Welcome to Horsham Cycling

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Our club is welcoming to all types of rider, from leisure cyclist to competitive racer. Seven groups meet at the Carfax every Sunday morning, each with different speeds and distances in mind.

Horsham is surrounded by fantastic Sussex countryside and quiet roads. The club is a great way of discovering new routes, making friends and perhaps opening yourself to new cycling challenges.

You can join us for a ride or two without being a member, why not give us a try? See the rides page for more details or read the FAQ.

Our 2021 Season

In addition to regular weekend rides we have many other events for members to enjoy.

Spring Reliability Trials (cancelled) Summer Randonee July (tbc)
Club 25 TT Oakwood Hill (course G25/43) 24 July
Club Time Trials April - October Inter-club TT Oakwoodhill (course G10/46) 11 September
Spring weekend away (Southampton & New Forest) May (cancelled) Isle of Wight weekend 24-26 September
Social / Fancy Dress TT 23 May (cancelled) Hill climb @ Denbies 17 October
Annual post-ride Lunch 27 June

Belgium weekend, including Mouscron Randonnee

October (tbc)
Club Open TT
(including youth event)
xx June (cancelled) Annual General Meeting 11 November
Dunwich Dynamo 24 July (non-club event) Annual Dinner & Awards evening 16 December
Social riders' Downhill challenge 11 July Reliability Trials Spring / Autumn / Winter
Regular pub nights All year (to resume soon)

Hindhead & Denbies Reliability Trial - Sunday 20th January 2019

Our first RT of 2019 on the above date, as usual from the Youth Wing, The Forest School, Compton's Lane, Horsham RH13 5NT.

The rides on this event are self-navigation (decide your own route). Hall open from 8.20am. Refreshments at finish.

Read more: Hindhead & Denbies Reliability Trial - Sunday 20th January 2019

 

Annual General Meeting - 8th November 2018

The Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 8 November 2018 at the Holbrook Club on North Heath Lane, Horsham, beginning at 7.30pm. We hope you will be able to attend. The minutes of the last AGM, held on 9 November 2017 can be viewed here.

The Annual Report and Accounts for 2017/18 were circulated to members in the July 2018 edition of Chainline. You will have the opportunity to raise any questions or make any observations about the content of this report at the Annual General Meeting.

The formal business of the meeting will deal with the resolutions which are set out in this Notice, namely the election of the General Committee. Five of the current committee members are standing for re-election along with three new nominees. Three of the existing members are standing down at the end of December. You are of course at liberty to propose alternative committee members in accordance with the Club’s Constitution, which is available on the Club website. This must be done at least 14 days prior to the meeting.

We will aim to keep the official part of the evening as short as possible. After the formal part of the meeting Phil Merryweather will give a short presentation on his ‘Chase the Sun’ ride, which he completed in June alongside some other members of the Club. There will also be drinks and nibbles available and the opportunity to chat with other members.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

Dave Scott, Club Secretary
on behalf of the General Committee

 

Reliability Trial Sunday 28th October 2018

The event is on the above date, from the Forest School Youth Wing, Compton's Lane, Horsham.

There are a choice of three rides. The table below shows the time standards and departure times.

Read more: Reliability Trial Sunday 28th October 2018

 

Autumn Reliability Trial - Sunday 30th Sept 2018

Our autumn reliability trial takes place on the above date. There is a choice of three rides, each with set directions. 

[UPDATE 27 Sep: The medium & long routes were changed slightly to avoid road closures in Barnes Green.]

The short and the medium rides converge at a tea stop Hurstpierpoint for the last check point, then share the same route on return to the Horsham. The long ride (108km/67.5miles) goes towards Goodwood with a tea stop/check point at West Dean Gardens.

Read more: Autumn Reliability Trial - Sunday 30th Sept 2018

 

Mouscron 2018

With what feels like Autumn approaching it is time to start thinking about our annual trip to the Mouscron Randonee near Lille.

This year the dates are Friday 5th October to Sunday 7th October.

Read more: Mouscron 2018

 

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