Grampian CTC

Cycling UK Member Group

Grampian CTC

Our group offers cyclists, in the North East of Scotland, an informal friendly club which provides for all types and abilities of cyclists, to which newcomers are always welcome.

All details can be found at our website ctcgrampian.org.uk

 

Our activities 
Leisure/Touring rides
About us 

Our group offers cyclists, in the North East of Scotland, an informal friendly club which provides for all types and abilities of cyclists, to which newcomers are always welcome. Our extensive cycle runs list is listed here.

All details can be found at our website: http://www.ctcgrampian.org.uk

Local members forum

Members are encouraged to join our local on-line forum, the Cyclists Touring Club Grampian Yahoo group. Members of the group will receive and can post email updates on local activities, cycling events, social events, programme changes and cycling items for sale or wanted. In addition members can request help or advice with any cycling-related subject. You can join here: Join

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Information about the group rides 

Runs Lists: To obtain the next runs list, see our website: www.ctcgrampian.org.uk

Typically we do four runs of different types each weekend so there is plenty choice for cyclists of varying experience. The types are described below:

Try Cycling: rides are intended for those who have not been on the saddle for a while and for those who want a quiet ride around Aberdeen. These are easy rides followed or interrupted by a coffee stop, families are welcome. They start at 10.00am, alternating between Saturday and Sunday each week. Details can be found on the Runs Lists page.

Morning Runs: These runs are at a relatively slow pace and are usually about 25–30 miles long. A coffee or picnic stop will usually be made. Each weekend.

Full Day Runs: These are all-day runs intended for experienced cyclists. A coffee stop and lunch/picnic stop will be made. Distances and speeds vary as outlined below:

Slower Full Day Runs: Slowish pace. Distance normally 30-45 miles. Alternate weekends with Medium Full Day Runs.

Medium Full Day Runs: Moderate pace. Distance normally 45-60 miles. Alternate weekends with Slower Full Day Runs.

Faster Full Day Runs: Fast pace. Distance normally 60-75 miles (* runs are longer). Each Weekend.

Thursday Runs: Weekly 10:30am start, destination to be decided on the day, slowish morning ride with coffee stop.

Pub Runs: Start prompt at the time stated, to reach the pub by 21:00 approximately. LIGHTS! For further information, contact Alberto. Run Weds Evenings, May-August.

Bike & Hike: These runs are generally from Aberdeen to a beauty spot for a short walk and picnic, before returning. Occasional.

Distances: A*: Over 75 A: 60-75 B: 45-60 C: 30-45 D: 20-30 E: 10-15