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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…
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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.
Velo Club Walcot Emergency First Aid Course September 2018
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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)...
VC Walcot Hillclimb 2018

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…

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,…
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VCW conquers the Classics Ride 2018

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…
Cycling Club VC Walcot rides every Sunday in all weathers
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April 8th Classics Routes Announced

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…
VC Walcot rider Claire Cottrell speeds through Flanders countryside on a gravel track

Ride Report: Tour of Flanders 2018

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…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride
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VCW blasts around Bristol

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…
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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…
Bike Bath 2018
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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…

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…
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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…
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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!