Below are a selection of rides organised by Rhos-on-Sea Cycling Club and other ride events the club takes part in. There’s a full range of events throughout the year and something for every skill level and age of rider.

Group Riding Skills  see also British Cycling

  • obey the rules of the road  HIGHWAY CODE sec 59-82
  • two abreast maximum, and only if appropriate
  • be courteous to other road users
  • don’t mindlessly follow wheels
  • stay as close to the cyclist in front as you are comfortable with
  • look past the riders in front to get a good view of the road ahead
  • hold your line, ride predictably, don’t grab the brakes
  • on descents, give more space
  • don’t overlap wheels
  • use hand signals and communicate

Communications verbal and signalling

  • point to hazards
  • shout “out” and arm behind back  indicates obstruction such as parked car or pedestrian
  • “Car up” is a car approaching from behind
  • “Car down” is a car approaching from in front
  • “Mechanical” and arm in air means rider needs to stop
  • Hand signal steady pat is to slow down for a hazard, see for example British Cycling advice about horses,