Club Organised Rides

There are plenty of rides organised within the club, catering for all abilities:

  • Owd Lags Ride: A circular run of around 40 miles average speed 13mph. Café stop included. If any faster riders do come on this ride please ride to the speed of the slowest rider
  • STRAW Ride (Steady Ride All Welcome): Tuesdays, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays. Usually covers about 35 miles on Tuesday and Saturday, 70 miles on a Thursday and Sunday. Averages around 16-18mph, a “no drop” policy is adopted on this ride. Café lunch stop included. Arranged via the Club Facebook Group
  • Full Gas Training Ride Ride: Fast training ride 50 miles, averaging over 20mph in a through and off formation. Arranged via the Club Facebook page
  • Saturday Social: Once a month in Summer. Usually first Saturday of the month. These runs are intended for everyone and the pace will be moderate, i.e. social not training, (about 15mph but may be quicker if everyone is OK) and no one will be dropped. Please check Facebook Group for details.

STRAW Ride: arranged via the Facebook Group
Old Lags Ride: 9.30am@Walmsley Church, Egerton.

STRAW Ride: arranged via the Facebook Group
Old Lags Ride: 9.30am@Walmsley Church, Egerton.

Saturday Social (1st Saturday of every Month) Time TBD@Beehive Pub
STRAW Ride: arranged via the Facebook Group
Full Gas Training Ride: arranged via the Facebook Group

STRAW Ride: arranged via the Facebook Group

When out with the club:

When joining any Lancashire Road Club rides please make sure you bring:

Spare tube, pump and toolkit
Money for cafe lunch stop
Mudguards in winter
Lights in winter

Club run etiquette, when riding in a group:

Riders at the front of the group should maintain a consistent pace and also warn the rest of the group about:

Change of speed
Approaching vehicles
Traffic lights/junctions etc

Riders at the rear of the group should warn others about:

Cars approaching from behind
Members dropping off the back
When to single out to let traffic past


Should not sit more than 2 abreast at any time
Should single out in busy or built up areas
Should wait for fellow club members with mechanical problems/punctures.