Weaver Valley Cycling Club

Welcome to WVCC!

The WVCC was formed in 1962 when a young John Horsfield, an apprentice of ICI, was awarded the company’s ‘Fleck Award’ for his interest in cycling. At this time it was recognised that Northwich was without a local cycling club and the suggestion was put forward to start one. Two hard line local cyclists were contacted, Jack Gee and Allan Littlemore and with that cocktail of youth, experience and enthusiasm the seed was planted for the Weaver Valley Cycling club to grow – and its continued to grow ever since.

We are now a good all round club and cater for mountain bikes, cyclo-cross, track racing, road racing, time trials and club runs, with aspects for the competitive and leisure rider alike.

Can anyone recommend some mudgards for the Winter bike? Mudgaurd eyes on the frame but quite close clearance. Been using those Panracer things for a few years but usually have to buy them twice in a Winter because they are so brittle. Need a more robust but still full guard that will fit a close clearance frame. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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If like me, you have noticed the temperature drop significantly over the last few days or so ❄️, you may now be more inclined to think about winter kit 🚴

This is the final call, order is going in next week!!

Snooze, you lose😩
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It's with a heavy heart that this posts the sad news that Claire O'Brien died this morning after suffering with Leukaemia.
Claire was a much loved member of Weaver Valley Cycling Club, and brought an unmatched enthusiasm to all she was involved in.
More recently, she has been a driving force in introducing new lady riders to Breeze rides becoming a certified Sky Ride leader. She grasped this role with vigour, and got involved in many activities, reporting back to the club committee with positive reports and a bright outlook.
She was a shining light for cycling, and she will be sorely missed by us all.
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We organize an (almost) weekly 10 mile time trial event through the spring/summer, two Audax UK events, an open hill climb, club track sessions, a number of road races and an annual cyclo-cross. Weekly rides leave from Hartford Social Club Car Park on a Sunday morning (see map below), the “Wrinklies” ride starts from Hatchmere at 10am on Wednesdays and regular mountain bike rides are also run. We run a club weekend which takes place each year into and through Wales and a week in Majorca for training (or sunbathing!) also takes place. We also have an informal  weekly club night on a Monday Evening in the Winnington Park Recreation Club to recuperate after a long weekend riding where provisional new members are welcome to turn up and say hello. We also conduct non-cycling events from time to time, walks, bbq’s etc. And of course there is the annual awards ceremony – a chance to loose the lycra and dress like normal people!We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming club able to cater for all levels of cyclist. We have a whole spectrum of riders, from top class athletes competing at the World Track Championships at the Manchester Velodrome, right through to the leisure cyclist out for a Sunday afternoon potter through the lanes of Cheshire, to the enthusiastic mountain biker risking life limb and sanity on the single track.
Shaved legs or not, welcome to the club!

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