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Bristol Cycling: Rides for July 2017

Here’s what we’ve got planned for July 2017. BCyC rides are open to all types of cyclist, young and old, athletic or disabled, from slow urbanites to fast racers. We are sociable folk, and always welcome new members and old faces alike. See our Diary page for a full listing of all of our past, present, and future […]

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Bristol Cycling leading cycling trip to London – Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Most weekends Bristol Cycling lead a friendly ride around the city but this Easter we have arranged something special. We have organised 3 days of riding around the capital to see and experience for ourselves some of the new (and some not so new) cycling infrastructure in place around the city of London. The weekend […]

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Nostalgia Photo Quiz and Ride

Here’s a bit of seasonal fun for you. Can you guess the location of the building or site by street name and area? You are welcome to have a go from the comfort of your hearth and home. Why not also join us on the associated ride on  January 22nd 2017 where all will be revealed. […]

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Cafes list – top tips for day rides

We are often asked for our tips on good local cafés to visit for day rides out of Bristol, and so we have put together this little list of ten favourites from members’ suggestions. They make ideal rides out if you are looking for a short or long adventure on the saddle. We suggest checking […]

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Bristol Cycling Campaign Rides

When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Scientific American, 1896 BCyC rides are open to […]

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BCyC conquers Birmingham

The long weekend of June 4th to June 6th saw intrepid members of BCC undertaking the scary BCC or Birmingham Canals Challenge. Conceived, masterminded and led by the `Incredible Hub’ aka Chris Whitlock, ten Bristol people and two outsiders from Shropshire descended on Britain’s second city for a not-very-gruelling three day series of rides. Maybe […]

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June Rides Announced

This June we’re busy with a three day trip in the beautiful countryside around Birmingham, a series of fascinating evening rides for Bike Week and some gentle off-roading south of the Avon taking in the National Trust property at Tyntesfield. Up-to-date details can be found on our Diary page and printable poster can be downloaded […]

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Weekend cycling trip to Birmingham, June 4-6th 2016

Plans are in place for a late Spring weekend cycling trip to Birmingham. The plan is to travel to Birmingham on Saturday June 4th (1pm start) to Monday June 6th (approx 1pm finish). by train or car-share etc., with a view to a half day cycle Saturday pm, a full itinerary Sunday 5th, and an […]

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Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride Routes

For as long as most of us can remember there have been annual rides out along The Portway on one special Sunday each June. This main road has been closed to traffic and thousands of people have enjoyed pottering along the icon Avon Gorge on a short, flat traffic-free route. Others have used it as […]

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Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride Routes

We’ll be joining the thousands of people out on Skyride on Sunday 21nd June. It’s sure to be a great event, and one to treasure along with the Bristol Grand Prix on Saturday 20st. Both coming hot on the heals of another buzzing Bristol Cycle Festival. For those wanting more than the 7.5km short route, here’s the information […]

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Berkeley & The Vale, Sunday 26 Apr 2015

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Discover Bristol Rides – 38 cake fuelled days out in 2014

Were you one of the hundreds of people who came on one our popular Discover Bristol Rides in the past year? We did a grand total of 38 rides in the last year, supported by an Active Neighbourhood Grant from Bristol Council. Looking back the team of enthusiastic volunteer ride leaders can be justifiably proud of […]

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Discover Bristol Rides in 2014/15

In 2014 we received an Active Neighbourhood Grant from Bristol Council to support our famous Discover Bristol Rides. From May 2014 to February Bristol Cycling Campaign organised 47 Rides. Some were short urban themed rides aimed at novice cyclists, while others were medium length (30 miles) or more challenging out-of-town rides for the more experienced.  Our ‘themed’ rides […]

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BCyC Ride Leaders get Life Cycle UK training

A range of novice and experienced Ride Leaders turned up on Sunday morning, March 8th 2015, at Roll for the Soul, which had been specially opened for us by their General Manager, Rob Wall, keen to hear the comprehensive briefing from Life Cycle UK of just what leading a ride entails. After an entertaining ‘introductions’ session our […]

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Penny on Discover Bristol rides during the cycle festival

The lovely Bristol Cycle Festival folk have interviewed our Penny (looking very summery) about our rides to Discover Bristol by bike.   Can’t wait!   

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