Cycling Clubs Dorset

There are many good locations to cycle in and around Bournemouth, Poole, and Dorset. Many great cycling clubs for all levels of experience.

A cycling club is a group of people who come together to ride bicycles for leisure, fitness, or competition. These clubs can range from small groups of friends who meet up to ride regularly to large organizations with hundreds of members.

Cycling clubs typically organize group rides at regular intervals, which can range from casual social rides to more intense training rides. Some clubs also organize cycling events and races, and offer training programs and coaching for members who want to improve their skills and performance.

In addition to riding, cycling clubs may also engage in other activities, such as bike maintenance clinics, charity rides, and social events like group dinners or picnics.

Joining a cycling club can be a great way to connect with other cyclists, improve your skills and fitness, and explore new routes and destinations.

Dorset Rough Riders

Based in Bournemouth and Poole, it’s an off road cycle club. They welcome any age group and any rider ability and they specialize in cross-country cycling.

By joining the club you gain 10% off bike repairs direct prices and some other local bike shops in Bournemouth, Poole Dorset.

They also feature a ride calendar so you can keep up to date with whats happening.

Dorset Cyclists Network

Campaigning for a cycle friendly Dorset, the DCN works with local authorities to try and improve conditions for cyclists. The website features lots of links to various information on cycling.

List of good local bikes shops, cycling guides, cycling accommodation links offering cyclist friendly accommodation for DCN members. and more key features below.

Features on their website

  • Rides and Events Page
  • News
  • Reports Potholes Page
  • Dicount Page For DCN Members

Christchurch Bicycle Club

A cycling club based in Christchurch, Dorset and has been around since 2004. This cycling club will organize cycle rides around New Forest, Purbecks, and other great cycling locations nearby.

If it’s a gentle ride involving a stop for a tea or two or a ride which is more challenging they welcome you in. Christchurch cycling club will often arrange “off the bike” social events and aim for at least one a month, great for meeting fellow cyclists and like minded people.

They have a great list of features on their website

  • Strava Club Page
  • Rides List
  • Cycling Stuff For Sale
  • Cycling News

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Bike repairs direct offers a discount to selected cycling clubs members. You will save 10% on any repairs and servicing costs.

Ask for details.

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Joining a cycling club can have many benefits, including:

Social connection: Cycling clubs are a great way to meet new people who share your interest in cycling. You can ride with a group, get to know new people, and make friends who share your passion for cycling.

Motivation and accountability: When you join a cycling club, you’ll have a regular schedule of group rides to attend, which can help keep you motivated and accountable. You’ll be less likely to skip a ride if you know that others are counting on you to show up.

Learning opportunities: Cycling clubs often offer training sessions and clinics on topics like bike maintenance, cycling technique, and nutrition. These can be a great way to learn new skills and improve your overall cycling experience.

Access to new routes: Members of cycling clubs often share their favorite routes and rides, which can help you discover new places to ride and explore.

Safety in numbers: Cycling clubs typically ride in groups, which can be safer than riding alone. You’ll have others to ride with and help keep an eye out for potential hazards on the road.

Discounts and deals: Many cycling clubs offer discounts on gear and equipment, as well as deals on entry fees for local races and events.

Overall, joining a cycling club can be a great way to improve your cycling experience, make new friends, and stay motivated and engaged in the sport.