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Social ride

19th November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wed ride on Thurs again this week for weather reasons. Proposing a start adjacent to BSpoke at 9am and adjacent to No1 in Innerleithen at 09.30. Down to Thornilee (sorry) and over to Stow, Lauder, Earlston, Redpath, under the viaduct to Melrose and back by the Rink. About 88k, but only 68 if you start in Inners!
Usual Covid precautions, so be self sufficient, and let me know if you’re coming at bobsoutter@gmail.com

There are new rules which mean we can’t cross into to a health board area which under additional measures. Basically we can’t go into south Lanarkshire or Lothian. Anyone who lives in one of the restricted areas should not attend. Here is a link to the guidelines https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/Supplementary_Informati…

Recent changes to the Covid restrictions in Scotland has enabled Scottish Cycling to establish a protocol for organised club activities which PCC have adopted.  The guidance states:
  • You should not attend a ride if you or anyone in your household has symptoms of COVID-19 (high temperature, cough, loss or change in sense of taste or smell)
  • All rides will have a Lead Rider who will gather all the contact details of the riders.
  • Your contact details need to be given to the Ride Leader, preferably before the ride (to reduce the workload for the leader on the day)
  • All contact details will be kept confidential for 21 days and then deleted.  If a person in the group tests positive the club is required to provide the NHS Scotland ‘Test and Protect’ programme with contact details of all ride participants.  If this arises,  then NHS Scotland may contact you.
  • Ride Leaders will have performed a risk assessment ensuring that any additional risk that may be present due to COVID-19 has been considered
  • When not riding, you will need to observe social distancing.

We also ask riders to note:-

  • It is important to arrive at the start of the ride a few minutes early to allow time for the Ride Leader to brief participants.
  • You will need to be self sufficient regarding face covering, spares, food, drink etc.
  • All participants are asked to be using the Protect Scotland app

All PCC rides will be under these guidelines (until things change!).


19th November 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm