Welcome to Velo Club Walcot Cycling Club in Bath,UK

for friendly group rides and racing in the glorious hills surrounding our city

Ride With VCW

VC-Walcot was started in November 2006 with the aim of providing a friendly and accessible cycling club for any rider in the Bath area who wanted to ride with a group of like-minded people. We enjoy starting our Sundays with a ride usually with a mid ride coffee, a chat and some hard-earned cake.

Although we now ride on Wednesdays , the Sunday group rides are the core of what we do and are always friendly and sociable and at a reasonable pace for your level of fitness and experience; if you start a ride with us you’ll finish it with us, too. We organise competitive events and separate rides for our racers so we can keep our group rides as much fun as they should be.

We’re always happy to meet new people to ride with so please come join us.

We are also British Cycling, CTT and WTTA affiliated, and have a core of members who are active road, time trial and cyclocross racers – if you fancy having a go, we’re more than happy to point you in the right direction.

Under normal circumstances we meet in front of Brown’s in Bath at 9am on both Sunday and Wednesday. There are groups for all abilities, starting at average 12mph.


Latest News

Midsummer Madness June 2022

Sunshine, bikes, pizza, beer. A variety of evening rides were enjoyed on Tuesday 21st June all ending at Green Park for a Midsummer get together  

Chase the Sun June 2022

  VCW beat the sun! Setting off at sunrise from the east coast in Kent, we made it 205 miles across the country to the west coast in Burnham On Sea before sunset. Lovely picturesque route, through the Kent hopfields, on to Crystal…

VCW Trip to the Seaside- May 2022

A VCW Adventure     On a sunny Saturday 35 cyclists cycled 75 miles from Bath to Weymouth. The bikes were all transported  safely back in a van whilst the riders got the train home. What a day!     …

IOW Randonnee 2022

Isle of Wight Randonnee 2022 was a wet one but it didn't dampen spirits of those who signed up and headed over! We all did the 100km route.      The IOW Randonnee is very well organised and free to enter. The were electronic brevet…

Bike Bath Sunday 26th June

In 2022, we are celebrating our 10th year in style. Supported by Bath Recreation Limited and the wonderful VC Walcot, come and join us on Sunday 26th June at the Bath Rec.   All routes are fully…

LVIS Audaxes on 13th March 2022

On Sunday 13th March 2022 several club members rode along picturesque lanes in the West Country  with friendly company with plenty of fine baking - Barry's Bristol Butt Buster 215km, Barry's Bristol Bash 116km and Barry's Bristol Blast 160km. it…
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Bike Maintenance

Claire C writes: In the summer I received a message from a fellow VC Walcot member wondering if I could help with a Bike Maintenance Session for some of the female members of the club. With some covid restrictions still in place we decided…
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Wednesday Gravel Rides

In 2021 a new addition to our Wednesday and Sunday rides (which go out every week rain or shine) was the start of an evening gravel ride.