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Buxton CC Club Rides and Training

Buxton Cycling Club runs a variety of club road rides to suit all levels of cycling ability.  Most rides feature a café or pub stop, but will run at different paces to suit individual riders’ needs.  New for 2017, each ride is categorised according to 4 levels from A (hardest) to D (easiest) to allow members to select the right ride for them. For details of the categories click here. With the exception of Cat A rides, all rides have a ‘no drop’ policy and a ride leader who ensures no-one gets left behind.

Regular club rides take place as follows:
Sunday mornings:setting off from the Edinburgh Woollen Mill shop, Buxton at 9:00. Most weeks there will be two Cat B rides – a c45 mile steady group and a c60 mile faster group.  These are no-drop rides and there’s always a cafe stop at around half-way.
Wednesday Evening: Cat A and Cat B rides of c20 miles in length, meeting at Selecta Tyre, Fairfield, at 6pm
Thursday morning: Cat C ride of c30 miles with a café stop, meeting at the Edinburgh Woollen Mill shop at 9am
Thursday Evening: High Peak Tri club will be running group turbo sessions all winter on Thursdays at 7pm sharp at Buxton Rugby Club. Buxton CC members are welcome. The room is open from 6:45 for setting up and duration is around 1 hour. Sessions cost £2 to cover room hire. Bring your own bike and turbo trainer.
Friday evening: (April to October): Cat D social ride of less than 20 miles, often with a café or pub stop.  Meeting at the Edinburgh Woollen Mill at 7pm.  Want to get out on your bike with other riders but think 30-50 miles sounds ambitious?  Worried whether you’ll keep up?  This is the place to start! 

Details of upcoming rides are updated regularly below or can be found by joining the Facebook Group.
MTB rides will also usually be listed here and/or on the Facebook Group.
For more details about club runs, contact Dominic Smith direct at

Please note that riders under the age of 18 wishing to take part in club rides must first provide a signed parental consent form (obtainable from the Club's Welfare Officers, Chris Lea, via email on and Andrew Smith on All riders under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. For more details see the Club Welfare page:

Upcoming Rides

Wednesday 17 January 2018: Meet at Selecta Tyre, Fairfield at 6:00pm. Peak Forest, Old Dam, Chapel, Whaley, Long Hill. The social group (CAT B) goes directly to Peak Forest and the anti-social group (CAT A) goes up Bole Hill and turns left at Hargate Hall to head back to Peak Forest. Groups will be no larger than 8 riders. See Facebook group for latest news.

Thursday 18 January 2018
: Each week Kevin Clark will lead a gentle CAT C ride of about 25 miles meeting at 09:00 at the Edinburgh Woollen Mill shop, Buxton. Steady pace, cafe stop, general chatting. Route this week: Axe Edge, Wildboarclough, Stanley Arms, Cat n Fiddle road, Teggs Nose CAFE, Buxton. See Facebook group for latest news.

Sunday 21 January 2018:
Club Prize Presentation and Buffet Lunch at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club at 12.00.
Fastish 2hr Ride Before: Buxton, Peak Dale, Peak Forest, Rushup Edge, Chapel, Chinley, Bugsworth, Whaley Bridge, Long Hill, Goyt Valley, Axe Edge, Buxton.
ee Facebook group for latest news.

Sunday 28 January 2018: Why don't we ever ride East? Mat Ivings will lead a long steady ride around 220 to 240 km out to Southwell / Newark. Two cafe stops. He'll post the route nearer the time but roughly will be: Bakewell, Rowsley, Clay cross, Southwell, Newark, Sherwood Forest, Beeley, Chatsworth. Mostly, but not all, flat roads so will be easy to sit in the group and enjoy a good draft. We will ride as one group. Start time to be confirmed.