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Yes you can, though we generally steer newcomers towards a C-ride as your first ride with the club, unless you are already experienced in group riding and presumably therefore also confident of your ability to hold the pace of a more rigorous B-ride.
In any case, turn up at Whittington Park, say Hi and let it be know that it's your first ride with the club. We're a friendly bunch.
Three admin points -
- If you aren't attending the Saturday Intro ride then please untick yourself using the "I'm Attending" button at the top. This frees your place for another potential rider
- Can you please email the membership secretary on [email protected] for our insurance purposes
- Can you change your forum name from user96734 to something more identifiable. Profile settings in the top right of your screen :-)
Sally was clarifying that the above Intro Ride is on Saturday 12th whereas you have said "meet you all on Sunday".
If you cannot make Saturday's ride, we allow potential members 3 Sunday rides with the club, after which you are asked to join: part of the joining process is completing either an Intro ride (i.e. the ride this thread advertises) or one of our Group Skills rides which are held more frequently
Assuming a modicum of fitness, you would be welcome to try a C-ride on a Sunday, though currently these are not a "qualifying ride" for membership purposes.
Yes - see forum post here
Have a look at our In the Saddle section which deals with regular rides, amongst other things.
On Saturday our organised ride is laps of Regents Park and there are ad hoc rides organised via the forum. Otherwise, there are a multitude of Sunday club rides leaving Whittington Park at 8-30.
See you on the road some time!
Nick, it's here
Don't forget to change your forum name from user90519.
That is my understanding.
Group Skills on Thursday, still places left. Next Intro Ride will be 4th August though the forum post won't be going live for a week or two.
Assuming you're comfortable riding in a group then you're welcome to ride with us on a couple of Sunday rides before we ask you to join up, at which point you would need to complete either the monthly Intro Ride or the more frequent group skills ride.
On Sundays we meet for 8-30 at Whittington Park off Holloway Road. Please introduce yourself to someone as a new rider at the briefing. We normally recommend that new riders join a C-pace ride.