Join a social cycle ride designed for people over the age of 55, however all are welcome. Head out along the Great Stour exploring Ashford town centre's traffic free routes leading out into the beautiful Kent countryside.

  • 15 Jul 2017
  • 10am OR 1pm
  • Ashford

Get Back to the Bike – Ashford

The ride explores Ashford town centre’s traffic free routes leading into the beautiful Kent countryside along The Great Stour.

Ride for Fun, Fitness or simply the Smug Satisfaction of avoiding queues and parking fees! A small number of bikes will be available to borrow on the day should bikes prove un-roadworthy or a poor fit. Helmets are also available.

We will also look at some simple tips on how to ride confidently in traffic and share the road with other road users. Our secret weapon is the smile!

LEADER: Brian Foley, Liz Humpage and the Cycling Age team; all government registered Bikeability Instructors and all over 50

MEET: Stour Centre, Station Approach, TN23 1ET. 10am and/or 1pm. All meeting points have refreshments, toilets and affordable if not completely free parking.

DISTANCE: Under 10 miles. Total event time of approximately 2.5 hours with 1 to 1.5 hours in the saddle. The total time includes bike checks, preparing for a ride and using off road and on road cycle routes.

The team are also available over lunch to discuss cycling in Kent; from routes to clubs and rides at any level.

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