Club Rides – Sunday 12th May

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in News | 1 comment

There are 4 designated rides leaving Maindy this Sunday but as usual they are all subject to weather conditions and numbers of riders.

There will be no Fast group 1 due to racing.

Tim Rich will lead the Faster Middle group 2 from Maindy- Pontypridd- Merthyr Vale- Merthyr- Nant Ddu- Penderyn- Rhigos- Treorchy- Porth- Pontypridd- Taffs Well- Maindy. This ride is 72 miles and has 1 climb and a few other lumps. There will be a coffee stop in Treorchy. This will be a fairly quick ride and the pace is likely to increase after the coffee stop.

Martyn Lock will lead the Slower Middle group 3 from Maindy- Newport Flats- Nash- Whitson- Undy- Caldicot- Chepstow- St Arvans- Tintern- Llandogo- Whitebrook- Caer Llan- Mitchell Troy- Llangovan- Usk- Llantrisant- Kemeys- Christchurch- Newport- Castleton- Maindy. This ride is 85 miles and has 1 climb with a few other lumps. The group can decide where they would like to stop for coffee and this could be at Tintern, Mitchell Troy or Usk or a mixture. This will be a reasonably quick ride but the pace will be dictated by the slowest rider.

Kevin Hughes will lead the Steady group 4 from Maindy- Pontypridd- Hirwaun- Glynneath- Ysradfelte- Penderyn- Cwm Cadlan- Merthyr- Cilfynydd- Taffs Well- Maindy. This ride is 85 miles and has several lumps. There will be coffee stops at Glynneath and Cwm Cadlan. This will be a steady paced ride dictated by the speed of the slowest rider.

Peter Marks will lead a Steady group 5 from Maindy- Pentrebane- Hensol- Pontyclun- Pencoed- Ewenny- St Donats- Barry- Maindy. This ride is 55 miles and is mainly rolling. There will be a coffee stop at Ewenny. This will be a steady paced ride dictated by the speed of the slowest rider.

One response to “Club Rides – Sunday 12th May”

  1. Richard says:

    ‘Fairly quick ride’ is putting it mildly. The last two weeks have been savage! Good long rides and scenic routes, though. Thank you, ride leaders.

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