Off road

 

NTR has a growing group of off road riders taking part in weekly rides and CX racing.

Below is a list of our weekly rides for Autumn 2017.

Marky Marks Muddy Monday Meander (M.M.M.M.M.)

When: Fortnightly Mondays
Meet: 7pm at Fat Butcher shop, next to Preston Grange Morrison
Distance: Approx 20 miles
Average speed: Dependant on the slowest rider.
Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/9468470

Marky Marks Muddy Monday Meander fortnightly on every other Monday. A mixed terrain ride suitable for any off road capable bike (lots of dirt, gravel, roots and rocks). Fat bikes, CX bike, Gravel bikes, and mountain bikes come this way for off road fun.
This is a no drop ride, average speed dictated by the slowest rider, all abilities welcome. Strong (400 lumen and above) lights required from late August to May.

Marks Muddy Random Routes (M.M.R.R)

When: Every Thursday
Meet: 6:30 pm ALDI, Great Lime Rd, Palmersville, Newcastle NE12 9EW
Distance: Approx 20 miles
Average speed: Dependent on the slowest rider.
Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/8171982

M.M.R.R is every Thursday now until end of September. 20-ish miles mostly off road suitable for any off road bikes cx,mtb,hybrid etc, using bridal paths, waggon ways and single tracks. No drop ride pace, it’s as fast as the slowest rider. Come along and have some off road fun, maybe even a liquid refreshment at the end so bring some cash. The route will mostly be above or a variation of it, sometimes in reverse to mix things up a bit. Strong (400 lumen and above) lights required from late August to May.

David Clements Rising Sun Loops (D.C’s R.S.L)

When: Every Wednesday
Meet: 6:30pm at The Rising Sun Countryside Centre, Whitley Rd, Benton, Newcastle NE12 9SS
Distance: Approx 5 miles
Average speed: N/A
Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/10023915

DC’s R.S.L  is an informal weekly Cyclocross training ride. David Clements Rising Sun Loops is a midweek option for anyone who wants a short yet challenging course which covers multiple obstacles from roots, loose gravel climbs and sharp off camber descents. Feel free to arrive and leave when you want, just pop along and bump (though please, not literally) in to each other whilst training when it’s convenient for you time wise. Strong (400 lumen and above) lights required from late August to May.

 

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