Road

CTC is the perfect partner of cyclists who enjoy riding performance road bikes but don't necessarily want to race. With the continuing popularity of sportives, challenge rides and charity rides, this section is dedicated to the 'non-competitive' rider.

Essential Information

Guildford Challenge Ride
If you have signed up for a charity bike ride and are worried about what lies ahead, here's a handy guide to help you achieve your goal.
Training for sportives and charity cycle rides
To help you get the most out of your big cycling challenge this year, CTC's John Storms has put together a ten week training plan to set you up...
nutrition for a longer rides
Spending the better part of day on the bike is no joke. To maximise your enjoyment we've put together some sample menus for longer rides.
Group riding
Cycling in a bunch is more about communication than technique, whether it’s a big summer sportive or a local club ride. Steve Thomas has some tips
Cyclist riding up a hill on an Audax ride
Audax is a series of non-competitive cycling rides that are popular with many CTC members. Participants attempt to cycle long distances within set...

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