It’s all downhill from hereR...

Our winner for 2016 - Jim!

..especially if you are one of the many who tried to get the crown from last year’s freewheel winner Jamie, by trying to freewheel down a different hill this year. On the club run out on Sunday, a stop was made at the top of the hill just past Brines Brow car park in Delamere, and […]

Llanberis 2016… Are you ready?


For those who have booked for Llanberis 2016, you should all have had your guide emailed to you. If not, please contact Jim Williams – or me – – to make sure you have all of the details. I have attached a shortened version of the document (which does not have you room […]

Downhill Comp


Now the annual ride downhill is fast approaching and it’s date is on the calendar, it’s the last championship to be decided before the coveted trophy is awarded at the club dinner. Jamie Wilson who is the current holder has a injury scare that may keep him from defending his title. Just to let you […]

To Holt, or aaaarrrghhhhhh Llanberis&...

Yep. It does. :-)

Yes, it is that time of year. We need the miles (especially me). It didn’t feel that time of the year though. Those turning up, stopped, uttered words like ‘Phew’, ‘too hot’ or started putting sun tan lotion on. Okay, not that last bit, but it was unseasonably warm on Sunday and many were over-dressed. […]

Northwich Police and WVCC team up aga...

Here we are with PC Neil Wharmby, helping us to protect our bikes!

According the the ImmobiTag web site – see – there is a bike stolen every 71 seconds in the UK. That’s a lot of bikes, and the pride and joy of many a cyclist. Insurance often doesn’t cover everything, and most of us love our bikes and would much prefer to have them returned […]

BC membership discount for 1st time m...


It’s that time of year again were you may be thinking about membership of individual membership of BC [or the CTC] just to let you know that BC are again offering a discount for the 1st year of membership when you are confirmed as a member of the WVCC. [everybody should join either BC or […]

Dancing on Ice on the Hornby Road

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Six valiant souls (Nick, Jim, Jeff and his brother in law Jerry, Kev and me) arrived in Wray, near Lancaster, at 10 a.m., to ride the Hornby Road in honour of our absent MTB leader (Matt Hornby).  It was COLD!  I was worried that I’d be keeping everyone waiting so set off ahead, and due […]

Glenn Longland – Special Guest ...


I’m very pleased to announce that cycling legend, and friend of WVCC, Glenn Longland, will be joining us as special guest at our club dinner this year. Glenn, who started with Crabwood CC and went on to form Antelope Racing Team, has done it all, and well: cyclo-cross, road racing, track racing and time trialling, […]

Wild Wales Challenge 2016

Wild Wales Challenge 2016

A number of you may (or may not) have fond memories from last year’s event, personally, it was probably the toughest ride I have ever done, over 8000 ft of elevation gain in around 85 miles 2015 route can be found here. I recall a number of conversations immediately following the ride along the lines […]

Searching for a ride… Short rid...


Having seen that no short ride had been planned for Sunday’s ride I thought that I would have a look back over my Strava activities to see if I could find something suitable. A quick search for “short” rides did not reveal many options, however I did find a ride that went to the Teddy […]

Is there a ride from Hatchmere at 10am tomorrow? Im justing getting back on and will see if I can get there and tag on for 10 miles or so. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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9:30am tomorrow at the Clubhouse for an Easterly ride into the Peaks. Is that right Alan Kemp.??.. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Millar to BC, it'll be Lance on the Olympic committee next. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Descent into Betws ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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A taste of whats to come on the run into Ruthin. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Upcoming Events

10:00 MTB ride, Delamere loop.
MTB ride, Delamere loop.
Feb 13 @ 10:00
A local ride, with a twist. 22 miles around the way-marked Delamere loop. PLEASE NOTE! Meet at the Whitegate Station car park on the Whitegate way please.
20:00 Club Track Session
Club Track Session
Feb 25 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Manchester Velodrome Thursday 25th February 2016 Between 08.00 to 10.00pm Avoid the cold Winter weather and get some quality training ready for the Summer, let me know by email if you can come along. Arrive at[...]

Club meeting times

Sunday runs:

10:00 - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club - see calendar for updated start times (Most runs 09:30 during the summer months)

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:45 - 21:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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