Find a cycling club
Choosing the right cycling club is vital if you're going to get the most out of your cycling.There are over 1400 cycling clubs affiliated to British Cycling and each club has a different focus. Some clubs are geared towards off road riding, BMX or cycle speedway, whereas others specialise in road riding and racing.
Some clubs are dedicated to the sharp end of racing, whereas others cater for recreational riders, families and young people. Many clubs larger clubs, however, have a broad remit, including racing, recreational and social riding, on and off road, for riders of all ages.
The best advice is to search for a club near you and contact the club secretary to get an idea of where the club's focus lies and how much this suits your aspirations.