Painswick/Cranham – Tuesday XC

6 November, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Royal William car park
Stroud GL6 6TT
Steve W

Painswick and Cranham – Bigfoot MBC XC Tuesday Club

Painswick and/or Cranham with XC the main objective

Meeting place and directions

Car park at the rear of the Royal William car park


Below are the details for the Green, Blue & Red Grade Bigfoot MBC weekly rides.  We will meet and ride with the same timings, however, groups will be agreed at the start according to numbers, ability and preference.

Ride Leaders

Ride Lead Green: TBN

Ride Lead Blue: TBN

Ride Lead Red: TBN


Green group: Medium intermittent pace with rest stops as needed, steep climbs and descents and  rooty/stoney technical single track.

Blue group: Medium-high constant pace, steep climbs and descents and rooty/stoney technical single track.

Red group: High constant pace, fewer stops, steep climbs and descents and rooty/stoney technical single track.

Kit list:

  • Helmet  (mandatory);
  • Decent bike lights (mandatory);
  • Gloves (advisable);
  • Drink (advisable);
  • Elbow/ knee pads (advisable);
  • Hard tail/ Full Suss (advisable);
  • Energy food (advisable);
  • Waterproof shell (advisable).

Suggested spares list:

  • Spare inner tube;
  • Puncture repair kit;
  • Pump;
  • Multi tool/Chain tool;
  • Missing Link;
  • Spare derailleur hanger (emergency or suited to bike).
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  1. Yep. Hope to make it back. There seems to be some new electric fencing up on the descent off the Beacon plus a big tree down on the 1st drop into the trees from road at bottom of Beacon

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