Founded in 2014, Histon & Impington Bicycle Club (HIBC) prides itself on being a friendly and inclusive cycling club based in Histon & Impington, Cambridge. We are open to novices and seasoned cyclists, and offer various road rides for a range of abilities.
As the mainstay of any road club, Sunday club rides run throughout the year. These rides are at different speeds and distances, depending on numbers. In the summer, we run evening mid-week fast training rides. Cyclists from other Cambridge cycling clubs, on becoming HIBC members, are welcome to join these rides.
There are slower and shorter rides for those new to club cycling in the summer months. This year we have started to offer women-only rides. Have a look at our rides page for more information.
We run a friendly time-trial series on a local course for members, in May and June. A few members take part in road and criterium racing at local events; a few others have picked up the gravel bug and are exploring local trails and racing cyclo-cross.
In June and September, we run relaxed cycling tours in the UK, traveling between youth hostels. For the devoted rider going all out, we organise April training camps in Majorca. But we’re not all about riding: a number of social events each year complete our schedule. Everybody’s welcome, members and non-members, alike.
In association with Friends of Histon & Impington Community, we help to organise an annual cycling event and sportive, known as ‘The Strawberry Cycle Event’. This is a fun community cycle ride for all ages with a choice of routes.
COVID-19: PLEASE NOTE THAT HIBC HAS CANCELLED ALL CLUB RIDES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
HIBC club rides are scheduled through the week to give members a variety of riding and training opportunities to suit their fitness and aspirations. For those who want to enjoy a relaxed, steady and chatty weekend social ride, our ‘Brioche’ ride goes out for about 2 1/2 hours on quieter local roads. At the other end of the spectrum our mid-week ’Style’ ride tears around a well-worn 25 mile loop at an average 25 mph. We ride year round, unless it’s snowy and icy.
We’re always keen to welcome new members. If you would like to join us for a ride just turn up at the pump by the Green in Histon on a Sunday morning at 08:30 and we’ll show you the ropes.View all our rides
Together with Friends of Histon & Impington Community, Histon & Impington Bicycle Club has taken the decision to cancel the Strawberry Cycle Event this year. This is due to the ongoing uncertainty around coronavirus. We hope the event will return in 2021.
HIBC is showing the classic film about professional cycling, A Sunday in Hell, on Thursday March 5 at the King Bill in Histon. All welcome. Pizza Mondo will be serving pizzas in the car park. “You can see every bead of sweat on the cyclists and every smashed-up ankle. It really makes you never want […]
We’re delighted to announce that the Strawberry 50 Cycle Event is back this year and will take place on Sunday 6th September 2020. Established in 2015, the Strawberry Cycle Event has become a successful mass participation sporting event with nearly 800 people taking part in 2017. The event is a fun and relaxed way to enjoy […]
HIBC is again going to Majorca for its annual training camp / cycling holiday (delete as appropriate). It’s too late to join this year’s trip, but keep an eye out for club emails and on our Facebook page for details about next year’s trip.