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Seacroft Wheelers welcomes new members, of various ages* and abilities.

Everyone is welcome to join us for 3 test rides to check us out before payment of subs are due but please still complete a membership form below.

Membership

For membership application please complete the online form below.

You will find the payment details on the reply email you receive from completing it.

Membership categories are as follows:

Category Annual Membership Fee
Senior (18+) £12.50
Under 18 £5.00
Second Claim £9.50
Family £25.00
The above figures do not include membership of British Cycling or Cycling UK. We strongly recommend joining one of these for third party insurance purposes – accidents happen occasionally (details about the club’s own insurance policy and the organisations above can be seen here).

(‘Second Claim’ applies to those who are already members of another club and require membership with Seacroft to take part in various time-trial/racing events.)

Membership runs from 1st February to 31st January, and subs for each year are due at the start of the membership year. If you join after 31st October, the following year’s subs are included. In other words, you receive up to 15 months membership for the price of 12.

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    *The above subscriptions do not include membership of British Cycling or Cycling UK, either of which we strongly recommend for insurance purposes. See their websites for details.
    By clicking send Members agree to adhere to the group rides etiquette and the Club Constitution & Rules (see links below).

    Or download the Application Form , or alternatively email the Membership Secretary providing your full postal address.

    Group rides etiquette can be viewed and downloaded here and the Club Constitution & Rules can be viewed and downloaded here.

    Benefits

    There are many benefits to joining a cycling club:

    Meeting new people and making new friends.

    Organised regular rides on most Sundays with a ride leader. Routes are varied each week and generally try to keep to the quieter minor roads.

    It is likely you will get to ride on roads you have not been on before.

    Four different Sunday road rides to choose from for different abilities and fitness (Short Social, Elementary, Intermediate and Club) allowing you to progress and improve your fitness if you wish.

    Active off road scene, mountain bike rides, cyclo cross rides, training and coaching (seasonal).

    Mid week evening training and coaching sessions (seasonal).

    Racing opportunities for beginners to experts, road, time trialing and cyclo cross.

    Club competitions and awards.

    Subsidised social events/trips/rides/meals/club-branded products.

    Mechanical and kit advice, another member has probably seen it, has it and or broken it 😉

    As a British Cycling affiliated club, all 1st claim members that haven’t been a member of BC before, can get 50% off the “Ride” level of membership for the first year (£21.50 instead of £43).
    More details here https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/clubs/membership

    As a Cycling UK affiliated club all 1st claim members can obtain a discounted annual membership of £26 (regular price £48). More details here https://www.cyclinguk.org/join.  (NOTE: the discounted membership excludes legal advice)

    *Under 18s

    Child Protection Policy

    The Clubs policy (which incorporates British Cycling’s (BC) Child Protection Policy) can be downloaded here.

    Parental Consent Forms for ages 12-18

    Age 12-15 must be accompanied on club rides by a responsible adult and a completed Parental Consent Form 1 which can be downloaded here.

    Club rides promoted under British Cycling Regulations for non-competitive cycling events require participants 16-18 to present a signed Parental Consent Form 2 which can be downloaded here

    The forms should be submitted along with the membership application.

    At this time we do not offer provision on club rides for children under the age of 12.

     

    Free Membership

    FREE MEMBERSHIP

    The club has three ways that you can get free membership for the next year 

    1. Marshalling or helping at club events in a calendar year

    Requests for help will be made prior to each event via social media and email.

    You need four points or more to qualify for free membership for the next year.

    You get 2 points for helping at each of: Club Road Race, Cyclo-Cross Race, Club Open Time Trials and for timekeeping at the club evening time trials.

    You get 1 point for helping at each of the four club evening time trials:
    2-up 10 mile (2 of these), 3-up 10 mile and Hill Climb.

    2. Introduce a new member to the club

    If you introduce someone that has not previously been a member or attended a ride, then when they have officially joined (completed the membership form and paid their subs), you will qualify for free membership in the following  subscription year. The newly joining member must add your name to the membership form when they join or you should send an email to the Membership Secretary before they join in order to benefit from this.

    3. Organise an open event or series on behalf of the club

    Please contact the Committee Chair if you are interested in organising an event.

    Road Race, Time Trial, Cyclo Cross, Reliability Ride, Evening League

    All claims subject to the discretion of the Committee.

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