FAQs

This is the category where all the useful bits of Information sits.

Turbo Training

Club Turbo Sessions. What is turbo? A turbo trainer is a frame that you fit the back wheel of your road bike into, effectively making it into a static bike.   Why turbo sessions and not just go to a spin class at the gym? The turbo sessions are ridden on your own bike, set …

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Definition of a Road Bike – For the purposes of KVG rides.

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What is SOTW?

This event comprises 4 quarterly competitions. Jan-March April- June July- September Oct- Dec. The SOTW begins on  Monday each week. The segments chosen are generally within a 20 mile radius of Hilden unless a specific external segment is chosen by mass agreement ( for example on the week of the one day tour a segment …

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Ride Routes

Q: Is there a “bank” of KVG rides that I can access to use for myself or to lead a ride? A: Most of our ride leaders use ridewithgps.com (easy to use and free to sign up) to plan their rides and these are generally posted on the internal closed group Facebook page. These are …

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Borrow a Club Bike

How do I borrow a club bike?   If you are thinking of buying your first road bike or would like to borrow one for your induction session, we have three club road bikes available for members to try out.   A small deposit will be required.   For further details, please contact Jo Towers …

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