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We offer a wide variety of rides throughout the year with the length and pace adjusted to take account of the seasonal changes to the trails. Our regular monthly Open Rides take place on the dates below, with details of location and leader posted separately on the website home page as we go through the year. Monthly Open Rides give members a fixed calendar of rides for 2015 in addition to the rides posted in the Local and Away Rides sections of the Forum and on our Facebook page. They are the only rides open to prospective members to come and try out the club before joining. All dates are Sundays unless otherwise stated:

26th April

17th May

28th June led by Gary Collet

16th August

20th September led by David Wale

18th October

15th November led by Simon North

Saturday, 19th December led by the new captain

Members Rides: individual members post their favourite rides on Facebook and the Forum for Summit members to join and ride. The majority are based in the Chilterns and are held on either Saturday or Sunday morning, typically between 2 and 3 hours depending on the season and are normally at a moderate pace, with plenty of regrouping. Additionally, there are usually one or two night rides each week from fixed locations in Seer Green and Downley. Members also organise away rides at locations such as Swinley Forest, the North Downs and occasionally south or north Wales trail centres plusclassic ride locations such as the Quantocks.

Social Rides: new this year are monthly social rides on Saturday mornings to coincide with our Go Ride children's sessions. We meet at 10.00 at Lotts Wood, near Hyde Heath and ride at a steady pace into Amersham for a coffee, before riding back to the start for 12.00 midday.

Sunday 27th June - Phew what a scorcher!

Under blue skies and blazing sun, 11 club riders met in the Hodgemoor Wood car park, Chalfont St Giles -  group was made up of: Andy(me), Dave, Frank, Gary, Geoff, Martin, Matt, Patrick, Reece, Steve, Stuart.
The ride begun by us dropping down through Hales Wood where we had the first puncture less than 5 minutes into the ride.  Fortunately we only had one more.  A quick sprint along to Amersham & then up the first hill, Finch Lane, to Little Chalfont.  After that it was over to the Chess Valley where we dropped down a feisty downhill with a washed away gully full of loose stones.  Frank's shin came off worse with a loose rock flying up, there was a puncture and a dented bottom bracket, no one died!  We then climbed up the same side of the valley crossing over to a set of bomb holes where we all behaved like teenagers, grabbing millimetres of air & whooping.
From there we went past Chenies Manor, crossed the A404, dropped down the hill & under the underground, looped over to Chorleywood & into Philipshill Wood.  In there is a lovely swooping track through the trees that brought a smile to all.  We crossed Nightingale Lane where we cut through the woods cand crossed Harewoods Downs golf course.  Finally we climbed back up to Hodgemoor Woods for a quick lap, involving a bomb hole, the bumps & the jumps.  Ride done, at the car park Patrick gave an impromptu unicycle demonstration - show off!
Thanks for a great ride.

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