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Sunday 14th April 2019 will see our latest edition of the VC Walcot 'Classics' Ride where members and guests ride some of the less hospitable lanes around the city of Bath.
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Velo Club Walcot collaborating with the organisers of Bike Bath to give a leg-up to newer and less confident cyclists.
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Velo Club Walcot once again hosted its annual prize presentation shindig at Widcome Social Club.
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Bike Bath supported by National home builder Redrow announce partnership with local cyclists, Velo Club Walcot for 2019 event.
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At least five different groups on Sunday but one thing in common; we nearly always head into the wind on the way out so we have a nice fast tailwind home.
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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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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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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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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)...
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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…
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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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VC Walcot was out in force for Barry’s Bristol Blast, a jolly 116km loop south from Bristol via Glastonbury Last Sunday 25th March, our 13 riders largely made up from the usual Sunday Clubriders 2 group did a great job of completing a…