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Off-Road Group Riding

Group riding off-road is great – unless someone gets lost… CTC Off-road’s Dan Cook suggests ways to stay together and, at worst, regroup.
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You’re out in the hills with half a dozen friends, pausing for breath at the top of a climb while taking in the view. As you get ready to set off, someone says: ‘Hang on a minute. Where’s Jon?’ Maybe he’s walking up the hill with a flat he can’t mend? Maybe he got fed up and went home? Perhaps he thought everyone turned left halfway up? Or maybe he’s fallen off and is lying in a ditch…

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Group Riding

Cycling in a bunch is more about communication than technique, whether it’s a big summer sportive or a local club ride. Steve Thomas has some tips
Group riding

Cycling in a group is a different experience. Take your pick from your local CTC group ride, a sportive, a reliability ride, or even a fitness-focused ‘chain gang’. Whichever you try, there are similar issues when you’re riding in close proximity to other cyclists.

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