East Lancashire Road Club & Rochdale CTC

Welcome to east Lancashire road club

The upcoming 50 in 4 Reliability Ride tcx and gpx files can be downloaded here: TCX GPX. To download the TCX file right click the link and choose Save File As from the menu. The GPX file can be downloaded by just left clicking on the link.

Welcome to the Rochdale Cyclists Touring Club (RCTC) and East Lancs Road Club (ELRC) web site. We are a friendly club that caters for all types of rider from the absolute beginner to competitive racing. We offer rides with routes and difficulty levels that will appeal to all. It is not even necessary for you to have your own bike initially.

We include touring and Youth Hostelling in the UK and abroad, time trialling, road racing and regular beginners rides and club runs. Check the calendar, CTC section and East Lancs Road Club sections for more information.

Our thriving junior section gives younger riders skills and confidence and for ladies there is the ELRC Womens Group.

For more information send a message from our contact page.

Upcoming Rides

Sunday 21st August 2022

09:00 - Short ride to Slaithwaite

09:00 - medium ride to Holmfirth and the wonderful oil can cafe.

09:00 - Long ride to Great Budsworth

Thursday 25th August 2022

18:00 - August Bank holiday evening ride.

Saturday 27th August 2022

09:15 - Steady ride to Crawshaw booth

09:15 - steady ride with a loop

See Calendar

Women's Group

As a modern progressive cycling club we have a really good representation of women at all levels. We have riders just dipping their toe into the cycling world, through to a growing number of women riders competing in all kinds of events.

Rochdale CTC

Rochdale CTC is the touring arm of our Club. We run a series of weekly Club runs, periodic Reliability Rides and domestic and international tours. Highlights include Youth Hostelling and trips to France to tackle some Tour de France climbs.

East Lancs Road Club

The East Lancs is a Racing Club which wants to support all its members, male or female, no matter their age, our range of annual competitions are designed to provide everyone with the incentive to push themselves.