runs form one of the key elements of club life. They are sociable
group rides that start on the edge of Birmingham and usually
involve a café stop for elevenses.
- Enjoyable get-togethers for riders of all abilities
- Country lanes used as much as possible
- Destinations and routes vary from week to week
- Newcomers welcome - non-members are always welcome to
join one or two rides on a trial basis.
The main club run day is Sunday,
when rides of various difficulty levels are organised, including
monthly introductory rides.
Everyone who takes part is expected to be familiar with and
follow our Club
Run Guidelines. New riders may also find it helpful to
read our FAQ page before
coming on a club run.
We are often asked if there is a minimum age for youngsters
joining our club runs. Young people can join in the club's
activities as soon as they are ready to (subject to parental
consent if under 18 and those under the age of 16 being accompanied
by a parent or adult guardian) [full
On Thursdays a number of Beacon members participate in an
informally arranged social ride involving local cyclists [details].