FAQs

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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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Ride Leaders

Who are the club’s Ride Leaders?   Each of our rides either has a designated ride leader or a rota coordinator who are responsible for planning and coordinating a route each week.   Monday Easy  – Bee Gregorie Monday Intermediate  – Karen Long Tuesday Advanced Intermediate  – Sarah Allewell Wednesday Easy  – Wendy Froggatt Wednesday …

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Winter miles summer smiles. There’s a growing whisper of summer goals being discussed on club rides atm. Sportive’s to do, challenges chewed over, mountains to climb, descents to descend, adventures to be travelled. And all the while winter training is being done.We are a cycling club for women. We run 15 different rides a week, varied to suit our members by speed and distance. We run training champs each year, home and away, skills sessions, socials, talks, particate in a wide range of events and join together for cycling adventures. To join us this spring sign up to our induction via the link in the bioThis year #2019 #2019goals #2019planner  #cycling #cyclinglife #roadbike #goals #newyearresolutionOur Tenth Anniversary Year #ouryear #2018bestnine #bestnine2018 #cyclingclub #cycling2018 #cycling #cyclinglife #newyearseve #proud2bKVGClub trip to the North Pole #hohoho#yorkshill #covergirl #girlsracetoo #closethegap #friyayThe KentVelo Family; the race team, the boys, the girls and the kids #kentvelort #kentveloboys ##proud2bKVG #kentvelokidsLucy In action on the massive steps at Lingfield today. Battled with another rider from SussexNomads but went clear in the last lap.Crack on!  Link in bio