Tandem Club Whats On

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If you participate in any ride organised by or in the name of The Tandem Club, you do so entirely at your own risk. The Club, its officers and ride organisers accept no responsibility for any loss, damage to property, accident, injury or death that may occur, however caused, whether by negligence, deliberate act or otherwise.

Lancashire & Cumbria
Sunday 13 June 2021Starting from Kirkby Lonsdale at 09:15 for 09:30. 36 miles Average . The ride starts in Kirkby Lonsdale and we will head to Barbon and along Barbondale and over into Dentdale.  Coffee in Dent (9.5 miles).  After our mid-morning coffee stop we head up the valley to Cowgill, cross the river and return to Dent and via Gawthrop to Sedbergh for lunch (23 miles).  The afternoon stretch takes us along a quiet lane to the west of the River Lune which we cross again at Rigmaden, then along Between Gates Lane and High Lane into Barbon (Optional coffee/tea stop, 33 miles) before returning to Kirkby Lonsdale (36 miles).

Ride route GPX/TCX

Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3254
Sunday 11 July 2021Starting from Scorton Picnic Area PR3 1BU at 09:15 for 09:30. 44 miles Hard .

Waddington Fell 44 miles (July 2020)

Meeting Point:  Scorton Picnic Area - accessible either via J32 or J33 off the M6.  Parking is free and there are no restrictions.

Route: Heading east from the start point for a long climb up the back of the Trough, worthwhile for the magnificent views before dropping down between Whins Brow and Top of Blaze Moss to Dunsop Bridge, this will be 'exhilarating' as it touches 25% gradient.  Coffee at Puddleducks (12 miles).

After coffee the route continues east to Newton where it turns south for Waddington Fell which provides a further 2.5 miles of glorious ascent.  The good news is that once at the top, its 2.5 miles of downhill with great views of Waddington, Clitheroe and Pendle Hill.  Waddington for lunch.

From Chipping it’s toward Barton then head north and parallel the M6 back to Scorton.

Stats: 44 miles, 3200 ft climbing, the vast majority of which is in the first 20 miles

RWPGS file: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31691340?privacy_code=hzudLYarwzGUDFyl Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3252

Sunday 8 August 2021Starting from Crosby Ravensworth at 09:15 for 09:30. 43 miles Average . A ride in the Eden Valley.  Coffee stop at Larch Cottage Nursey, Melkinthorpe.  Lunch stop, The Village Bakery, Melmerby. Paul Rodman, Tel: 07768 647745, Email: paul.rodman@kencomp.net, ID: 3253
Sunday 12 September 2021Starting from Padiham leisure centre, Park Rd, Padiham Lancashire. BB12 8ED at 09:15 for 09:30. 36 miles Average . Coffee stop, Café by the River, Read garden centre. Lunch stop, The Old Stables, Townley Hall.  Details to follow. 

A ride along quiet roads at the back of Read and Simonstone villages and the Padiham Greenway taking in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal  before making our way over to Burnley centre. From there we join Brun Valley Greenway which takes us to Rowley Lake and on to “The Old Stables” for lunch.

After lunch we head back through Townley Park and make our way  through the historic Weavers triangle, our journey along the canal finishes at the mouth of the Gannow Tunnel. We then travel down the Ightenhill Greenway which takes us back to our starting point. A total distance of approximately 36+ miles.

  Malcolm and Gillian Noon, Tel: 07805 078360, Email: malk.noon@icloud.com, ID: 3251

