The Laughing Group is a cycling club which is affiliated to British Cycling, the UK's governing body for cyclesports and the organisation responsible for the Skyride programme of traffic-free city rides and led local rides.
British Cycling has recently enhanced its SkyRide programme by introducing Social Cycling Groups.
Our rides are now listed on the SkyRide web portal (www.goskyride.com) and participants can search for rides and reserve a place online.
Anyone joining The Laughing Group is eligible for British Cycling's offer of one year's free Ride membership. The Laughing Group currently offers free annual membership.
Thanks to the families who joined us today for our ride to Burnham Beeches and back. We are especially grateful to the courteous car drivers who gave way to allow our group to turn right into Templewood Lane on our return – proving our claim that riding in a group really is one of the most pleasurable ways to cycle.
Well done to our young riders, who rode so safely and sensibly. We look forward to you joining us next time. If you haven't already done so, please download and complete a membership form from the downloads section. Your membership card will entitle you to 10% discounts on parts and accessories at a local bike shop.
Our first ride departs Stoke Poges Village Centre car park on Sunday 18 September at 2 pm for Burnham Beeches. All welcome on this family ride.
We will use quiet roads to get to the Beeches, ride the length of Lord Mayors Drive, stopping at the cafe on the way back, then return following the same route to the Village Centre.