Wishlist for Cycle Network as Legacy of Tour of Britain event

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We've been busy putting together an ambitious wishlist plus some cheap and cheerful quick fixes (will post these later) to improve the Congleton Cycle Network, as requested by town councillor Suzie Akers-Smith, the force behind the success of the 2016 Tour of Britain stage held here in Cheshire East. Cheshire East Council's leader, Rachel Bailey, and others want to see a cycling legacy from this event, so that residents and visitors will have a good quality cycle network to use. Currently there Read more [...]
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September cycling events for Congleton

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An exciting month with the Tour of Britain 2016 kicking off stage 3 in Congleton, and lots of local events to encourage people to pedal. Sat 3rd Sep: 11.00am to 2.30pm. Astbury Mere Country Park visitor centre. Fun Cycle Run. Pick up a Congleton network map and pedal a mile into the town centre. Collect a Find a Jersey competition booklet at the Tour of Britain stand in the pedestrian area. Sun 4th Sep: 7.30am for 8.00-9.00am start. Cheshire Tour of Britain Sportive covering 86 miles of the Read more [...]
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Fun Cycle Run Congleton Sat 3rd September 2016

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What's it like to cycle one mile? Find out. Bring your bike along for the one mile fun Cycle Run ride on Saturday 3rd September between Astbury Mere Country Park visitor centre and Congleton town centre, following shortcuts and quiet back streets that are part of a national cycle route (the 573). No hills! Come along to Astbury Mere between 11am and 2pm, pick up your free Congleton Cycle Network map from the team, who will show you how to find the way into town along the quiet back streets, following Read more [...]
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Fun cyclerun Congleton Sat 20th August 2016

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Bring your bike and enjoy a fun Cyclerun ride on Saturday 20th August from Astbury Mere Country Park visitor centre to Congleton town centre, following shortcuts and quiet back streets that are part of a national cycle route (the 573).   No hills!

Collect your cycle route map at the visitor centre. Come along any time between 11.30 and 2.30, and when you get to the town centre, look for the gazebo in the pedestrian area for free refreshments and Cycle Tour of Britain information.

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Farmers’ Market Cycle Ride Sat 4th June 2016

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Sat 4th June 2016, meeting at 9.30am for our monthly gentle pedal along the lanes to the farmers' market at Rode Hall. Return at lunch time, with a possible pause at a pub. Meet on the corner of Moss Rd and Canal Rd/Leek Rd, Congleton. All welcome, members and non-members. NB The Farmers' Market ride is an informal arrangement, with a few CCC members regularly involved. However, there are times when people have other obligations or the weather is atrocious, so you may find no-one else at the Read more [...]
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Farmers’ Market Cycle Ride Sat 6th February 2016

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Sat 6th February 2016, meeting at 9.30am for our monthly gentle pedal along the lanes to the farmers' market at Rode Hall. Return at lunch time, with a possible pause at a pub. Meet on the corner of Moss Rd and Canal Rd/Leek Rd, Congleton. All welcome, members and non-members. NB The Farmers' Market ride is an informal arrangement, with a few CCC members regularly involved. However, there are times when people have other obligations or the weather is atrocious, so you may find no-one else at Read more [...]
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Farmers’ Market Cycle Ride Sat 5th March 2016

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Sat 5th March 2016, meeting at 9.30am for our monthly gentle pedal along the lanes to the farmers' market at Rode Hall. Return at lunch time, with a possible pause at a pub. Meet on the corner of Moss Rd and Canal Rd/Leek Rd, Congleton. All welcome, members and non-members. NB The Farmers' Market ride is an informal arrangement, with a few CCC members regularly involved. However, there are times when people have other obligations or the weather is atrocious, so you may find no-one else at the Read more [...]
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A group working to improve cycling conditions in the area for workers, shoppers & school children. Promote and encourage cycling in all its forms, work with other cycle groups/clubs & the transport charity Sustrans.