Bristol Cycling’s programme of rides this September has been designed to raise the spirits and keep us peddling into the crisp days of Autumn.

And of course we’re joining the Carnivelo ride through Ashton Court to join the Cycle Sunday event on the Downs

Please check out our What’s on page for more details and any last minute changes and feel free to print out a poster to display in your favourite community noticeboard: Bristol Cycling September A4 poster 2018

Sat 8 Sept: Ride & Stride sponsored Ride for Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust Medium – About 30 miles
10-15am at St Michael’s Church, The Green, Stoke Gifford BS34. Finish about 6pm
A tour of several churches in South Gloucestershire. The route will include St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, where it will be possible to climb the church tower to see the view. Please encourage sponsorship of Bristol Cycling’s efforts at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/bcycghct

Sun 16 Sept: Carnivelo ‘Enchanted Forest’ themed link ride (organised by Bristol Cycle Festival) to Cycle Sunday Easy – 6 miles
10-30am from Millenium Square, Explore Lane BS1 5SZ for a 12-00 noon arrival at the Downs. A themed link ride through Ashton Court and up to the Downs to join Cycle Sunday http://www.cyclesunday.net. See the organisers Facebook pagewww.Facebook.com/bristolcyclefestival for final arrangements

Sat 22 Sept: Pedalling Picnic to Puxton Medium – 30 miles (9 mile short option)
11-45am at the Perry Road Play Area, Perry Road, Long Ashton BS41 9FE. Finish about 5-40pm A charity Ride with All Saints Church, Long Ashton, along the Festival Way and Strawberry Line to visit an ancient church in Puxton. Short 9 mile ride to Backwell available. For full details see our Diary entry at https://bristolcycling.org.uk/diary/

Sun 30 Sept: Chew Valley and Wrington Medium/hard – 35 miles
9-45am at Valentine Bridge, Temple Quay BS1 6DG. Finish about 5-00pm
A circuit around the beautiful Chew Valley following the river path, and the Whitchurch Quietway, and on through Nempnett Thrubwell to Rickford. After lunch the ride returns via Wrington and Long Ashton.