It's easy to join, you just need...
a road worthy bike, helmet and suitable clothing
to be able to ride at least 10 miles
to agree to adhere to the TCOS Code of conduct / Ride protocols
(just simple etiquette, click T&Cs at the top of the page for the detail)
a love of cycling, or at least be prepared to fall in love
to bring the essentials (puncture repair, lights, food & drink)
It that's all OK and you are ready to join, just click on the yellow Join TCOS button (above), the membership fee is £30. The fee covers our costs e.g. British Cycling affiliation, insurance cover for Ride leads, websites costs, First aid courses, etc. We are a Communit Interest Company and aim to share as much of our income as possible with our chosen charities.
If you are not quite ready to join yet, Guests can join us for up to 3 rides before becoming a member, just go to the 'Upcoming rides' section on the Home page and RSVP the ride that suits you (no need to login).
We offer a range of groups based on average speed / distance, starting at Beginners and up to 18+ mph. Our main rides take place on Thursday evenings (until it is too dark) / Sunday mornings, there are also regular Beginners and Ladies Saturday morning rides, plus several social Events. Rides are updated by Monday each week, scroll down to the 'Upcoming rides' section of the Home page for more info / to RSVP
If you have any questions, just use the Get In Touch button at the top of the page (Desktop) or the Blue circle with the 3 dots (if it's Mobile).