The Windmill Club

Cycling UK Affiliated Group

The Windmill Club

Welcome to The Windmill Club homepage, an affiliated group of Cycling UK. We hope you will enjoy reading about us and might be tempted to join us for a ride. 

Our activities 
Leisure/Touring rides
About us 

The Windmill Club is a Cycling UK affiliated group. The club is based at The Pheasant in Great Chishill, on the borders of Cambridgeshire, Essex and Hertfordshire. Great Chishill is 9 miles from Saffron Walden, 5 miles from Royston and 19 miles from Cambridge. Rides take place twice a week - approx. 20 /25 miles on a Monday afternoon / evening and approx. 30/45 miles on Thursday mornings, usually in the lovely quiet lanes surrounding this area.  During the summer months rides sometimes start at locations in Suffolk or Norfolk and take in places such as Aldeburgh, Southwold or Wells. The pace is leisurely and there is as much focus on good companionship, conversation and coffee / pub stops as there is on cycling. Each ride costs £3.00 and the proceeds are donated to various charities at the end of each year. So far, over £5,000 has been raised.

For more details of The Windmill Club's rides please take a look at our blog; https//thewindmillclubdotnet.wordpress.com .

If you would like to join us on a ride please contact Andrew Rusack on 07711 579162 or email rusackandrew@gmail.com .

Information about the group rides 

Monday rides are 20/25 miles and start between 2.00pm and 6.00pm depending on winter or summer, normally ending at The Pheasant in Great Chishill for large helpings of cod goujons and chips.

Thursday rides are 30/45 miles and usually start at 9.30am, sometimes from The Pheasant in Great Chishill but also from other pubs in the surrounding area, where lunch is also taken at the end of a ride. There is also a coffee stop at a café or pub en route. 

Maurice Warner 07768 444496
Martin Woodhead 07710 381600

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