• Welcome to Tyneside Vagabonds Cycling Club
    Tyneside Vagabonds Cycling Club is based in the Newcastle upon Tyne / Ponteland area.
    We have over 300 members of all ages from the Newcastle and Northumberland area
    who enjoy the various club activities and social events organised by the club.

    For more information about joining Tyneside Vagabonds click here

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    Vags Race Team
    All members who race for the club in any event are part of the race team.
    The Race Team competes at all levels from novice to international level,
    on-road, off-road, on the track, and in triathlons.
    For more information about the Vags Race Team click here     

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    Go-Ride Coaching Sessions
    Go-Ride provides a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to cycling.
    Tyneside Vagabonds run coaching sessions at Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley
    on Saturday mornings, which are ideal for children aged 6 and upwards.

    For more information about our Go-Ride coaching click here

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    Mountain Time Trial
    The Vagabonds' Mountain Time Trial was first run in 1947 and is the North East's premier time trial.
    It takes place on a challenging 47 mile course taking in Belsay, Rothbury, and Elsdon.
    The 61st edition of the MTT is to be held on Sunday 15th May 2016.

    For more information about the Mountain Time Trial click here

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    Women and Girls (WAGs)
    Women only Sunday social rides of 30-35 miles at an average 12-13mph.
    Join us for a fun way to explore Northumberland's quiet roads (and excellent cafés!).
    Whatever your age and whether you're new to road cycling or an 'old hand' - you'll be warmly welcomed.
    For more information about the Vags WAGs click here     

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C group 'special' ride Brampton and the Eden Valley, 31 July 2016

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I am planning a C ride 'special' to the Eden Valley starting from the Moot Hall in the centre of Brampton, Cumbria at 9:30 am on Sunday 31 July 2016. Brampton is situated about an hour's drive from Newcastle just off the A69. Free parking is available at the car park in Union Lane and surrounding streets.
 
This is not a ride suitable for beginners as the planned route is just over 50 miles and has around 3,000 feet of elevation gain.  The lanes around Brampton and the Eden Valley are quiet, scenic and somewhat hilly but the aim of this ride is to take in a different area at a moderate speed, so good group riding will be the order of the day.  Lunch will be at the Station Café at Langwathby and I am aiming to be back at Brampton by 3pm.
 
If you fancy coming along - or aren't sure or have any questions - please contact me via the forum, PM or Facebook.  Hope to see you at Brampton on Sunday 31st. Proposed route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1172639617
 
Keith Aungiers

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