Entries by Velo Club Walcot

Tour Series 2015 Finale Comes to Bath

Tour Series 2015 Finale Comes to Bath Bath’s biggest cycling secret for 2015 (but maybe worst kept) is out of the bag! The Pearl Izumi Tour Series is coming to the city on the evening of 11th June. Aside from the Tour of Britain, which of course came here last year as well, this is […]

U10 and U12 results from Odd Down CX 2015

U10 and U12 Results from #OddDownCx2015 (Results for the other categories are being provided by Black Sheep Sports as part of their arrangement with the Western League. There are some issues with those which we and they are working to resolve as soon as possible).

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Odd Down CX 2015

ODD DOWN CX 2015 Get Xmas out of the way and then it’s time to ‘get rad’…. Follow the link on the right-hand menu to access more info or just gaze at the event poster!

Community Club of the Year Award

After a perfect lead out train from VCW the Sulis Scorpions brought home the prize, taking the sprint finish in emphatic style! The crossover of functions between the two clubs is paying dividends in terms of youth and family membership and long may it continue.  Sulis Scorpions > Community Club of the Year 2014 at […]

Official Video of the Tour of Britain Stage

  Official B&NES video of the Tour of Britain stage start in Bath. A lucky few of us were invited to the launch at the Roman Baths and then the club turned out en masse the next day to see the Pros ride through the streets of the city. The council has signed a 5 […]

RTTC National Hill Climb Championships on Pea Royd Lane, Sheffield. James Coleman (72nd) rode for VC Walcot with his brother Charles Coleman (21st) riding for Felt Colbournes Hargroves RT after finishing 10th last year in club colours. It was the finish of another strong hill climbing season for the two of them.  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Say what! Finalist ‘Community Club of the Year’ at the Bath Chronicle Sports Awards? Us? Eh? Yesterday an email dropped in the club’s inbox re. the above news. Surprised isn’t the word. More like, how?  We do what we do and hope to be a justified part of the local cycling scene. Sure, we put […]

Club Open Hill Climb 2014 Full field – 70+ starters on the day – First ever U15 event – Great Women’s competition – ‘Big Mob’ on the hill – Huge club support – Tons of fun.  That was the VC Walcot Open Hill Climb 2014…….. The Movers and Shakers on Claverton Hill (official times tbc […]

(pic courtesy of Betty Bhandari) Pete Giddings wins Rd 2 of the Ridley Western CX League On a fast and open course where drafting had a part to play and with only one steep ramp to challenge the legs it was always going to be a rapid start for Tavis Walker and Pete Giddings who […]

The 5th VC. Walcot Open Hill Climb – 5/10/2014 – Official Start Sheet (click through the images above to see all entrants and list of Sponsors) So here we go. The 5th edition of our Open Hill Climb. Organiser Jon Arnold has steadily built up its popularity and with the help of the nascent WTTA […]

The Club’s ToB plans for the Bristol stage finish tomorrow are these; Meet 10am outside of Brown’s on Orange Grove  Ride to Portishead (30 miles, 2hrs) http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6431882 Have lunch in the marina somewhere (plenty of choice) Decide where to watch the stage; Portway, Clifton, Bottom of Bridge Road? All doable from Portishead  Ride back to Bath […]

Paul Hennessy Rides the Etape du Tour  The Etape du Tour is a closed road sportive that follows the route of a Tour de France stage. This year it was stage eighteen, which started in Pau, crossed a couple of third category climbs, then went over the Col du Tourmalet and finished at the top […]

The hills are alive…….with cyclists! Hill Climb season gets underway on 13th Sept with the Cotswold Veldrijden Triple. Many of this year’s events include an under 15s event too. Our Open Hill Climb is on 5th Oct (see poster). It’s also the AVC Strava segment for September. Get training! CTT online entry Details of all […]

200km Ride this Sunday passing through Imber and the Wylye Valley. Tom Marshall on leading duties. 8am start outside of Brown’s on Orange Grove for the #Sportrider & #Racerider mixed group.  All other rides, including shorter #Sportrider and #Racerider, will depart at the more standard 9am.