Club Rides - Saturday Saunter
These rides are great as an introduction to club riding due to there short nature and relaxed pace.
Saturday Saunter rides depart from the corner of Turner Lane and High Street, Whiston at 9:00am prompt.
Saturday club rides are much shorter than a Sunday ride, we will be on the road for around 2 and a half hours riding at ~13mph.
Including the café stop we're usually back in the village for around 12:30pm.
Please take time to read our Risk Assessment on Road Riding.
Round to Retford - Saturday AMBER Ride
Sitwell CC Road Captain:
Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 8:30 am.
The route is more of a loop than straight there and back. We will climb Guilthwaite and take a left at the top bringing us out at the top of Royds. We will make our way through Thurcroft and Throapham, taking a right at Ramper Road towards Gildingwells. Here we will turn left taking in Carlton in Lindrick before a brief look at Worksop. Ranby will be traversed before we arrive in Retford for our cafe stop.
Breakfasts devoured we will return through Hayton, Clayworth and Mattersey. Styrrup and Tickhill await and its then on to familiar roads through Maltby and Hellaby where we will switch left to take on Kingsforth Lane leading us to the descent of Royds and a well deserved drink at the Sitwell Arms.
Total distance is 53 mile / 85 km with total elevation gain 2,059 feet / 628 metres.
The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/19389014.
The Cafe stop will be at http://www.theimperialretford.co.uk
The pace on this ride will be approx 13-15mph.