Welcome to Velo Club Walcot

Cycling Club in Bath.. Running friendly group rides in the glorious West Country hills surrounding the city.

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Ride With VCW

We meet in front of Brown’s in Bath at 9am on both Saturday and Sunday, we also have mid-week rides.

From our Easyriders to Raceriders, there is a group for all abilities.

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Latest News

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Claverton Hill records broken for both men and women

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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VC Walcot visits the Bicycle Academy

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.
Velo Club Walcot Emergency First Aid Course September 2018
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Our first First Aid course completed

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)...
VC Walcot Hillclimb 2018

Velo Club Walcot Hill Climb 2018

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…

Sunday meet-up snapped by Google Street View

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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VCW conquers the Classics Ride 2018

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.   Seven…
Cycling Club VC Walcot rides every Sunday in all weathers
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April 8th Classics Routes Announced

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…
VC Walcot rider Claire Cottrell speeds through Flanders countryside on a gravel track

Ride Report: Tour of Flanders 2018

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…