Register now for the Reliability Trial - 31st October!
The KCA annual Reliability Trial is coming up! We are competing against other clubs in Kent for the Rootes Trophy. But this isn't just about speed, everyone in the club can enter. Just do the distance which is right for you. It's on 31st October, and you can start anywhere on the course, just record your time on Strava or ride with others who have Strava (and let us know). You do need to enter in advance...CLICK HERE
Check out the route and details on the Reliability Trial website.
Formed in 1922, San Fairy Ann Cycling Club is based in central Kent and is one of the longest serving clubs catering for cyclists of all ages and levels. If racing or a clubrun is what you are looking for then come and visit us and you’ll be welcomed with open arms.
Our club clothing store is now open again, this time with gilets and long sleeve tops, and "new in" our winter coats and arm warmers. The store closes on 30th September. Our long awaited retro centenary jersey is now being designed by our team and Primal, and will be revealed shortly - and on sale by Christmas. And the news is… we liked too many designs so we’re actually going to offer a choice of two! Both look great. The club kit stays the same, so no need to buy unless you want to. But we think that when you see them, you might want to. We will reveal these mid-october, with the clothing store open so you can get the jerseys for Christmas.
As we near the end of the cycling season, don't forget there are two highlights still to be savoured, the Wigmore Hill Climb on Hollingbourne Hill is on 26th September (how hard can a 5 minute cycle be?!). Then we also have the traditional classic end of season ride, the KCA reliability trial, which is on Sunday 31st October. Please do register for the reliability trial now - SFACC would love to win the Roots trophy back.
Centenary working group
We’d love some volunteers for our Centenary Working Group please! We want to plan some events for next year, so particularly people who are keen to support the social side of the club. Just let any of the Directors know if your interest.
Finally - on the issue of road use..
Dealing with dangerous drivers is too often a reality of cycling. We are working with Kent Police to raise awareness of the need to support cyclists too. So we are pleased that Kent Police are supporting a national campaign to protect vulnerable road users, starting today. The changes to the Highway Code being planned will also give cyclists more rights. A slow journey, but we keep plugging away at it.
Stay safe, and keep cycling.