G!RO | Shop Rides

 

BELGIE

  • Every Tuesday from 5th November we'll be running a weekly BELGIE.
  • Rolling out from HQ at 7am sharp (earlier in Summer) we'll head out for a short, multi-terrain local loop, taking on mud, gravel, grass and tarmac!
  • 1-1.5 hours, the perfect pre-work blowout, come get off the grid and lift that HR before another day in the office.
  • 1 group, social but punchy at times, the BELGIE will start and finish at G!RO with some sticking around for coffee after.
  • Helmets and clipless pedals compulsory as well as spares, water and food to be self sufficient. Gravel bikes advised (especially in winter) but will be road bike friendly in Summer.

Freelance Thursdays

  • Every Thursday from 7th November, weekly social bunch will be leaving the cafe at 9.30am for a 1-2 hour road ride (route dependent)
  • Join us for a short, social bunchy that will roll out post rush-hour carnage and enjoy those quiet weekday lanes...
  • For those of you who work from home, freelancers, shift-workers and just about anyone else lucky enough to have the time to ride on a Thursday morning - JOIN US!!
  • Starting and finishing at G!RO, join us for Coffee before and after. 
  • Helmet and clipless pedals compulsory, spares, water and food required to be self sufficient. We recommend carrying something for navigational purposes. 
  • No TT bikes, fixed gear/single speeds or clip on aero bars are permitted for both safety and riding reasons

 Sunday Social Shop Rides | Next Ride : Sunday at 8:30am

  • Every Sunday at G!RO, we have at least 2 social groups rolling out
  • Coffee and breakfast at 0800, brief and depart at 0830 prompt
  • We offer 2 groups for riders to join, both aiming 60-80km // 2.5-3 hours 
  • Group 1: 27kph+ // Group 2 (NQSF): 24-26kph. Ride leaders will make clear who is leading which group before we rollout.
  • We recommend joining Group 2 if you are new to our Sunday Socials
  • Route will vary each week, we'll aim to publish on social channels in the days prior
  • Helmets, cycling clothing and clip in shoes are compulsory
  • No TT bikes, fixed gear/single speeds or clip on aero bars are permitted for both safety and riding reasons
  • Each rider must be self sufficient. Bring your own food, water, tools and navigation (Garmin/Smart Phone)
  • Example G!RO Shop Ride on Strava
  • Example NQSF Ride on STRAVA

 

 Ladies Social Ride | Next Ride: TBC

  • In addition to our Sunday Socials where all riders are welcomed, we run a ladies social with our ladies ride captains.
  • 0830 meet for a 0900 depart from G!RO
  • 50-70km // 2-3 hours
  • Route will vary each ride
  • Helmets, cycling clothing and clip in shoes are compulsory
  • No TT bikes, fixed gear/single speeds or clip on aero bars are permitted for both safety and riding reasons
  • Each rider must be self sufficient. Bring your own food, water, tools and navigation (Garmin/Smart Phone)
  • If you are interested in joining us for this ride, drop us an email at rides@girocycles.com.

    Introductory Ride | Next Ride : TBC

    • Casual ride designed for those new to the sport or looking to improve their group riding skills and advance to some of our longer social rides
    • Support from regular ride leaders and experienced riders, offering advice, tips and tricks that will be handy for all cyclists
    • Meet at 0830 for 0900 depart at G!RO on a monthly basis
    • Around 40km at a pace comfortable for everyone
    • All abilities welcome // Any bike, any age!
    • Helmets are compulsory as well as bringing tools, food, water etc.

     

      G!RO RIDE RULES

       

      • Respect yourself and those around you.
      • Riders must be self sufficient - food, water, tubes and puncture repair kit
      • Listen to your body. Eat well, drink well, sleep well.
      • Obey the laws of the road.
      • Respect each other; riders, drivers & pedestrians.
      • If you see another rider, be sure to give a wave.
      • Savour every mile.
      • Train hard, ride fun, #RideWithMates.

        Sign up here - 

        If you have any questions or want to know which ride will suit you best, contact Jamie // rides@girocycles.com