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  • Fleet Cycling gathered at Rumours Cafe in Four Marks - April 2014 Fleet Cycling gathered at Rumours Cafe in Four Marks - April 2014
  • Fleet Cycling riders in new club kit at Hambleden Lock, River Thames July 2014 - Fleet Cycling riders at River Thames near Hambleden Lock in new club kit
  • After Coffee at Bramley Coffee stop on a Thursday ride - January 2014
  • Cycle Paths Opening of Hitches Lane Cycle Path - teaching families to spot faults on bicycles
  • Stunt cycling Stunt cycling team performing at opening of Hitches Lane cycle path
  • Fleet Cycling ride along the Test Way Fleet Cycling ride along the Test Way
  • Fleet Cycling members with the Head of Leisure at Hart Leisure Centre Fleet Cycling members with the Head of Leisure at Hart Leisure Centre, September 2014

Fleet Cycling - local rides

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Routes for this Tuesday and Thursday rides

Fleet Cycling at Semaine Federale 2 to 9 Aug 2015 - Albi France


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This is the home page for Fleet Cycling which is a site for everyone interested in cycling in Fleet in Hampshire.

Regular Fleet Cycling rides every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday for experienced cyclists plus pedal2gether rides for new or returning cyclists. All rides, with an occassional exception, start at the Hart Leisure Centre.

New Forest ride on Thursday 3rd September:-

You can see the 2015 route on the website at http://www.fleetcycling.org.uk/routes/routes.php by clicking the top item on the righthand menu - "New Forest 2015"

The start is near Beaulieu Road Station at 10.00 am. To find the start travel about 3 miles southeasterly from Lyndhurst on the B3056 to a car park on the right about 300 yards before the railway bridge - the coordinates are 50.855504N and 1.50671W (OS Map Ref SZ349053). It is a good car park which my RSPB group use.

From the start point it is a short ride to coffee in Beaulieu at the Old Bakehouse Tea Rooms.

On the outward route we cycle from Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard then down towards the coast turning westerly along the Solent Way to the east of the Lymington River where we head north to Boldre and onto Sway. We continue west alongside Long Slade Bottom then turn east to Brockenhurst via South Weirs.

Lunch is 24 miles from the start in Brockenhurst at the Rose and Crown.

After lunch we head north along the Rhinefield Ornamental Drive, cross the A35 onto the Bolderwood Arboretum Ornamental Drive, then turn east to Emery Down and skirt round Lyndhurst to the north to Newton and Minstead. We continue easterly to Bartley, then southeasterly to Ashurst. We avoid the A35 but cross it again in Ashurst and head southeasterly to Marchwood Enclosure. We then turn west back to Beaulieu Road Station.

Total distance just under 50 miles. Total ascent is 980 feet. The "gpx" route is available from colin@fleetcycling.org.uk.

pedal2gether introductory rides:-

Every first and third Saturday morning of the month and every 2nd Sunday of the month - see rides progamme Saturday rides 5 to 10 miles, Sunday rides 20 to 25. All the pedal2gether rides are at a slow pace to suit the slowest rider.

My JourneyRides around Fleet for everyone - rides start from Hart Leisure Centre - if you are interested then email Colin at colin@fleetcycling.org.uk! These rides are being organised in association with the 'MyJourney' initiative by Hants CC and our CTC Affiliated club pedal2gether. These rides are aimed at anyone wanting to gain confidence of cycling around town or on quiet country lanes.
You do not need to be a member of CTC to take part in our pedal2gether rides only a member of pedal2gether for an annual subscription of £5.00 and YOU CAN DO YOUR FIRST THREE RIDES FOR FREE. This membership alone does not give you insurance cover, which is part of CTC membership. More info here and here. An adult accompanying children - only a single subscription is required.

Our aims

Fleet Cycling is the name of the CTC group in Fleet which seeks to promote cycling in the Town for all cyclists and to publicise not only CTC rides but rides of any group in the the Town that wants to use our website or link to it. Whether you are commuting to the station, to work or to school then feel free to contact Fleet Cycling and let us know how you would like to see cycling groups and infrastructure develop in the Town. We are a friendly and social group and welcome anyone who would like to cycle with us.

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If you are a keen cyclist or just starting out and would like to join other cyclists in Fleet then contact Colin Waters at colin@fleetcycling.org.uk or phone 01252 677909.