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Rides

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.

Sun 8th Sept Wormley Woods


You are very welcome to join us and try out Summit MTB club on any rides announced here. Just drop us an email if you want to come. Our next ride is on 18th September at Wormley Woods

The September Club Ride is something a bit different...

Those who have ridden Wormley/Bencroft Woods near Potters Bar have all raved about it. The ride is 95% woodland singletrack; no huge hills but loads of fun, swoopy trails.

Meeting Place: Car park opposite Gables Restaurant, New Park Road, Newgate Street, Herts, SG13 8RA
MAP:http://goo.gl/maps/SqRVF
START TIME: Sunday 8th September, 9:30am.
Expect to ride for 2.5 to 3 hours; there are lots of options.
Route available on Viewranger http://my.viewranger.com/route/details/ODc2NQ%3D%3D

Directions:
Exit Junction 24 of M25 (to Potters Bar)
Head NORTH along Southgate Road,
At junction traffic lights turn RIGHT,
Continue past shops and after you pass the bus garage, keep in RIGHT hand lane at the traffic lights
Cross over the lights (bearing slightly right), into The Causeway
Continue past the Chequers Pub and take the next LEFT turn, into Well Road (the main road actually bears right)
Continue for 0.5 m and turn RIGHT into The Ridgeway
After 1.5 miles turn LEFT into Carbone Hill
After 1 mile turn LEFT at mini roundabout into Newgate Street
Turn immediately LEFT at the Gables Restaurant, into New Park Road.
The car park is on the left (height barrier).

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