Mery Wolke wins the Manners Cup Handicap TT

Near perfect time trialling conditions greeted the 22 riders who competed in last night’s Manners Cup Handicap 25 mile TT. This is one of the club’s oldest trophies, first awarded in 1926, which in recent years has been held on the K4/25W Banbury/Gaydon B4100 course. An event of this distance, together with a field of[…]

Weekend rides 1/2 June

This weekend we have five rides planned. Saturday 10am Gentle Cafe Ride: The 12-14mph average speed Gentle Cafe Ride is going out to Hanwell and features a coffee stop at The Moon & Sixpence as part of a 25.8 mile loop. Saturday 10am Intermediate Ride: The same coffee stop at The Moon & Sixpence, but[…]

Wednesday Time Trial: Change of course

Wednesday’s time trial was due to take place on the 10 mile loop around Tysoe but this will not be possible due to multiple roadworks in place. This means the interclub competition between Banbury Star and our friends from the A5 Rangers will now be held on the reserve course which is the K4/20 just[…]

Weekend rides 25/27 May

This weekend we have three rides planned, as we are running our annual road race this Sunday. There will be the usual Saturday rides plus a Bank Holiday bonus on Monday. Saturday 10am Gentle Cafe Ride: The 12-14mph average speed Gentle Cafe Ride is going out to Edge Hill and features a coffee stop at[…]

Banbury Star Road Race entries update

Some on the day entries will be possible for our annual road race which takes place this coming Sunday 26th May. The morning’s race is for Cat 3/4 Men, starting at 0930 and in the afternoon the E/1/2/3 women take over with the start at 1330. Both races are held on a 15 mile loop[…]

Weekend rides 18/19 May

This weekend we have five rides planned. Saturday 10am Gentle Cafe Ride: The 12-14mph average speed Gentle Cafe Ride is going out to Culworth and features a coffee stop at Forge Coffee as part of a 27.8 mile loop. Saturday 10am Intermediate Ride: The same coffee stop at The Crewe Arms, but a faster average[…]