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Club Role Definition – Ride Leader

The Ride Leader is at the heart of the club's club rides, leading group rides in accordance with the club's policies.


  • Lead club rides.
  • Ensure that the recommendations for group sizes are not exceeded.
  • Ensure child protection guidelines and club policies are adhered to.
  • Ensure his / her availability for leading a number of club rides each year.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and feedback on rider skills and appropriate groups for rider fitness where necessary.
  • Ensure parental consent forms have been completed for club rides where required.
  • Report any accidents on club rides to the Welfare Officer.


  • Confident and effective communicator, with good leadership skills.
  • Enthusiastic and a good motivator.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to delegate duties.
  • Excellent group riding skills.
  • Knowledge of child protection guidelines and club policies.

Commitment to Club:

The Ride Leaders are requested to lead a number of club rides each year in support of the club ride programme set out by the club ride captains.

You need to complete a British Cycling self-declaration form, to be held by the Welfare Officer.

The Club’s Commitment to You:

By accepting the role of Ride Leader, the club will commit to support you in this role, ensuring that members respect the positive contribution you are making to the club on a voluntary basis.

The club also commits to refunding any expenses necessarily incurred on behalf of the club in a timely manner.

Ride Leader Signature and Date:

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