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 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. We often run shorter Rides under our Discover Bristol theme that are gentle paced so that the whole family can enjoy exploring our fair City.
Most rides start from outside the Arnolifini on the Pero’s Bridge side, but check details of each ride. There’s also contact details for the ride leader for any questions you may have. Click here for a map of all the main staring points.
Ride: Oakham Treasures Café
A 23 mile (approx.) gentle paced New Year Ride on Saturday January 4th from Coffee#1 Welsh Back, BS1 4AN, at the corner of Queen Square and Welsh Back. Other rides and events are on the Diary page on the website We will be meeting at 10-15am for a 10-30am departure. The route will head out along the Festival Way and through the Tyntesfield estate with a morning drinks stop near Portbury at Oakham Treasures café.…Read More
Climate Strike Critical Mass ride - Fri 20th Sept 6pm
Whenever you or anyone else gets on a bike, you become part of the solution. Even if we're just nipping to the shops or getting to work quickly. Sometimes it's great to join with others as part of the change. That's why Bristol Cycling Campaign has thousands of supporters, and why we support the monthly Critical Mass rides. This month the ride is a week early, on Friday 20th Sept, in order to support and…Read More