Kemble Cycling is a friendly, informal cycling club for enthusiast cyclists in Kemble and surrounding towns and villages, including Ewen, Oaksey, Tarlton, Rodmarton, Siddington, South Cerney, Cirencester, Tetbury and beyond. It was formed in 2018.
Within the club are two main groups: the road-based Kemble Cycling Club, and also Kemble Gravel Group that gets muddy off-road. Both have a really sociable atmosphere with lots of cycling-related chat, we welcome new riders at any time, and we operate a ‘no-drop’ policy so the group will wait at the top of climbs etc for slower riders to rejoin. Occasionally we take in a coffee stop mid-ride.
Most rides start at the old water pump (also known as the ‘bee hive’) in Kemble, near where Limes Road and West Lane meet, on the south side of the village. It looks like this:
Ride info and announcements
Ride announcements are made via our Strava club – please feel free to join it (via a Strava free membership, if you don’t have one already), which will get you email notifications about forthcoming club rides.
Actually there isn’t any formal membership process in KCC, and we have no membership fees, committees or admin structures. It’s a small club, and most co-ordination takes place via the Strava club or personal contact. On a ride you’re completely responsible for your own actions, and although everyone looks out for each other be aware that fundamentally there’s no duty of care towards you, from the club or any other ride participants. Cycling UK membership or (cheaper) specialists like Laka can give you some insurance and legal cover.
Club Strava feeds
The club’s weekly tally, and recent individual rides: