Club News – May 9th

Hi All,

7 am start this Saturday ! With breakfast after at The Beech House. Don’t forget.

Event number 2 the of the BCC Champs, The Chiltern Valley Winery Sportive is just around the corner on June 2nd, make sure you get your discounted entry in. 
Suggested route 57 miles, 33 miles also available, enter code “Beacon” for 15% off

Velodrome trip on June 1st, great fun, if you havent tried it, give it a go.
Email to add your name to the list

Endura kit orders will close on Saturday evening, don’t miss out, we won’t be ordering shorts/tops/gilets again until next year, place your order now ! 

Make sure to order your club polo too, we have not even made the minimum yet, this needs your support to make it happen.
Links to clothing below….

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 ! 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, if you need a logon email Rob at If your heading on a trip, or just want to fly the colours at the social night, get the BCC Polo, link below too.

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 .

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

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