Please note that the Tourist Awards were reviewed and revised in 2019. The awards described below are applicable from October 2019 onwards. For a description of the rationale behind the revised awards, please refer to the following link [coming soon].
To recognise the efforts of club members who take on a non-competitive challenge, by perhaps cycling a long distance, but not necessarily in race conditions, the club present a number of TOURIST AWARDS each year. This includes a number of MOUNTAIN BIKE AWARDS, for those who cycle off-road. There are also some SPECIAL AWARDS presented to members who have had cycling achievements in areas not covered by the Club Standard Awards, etc. e.g. achievements in National Events or Long Distance Events.
To make a claim for an award please click the link below. You will see an example claim, which can be edited as required. When completed, submit the form to the Committee with any supporting evidence* attached, by the 30th September.
*Supporting evidence can include a link to your Strava (or other GPS file), or photographs.
A brief description of each of the awards and how to qualify is shown below:
One 50 mile ride plus any two of the following three rides:
- Preston-Pilling-Glasson Dock-Scorton-Preston
- Preston-Ribchester-Whalley-Waddington-Bashall Eaves-Chipping-Preston
- Preston-Chipping-Harris End-Scorton-Inglewhite-Preston
One 100 mile ride plus any two of the following three rides:
- Preston-Kirkby Lonsdale-Preston
One 120 mile ride plus any two of the following three rides:
- Preston-Slaidburn-Lamb Fell-Bentham-Wray-Caton-Quernmore-Preston
One 140 mile ride plus any two of the following three rides:
- Preston-Quernmore-Kirkby Lonsdale-Barbondale-Dent- Kingsdale-Ingleton-Settle-Waddington-Preston;
Three 180 mile rides which must be approved by the Management Committee prior to undertaking the challenge.
Three 225 mile rides which must be approved by the Management Committee prior to undertaking the challenge.
On occasions Special Awards are presented to members who have been successful in areas not covered by the Club Standard Awards, eg. achievements in National Events or long distance events.
It is the responsibility of the Committee to determine whether an Award is bestowed. To be eligible for a Special Award members should complete the Awards Claim Form under the ‘Other’ section and submit it by 30th of September the Trophy Secretary.