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 […]

WVCC “virtual” Club 10 TT – Rou...

WVCC “virtual” Club 10 TT – Round 2

Tonight’s Virtual Club 10 (Round 2) results Men’s 1st – Harry Dexter – 21:552nd – Matthew James Heath – 22:023rd – Sam Taylor – 22:35 Ladies 1st – Helen Ferber Lonsdale – 24:532nd – Emily Martin – 24:583rd – Kaylee Jane Inglis – 25:02 Just for fun and a bit more of interest a Virtual […]

Inaugural WVCC “virtual” ...

Wednesday evenings once again saw the return of the Club 10 but with a slight difference. The first WVCC “Virtual” Club 10 Time Trial of the Tempus Fugit course on Zwift’s Watopia. With everything new there were a few teething problems with Craig unable to get in despite an invite. Titch had a last minute […]

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 […]

Steady schlep to sleepy Sleap

In an effort to pretend that life is still normal, a small, disparate group of us have taken to convening on a Sunday morning for a long non clubrun club run. Last weekend was officially classed as, ‘hilly’ and so it seemed only fair that this weekend should be in the, ‘flat’ category. During the […]

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 […]

Posted on FB by Alan Kemp

Posted on FB by Alan Kemp

Alan Kemp Us older riders will remember riding out to very early morning time trials , eg on courses J13 and 14 on the East Lancs road and many others , in my case mid to late 1960s , on a set up similar to the photo . Race wheels carried on aluminium brackets. A […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Update

Given that the government announced changes and some relaxation to rules about time spent outdoors, this is just an update with regard to WVCC activities and cycling in general. There are still NO club activities. NO group rides, NO time trials, NO road or circuit racing until such time as we announce it. Do not […]

Club runs are back in the calendar for our members and new riders who are looking to join.

Upcoming Events

Jan
22
Sat
2022
10:00 Training Ride 3
Training Ride 3
Jan 22 @ 10:00 – 13:00
“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[...]
10:00 Training Rides 1 & 2
Training Rides 1 & 2
Jan 22 @ 10:00 – 14:30
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 09:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 21mph+ Ride[...]
Jan
29
Sat
2022
10:00 Training Ride 3
Training Ride 3
Jan 29 @ 10:00 – 13:00
“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[...]
10:00 Training Rides 1 & 2
Training Rides 1 & 2
Jan 29 @ 10:00 – 14:30
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 09:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 21mph+ Ride[...]

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!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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