Entries by Nick Rearden

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Ride Etiquette

Dos and don’ts for a successful club ride. Otherwise known as ‘How to make yourself popular’. Nothing beats a tightly-knit group of cyclists who understand the rules of how to go further and faster with a collective smile.

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Odd Down coaching proves successful

Cyclists in a group can go faster and further by the members often going slower than they are individually capable of. Which is easier said than done. That’s why Velo Club Walcot uses a professional British Cycling-accredited coach…

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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 village of Claverton and the American Museum, Bath on the afternoon of Sunday 30th September 2018. […]

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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.

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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)…