The Road section meets at The Peak, Stirling Sports Village Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ from 09:00am on Saturday mornings for rides to suit all abilities from absolute beginner to Racers.

We aim to cater for all abilities with typical ride groups as below, however, we will on occasion change the composition of the groups to suit the abilities of the riders.

If you're new to to riding in a group or have been away for a while have a read through our Code of Conduct

We also highly recommend you have a read through our Road Ride Leaders (RRL) guidance document to help you better understand what you can expect from your ride leader and also what your ride leader expects from you. You can view the RRL document here.

If you’re new or unsure of which group to join, just drop an email to the club road rep - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll get back to you with options.

Ride Leaders Rota is available at the bottom of this page.

Saturday Rides - New Rides and Changes to Ride Start Times

9:00am Easy/Development Group - The pace of the ride is relaxed and aimed at riders wanting their first introduction to group riding on the road. It is the best group to go for if you are a new to road cycling or if you’re returning to road cycling after a long lay-off due to injury and just want to slowly get back in the game.

Distance is typically 30 miles at an easy pace of 13-14 mph

9:00am Intermediate Group - this group is one step up from the easy group and aimed at riders who have a good level of base fitness and have some experience of riding in a group, are looking to improve their group riding skills or are looking to progress from the easy group to a ride that is a little faster and longer.

Distance is typically 40+ miles at a pace of 14-15 mph

9:00am or 10:00am Middle Group - this group is one step up from the Intermediate group and aimed at riders who have a good level of base fitness, cycle regularly with experience of riding in a group that are looking to progress to longer rides over varying terrain at a higher pace.

Distance is typically 50-60 miles at a pace of 15-17 mph

9:00am Tempo Group - as indicated by the name the pace of this group is a little faster and the routes often longer and a bit hillier. The fitness level required for this group is higher than that of the easy/intermediate or middle rides, aimed at those looking for a faster pace at middle group distance, etc. Good bike handling skills in a tight bunch are required for this group.

Distance is typically 60 miles at a pace of 17-19 mph

9:00am Fast Group - as indicated by the name the pace of this group is a little faster and the routes often longer and a bit hillier. The fitness level required for this group is higher than that of the easy/intermediate or middle rides, aimed at those interested in racing etc. Good bike handling skills in a tight bunch are required for this group.

Distance is typically 70-80 miles at a pace of 20+ mph

Sunday Rides - New Rides and Changes to Ride Start Times

10:00am Intermediate Group - this group is one step up from the easy group and aimed at riders who have a good level of base fitness and have some experience of riding in a group, are looking to improve their group riding skills or are looking to progress from the easy group to a ride that is a little faster and longer.

Distance is typically 40+ miles at a pace of 14-15 mph

10:00am Middle Group - this group is one step up from the Intermediate group and aimed at riders who have a good level of base fitness, cycle regularly with experience of riding in a group that are looking to progress to longer rides over varying terrain at a higher pace.

Distance is typically 50-60 miles at a pace of 15-17 mph

Under 18?

Please read the SBC under 18 policy and advice before attending a club ride. Further information can be found in the club's Under-18 policy.

 

Road Ride Leader Rota - July through September 2017

               

Saturday

 

Sunday

9am

10am

10am

Development

Intermediate

Middle

Tempo

Fast

Middle

Intermediate

Middle

Sat 1 July

R Inglis

A Robertson

C Chisholm

 

G Cook

A Phillips

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Sun 2 July

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G Moran

Sat 8 July

L Hooijenga

A Scobie

G Gilchrist

S Leishman

G Cook

Sharon W-S

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Sun 9 July

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F Stewart

P Namey

Sat 15 July

R Inglis

 

B Clayton

M Vevers

G Cook

A Phillips

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Sun 16 July

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A Robertson

G Gilchrist

Sat 22 July

G Speed

B Hanson

A Scobie

M Vevers

G Cook

C Chisholm

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Sun 23 July

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N Barker

N Petrie

Sat 29 July

M Lees

N Petrie

G Moran

P Namey

G Cook

Sharon W-S

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Sun 30 July

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B Hanson

S Leishman

Sat 5 August

L Hooijenga

N Barker

A Phillips

D McDonald

G Cook

A Robertson

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Sun 6 August

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D Fincham

N Petrie

Sat 12 August

G Speed

A Scobie

C Chisholm

S Leishman

G Cook

Sharon W-S

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Sun13 August

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B Clayton

G Moran

Sat 19 August

L Hooijenga

M Lees

G Gilchrist

D McDonald

G Cook

Sharon W-S

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Sun 20 August

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B Barker

F Stewart

Sat 26 August

Dave Jorgensen Memorial Ride

Sun 27 August

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B Clayton

M Vevers

Sat 2 Sept

 

 

N Petrie

D McDonald

G Cook

D Fincham

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Sun 3 Sept

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B Hanson

A Phillips

Sat 9 Sept

G Speed

B Hanson

A Scobie

N Petrie

G Cook

C Chisholm

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Sun 10 Sept

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F Stewart

S Leishman

Sat 16 Sept

R Inglis

N Barker

G GIlchrist

M Vevers

G Cook

A Scobie

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Sun 17 Sept

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B Barker

A Robertson

Sat 23 Sept

L Hooijenga

M Lees

G Moran

D McDonald

G Cook

C Chisholm

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Sun 24 Sept

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D Fincham

N Petrie

 Sat 30 Sept

R Inglis

A Scobie

D Fincham

S Leishman

G Cook

G Moran

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 Sun 1 Oct

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B Hanson

F Stewart

 

 

The Peak

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