The Norwood Paragon welcomes new members and if you would like to join us we would encourage you to come out and ride with us so you can see what the Paragon has to offer. We have club runs throughout the week of varying length and intensity – further details can be found below.
The club offers advice and coaching for the novice racer and is a keen supporter of the Surrey Cycle Racing League and local TT scene. Once you are a member you can also register to access the membership area of the forum and make comments on the website.
Annual membership costs are as follows:
- Senior Active / 2nd Claim £20.00
- Junior / Juvenile Active £5.00
- Social £10.00
Click here for a membership form.
We recommend that all senior members join British Cycling (Silver or Gold) or CTC to obtain the benefit of insurance as well. All racing members require at least Silver BC membership in order to hold a racing licence.
Club Runs and Midweek Rides
The Paragon organises regular rides both at the weekend and during the week for training purposes. The program can vary according to the time of year and members' racing commitments so please contact us for the latest details.
Guests from other clubs / teams and experienced non-aligned riders are welcome but are expected to join the club as first or second claim members after 3 rides.
9.00am at Maison Du Velo 31 Lesbourne Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7JS
This is a 2-3hr steady ride without too many hills.
9.30am at Maison Du Velo
This is a 3-4hr ride which is faster than the Saturday ride and will get longer and faster after Christmas, usually with a cafe stop en route.
Evening training road rides and hill-training near Dorking often using Box Hill.
Contact Marcus Brueton as times vary.
7.00pm at the Volunteer pub in Holmbury St Mary
Brisk X-Country MTB night ride in the Surrey Hills with lots of singletrack. You need decent lights.
6.15pm at Betchworth roundabout on A25
Training road rides / chaingang. Contact Marcus Brueton for further details.
If you have any queries or are interested in joining us on one of these rides for the first time we would ask that you contact us via the Club Run Secretary Allan Hopkins or Marcus Brueton who helps co-ordinate the training rides.