secretary@derbytriathlonclub.co.uk

If you want to know more about the club, please contact the secretary using the e-mail above.

Winter Bike Rides

Winter Cub Rides

The aim throughout the winter is to have a Club ride most Saturday mornings.

Start Time
9:00am

Meeting Point
Bus Stop in front of John Port School, Main St, Etwall Derby DE65 6LU at 9am.

The ride is open to riders of all abilities but is best suited to novices and intermediate riders.  The ride length will be confirmed at the start of the ride but will be approximately 40 miles and includes a café stop.

The intention is that this ride will take place every week subject to the weather.

The ride will be led by a nominated individual.

Important Information

Members please check the Club’s Facebook Group – click here – for any updates on the Saturday Club ride.

Non-members if you wish to join in the ride then please contact one of the committee who will put you in touch with the ride leaders.

Safety

  • No helmet…no ride.
  • Check bike is roadworthy, especially your brakes.
  • You ride at your own risk.
  • Medication – if you have any medical conditions please inform the ride organiser before you set off.

Equipment

Remember to bring:

  • Pump
  • Multi-tool
  • Drink and nutrition
  • Sunglasses
  • Bright coloured clothing
  • Bacon Butty money
  • Mobile phone (in plastic bag) Put your ICE number in the memory “In Case of Emergency”- Your next of Kin etc. also Ride leaders mobile number in case you get lost!
  • Puncture repair kit/spare inner tube
  • Some riders use different tyres in the winter with more tread and Kevlar bands inside – less punctures!

As the weather becomes more wintery you may want to consider these:

  • Mudguards – no one likes getting splashed by the rider in front
  • Lights
  • Extra layers
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Leg and arm warmers or Bib trousers
  • Overshoes
  • Extra pair of socks etc.
  • Skull cap for under helmet

Contact

If you have any questions about the ride then please see the Facebook Group


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About DTC

Derby Triathlon Club (DTC) was formed in 1985, our aim is to provide a fun and friendly environment for you to pursue your multisport ambition. Our focus is on developing your three disciplines, regardless of age, level of fitness or current ability.

DTC now has a membership of around 200, comprised of both senior and junior triathletes.

We provide coaching in all four of triathlons disciplines (including transition).  We hold both regular sessions (i.e. weekly) and other sessions on a more ad-hoc basis.  We use several venues in and around the city of Derby for our training sessions.

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