Spalding Cycling Club

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The prime-time television given to cycling during the Olympics and Tour de France did the sport a lot of good.

Tim Bryett says that when about 50 members went out on an 85th anniversary ride last year people lined streets to clap as they passed – and even traffic was giving way, something Tim believes wouldn’t have happened just a few years ago.

The club too has grown, from 15-30 at one time to 120 members today.

Spalding Cycling Club, which runs Go Ride in Spalding, organises a lot of activities that may be of interest to cyclists.

There are weekend rides, the Saturday one ideal for beginners and a Sunday one of varying distance.

The club also organises big events throughout the year, such as a hill time trial, a non-competitive mass participation ride and grasstrack race.

The club also hosts road races on closed circuits and goes away to various cycling festivals.