Club Policies

The Woodhall Wheelers have some club policies that should be understood before riding on one of the club rides. these are shown below:

PolicyPolicy DetailComments
Lower rider age limitRiders must be aged 18 or over unless accompanied by parent/carerThe Club, as yet, does not have the capacity to manage young riders
HelmetsRiders, without exception, must wear helmets on club rides
MudguardsRiders participating in club rides 1 Nov – 28 Feb must fit full length mudguardsThe Club is keen to encourage close group and chaingang riding
Rider VisibilityRiders participating in club rides 1 Nov to 28 Feb must wear high visibility clothing and/or fit high intensity, non flashing, lightsHigh visibility always makes sense but is more of an issue in the winter period
Guest RidersGuest riders may ride with the Club up to 3 occasions before purchasing membership
Bicycle SparesRiders must ensure their bicycle is serviceable before the ride and must carry equipment and spares to fix punctures and minor mechanical breakdownsOther riders will always help but are not responsible for providing spares
No DropThe club operates a no drop policy, we leave together and return togetherOn occasion rides may split but nobody is left alone at the rear
Ride LeaderA ride leader will be nominated for all club rides
Back MarkerA Lanterne Rouge will be nominated when deemed necessary by the ride leader
In Case of Emergency (ICE)Riders must have ICE number saved on their mobile phoneAll riders expected to carry a charged mobile phone

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