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Velo Club Walcot Emergency First Aid Course September 2018

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 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…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride
YOU are invited to join us on Wednesday June 18th at 7pm. A 26 mile scenic cycle ride followed by a social night at the Wheatsheaf pub BA2 7EG. There will be shorter version of the same loop for those who feel 26 miles is a little too…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride
VC Walcot Open Hill Climb Preview 2013 Sunday’s Open Hill Climb is one of the highlights of our cycling calendar. After all the circuit racing this year it feels good to get back to an event that we’ve been building upon year on…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride
Start list for Sunday’s Velo Club Walcot Open Hill Climb. Bumper entry and a great list of sponsors. The Avenue, near Bath Uni on Sunday at 1400. Bring yourself and a cowbell!
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride
Amazing turnout of almost 50 this morning for the Velo Club Walcot Sunday ride. The “Easyriders’ numbering 22 and including a famous Bath and international rugby player cycled 30-odd miles via Lacock where we picked up the shellshocked…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride

Open Hill Climb 2012 – Round Up

So, all the worry, manic organising, running around town picking up prizes, taping warning signs to stone pillars is over for another year and boy did we have fun! 39 cyclists came, rode a 9% gradient for 900m all in the name of cycle sport.  The…
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride

Open Hill Climb 2012 – Provisional Results

Provisional results below for your viewing pleasure everybody. Great day for hill climbing once again. Full report and photoset round-up to follow tomorrow. Stay tuned. Thanks to everybody who competed, marshalled and supported. 
Velo Club Walcot members smiling and waving at Barrys Bristol Blast cycle ride

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…