Do I have to race?

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No! Although the Lakes Road Club has a fine racing heritage, we are not purely a racing club. Many of our members have never raced, whilst others have a racing…

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But why ride so close together?

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Riding ‘on someone’s wheel’ as it’s called gives you the benefit of slipstream. Riding close enough to the person in front of you can save you as much as 15-40%…

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Do you ride close together in a group on club runs?

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Yes, we do tend to ride in fairly close formation and this does take a bit of getting used to if you’re new to cycling. However, there’s no need to…

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Do I need to be in the club to come on a club run?

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Not at first, we’d want you to be sure that you wanted to join. You’ll be more than welcome as a ‘visitor’ for your first couple of club runs. The…

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How fit do I need to be to be able to come riding with you?

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You’ll need a reasonable level of fitness to be able to do a ‘club run’ (club run being a social Sunday ride, usually with a café stop). By reasonable level…

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