Whether you've been riding for many years or are a newcomer to cycling there are many benefits for new and existing members of Southborough & District Wheelers.
Social, events and facilities
Club affiliations to various cycling associations, clubs and leagues
Discounts on products and services for Southborough members (restrictions may apply on some products or services – such as sale items (check before you buy)
The Velo House - The Tunbridge Wells based cycling cafe, shop and workshop are able to offer Southborough members the following discounts: 20% off bike fits; 10% off clothes, helmets, parts and accessories (excluding electronics); 10% off in the cafe. Members should identify themselves in advance in the cafe or shop to be given the discount.
Rouleur Magazine - Frequently described as 'the most beautiful cycling magazine in the world', Rouleur celebrates the passion and beauty of bike racing, both past and present. Southborough members selecting the special Southborough & District Wheelers Direct Debit rate will save 25% on the shop price and pay only £30 every 4 issues (8 issues annually). Subscribers also get 10% off all merchandise at www.rouleur.cc and receive exclusive subscriber-only covers. Apply from the link above or call 0844 815 5836. Any existing subscribers can email firstname.lastname@example.org to change their current subscription to this offer.
Trainsharp Cycle Coaching, Nr Crowborough 0845 4750608 - 10% off bike fits, fitness testing and purchase of SRM power meters. Professional cycle coach Jon Sharples and ex Tour De France yellow jersey wearer and ex Team Sky directeur sportif Sean Yates are a hands on, formidable team who provide vast experience and knowledge at a personal level.
Condor Cycles, London 020 7269 6820 - 10% discount on most products from London's leading road cycling emporium (excludes bikes and some product lines). With 60+ years of history, know how and quality goods, not many British manufacturers can claim to be winners of both the National Criterium and National Road Race title in the last decade. Ask for Jaz, who will be able to advise on any product exclusions.
Paul Butler Cycle Coaching 07899 693 446 - 10% off fitness testing, one to one coaching and training plans. Paul knows a thing or two about weight loss, training, racing and getting faster. His coaching includes, one to one coaching, training plans, strength training, core strength and flexibility training, nutritional advice for performance and/or weight loss, group turbo training sessions, advice on race tactics and skills such as cornering, sprinting, positioning in the race. Initial consultation is free of charge at a location to suit you.
VO2 Cycling, Hildenborough 0844 414 5813 - 10% discount on all products. All bikes are built to order starting with an in-depth assessment of the rider, the spec is also customized depending on the riders ability, cycling goals and budget. Once the bike has been built the rider also gets a bike fit ensuring the bike is perfect for the rider.
VO2 Maximum Coaching, Hildenborough 07834 286897 - 10% discount on Performance testing. This will establish current fitness levels, heart rate and power training zones. 10% discount on bike fitting. Their system will make sure any changes made to your position help with comfort, whilst using a power meter to show hard evidence that the changes have improved ability.
Wildside Cycles, Tunbridge Wells 01892 527069 - 20% off Specialized Body Geometry Fit. Ex Pro rider and Wildside staff member Gary is a level 2 BG Fitter trained by Specialized whilst Claire Maynard is one of only five female Body Geometry FIT Technicians in the UK. Members can take advantage of this offer by quoting 'BG Southborough' and ask for Claire or Gary.
Yellow Jersey Cycle Insurance - 10% discount on cycle insurance products. Please use on-line code SOUTHBOROUGHWHEELERS10.
Southborough members have access to the gym at the Borderers club house, St Mark's Recreation Ground. The gym has 2 Watt Bikes, a Smith-Jones squat cage with Olympic bar and weights, two Concept 2 rowers and a bench press.
Members may use the gym Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings subject to the club being unlocked. Ask at a club night if you are interested.