Sunday 10 October 2021Starting from Lancaster Park & Ride at M6 J34 at 09:15 for 09:30. 38 miles Easy . An easy ride to Sunderland point calling in at Leighton Moss for coffee on the way.  Lunch stop in Heysham. Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3255
Sunday 14 November 2021Starting from Beetham Nursery at 10:00. 33 miles Easy . Start with a coffee at Beetham Nurseries before cycling across to Grange Over Sands for our lunch stop.  An easy ride for November! Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3256
Sunday 12 December 2021Starting from Crooklands Hotel, Crooklands at 12:30 for 1:00pm. Festive Lunch.  A short ride may be organised beforehand.  Look out for updates. Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3257
North East
Sunday 16 May 2021Starting from Broompark picnic area, DH7 7RJ at 09:30. 42 miles Average . Meet 9.30 for 10 am start. Lunch at Parkhead Cafe on the Waskerley Way. Mix of roads and railway paths. Contact Audrey and Ken to book (max.15 ) and for further details. Audrey and Ken, Email: bika24@phonecoop.coop, ID: 3287
Sunday 20 June 2021. Please contact leaders for details Joe and Vanessa Bulloch, Tel: 07773368818, Email: joseph.bulloch@gmail.com, ID: 3288
Nottinghamshire
Sunday 13 June 2021Starting from Portland Fishing Lakes/Kingfisher Lodge, Longhedge Ln, Sibthorpe, Newark NG23 5PN at 09.30. 40 miles Average .
  • Our first group ride post lock down, subject to ongoing guidelines. 13th June 2021, depart from Portland Fishing  lakes/Kingfisher Lodge, Longhedge Ln, Sibthorpe, Newark NG23 5PN  09.30am.
  • For a 40 mile loop back to start, with cafe's at start/finish and several to choose from en route.

Ride route GPX/TCX

kevin Smith(Login to see contact details), ID: 3280
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe
Sunday 23 May 2021Starting from Newport at 10.00. 34 miles Easy . May Details Start: Car Park Stafford St, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7LT Start Date/Time: 23rd May 2021, 10am Toilets: At car park but no guarantee they are open, none at the picnic site Lunch: Picnic at Stoke on Tern picnic site next to church Length of Ride: 34 miles         Viv and Andrew Woodroffe, Email: Salopstaffstc@gmail.com, ID: 3273
Sunday 20 June 2021. TBA ID: 3274
Sunday 18 July 2021. TBA ID: 3275
Sunday 22 August 2021. TBA ID: 3276
Sunday 26 September 2021. TBA ID: 3277
Sunday 17 October 2021. ID: 3278
Sunday 21 November 2021. TBA ID: 3279
Taunton
Sunday 16 May 2021Starting from Tiverton Canal Basin . Andy & Anita, ID: 3269
Sunday 27 June 2021Starting from Muchelney . Len & Gill, ID: 3270
Sunday 25 July 2021Starting from Red Brick Building, Glastonbury . Clive & Emma, ID: 3272
Three Counties
Sunday 16 May 2021Starting from Pittville Pumprooms, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL523JE at 10am for 10.30am. 25 miles Easy . Sunday 16th May: Meet at Pittville Pumprooms, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL523JE at 10am for 10.30am departure. There is a carpark, public toilets and cafe - or please feel free to bring your own refreshments. The ride will be approx 25 miles at steady pace and a social ride, with the aim to get to know members of the group. The route will around Cheltenham. Led by Linda and Mark. Please confirm your attendance in advance by email or text 07866762606. The next ride Three Counties ride will be on 20th June - please save the date details to follow.   Linda and Mark Jackson, Tel: 07866762606, Email: ThreeCountiesGroup@tandem-club.org.uk, ID: 3265
West Country
Saturday 15 May 2021At 09:45. 42 miles Average .
Meet at Bath end of Bristol/Bath Cycle track at 09:30h.
Coffee in Bradford on Avon. Bring a flask
Picnic Lunch in Biddlestone

Ride route GPX/TCX

Gareth and Gill, Tel: 07974 359211, Email: gwdcox@aol.com, ID: 3285
West Midlands
Saturday 15 May 2021Starting from Redditch at 10.30. 30 miles Average . This ride is limited to a group of 3 tandems. 
Southwards through the lanes to Rous Lench and Bishampton.  We will try to arrange a suitable refreshment stop.  Jane and John Taylor, Tel: 07527 447914, Email: WestMidlandsgroup@tandem-club.org.uk, ID: 3283
Sunday 13 June 2021Starting from TBA at TBA. 35 miles . Helen and Martin will be leading a ride around the lanes of Tamworth. Please contact via email for details.  Helen and Martin Fidgeon, Email: tandem.01@virgin media.com, ID: 3284