This ride is only open to members of the Wirral Cycling Group.  If you are an experienced rider who has ridden with other cycling groups and would like to join us on a ride, then please get in touch with us via the <Contact Form> so we can make arrangements.  If you have not ridden with a cycling group before, and would like to find out what riding with our group is like, then please book onto one of our monthly rides for newcomers.

You must not join a ride if you or anyone in your household is experiencing any of the Covid-19 symptoms
or if you have been advised to self-isolate

Hooton to Walters, Higher Kinnerton

10:00 Wednesday March 16 2022

Current Participants: 1 space(s) available
  • Burrows, Mark
  • Etty, Barbara
  • Forbes, Neil
  • Garner, John
  • Gostage, Ann
  • Grant, Ken
  • Hampson, John
  • Hill, David
  • Hughes, Ian
  • Hughes, Sue
  • Meade-Jones, Debbie
  • Procter, Clare
  • Wright, Carmel
  • Wright, Tony

Ride Leader Sue Hughes

This is a C Grade Ride, 10 to 12 mph.  No major hills

http://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/87982638

Meeting at Hooton Station 10am, please arrive 9.45 for registration

I have booked 3 tables as in Wales current restrictions rule of 6.  Although this may change.  Menu is mainly cakes and coffee with large specialised sausage rolls.

By booking onto this ride you agree that:

  • you will act responsibly and adhere to the rules of the road and countryside;
  • you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to ensure that any manoeuvre that you make is carried out safely;
  • you confirm that you are fit and healthy enough to participate in the ride;
  • your cycle is in a safe, legal and roadworthy condition (see GCN’s 6 Checks Before You Ride);
  • you have read Cycling UK’s advice on riding in a group;
  • you understand that Cycling UK or Wirral Cycling Group cannot be held responsible for any personal injury, accident, loss, damage or public liability during the ride.

On the day we suggest that you should bring:

  • wet weather wear and warm clothing
  • a spare inner tube, a pump  and tyre levers
  • some food and drink to keep you going
  • money for emergencies (and possibly lunch)
  • a mobile phone

and that you should carry details of your address and an emergency telephone contact number, just in case.

Distance This is a Grade C ride  to Walters, Higher Kinnerton.  A very popular cafe.

Route Leaving Hooton Station ,though Capenhurst  to Dunkirk and along By Pass Rd towards River Dee and along River to Saltney Bridge, Bretton and through to Higher Kinnerton.  Returning Lache Lane, Green Lane to Saltney and up towards Blacon, Saughall and back through Capenhurst and Hooton

Lunch Cafe Stop is at Walters,  Mainly cakes and savoury food.

Hazards Riding a bicycle on public roads is inherently a risk, you can mitigate those risks by being aware of other road users and anticipating their likely actions.

Any questions about ride email: SueHughes@ntlworld.com