3 groups: touring speed – 0900, moderate – 0910, A (scratch) 0920.
If there are several riders in any particular group, it may be split to reduce the size of the peleton.
Entry fee £4, all entries on the day, no advance entry needed.
Unfortunately due to BC's insurance fees rising, we have had to increase the entry fee in order to cover expenditure.
Car parking available. Please park on the gravel area of the car park.
Please do not lean bikes on the wall surrounding the entrance area of the clubhouse. There is plenty of room to the left of the doors.
Dudley Kingswinford Rugby club have kindly given us permission to use some of their facilities on the day. Signing on will be in the clubhouse and the toilets will be available. Car parking will also be available. However, the changing facilities will be out of bounds for cyclists.
The bar should be open at 12pm where drinks and snacks may be purchased.
Available food: bacon & sausage, cake, tea, coffee, squash, chips, pasties, sausage rolls.
Riders under the age of 18 must wear a hard-shell helmet and provide a signed British Cycling parental consent form.
A refreshment stop can be taken in Bewdley to the left of the bridge.
It is advisable for every rider to carry a spare inner tube, basic tools, a pump, id and mobile 'phone and to wear adequate clothing for the conditions on the day.
There will be a voluntary collection for Mary Stevens Hospice at the signing on desk.