The level of interest and number of paid-up members of the Touring Cyclist Club is significant with many ideas put forward and the Forum starting to gain traction. Promotional leaflets* are now being distributed and press releases are going to print and online media by 14 October.
There's still a lot to do so to move forward we are holding an inaugural meeting for Touring Cyclist Club members on Saturday 19 November 2016 (provisionally 1330 - 1630) in central Birmingham, close to the two main railway stations.
An agenda for the meeting will be published shortly but we are hoping for lots of ideas from members.
By the conclusion of the meeting we expect to have the formation of a core organising group of individuals that will each have areas of responsibility to take forward. Initial thoughts are that the roles will cover:
Touring and routes
GPS & mapping
Promotion and club development
Website (public and member only content)
- and the following (officers of the Touring Cyclist Club Limited - Company limited by guarantee No 10179055)
The mission of the Touring Cyclist Club is to focus on the pleasures of cycle touring and steer away from "politics, campaigning and the wearing of helmets"
Details of the venue, time and agenda will be emailed before Saturday 12 November 2016
The meeting will ONLY be open to members of the Touring Cyclist Club - to join the Touring Cyclist Club follow the JOIN link for online membership and payment.
Rob & Dennis
Founders - Touring Cyclist Club
8 October 2016
*if you would like leaflets to distribute in your local respond to this message with a name & postal address and the quantity of leaflets you would be able to place in cycle shops or with clubs.
This message has been sent to all paid-up Touring Cyclist Club members and all those that expressed an interest in the club but have not yet joined - and published on the Forum.
[Note: Forum membership (only) does not constitute club membership]