The Forty Plus Cycling Club is a very sociable cycle club with sixteen active sections in Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, East Northamptonshire, Surrey and Sussex. Each section organises rides between one and three times a week - usually mid-week. In some areas we also have Sunday meets. More on us and our sections...
Sections vary in their pace and distance covered. Membership is open to cyclists aged 18 and above and you can come out and try our rides a few times, before joining. For information on joining contact one of the section secretaries, or the membership secretary. More on joining...
Members receive our quarterly magazine, Signpost.
View the events calendar full screen.
Download the rides listings for July-September 2016 in PDF format (see section pages in left menu for any changes).
Section secretaries can notify you of any last minute changes to rides if you give them your contact details.
There is also an app for Android and iPhone to make it easier to report potholes and show exactly where they are located.
The Touring Cyclist Club
A possible home for real cycle tourists, following withdrawal of specific touring benefits and information previously provided by CTC. Take a look and consider contributing to the forum.
2016 Special Events:
There are many different types of volunteering activities to suit different amounts of time and skills. Discover the range of volunteering opportunities and current vacancies. Read more...
East Herts had a fantastic 5-day tour around the IJsselmeer cycle route in The Netherlands. 250 miles cycling around a huge man-made lake fueled by cheese and cake. Read more...
Essex B said a big 'thank you' to David Forster on 31 March after over 13 years as section secretary and 25,000 miles of leading:
Southend riders were joined on a ride by a reporter from the local Rayleigh Review. "If you’ve ever spotted a group of cyclists waiting in the High Street at the top of Crown Hill on a Tuesday or Thursday morning and wondered who they were then ponder no longer. It’s more than likely they were members of the Southend section of the Forty Plus Cycling Club..." Read the full magazine article.
Members: You can now check your membership and renew online on our renewals page.
Three members featured in a four page article in Cycling Active magazine. Read the article here.
A map showing where sections meet is now shown on the About Us page. This will show your nearest sections.
French cyclist climbed the mountain that was named after him to celebrate his 103 birthday.
Meanwhile... worried about having your car stolen? Try this alternative use for cycles lanes to provide secure parking.