What is Team Glow? We are a women’s road / MTB cycling network in Greater Manchester/North West UK. We offer rides and cycling related events.
When does my membership start and expire? Membership for all members is from 1st October until 30th September
When do I renew my membership? Membership can be renewed from the 1st September.
If I join mid-way through the year do I get a discount? No discounts are given for joining part way through the year but if you join in the August we will carry over your membership for a full year.
How much is it to join Team Glow? We have two rates of membership £20 and £10. The £10 rate is for those who are members of other clubs, British Cycling, Cycling UK, unwaged,low waged. Its up to you, pay what you feel you can..
Do I need to join via British Cycling? We use the British Cycling club manager tool to manage our memberships. You do not have to join British Cycling.
How does the group spend membership money? We use member subscriptions to run the essentials for the club (website hosting, Meet Up fees, Cycling UK, British Cycling and time trial membership). We use funds to support events e.g. navigation workshops, ride leader training. We have a stock of club kit.
I joined the Team Glow Facebook group, does that make me a member? Our Facebook group is an open forum and includes women who are not members of Team Glow. To come on rides and participate we ask you to be a full member.
I joined the Team Glow Meet Up group, does that make me a member? We allow guests to have come along and try a couple of rides, then we ask you to become a paying member if you want to ride with us.
Can I try a ride before joining? You can ride with Team Glow on a trial basis for a maximum of 3 rides.
I'm a member of another club but I’d still like to ride with Team Glow? If you are a member of another club you can still join Team Glow as a 2nd claim member. 2nd claim members cannot compete or race for the club.
Why do I am I asked to give my emergency details when I join Team Glow? In the event of an accident or a problem on ride we like to be able to contact someone on your behalf.
I've not received my membership card? We do not issue membership cards - we keep admin to a minimum so we can have more time on our bikes!
How do I contact the Steering Group? Leave a message on our Facebook page and we will get back in touch with you.
Where do I find out what rides are planned and where to meet? All official Team Glow rides are published on the Team Glow Meet Up.
What is Meet Up? Meet Up is the tool we use to organise our events.
Who should I inform that I am coming to a ride? You sign up on Meet Up.
Who leads Team Glow rides? Team Glow is run by volunteer members. We welcome any member to become a ride leader and offer support plus training.
Do you offer rides for novices and beginners? We do not cater for absolute beginners and our shortest rides are normally 30 miles. If you are just starting out the Breeze network is a great place to start and they offer beginner rides - https://www.letsride.co.uk/breeze.
Can I enter time trials as part of Team Glow? We have Cycliing Time Trials Affiliation and members can enter time trials, listing "Team Glow" as your affiliated club.
Which ride is right for me? Are all your rides for superfit women? Take a look the Ride section to find the best ride for your ability.
Where can I buy one of your super cool Team Glow jerseys? We keep a stock of kit you can buy direct from us. Details are posted on Facebook when we open an ordering window.