Winter riding preparation

There are three certainties in life: 1) Taxes 2) Death 3) Mudguards for club rides during the winter months Several years ago we decided to make mudguards mandatory for club rides outside of British Summer Time so from when the clocks change. The rational behind this was to make club rides less of a splatter[…]

Weekend Rides 24/25 October

This weekend is a special weekend. We have the normal 2 Saturday rides, but Sunday is the Reliability Ride with all other Sunday rides cancelled. There are different registration links for each ride this weekend so please ensure you use the right one. Also, the Reliability Ride sets off from Woodgreen rather than Peoples Park.[…]

Close passes on our club rides

In 2019 the club took the decision to equip our ride leaders with bike-mounted video cameras due to the increasing numbers of close passes we were experiencing on our club rides. After a considerable investment was made in 12 cameras we have made many reports to Thames Valley Police who we hoped would use our[…]

Weekend Rides – 17/18 October

This weekend we have five rides planned as usual. As the colder and more changeable weather is now with us until spring, please keep an eye on the website and Facebook in case of any changes or cancelations. Please remember you need to register at least 24 hours before the ride. Registration can be done[…]

Weekend Rides – 10/11 October

This weekend we have five rides planned as usual. As the weather is starting to change but is currently looking more promising than last weekend, please keep an eye on the website and Facebook in case of any changes or cancelations. Please remember you need to register at least 24 hours before the ride. Registration[…]

Sunday 4th October – ALL RIDES CANCELLED

Although Storm Alex didn’t dump quite as much rain on us as forecast, it was still pretty miserable all Saturday morning. Hopefully every agrees the right decision was made to cancel. Unfortunately the forecast isn’t any better for Sunday so once again we have taken the difficult decision to cancel all Sunday rides on safety[…]

Saturday 3rd October – Rides Cancelled

Storm Alex hasn’t registered for any of the rides on Saturday but has still managed to cause havoc! Unfortunately we have taken the decision to cancel all rides on Saturday 3rd October on safety grounds. Based on current forecasts of heavy rain throughout Friday night and continuing through Saturday there will be significant standing water[…]

2020 Autumn Reliability Ride

This years’ BSCC Autumn Reliability Ride takes place on Sunday the 25th October. The route is the familiar and picturesque 62 mile/100km ride on quiet roads heading down to Burford which takes in the delights of the Cotswolds and with a few climbs thrown in for good measure. Whilst wanting to preserve the rider experience[…]

Weekend Rides – 3/4 October

This weekend we have five rides planned as usual. As the weather is starting to change, please keep an eye on the website and Facebook in case of any changes or cancelations. Please remember you need to register at least 24 hours before the ride. Registration can be done here; Pre Registration Link All rides are[…]