Alton CC Mini Club Ride: Over thirty riders joined us for a 12 mile ride and we were lucky to have warm sunshine. Our thanks go to Sophie for organising the ride and to Sophie's Mum for cakes! Here's a couple of photos of our group at the start in Anstey Park and at the Rose and Crown at Farringdon where we had coffee.
Alton CC Devon Tour: Alton CC members have just completed their own "Tour de Devon". Shaun took this photo of a welcome refreshment stop in brilliant sunshine.
Open 25 Mile Time Trial: Alton CC's open 25 mile time trial was held on Sunday 4th September on the H25/8 course with an entry field of 83 riders. Results are available on the CTT web site. Congratulations go to James Boyman of Farnham RC who returned the fastest time of 50:36. Christine Rowley was the fastest lady with a time of 1:00:43.
Thursday Trials: Our weekly time trials have now finished. The up-to-date results can be seen here.
Alton CC Dinner: We are hoping to hold the annual dinner at the Rugby Club again in February 2017. Keep a watch here for more details was the arrangements have been finalised.
Track: Alton CC has now organised track sessions for the winter season. Following last year's successful approach riders have registered with Mike and the track sessions are now full.
Club Newsletter: Alton CC's club newsletter has now been published and can be read or downloaded here. Thanks to all our members who contributed material to Jim - please keep these coming since without them we'd just have blank pages!
Club handbook: The latest edition is available here. There's lots of useful information about the club, cycling and our record holders and championship winners going back to 1936!
Join Alton CC: Currently club subscriptions are £10 per annum with a £10 application fee on joining. You can join Alton Cycling Club online: see the Membership page for details. Membership forms are also available from Caroline Brodie (see contacts page for details) or can be printed off from the Membership page.
Our cycling club is sponsored by Owens Cycles who maintain a stock of club kit at their Four Marks Store. Club members enjoy a 10% discount on all purchases from Owens Cycles.
Events: We promote two open events, a hilly 50km and a 25mile time trial, as well as a series of evening club time trials for club members and other riders. Club members compete in time trials and in road races organised by the LVRC and British Cycling.
Regular Rides: Alton CC organises mid-paced and faster rides going from Alton Butts on Sunday mornings - click on the "Alton CC Rides" tab for details. There are Monday evening rides leaving Owen's shop in Four Marks at 6:30pm and finishing by 8:00pm. Guidance for junior riders is available here.
For social and club riding we always support CTC North Hampshire with whom we have close ties. They organise rides for most weekends of the year with social rides going from Alton Community Centre on Saturdays. Details of all CTC rides and leader contact details can be found on their web site.
Alton CC club nights are usually held on the first and third Mondays of each month starting at 7:30pm at the Rugby Club Pavilion, Anstey Park, Alton. Check the "Club Nights" tab on this page for dates. Everyone is welcome! We also hold a BBQ and an annual Dinner and Prize Presentation.
Active Alton: The Active Alton campaign aims to champion sport and physical activity to the Alton community and this includes activities offered by local clubs as well as other projects. There are updates online via Facebook and Twitter or click on this Alton Town Council website page for more information.