Burnley and Pendle

Cyclists Touring Club



Please check our news section regularly for information on forthcoming events, and other newsworthy items we think will be of interest.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 19:32

100km Challenge Ride - 30 July 2017

On Sunday 30th July we will be hosting the third of our 2017 Challenge Rides. The 100km Challenge Ride. There is no time limit on this ride, it is designed to offer a distance challenge to those wanting to add 100km to their list ot achievements. Starting from Whalley Bus Station, the route takes in the familiar Ribchester and Longridge before heading off through Broughton to Great Eccleston then turning north towards Stakepool and Pilling before breaking for lunch in Knott End. The return trip  heads north east along the cost before dropping back by Pilling, through Garstang and Inglewhite,…
Saturday, 24 June 2017 15:08

50 m Challenge Ride - Sunday 2nd July

Sunday 2nd July is the date for the second of this years challenge rides. This is the second in our series of four challenge rides we are holding this year, spread throughout the summer. If you completed our 50km challenge ride in May, you may want to push that little bit further and join us on Sunday 2nd July for the 50 miles. Starting from Whalley Bus Station at 9:00am, the route heads out through Mitton and Waddington. Passing through Bolton-by-Bowland stopping at Airton for lunch. We return to Whalley via Gargrave and Gisburn Depending on numbers, it is likely…
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 18:39

50 km Challenge Ride - Sunday 21 May

Sunday 21st May marks the first of this years challenge rides. This is the first in a series of four challenge rides we are holding this year, spread throughout the summer. Join us on Sunday 21st for the 50km, you can build up through 50 miles in June, 100km in July, and up to the 100mile ride in late August. Starting from Whalley Bus Station at 9:30am, the route heads out through Mitton and Waddington. Passing through Bolton-by-Bowland stopping at "Be a Gardenmaker"s for lunch. We return to Whalley via Chatburn. Note that the ride is listed as starting from…
Saturday, 18 March 2017 19:51

Bikes and Accessories for sale

Following the sad loss of Jack Harrison last year, his wife, Joan, has made the decision to sell his bikes and equipment to any member of the club that can make use of them. Ian has more details of the bikes and accessories. Please contact him directly if you are interested to arrange viewing, pricing etc. We're sure that Jack would have been pleased to see his bikes still roaming his favourite lanes around Burnley and Pendle.
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:20

10-Pin Bowling

We are planning a 10-Pin bowling night in November, more details nearer the time.
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:09

Weekend in Hawes

We are planning a car assisted ride starting from Hawes on the 9th July.If people are interested, we could make this into a weekend away, using local Youth Hostels, B&B's or camping.
Sunday, 19 February 2017 18:21

Beer and Bratwurst - Tour of Germany

Blackburn and District CTC are holding a slide show on Thursday 23rd Feb, 7:30pm, at their club room - Primetime - Norden School Rishton, at which our very own Jim Duerden will be presenting slides from his tour of Germany.
Thursday, 05 January 2017 18:32

Annual General Meeting - Reports

Below are some of the reports submitted at our Annual General Meeting in November. Secretary's Report Burnley and Pendle CTC, Member Group.Report to Annual General Meeting 2nd November 2016. Mr. Chairman, fellow members. The club has enjoyed another successful year. The number of members listed for our member group has remained steady at just over 200, and our Short Sunday rides continue to be well attended, with another couple of new riders becoming regulars this year. The Sunday rides each week have generally consisted of a Short & Medium ride, as there has been reduced interest in Long rides, although…
Thursday, 01 December 2016 18:22

Spring 2017 Ludlow Weekend

We are having a long spring weekend at Ludlow in Shropshire starting Friday 21 April and leaving on 25 April (4 nights) There are two travel lodges one on the outskirts of Ludlow and one 4 miles south at Woofferton. Also there is a caravan site in-between the two Or there is other accommodation in Ludlow itself Some members are already booked into the Travelodge in Ludlow - approx cost £180.00 for the 4 nights although the sooner you book the cheaper it is For more information please contact  jim Duerden on 01282 453061 or 07837 399526 or ask at the…
Thursday, 24 November 2016 19:07

Coast to Coast - Hadrians Wall - May 2017

Our annual Coast to Coast ride for 2017 will be Hadrian's Cycleway on 18 - 21 May.  Approximate cost will be £245. This includes accommodation and transport to the start from the overnight accommodation and return transport from Tynemouth. The group will meet up on the Thursday evening (18th) and start the ride on the Friday. The route is 154 miles over 3 days. A deposit of £80 is required to secure a place and numbers are limited to 12 riders. Any queries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Monday, 07 November 2016 18:06

Christmas Lunch - 2016

Our Christmas Lunch this year will be held at the Rolls Royce Social Club, Barnoldswick on Sunday 4th December at 3pm, and will be followed by a short awards presentation . This is a change from our normal venue as the Copy Nook is no longer available. . This year, because of the change of venue, payment upfront is required, along with your choice from the menu, a copy of which is available for download below. Cost is £17 per person As usual a short ride will be held beforehand.     Plesae can you let Ian (or another member…
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:08

Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd Novemeber at the Birtwistle Trust Community Centre,  Keighley Road, Colne at 7:30pm. All welcome.
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Members Slide Night / Social Evening

We are holding a members slide night on Thursday 14th March, at the Peter Birtwistle Trust on Keighly Rd, Colne.…

Annual General Meeting

We will be holding a Bike Bits Sale on Thursday 1st November immediately before our AGM which is being held…

Belgium Trip - October 2018

We are organising another trip across the channel this October.  This time to Belgium. It is expected to be at…

Overland to Australia

Our very own Ray Bracewell be be presenting a slideshow for Blackburn CTC onThursday 11 October at 7:30pm in their…

Dumfries Weekend - 20-23rd July 2018

Following the success of our Berwick-on-Tweed weekend, we are having another weekend away in July - this time based in…