This is a one stop ride to Alresford.
I need to get a few miles in ready for the Bob Kemp memorial ride in a week's time. So I'm going to take the sports bike and push the pace a little (by my standards that is). If anyone would like to keep me company that would be great.
Approx 40miles round trip.
The ride starts and finishes in Southwick.
Meet Souhwick cafe: 09.30
Depart Southwick: 09.45
Arrive Alresford (coffee/lunch): 11.30
Depart Alresford: 12.30
Return Southwick: 14.30
Bookings for this ride
Booking is required for this ride. Please let the ride leader know if you want to join. Please do not turn up for the ride unless you've had your booking confirmed or your name appears below.
The ride leader has not recorded any bookings yet.
About faster rides
Our other rides go at the pace of the slowest rider or we will split the ride to accommodate a slower rider. 'Faster rides' go faster than other rides and people joining are expected to keep up.
We're not talking about professional or even 'club' riding speeds, but trying to ride at any speed faster than you can manage is an unpleasant experience.
If you want to join a faster ride, but uncertain whether you can keep up:
- Consider trying one or two of our other rides classed as A (Demanding) or B (Hilly) first. If you're able to keep up without difficulty that's a good indication you're ready for a faster ride. The chances are you'll be riding with other members familiar with faster rides that can help you with your assessment.
- In any case, contact the ride leader and discuss your experience to date with them. Bear in mind, however, that subjective assessments of average speed and cruising speed are notoriously unreliable even for those that routinely use cycle computers.
Before you join a faster ride, please review the route and prepare to make your own way back if you're struggling to keep up - and we all have bad days. We will not, however, intentionally drop slower riders; nor will we leave riders without first checking they are confident with getting back.