I’m Gary Gristwood, and I founded Wellesbourne Wheelers early in 2015.
I felt there was a need for a midweek cycling group to meet the needs of those who have retired or taken early retirement (like me!), people who work part time/flexible hours or, indeed, like some of our riders, those who have their own business and decide the hours they work!
We had our first ride at the end of February 2015 and have ridden pretty much every Thursday since then.
2016 saw us become an official club with CTC affiliation and this development gives us the extra peace of mind that comes with the third-party liability insurance cover for the club's ride leaders.
The new club format has allowed us to add other ride days outside the original Thursdays: the formation of two groups on a Thursday and a ride group on Sundays (details on the Rides page) In May 2016, some of our riders went on their first overseas cycling tour to Majorca for a week.