North Birmingham
How to Join

To join us on the road with your bike:

 

  1. Print out and fill in your Guest Registration & Emergency Contact Form, and bring these with you when you come to your first ride
  2. Look at our Rides Diary page
  3. Choose a day and group you would like to try
  4. Come along to the meeting point, click here to find the exact starting point
  5. On the day when you arrive give your completed forms to the ride leader
  6. For a simple guide the 'slowest' group is 5, the fastest is 1
  7. If you are a beginner try groups 4 or 5 to start with, and then choose what feels most appropriate once you've been a couple of times
  8. After you have attended three rides with our club it is then a requirement that you join Cycling UK. CLICK HERE to go to their national page and find out how to join.
  9. As your fitness improves you can choose to move up to a faster group. On some days all groups meet at the same start point, so you will be able to meet a faster group for a chat before committing!
  10. Have a great time!!
A guide to buying your first road bike

12-minute documentary from GCN.

 

So you've decided to buy your first road bike, and taken your first step into the larger world of the cycling community. But it can be quite overwhelming; there are so many different styles and brands of bikes to chose from - and knowing where to start can be daunting. In this video, Ollie helps you find everything you'll need to know about purchasing your first road bike to start you on your journey of becoming a cyclist.

Buying your first mountain bike

20-minute documentary from GMBN.

 

So you've decided to buy your first mountain bike, and taken your first step into the world of MTB. But it can be quite overwhelming; do you get a cross country hardtail or a full suspension trail bike? Do you need disk brakes? Air or coil spring suspension? - In this video, Neil Donoghue helps you find everything you'll need to know about purchasing your first off-road bike to start you on your journey of MTB Bike Life!

For club enquiries please contact the relevant person, their details can be found by clicking on the 'Contact Us' tab at the top right hand corner of this webpage.

 

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