Cycling UK East Midlands

Welcome to Cycling UK East Midlands Region.

Come and get involved, contributions welcomed.

Our activities

Audax/Sportive road rides
Leisure/Touring rides
Campaigning group

About us

Cycling UK East Midlands Region is the sole survivor of a number of 'regional DA's' set up over 23 years ago back in 2000.

In addition to facilitating a close liaison and collaboration between the six full member groups within the region, Cycling UK East Midlands Region also organises, in normal circumstances, three main events each year.

The East Midlands region contains the six CTC/Cycling UK Member Groups of Alfreton CTC; CTC Derby and BurtonLeicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring ClubCycling UK Lincolnshire; CTC NorthamptonNottinghamshire CTC.

At the ARM on the 29th April 2023 the following officers and committee were elected:-

Chair - Ray Clay (Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club)

Secretary - Tim Newbery (Cycling UK Lincolnshire)

Treasurer - Ian Hill (CTC Derby and Burton)

Minutes Secretary - Jean Deacon (Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club)

Honorary Auditor (non-committee member) - Neil Platts

Safeguarding Officer - Tim Newbery

Other committee members are representatives from each of the six Member Groups plus members from the region's CTC/Cycling UK general membership, Affiliated Groups and Cycle Advocacy Network.

Member Group Representatives:

Alfreton CTC - Tom Fox

Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club - Position Vacant

Cycling UK Lincolnshire - Tim Newbery

CTC Northampton - Position Vacant

Nottinghamshire CTC - Terry Scott

CTC Derby and Burton - Ian Hill

Representatives from the region's CTC/Cycling UK general membership (maximum 3):

John Catt - Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club

Ian Prince - General Membership 

(1 position currently vacant)

Cycle Advocacy Network Representatives (formerly Right to Ride Representatives) in the Cycling UK East Midlands Region (maximum 2):

James Pocklington - Cycling UK Lincolnshire

(1 position currently vacant)

Representatives from Affiliated clubs/groups (full Cycling UK members) in the Cycling UK East Midlands Region (maximum 2):

(2 positions currently vacant)

Information about the group rides

Cycling UK East Midlands Region normally organises at least one activity each year.

Currently this is the  Mince Pie Run, held on the last Sunday before Christmas. For 2024, it is hoped to take place on Sunday 22nd December. Full details can be viewed HERE

This annual event is the highlight of the East Midlands Region calendar and attracts cyclists from across the region. There is a tombola in aid of 'Rainbows Children's Hospice'.

In 2023, a magnificent £683.80 was raised from refreshments which was rounded up to £700 and donated to the Rainbows Hospice. Derek Willans from the Rainbows Hospice ran the tombola and raised an additional £1000.