Bike Resources in Loughborough

Loughborough is one of those places that's well located for other places (such as Nottingham and Leicester), and as a consequence is a good starting point for a Midlands/Peak District cycling holiday. It is fortunate to be in the heart of rolling hills, and this has boosted the popularity of cycling and boosted the strength of local riders as well.

Cycling in Loughborough

Clubs

The region has its fair share of clubs, including:
  • Loughborough Road Club
  • Ratae Road Club
  • Coalville Wheelers
  • Derby Mercury Road Club
  • Loughborough Phoenix Cycling Club
  • Leicester Forest Cycling Club
  • Nottingham Clarion Wheelers

Coalville Wheelers is without doubt the biggest and most successful in the region, with names like Geoff Platts and Ashley Long regularly taking first places and team prizes.

Shops

Not that many in Loughborough itself; Leicester has the lion's share, and Nottingham has a fair few as well.
Here's the Loughborough offering:
Name Address Telephone
Beacon Cycles 88 Derby Road 01509 215448
Emergency Spares 22 Woodgate 01509 232055
Pedal Power 47 Ashby Road 01509 269663
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2 Comments

by Dave Binks on 06 May 2008 Reply
Geoff Platts no longer rides for the Coalville Whlrs, and the largest (most members) club in the area is the Leicester based Leicestershire Road Club www.leicestershireroadclub.org.uk
by chantal Williamson on 26 March 2005 Reply
Can you give supply telephone numbers of the Loughborough Road Club and Loughborough Phoenix Cycling Club.

Thanks.

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