Favourable conditions and superb athletes combined to make the course records tumble at the 2018 edition of the Velo Club Walcot Hill Climb.
The largest ever turnout of competitors fought it out on the half-mile hill between the…
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A group of club members and guests recently visited The Bicycle Academy in Frome to hear founder Andrew Denham speak on the recent developments in the finest steel tubing and how it can be made into frames for custom-made bicycles.
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A dozen members of Velo Club Walcot completed a course in First Aid during September, so that we're better prepared for accidents and emergencies on our club rides.
According to WESport under whose banner we attended at the University of the West of England (UWE)...
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Sunday 30th September 2018 is the next date for the annual and now legendary Velo Club Walcot Hill Climb on Claverton Hill at the Eastern edge of Bath.
'Legendary' because however awful the riders feel after riding for around two…
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An eagle-eyed member of Velo Club Walcot has spotted riders on Street View assembling at Orange Grove Bath on a Sunday morning back in May 2017
It was actually Gail Armstrong wife of member Arran who noticed the distinctive green,…
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Once a year on the day of the famous cobbled Paris-Roubaix race in France, Velo Club Walcot members pay tribute to the horrors of terrible road surfaces by taking on some of the steepest, shoddiest lanes of the West Country.
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Organiser Arran Armstrong has published this year's fiendish celebration of all things epic and timed as usual to coincide with the climax of the Classics cycling season: Paris-Roubaix
Sunday April 8th is the date for this year's…
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Velo Club Walcot members return happy from pedalling-packed trip to the Belgian Classics
Over 3 days and 300km (87 miles), Claire Cottrell and David Acklam tackled the infamous cobbled climbs, joined the Gent Wevelgem Sportive and…
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Busy & glorious Sunday: three different Clubriders groups today around Wiltshire, plus a group of 14 on riding skills coaching up at Odd Down Circuit plus a team at the National Circuit Time Trial Champs at Thruxton. We’ll sleep well but looking forward to next weekend already x