Post Olympics – The Future of Cycling in Bath

Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton, Geraint Thomas to name but a few. What do they all have in common? Gold medallists, well yes, that’s a given but they had to start somewhere, didn’t they? They all came through…

Wiggins in Yellow

Awesome picture by Becci (@Rollmopprds) to celebrate Wiggo’s Tour de France victory. She’s a very talented artist and super fast rider too. Catch her if you can!
This is sure to be good with our very own Nick Rearden and John Stevenson contributing. All eyes on Sept! nickrearden: ‘Cyclist’ Coming September

Le Tour is over, long live le Tour

Heady days for cycling in Britain. He won’t be reading this but huge congratulations to Bradley Wiggins and the rest of the Sky team for bringing the simple but hugely significant ‘yellow jersey’ back to these shores. With…

Postcard from Canada

Every once in a while an email drops into the Inbox from a club member who’s moved on to greener pastures. Will Longworth was one of the real stalwarts and main protagonists of our Sunday Group Ride in the first few years. As a bona…
Summer All-Dayer 2012Share your bike routes @ Bikely.com Route Map for Sunday’s Ride - Bath-Clevedon-Bath(Source: http://www.bikely.com/)

Bath-Clevedon-Bath | Summer All-Dayer

This Sunday we’ll do our biggest Sunday ride of the year. 73 miles to Clevedon and back. We did this route back in 2007 when it was run as the Grand Prix de Somerset with added ‘race’ graded sections. The ride this year is…
It’s coming…..TdF 2012 nickrearden: SUPERB trailer for ITV4 coverage of Le Tour… (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Fancy Some Cyclo Cross Action?

Nice piece from @Velorunner (Jason Bhandari) about his and Mike Young’s @youngmj13 exploits at the Western League Summer CX Series on 30th May.  The club has a healthy tradition of cyclo cross participation so it’s great to see…

Bath Cycle Races 2012 – Round 5 Wrap Up – Series Showdown

(All pictures courtesy of Rich Wood, cheers Rich!) Five Wednesday evenings in May, road racing in Victoria Park not such a big deal really? Well in a word, yes. For us, the other clubs involved, British Cycling and everybody who rides locally…
Great video of Wednesday’s action of Bath Cycle Races shot by the @BathUniCC guys. More to come next week from us! (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)
nickrearden: The Velo Club Walcot here surprised to find a rare horizontal section on the annual Classics Run

Classics Ride – 2012

Back for 2012 it’s the Classics Ride. Expect steep hills, tricky descents and rough lanes in true VC Walcot tradition. Route this year is the La Fleche Avon loop from 3 years ago. 34 miles doesn’t seem that far, does it? Be sure to check…

2012 Spring Classics Ride – 15th April 2012

Back for 2012 it’s the Classics Ride. Expect steep hills, tricky descents and rough lanes in true VC Walcot tradition. Route this year is the La Fleche Avon loop from 3 years ago. 34 miles doesn’t seem that far, does it? Retro wear and…