Clams Rides

From October to April both Men and Women’s rides combine as the Calder Ladies and Men ride (CLAM)

from Thornes Park Denby Dale Road Car Park 6:30


Typical CLAMs ride calendar below

Date Route Post Ride Pub Route Link
13/10 Clare’s Route Harry’s Bar
20/10 Methley (Reverse) Holmfield Arms
27/10 West Bretton, Emley Ossett Tap
03/11 24-mile round Trip Kings Arms
10/11 Royston via Heath Hill Harry’s Bar
17/11 Thornes/Methley/Stanley Holmfield Arms
24/11 Netherton/Grange Moor/Calder Vly Greenway Cricketers
01/12 Woodlesford Harry’s Bar
08/12 Horbury/Woolley Edge/Crofton Kings Arms
15/12 Calder Hill Climb Route Holmfield Arms
22/12 JC’S Route Harry’s Bar
29/12 Swillington Methley Route Holmfield Arms
05/01 Hall Green/Ryhill/Walton Red Kite
12/01 24-Mile Round Trip Kings Arms
19/01 Methley (Reverse) Holmfield Arms
26/01 West Bretton, Emley Cricketers
02/02 Ackworth/Badsworth Route Harry’s Bar
09/02 Royston via Heath Hill Red Kite
16/02 Thornes/Methley/Stanley Holmfield Arms
23/02 Netherton/Grange Moor/Calder Vly Greenway Cricketers
02/03 Woodlesford Harry’s Bar
09/03 Horbury/Woolley Edge/Crofton Kings Arms
16/03 Calder Hill Climb Route Holmfield Arms
23/03 CLAM Ride 24 miles Red Kite
30/03 Newmillerdam/Royston Harry’s Bar
06/04 Hall Green/Ryhill/Walton Red Kite
13/04 Summer Rides Begin


These rides average 13 to 15 mph over mixed terrain.
What kind of rider are you?
• You regularly ride 28 miles in 2 hours over mixed terrain.
• You have a good base of fitness
What to expect
• cohesive group ride with opportunities to chat to club mates.
• There are frequent changeovers on the front but the ride is not a race and the two riders on the front should not be overtaken.
• The group will aim to accommodate a reasonable range of abilities, No one will get abandoned but riders can get dropped. if this happens
the group will wait and regroup.
• If you find the pace too high please SPEAK UP so the speed can be slowed.For those significantly slower than the general group pace
you may have to navigate your own way home unless you are lost in which case someone will guide you to a familiar location.