Sustainability Centre and West Meon: Elevenses only and day ride.

  • Starts: Wednesday 1 June 2022 9:00 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Anthony Beggs
  • Category: ,
  • Route grade: B - Hilly route
  • Ride to elevenses grade: B - Hilly route

Address: East Street, Havant, P09 1BS

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre web site is here.

Other events at this location.

Send an email to ride leader/event organiser: Anthony Beggs.

You are welcome to just come to Sustainability Centre for Elevenses or do the whole ride to West Meon .

PLEASE SAY WHICH , 11's or Day.

I will set a limit of 4 on Elevenses only until I know numbers nearer the time. Similarly, limit of 6 including me for day ride. So max 10 at start at Spring.


NOTA BENE: reached limit for full day ride, so now only accept 11's only.

Meet at Spring Havant for 9.00 departure.

Havant to Sustainability Centre for coffee etc via Finchdean Chalton 13 miles
Sustainability Centre to lunch at West Meon café via Brockbridge, Bishops Waltham, Upham, Lane End, Millbury , Wheely Down, Warnford, Lippen Lane (not A32): 22 miles
West Meon to Havant 18 miles; (formal ride ends at East Meon)

If shown as full, please go on ‘waiting list’ as , depending on numbers, I may be able to adjust the allocation nearer the time.

Total 53 miles
avg 10.5 mph

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.

Bookings recorded for this ride so far (Log in to see rider names):

  • A PCTC member
  • A PCTC member
  • A PCTC member
  • A PCTC member
  • A PCTC member
  • A non-PCTC member

To ask to join this ride, please use the 'Contact us about this ride' link above to send an email to the ride leader.

About Wednesday rides

Wednesday is our most popular day for riding. Unfortunately the success of the Wednesday rides meant that, even though we took steps to split rides, they became too large to manage.

We organise Wednesday rides this way:

  1. If you are interested in riding on a given Wednesday we ask you to register the kind of ride you are interested in.
  2. Ride leaders review all the registrations and create rides they think will help meet the demand.
  3. You will get automatic notifications of new rides for the day.
  4.  You can then use the web site to ask a ride's leader to join a ride.
  5. The ride's leader books you onto their ride which automatically updates your registration so we can keep track of who wants to ride but hasn't yet found a place.
  6. If there's a problem, we can notify you of a ride cancellation or postponement.
  7. Otherwise, we'll see you at the start.

Wednesday rides usually start from Havant with stops for elevenses, lunch and sometimes tea. If you're unable to keep up or have a mechanical problem, someone will be available to help you - although we obviously cannot guarantee to solve all problems.

Wednesday rides usually provide a range of options to riders as we'll try to arrange multiple rides with different paces, distance and degree of hilliness.

On Wednesdays it is likely that there will be several riders coming back to the Havant area after an elevenses stop - although they might not include a PCTC ride leader. If that is what you'd like to do, please consult the ride organiser before the day of the ride to ensure someone knows and is able to bring you back.

This article describes what you should consider bringing with you on one of these rides.