Membership Subscriptions for 2016
The Club Membership Year ends on the 31st of December and subscriptions are now due.
NOTE - 4th FEBRUARY - there are still subs. outstanding, please get them in A.S.A.P.
Cheques should be made payable to 'RATAE ROAD CLUB' and sent to the Membership Secretary at his address, shown in the panel at the bottom left of this page.
Subscriptions can also be paid by cash or cheque at Club Night.
Annual Subscription - Adults £14.00 - Juniors £7.00.
Club Rides Every Week - Meet Outside Websters Cycles - Leicester Road, Wigston.
Wednesdays - 9.30 am. Wednesday 17th February 2016 - Venue T.B.A. on Monday prior to the ride.
Sunday - 10.00 am. Sunday 21st of February 2016 - Venue T.B.A. on Thursday prior to the ride.
The Saturday 'Chain Gang' information can be found by scrolling down this page.
New Club Clothing - Initial Kit Order
Update 25th January :- The new design is almost finalised and the ordering system will be up and running next month. Kalas have a great system where club members can all order and pay individually and then orders can be sent all together and distributed by the club, saving on postage costs. Instructions for using the site and the timescale to get your first orders in will be posted here on the website as soon as they become available.
Note :- The purple will be darker than it appears in the Final Design PDF and more like the 'thumbnail image' on this page
Alex Hewins is looking to try and ascertain what the Club's initial order might be. There is a possibility that if the order is large enough, Kalas the supplier, may waive their design fee.
IT HAS BEEN DECIDED BY THE COMMITTEE THAT THE CLUB WILL PAY THE V.A.T. ON ONE ITEM OF CLOTHING PER MEMBER, ON THE INITIAL ORDER - DO NOT MISS OUT !
Accordingly, if you intend on buying kit in the first initial order, Alex requests that you contact him ( his email is in the 'Contact Us' panel ) with what you are likely to buy. This is not a commitment to buy, but a gauge of our interest, to be able to give Kalas a ball-park figure.
The list of clothing, types of materials and prices provided by Kalas is extensive, ( there are 19 types of skinsuits available, each in two types of material ), so below is a precis the most popular items to give you an idea of prices.
Short Sleeved Shirts :- £29.00 to £50.00. Long Sleeved Shirts :- £42.00 to £62.50.
Windbreaker Jackets :- £37.50 - £58.00. Elite Membrane Jackets :- £67.00 to £81.50.
Shorts :- £33.50 to £56.00. Bib Shorts :- £38.50 to £75.00. Skin Suits :- £66.50 to £83.50.
If you want an excel file of the full price list, then email Alex and he will send it to you.
Results for the Noseley Hill Climb are in the 'Latest Results' section, together with the final results for the Series in the 'News' section.
Overall Winners are : Women - Fiona Aylward. Men - Chris Aylward.
Ratae Winners are : Women - Susan Doram. Men - Alex Whitmore.
Thanks to all who rode or supported the event.
FORUM - Cycle Mart - New Category
There is a new Category Heading in the 'Forum' Section for Ratae members who wish to make other members aware of cycling items that they have for sale, or items they are seeking to buy.
This service is intended solely for the bringing together of persons who may have items they wish to sell to each other. Any transactions are to be carried out wholly between the parties concerned.
Note that any posts without a reply will automatically 'fall off'' after 30 days. If you want to keep it on, add a reply / update within that period to reset the clock
There is a disclaimer linked to the new category that absolves the Club from any responsiblity or liabilty arising from any such transactions.
Being a new feature to the website, the new category will be monitored to assess how well it is working.
Use The 'Forum' Page
Others Are ! - Make your Point, Post a Reply or Simply Speak with Others !
To gain access to the 'Forum' page on the website, you will first need to register.
Since the 19th of February 2014, the ability to 'self create' an account has been disabled.
See the 'News' item of that date for details and instructions.
Any queries or request to register - email us through the 'Email Us' facility.