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How to cycle underneath a river

If I hadn’t seen a Sustrans post about it, I’d never have known about it, but visiting the Newcastle area now and again, I had to check it out. It’s a tunnel you see, under the River Tyne, but not your usual, cars, buses and other motorised transport affair, this was built for pedestrians and […]

ToB and WVCC

It’s been a great week thus far (and it’s only Wednesday) for the 2019 ToB, with the Green Jersey (for the overall leader of the race), swapping and changing. Facebook was busy with some vague plans for some who were interested to go and watch somewhere. I had plans just to cycle out to the […]

WVCC Summer Barbecue – 20th Jul...

The WVCC Barbecue is organised this year for the 20th. Food will be served from 19:00. We’re getting Clever Catering in like last year. The food was great and plenty for everyone. A great night especially for new members to come along and socialise! £10 per adult and kids under 14 £3.50. Please make sure […]

Spectacular Cycling from the Club Din...

Mark and I were fortunate enough to win the prize donated by Paul Simpson for the club dinner, spectacularcycling – http://www.spectacularvilla.eu/. The prize included 3 nights bed and breakfast at Paul’s villa in Beniarrés, 2 days bike hire, transfers to/from Alicante. We decided to extend the stay by an extra night and secure two additional […]

24/04/2019 – TT cancelled

Sorry guys. Tonight’s TT is now cancelled due to the two sets of traffic lights on the course, one of which stops us doing the 2 lap course as well. Please pass the message on to those who don’t check Facebook or the web site frequently. The work is scheduled to be completed this week, […]

No parking at the club tomorrow 7th A...

Due to a large rugby festival tomorrow. You can’t park at the club if you intend to drive. Probably best to park in Hartford and ride to the club. Thanks

Llanberis 2019. The maelstrom. The su...

Where does one start to describe the Llanberis weekend this year? Madness? Possibly. A little bit wet? Maybe. Maelstrom? – a situation or state of confused movement or violent turmoil. That’ll do. Many dropped out, fearing what was to come. Weather reports suggested it would be wet and windy. Oh yes. It was. A few turned […]

Llanberis 2019 routes

2 weeks to go! If you want a bit more detail about the route, then here are the GPX files for you to download to your bike GPS units. They are standard GPX files (on a PC, right click and select Save Link As or Save Target As,  to download them to wherever you want […]

Paul Sherwen Memorial

Not normally the type of video shared on the club site, but I thought it appropriate to embed the YouTube video of the fitting tribute to WVCC Club Member Paul Sherwen, held at Manchester Cathedral on 6th February 2019.

Club Dinner 2019 – get your tic...

Time flies, and here we are organising a Club Dinner again! Now it is in the calendar for Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 19:00. This year we’re at the Winnington Park Recreation Club, and it’ll be a great evening with the usual chance to socialise whilst we’re washed and clothed normally. This year, we are lucky […]

Ghent Six – 2019

There are a limited number of places available for the Ghent six on the 15th to 17th Nov 2019. The itinerary is you leave Newport Shropshire on the 15th at 6 am and travel to Ghent arriving late afternoon. Book into your Hotel which is the Ibis in Ghent. That evening we go out for a meal together.  […]

Llanberis 2019

Llanberis 2019

Hi all, it’s that time again, time to think about our trip next March to Llanberis..[and forget this year’s Beast] To secure a place, please pay a £50 deposit by 31st December.[payment details in confirmation email] it’s 1st come 1st served for club members until the end of December. Then any places not taken will go […]

As a club, we’d like to wish Andrew Simpson @simmo_on_sport all the best for the future, with a heartfelt thanks for supporting WVCC all these years....

Upcoming Events

Sep
21
Sat
2019
09:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Sep 21 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Sep
25
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
Sep
28
Sat
2019
09:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Sep 28 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Oct
1
Tue
2019
19:30 AGM – all members welcome.
AGM – all members welcome.
Oct 1 @ 19:30 – 23:00
This is your chance to catch up on what the club has been up to in the last year, and what we are going to do in the coming year. Also your chance to get[...]
Oct
2
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
Oct
5
Sat
2019
09:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Oct 5 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]

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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