Llanberis 2016 – update

As many will know, we had a bit of last minute drama after we found out that the cafe at Ruthin Craft Centre had closed, which is where we were due to stop for the feeding frenzy before heading onwards to Denbigh! Not to worry though, as Jim, Alan and Syd sought out the Seven […]

It’s all downhill from hereR...

..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 – jim@weavervalleycc.org.uk or me – ady@weavervalleycc.org.uk – 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&...

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...

According the the ImmobiTag web site – see www.immobitag.com – 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

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 […]

Cycling coaching

Hi fellow Weaver Valley members, Would you like to become a better bike rider? I am training to be a British Cycling Level 2 coach, and over the next few weeks I need to deliver some coached sessions to a group of riders, ideally 6-10.  I would like to know if anyone in the club […]

For those riding the Wild Wales Challenge (and those who aren't of course), this Sunday is the last chance to get some hills in your legs, we are off to the No Car Cafe 😁🚴 ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Good luck tomorrow to Alistair Stanway, taking part in the 12 hour club champs, rather him than me!
Also to Kevan Underhill, John Keen, Nick Butterworth, Ewart Howkins & Tony Booth racing in the national TLI Champs. 🚴👍😃
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Club meeting times

Sunday runs:

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

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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