East Lancashire RC

North West | Lancashire

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Club Information

Club type: Go-Ride Club
Affiliated: 31/12/2023
Affilation status: Active

Total club members: 74

About our club

Formed in 1967, the East Lancs RC is one of Rochdale’s oldest Cycle Racing Clubs, which has trained individuals to Divisional & National Standard

The East Lancs is affiliated to British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, and the Manchester & District Time Trials Association.

Competitive Events:
East Lancs riders participate at all levels in Road Racing, Time Trialling, Cyclo Cross, Hill Climbs and Triathlons

Social Ride Calendar:
Differing grades of Club Runs are held on a Saturday and Sunday, involving a fast paced “A” Ride, a medium paced “B” Ride and a relaxed “C” Grade Ride. We also hold weekly "D" rides suitable for beginners and those returning to the sport

Reliability Ride Programme:
Every year the Club organises a series of rides over 50 mile, 100 mile, 150 mile, 250 mile and the 7,000ft plus hill climbs, freewheel and slow bike events to illustrate bike control.

Holidays & Tours:
Every year the Club holds a number of weekends away and a European tour

Social Scene:
An active social scene involves Weekly Club Meetings, Riders Dinner, Presidents rides and an Annual Dinner, plus other sundry events

Membership Profile:
We are a friendly open club with all ages and both sexes welcome.
We have approximately 120 members aged between 12 yrs and 80 yrs old, including many junior members, plus a Women's Group to encourage female cyclists.

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Club contact: Mr Ian Southwood
Phone: 07785 915446
Email: Email the club
Postcode: OL16 2HZ

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How to join our club

This club has not yet setup online purchasing of club membership subscriptions.

We are open to

Youths/Juniors (under 16s)
Adults (over 16)
Female Cyclists
Male Cyclists
Novice riders (rides up to 1hr)
Intermediate riders (1-3 hrs)
Advanced riders (rides 3hr+)
Racing cyclists

When we train

Day Time Traffic Free
Thursday 19:00 No
Saturday 09:15 No
Sunday 09:30 No