Why you might like to come along on one of our rides.

The Loughborough Wednesday Cyclists are a group of people who enjoy cycling but for one reason or another like to keep the mileage and speed low and the infusion of tea high. Providing the weather looks as if it will be kind, we gather at the Outwoods Drive roundabout at 9-30 am on Wednesdays (see map on the right). Please check here to see if there is to be a ride or email lboro.wcyclists@gmail.com or phone John Catt on 01509 211468

It is strongly advisable that riders take out membership of Cycling UK to obtain Third Party Insurance cover and other benefits.

We are an informal group affiliated to Leicestershire & Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club ( a full member group of Cycling UK).


  • Wednesday 13th December 2017 Forecast not looking too good but as we have the lunch at Rothley Court I shall be out in the morning. We will probably go to Stonehurst Farm in Mountsorrel for coffee. Riders can then either return to Loughborough or head to lunch. People taking lunch need to aim to arrive  for 12:30 to eat at 1:00pm .Some people may be driving over and may be able to give lifts. If you can offer or need lifts please email me at lboro.wcyclists@gmail.com and I will endeavour to put people in touch with each other.If you haven't booked the lunch and want to partake you can phone Rothley Court  0116 237 4141  and ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2017, 02:56 by Wednesday Cyclists
  • Wednesday 6th December 2017 As their was sixteen of us we split into two groups and both Rosalind and Eric have kindly supplied a report for each of their groups. (Report by Rosalind).  Ian, Brian, Jeff, Pat, Ian, Rosalind, Patrick and John (on his semi-recumbent) followed John down the hill, then south onto Epinal Way and at the Woodthorpe roundabout, we turned right onto the path alongside Allendale Road, an attractive route that was new to some of us.  Further along we joined the more familiar path through a muddy Mucklin Wood and out to Woodhouse Road by Beaumanor Hall. John demonstrated his best two wheel manoeuvres on his semi recumbent to get through some of the narrower gateways.  From there we cycled ...
    Posted 10 Dec 2017, 14:14 by Wednesday Cyclists
  • Wednesday 29th November 2017 (Report by Eric.) In the absence of John Catt his young apprentice Howard led the A team,.... well ... a team at least, in fact the only team, North into the teeth of a biting cold wind. Hard on his heels ... wheels .. was Derek, Pat, Patrick, Jeff, Lyn, Phil, Eric, John II, and our latest victim, Mick.We went out through the frozen wastelands of Garendon Park, over the motorway and into Shepshed. Coming out of Shepsed on Hallamford road we went over Blackbrook and turned left onto the lane to Belton. Into Belton and turning left at the Church we crossed Ashby Road and travelled down Grace Dieu road and Low Woods Lane to Low Woods Farm for a well ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2017, 12:55 by howardj@gmx.co.uk
  • Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Report by Eric). As the A team headed of to the Luxuries afforded by Birstall community centre  A. N. OTHER Team followed our hero and leader Howard into the wilds of Leicestershire.  Following were Jeff, Derek, Marcus, Pat, Eric, Brian, and our new member John, resplendent on a recumbent, which drew much interest and admiration from the rest of the crew. Heading south down the A6 we turned right at Quorn, past The Manor and into Old Woodhouse. At the church we turn left and went down School Lane and  Brand Lane to Swithland. Passing the reservoir we crossed Swithland Lane and came down The Ridings turning right onto The Ridgeway in case anyone wanted to do any house hunting ...
    Posted 28 Nov 2017, 01:52 by Wednesday Cyclists
  • Wednesday 15th November 2017 An overcast day saw Howard, Jeff, Pat, Terry, Patrick, Ian, Lyn, Clyde, Phil, Marcus, Eric and John heading out through Loughborough up Meadow Lane and on north up the Soar valley and Gotham Road before heading south to West Leake. The riders then wended their way to East Leake where they split up between the Chef Cafe and Bryers Coffee House for refreshments. The riders then returned via Loughborough Road and Leake Lane.
    Posted 21 Nov 2017, 06:45 by Wednesday Cyclists
  • Wednesday 8th November 2017 It was a beautiful sunny but chilly autumn day that greeted Ian, Patrick, Lyn, Eric, Terry, Brian, John, Howard, Phil, Rosalind, Jeff and Clyde when they gathered out Outwoods drive. As it had been raining heavily the day and night before it was decided to avoid unpaved surfaces and so the riders proceeded to Shepshed via the University and alongside the Ashby Road. The ride skirted Shepshed via Anson Road and Tickow Lane before proceeding north on Hallaford Road. The ride split with John and Rosalind taking the more direct route to Manor Farm at Long Whatton, while Howard led the larger part of the group via Belton. John had to leave the tea shop early as he had a ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2017, 01:56 by Wednesday Cyclists
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