Leicestershire and Rutland

Wednesday Group at Swithland Reservoir
Swithland Reservoir

About The Group

We act as the "umbrella" group for the groups operating in Leicestershire. Contact details can be found at www.ctclr.org.uk together with news and details of the main forthcoming events within the counties. Please phone Ray Clay on 01509-261068 or email info@ctclr.org.uk if you would like more details.

We also maintain a map of "Tea Places" within a day's ride of Leicester that you might find useful which is available from our website www.ctclr.org.uk.

Catchment area

About details

Group activities

  • Performance road rides
  • Leisure and touring rides

Group contact details

Ray Clay – 01509 261068
Visit Leicestershire and Rutland website

Our main events

26 Apr 15
Meander Rides
26 Apr 15

About our rides

Lunch and Prize Presentation
Saturday 18th April 2015 12-30pm for 1pm.
The cost of the lunch will be £10 for a main course, dessert and tea or coffee.

at the Black Swan PH, Loughborough Road, Shepshed LE12 9DL

Tickets available from Ray Clay, 109 Holywell Drive, Loughborough, Leics LE11 3JX
Tel 01509 261068) or Email: social@ctclr.org.uk


30m and 30k Meander Rides plus Freewheel Event
Sunday 26th April 2015 9.30am

Start and finish at the Thornton Hillside Garden Centre Café (The Fuschia Centre)).
1.30pm (approx.) Freewheel event at Stanton Lane Thornton Map reference OS Sheet 140 Grid SK 470074
Click here for maps and route sheets.
30Mile and Freewheel are DATC events.
Further details from Jim Gerrard
Tel. 01455 823787 Email: meander@ctclr.org.uk

Back to the Fuchsia 10, 25, 50, 75, 100 and 110 mile challenge rides
Sunday 10th May 2015
Start 8am onwards

Rides for all tastes, all starting and finishing at Thornton Nurseries, The Fuchsia Centre (tea, coffee, soup etc). Entry fee £2
Map reference SK 470074 Click here for map.

Click on the links below for map and route details for each leg plus GPX files if you have GPS.


This event counts towards the National CTC Tourist Competition.
As in previous years those cycling to and from the event in addition to riding one or more legs have their total cycling mileage for the day on the certificate.
Further details from John Allen (01530) 243384.



CTC Heart of England Meriden Cycling Rally
16th – 17th May 2015

The Heart of England Cycling Rally has been held for many years at the village of Meriden, between Coventry and Birmingham. Meriden is the proclaimed Centre of England where a national War Memorial dedicated to cyclists was erected on the village green in 1921. A rides programme on the Saturday will be followed on the Sunday by the 94th Cyclists' Memorial and Celebration of Cycling Service at 11am around the Cyclists' Memorial on the Meriden village green.

Click here for details of all the activities.

Leicestershire and Rutland CTC AGM and Photographic Competition
Sunday 15th November 2015
10:30 am-1:30 pm

Botcheston Village Hall Click here for map.
For further details contact the Hon. Secretary, Ray Clay
Tel. 01509 261068
Any Notice of Motion should be submitted to the Hon. Sec. at least two weeks prior to the meeting.

Photo Theme = Wild Life Animals
Further details from Keith Lakin Tel. 01530 451573

Mince Pie Run
Sunday 20th December 2015

The famous Mince Pie Run will again be taking place at Belton Village Hall (10.30am to 12-30pm). Raffle in aid of Rainbows Children's Hospice. Click here for map and further details.


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