Club News – June 7th

Hi All,
Looks like its a weekend for the ducks I’m afraid…should brighten up enough on Sunday for a pleasant ride, Saturday looks wet….

Last Sunday however, saw some great weather for the first round of the BCC Champs at the Winery Sportive.. We had 20 riders turn out to support the event, run on local roads with a great host location ! Well done everyone that completed a tough course, see you at the next one..See photo at the bottom of the page.

If this has inspired you, there’s time to sign up for the next event on the 23rd June.

3 Routes, Espresso 30m, Doppio 60m and Lungo 85m, Suggested route Lungo

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Ride safe,

Link and summary  of this weekends rides are at the bottom of the page but please take a moment to read the club guidelines. 

Mellow rides 1st Sat and 3rd Sun of the month @ 9 am, a relaxed 10-12 mph ride for beginner riders, volunteers are always welcome and most needed ! Route available the day before on the share. Email if you can help and check our website for details.

Groups: We usually have a slow, medium and fast group for each distance, please choose your group carefully so you don’t disrupt the momentum of the group by either being too fast for it or too slow.

Clothing: Club colours whenever possible please. The link to Endura’s custom kit website is below, (our order is now closed) if you need a logon for next time, email Rob at The BCC Polo order has now closed, delivery end of June.

Bikes: Mudguards season is over…enjoy, but please make sure you have appropriate and serviceable tires for the roads round here, even in summer months they can still be flinty, lightweight race tires are not recommended..

ICE tags or Road ID: Please make sure you have a prominently displayed ID tag with emergency numbers in case of a road incident. If you need an ICE tag, please come see me or Rob Jones at a pre-ride meet. Ensure your BC membership page is updated with an emergency contact. 

Routes: please ensure you download the days route and load your GPS device, link to routes below. More routes are always welcome, send yours to me or to Grant Hepburn. Feedback on the days routes is also welcome. 

Incidents: Ride leaders, please immediately report any accident, however small, to the club welfare officer