Entries by Nick Rearden

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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)…

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 minutes up the sharp climb from the edge of the village of Claverton at […]

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, white and pink kit while searching for something else on Google’s famous online mapping, […]

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Race Results: 2nd Team for VCW in Bath CC TT

Velo Club Walcot took second place team in the Bath CC promotion today, a counting event in the season-long Western Time Trials Association series. Best-placed member was Tavis Walker in eighth position. The results sheet is here Arran Armstrong writes: “VC Walcot were out with eight riders at the 24 mile Bath CC TT event today, which […]

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Diary Date: BikeBath 2018

  Coming again on Sunday 1st July 2018 is BikeBath, our city’s one and only big, annual public-participation event and based on the legendary Recreation Ground. There are 25, 50 and 80-mile loops designed for the whole family through to the fittest and fastest. It’s a tradition that Velo Club Walcot has the largest number of […]