Rides are posted ahead of time on the MapMyTracks list of events. You can quickly find just CBC rides by typing CBC in the search box. Or you can find go to the next ride by following the VIEW link in the table below.
Latest details on rides are also often posted on the club’s facebook page.
In Winter, if conditions might be icy, we switch to one of the Gritted Roads routes.
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There are three routes of different lengths. The colour of the route indicates the approximate average speed required to be back within 3 hours (2.5 hours cycling). Yellow 12-14 mph, Orange 14-16 mph and Black 16-18 mph. On Saturdays rides set out on one or more of these routes according to preference, weather etc. Speeds will vary according to elevation, wind direction, and how much porridge you had for breakfast.
Please select a ride that is within your riding ability – and if not sure choose the slower one.
Non-drop rides and group rides
CBC Yellow and Orange rides are “group rides” with everyone riding together as a group, with the exception of hill climbs. So no-one should be left riding on their own to catch up. Stronger riders will spend longer riding at the front of the group.
CBC Black rides are “non-drop rides” with the group waiting at road junctions for anyone who has dropped off the pace.
Summary Table of Rides – distances in km
The table below also includes height gained according to MapMyTracks.
Downloading GPX route files from MapMyTracks website
Each ride page shows a map with several (usually 3) routes. If you click on one of these routes you get a page for this route – with map, information on amount of climbing. In the top right is a download link enabling you to download the GPX file for your Garmin.
Summary Table of Rides – distances in km (height in m)
|Ashford loop||75 (605)||58 (536)||47 (476)|
|Betteshanger||67 (310)||56 (279)||53 (221)|
|Coldred||75 (488)||64 (476)||50 (402)|
|Dover||72 (635)||66 (495)||44 (339)|
|Faversham||71 (562)||64 (500)||50 (379)|
|Lyminge||71 (554)||61 (476)||47 (349)|
|Romney Marsh||75 (546)||63 (486)||43 (356)|
|Sandwich||75 (497)||63 (352)||50 (247)|
|Seasalter||69 (587)||56 (423)||45 (330)|
|Sittingbourne||76 (626)||62 (496)||48 (419)|
|Thanet||75 (337)||61 (284)||53 (245)|
|White Hill||68 (533)||55 (513)||49 (503)|