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MEMBERSHIP

We welcome new members from all cycling backgrounds and experience levels though as a minimum you should be able to ride at an average speed of about 12mph or 19kph. You must have a serviceable bike with good brakes and be able to ride a minimum of 20 miles. 

London Clarion club membership is very reasonable and we think the benefits package makes it amazing value. Here are some of the benefits membership of London Clarion Club gives you -  

  • Where is London Clarion Cycle Club based?
    We have members across London, with members in North, East, South, and West London. We also have a few members who live in Essex, Sussex and Kent.
  • How fast are club rides?
    On London Clarion Cycle Club rides we average between 10 and 12mph so a relaxed pace.
  • What sort of Cycling do you do?
    We primarily do road cycling, and cycle touring, some members also do Time Trials, Road Racing, Cycle Cross, Gravel rides, Mountain Biking and ultra endurance racing.
  • How much does Clarion Cycling club membership cost?
    2024 Membership fees (i) London Clarion CC only membership runs for 12 months from date of joining. (ii) London + National Clarion Cycling Club membership runs from 1st January to 31st December. If you join after 1st September you automatically get membership for the following year.
  • How many members are there in London Clarion Cycle Club?
    We currently have over 200 members, 30% of London Clarion members are Women.
  • Am I fit enough to join?
    London Clarion Cycle Club is a mixed ability cycling club, we never leave a rider behind. Our rides start at a social pace 12mph / 19kph and on rides we often split into smaller groups to accommodator different abilities.
  • Where do rides start?
    Typically, we start our rides from outside Servewell Cafe in Bermondsey or a central London location such as Black Sheep Coffee, 2 Cheapside, near St Pauls Cathedral.
  • What is Third Party Liability Insurance for Cycling?
    Third party liability insurance for cyclists is a type of insurance that provides coverage for situations where a cyclist causes injury or damage to another person or their property. Learn more about Third Party Liability Insurance for Cyclists
  • Who are the current members?
    We are a welcoming and diverse London cycling club, boasting a membership of over 200. Our members span from 20 to 80 years old, creating a dynamic and inclusive community. Among us, there are regular attendees who join every ride, as well as those who participate when their schedules allow. Our rides cater to varying preferences - from those who prefer a relaxed pace with lively conversation to others who are more intent on covering distance and speed. 30% of our members are female.
  • Do you do anything else other than ride bikes?
    Yes, we certainly do! Please keep an eye on our club Spond group and email updates. We organise weekends away as well as adhoc social catch ups.
  • How do you keep in touch with members?
    The website provides basic information on some Club rides. We primarily use Spond to organise club rides we also have a couple of members only WhatsApp groups which are very popular. We have a public and a private Facebook group. We send members a club Newsletter by email every month.
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