 60 miles with a café stop.
Equipment Working road bike, riders should be self-sufficient with spares/tools/food etc.
Notes Under current Covid restrictions as a British Cycling affiliated club we are limited to a maximum of 15 riders in a group on the ride at least 1.0m apart. If numbers exceed this, riders need to split into smaller groups. At coffee stops riders should keep to groups of 6 observing the 2.0m space rule
Club Time Trials
Start Date Every Tuesday starting 20th April
Location All competitors to park at Grantham Cricket Club on Gorse Lane please.
Distance 10 mile series plus 3 non-standard distance circuits later in the year. See separate programme for full list.
Entry Sign-on and numbers at the start line from 6.00pm. Under 16s can text Janet to reserve an early start time. Please maintain social distancing and avoid congregating in groups at the start area.
Start First rider starts at 6.45 then at one-minute intervals. Standing start, no pusher-off.
Cost Over 18s £4, Under 18s £3. Pay for either 6 events in advance by Bank Transfer to the WW account sort code 30-93-58 Account no. 18341768 or Exact cash only on the evening.
Equipment Any working bike
Go-Ride (Under 16s) Coaching
Start Date Every Wednesday from 21st April
Location Meres Leisure Centre Tennis courts
Time 6.20 for a 6.30 start, to finish at 7.30
Cost WW Club members £2, Non-members £3
Equipment Weather appropriate clothing, Helmet, Drink, Working Bike
Start date Every Thursday evening starting 8th April
Location Bus shelter near Grantham Hospital on Manthorpe Road
Distance 30-35 mile relatively flat route to Long Bennington
Notes It is important that riders leave in groups relative to ability, as this is a training ride.
Start date Every Thursday evening starting 15th April
Location The Farrier – Harlaxton Rd
Distance 10-20 mile
Notes Contact Sarah Gould firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Saturday Social Rides
Start Date Saturday mornings (check club Facebook page to ensure its on)
Location Meet Wyndham Park Grantham
Distance Around 30-35 miles with a café stop.
Notes At a sociable pace to ensure no one is left behind.