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New routes on the horizon…

Bit of a micro-blog, but relevant nevertheless. Yesterday, the 26th February 2021, the Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn re-opened after 3 years. Why is this news and being posted on our web site? Simple. It is the first bridge locally that I know of that now has a dedicated and separated cycle roadway. That’s right. […]

The Big LEJOG Blog!

 LEJOG 28th May to 6th June 2015 Carl asked me if I would join him and 3 others on a ride from Lands End to John-O-Groats. It was to be part of his  celebrations for his 50th birthday. Having had a couple of health scares, stents in 2012 and then AF and an ablation in […]

COVID-19 Update. What you can and can...

Given that we are now in a second lockdown, and our movements are now greatly restricted, please now ensure that you obey what is in fact law, and keep yourselves and your families safe. British Cycling has provided some guidance in line with the new national restrictions. I fully expect all club members to abide […]

COVID-19 Restrictions 5th Nov. to 3rd...

As you all know, we’re going into another phase of lockdown from midnight tonight (see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november?utm_campaign=1595719_Lockdown%20Update%20%7C%2004%2F11%2F20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=British%20Cycling%20V2&dm_i=480K,Y79J,RB5PJ,49CJA,1) This obviously means, that as a club, we will continue to refrain from any club activities. You can still get out on your bike though, but please stick to the rules (also relevant to non club members and visitors to […]

Cliff Holden

Cliff Holden

I’ve just received the sad news that club member, Cliff Holden, has passed away. Cliff was a regular on the Wednesday Wrinklies rides up until recently, and had recently bought an electric bike so that he could keep on riding. He was making good progress following a series of operations and had even had a […]

Hello Club!

Whilst we’re all doing our own things, solo riding, socially distancing as a small group, or not riding at all, it’s always good to look forward in these changing times. WVCC is still here, still waiting patiently, and ready to unleash activities when safe to do so. At this stage, we remain cautious, but shortly, […]

Membership 2020/21

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Just a note to remind you that the 2019/20 membership expires on 31st August 2020, thanks for your support during the last 12 months, especially since March. Please see below payment options for renewing. If you wish to retain membership, you can renew using one of the following methods 1. Via BC, https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile/2207/weaver-valley-cc if you […]

WVCC COVID-19 Update

Following previous posts, and recent statements from national cycling organisations, including British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, Cycling UK and Audax UK, it is important that the committee make a statement about a club approach during the coming months. Ahead of a committee meeting that we’ll be holding in on 7th July, we will not be […]

Social Distancing – ONLY ride s...

This is a quick message to urge all cyclists, not just club members, to only ride solo whilst you are out on your bikes for the forseeable future. Only go out once a day, and avoid all contact with others (2 metre rule). We’ve seen an appalling lack of compliance to advice given thus far […]

COVID-19 WVCC Response

*IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ* For members of WVCC: COVID-19 – our response. As a committee, we recognise that we must support the government in their efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19. As such, from hereon in, we are suspending our Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday rides, and Tuesday evening social meetings at WPRFC. It’s not […]

Scones, comfy slippers and Llanberis ...

A far better outlook than last greeted those at the club. The sun even poked it’s nose out briefly. Still, Jim took no chances, equipping the broom wagon with snorkel, goggles and flippers. Just in case like…. The black swans in the pond in Hoofield Lane were impressed. Llanberis can be a smiling assassin, and […]

Llanberis 2020 – The routes

For the riders all set for the weekend, here are the routes for both days! They are GPX files for you to download to your bike GPS units. To download on a PC, right click on each of the links below and select Save Link As or Save Target As, and choose where you want […]

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

Apr
24
Sat
2021
09:00 Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Apr 24 @ 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[...]
Apr
28
Wed
2021
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Apr 28 @ 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.
18:30 WVCC Club 10 TT – Solo 1st event...
WVCC Club 10 TT – Solo 1st event...
Apr 28 @ 18:30 – 21:00
  WVCC Club 10s 2021 – Solo 1st event – WVCC members only For new club riders, just come along and have a go. It’s all about you and the clock, and measuring your own[...]
May
1
Sat
2021
09:00 Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Training Rides *CANCELLED*
May 1 @ 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[...]
May
5
Wed
2021
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
May 5 @ 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.

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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