Cycle Tours in Derby
Derby is a great city to cycle around; it's compact and not too hilly. The city is surrounded by countryside and has wild places within the city. Guaranteed, you'll meet the unexpected when you cycle in Derby.
With its 250-metre indoor cycling track, Derby Arena is the Midlands' brand new hub for track cycling. Attracting both elite and recreational riders, training and racing opportunities are available for novices, youngsters, juniors, women, seniors and veterans. In fact anyone that wants to have a go! Cycling sessions are affordable and accessible for all, giving everyone the opportunity to participate.
Derby CTC organizes rides throughout the year, usually with two a week so hopefully there’s something for everyone. The rides are planned quarterly, if there’s only a few weeks showing please check back soon. If you’d like to see them organize something that they currently don’t, please get in touch, they’re always open to new ideas, new rides and new riders.
Derby is a great place to base yourself for cycling adventures across the beautiful Peak District & Derbyshire and The National Forest. Not only is there great countryside on the doorstep, they have great programmes too!
The city has more pubs selling real ale than anywhere else in the UK and are not only the home of scores of micro-breweries, they also have two amazing ale events - the Summer Beer Festival held in July and the CAMRA National Winter Ales Festival hosted in world's oldest Roundhouse in February. They also have a host of other festivals staged in the city each year.
Welcome to CTC Derby & Burton, a cycling club for cycle touring and leisure rides in the Derby and Burton upon Trent areas and a Member Group of CTC the National Cycling Charity. They’re the club that likes to go places, they run up to five rides a week, each one different, with scenic routes, interesting destinations and the best cafe stops.
Derby Mercury has been around since 1938 and its objectives are the encouragement of cycling and other outdoor activities. We have both on and off road riders. When members are not out training or on holiday, weekly clubs rides are held on Sundays meeting at Allestree or Autumn Tints run from a choice of three locations (in rotation) with special long events on occasional Saturdays.