Members Views

This is the page  for Members to post about their cycling projects, cycling adventures and anything else they get up with bikes.

Group cycling
The Lost art of the club ride – by a bike accident lawyer Every so often, I’ll ride a recreational group ride. I love the camaraderie of cyclists, the talk, the last minute pumps of air, the clicking in, and the easy drifting out as a peloton. “I miss riding in a group,” I’ll think […]

The Lost art of the club ride

One of our members (Nigel Moore) is doing the National Cycling Down Dementia Challenge of 1,000 miles over the winter months to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research. The link to his donation page is here: Here is his story:  “The recent death of my father in law, who died after suffering from Alzheimers, has […]

Nigel’s Cycling Down Dementia Challenge

As the current forecast for Sunday at 9am is 1 deg and fog I have decided to go ahead with the Zwift club ride. It is now live on the Zwift Event schedule. Details of the ride can be found here: Zwift won’t produce replica ARCC kits sadly but on joining the event your avatar […]

ARCC Inaugural Group Zwift Ride

It’s a sweltering 38 degrees when our optimistic little band of eight, keen cycling buddies arrive in France with our intention to tackle Mont Ventoux the next day starting to look a little ambitious – perhaps we should begin very early in the morning to avoid the blistering heat?  Like err…the crack of dawn, given […]

Mont Ventoux from Bedoin

Tour of Cambridge 2016 – a participants view by Judy Armstrong Tour of Cambridge – hmmm….82 miles of flat riding on closed roads,  yep sounds good….keeping a friend company for a mini Ride London experience to prepare her for the event in July…sounds like a nice day out! Chauffeur driven to Peterborough and an early […]

Tour of Cambridge 2016 – a participants view

YOU’LL NOT SEE NOTHING LIKE THE MIGHTY QUINN  by  Vaughan Ward (click on images to enlarge) Back in 1968, as I was just starting to dabble in time trials as a teenager, my first few months wages went on treating myself to a hand built frame.  Living in North Wales, the nearest builder of any […]

The Mighty Quinn