Membership Benefits

Photo of Calder Clarion members

Calder Clarion club membership is very reasonable and we think the benefits package makes it amazing value:

  • Club What’sApp group for announcements, ad-hoc rides including Mountain bike and gravel routes and general cycle related banter
  • Friday afternoon members email (includes details of club rides
  • Facebook ‘Calder Clarion routes and rides’, ‘Calder Clarion cycling club’, or ‘Calder Clarion ladies’),
  • Instagram (Calder_clarion_cycling_club and Calder_clarion_ladies)
  • Calder Clarion Strava club where you’ll see other members routes and rides as well as our Leaderboard
  • Access, browse and download over 500 of our cycle routes to your GPS via our ‘RidewithGPS’ account
  • Ride safely at our local cycle track sessions every Wednesday 18.30 – 19.30, September – April
  • Enjoy our regular group rides with something to suit everyone (check the details of what to expect, friendliness, duration, speed, etiquette etc) Sundays A, B and C circular rides start at Thornes park at 09.00
  • Mondays 18.00 Zwift ride in the winter months
  • Wednesday veterans ride from Thornes park at 10.00
  • Ladies ride Thursday evenings all year round weather dependent
  • We also run a gents Thursday evening ride outside of winter
  • Friday ‘breakfast club’ ride from Thornes park at 10.00
  • Join us at our 10 mile marshalled Time Trial series on Wednesday evenings May-August (nominal entry fee paid in cash at sign on at the time of the ride)
  • Watch out for seasonal opportunities to purchase high quality club branded kit from our supplier Kalas
  • We run a popular Go-ride section (British Cycling’s programme to encourage youngsters onto bikes. For 7 to 15 year olds and run by experienced, qualified coaches who teach a variety of riding skills through fun activities; suitable for beginners and experienced young riders

And as as a member of the National Clarion;

  • 3rd Party insurance
  • National Clarion events visit https://clarioncc.org/events/
  • Discount codes for Cotswold Outdoors, Snow and Rock, Cycle Surgery, Lusso clothing and Runners Need
  • Join other Clarion Sections in their rides and events