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  • Club activities – week commencing 27th March 2017 March 27, 2017 - Please find below details for all this week’s club activities. Saturday rides are to Cotefield Nursery, Bodicote. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is the first of this year’s Tuesday evening Time Trials, a 50/50 ride on
  • Confirmed club activities – 25th and 26th March 2017 March 24, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There are two social ride cancellations this weekend – Sunday B & D rides. I’ve left the Saturday non-stop/training rides in the
  • Club activities – week commencing 20th March 2017 March 20, 2017 - Please find below details for all this week’s club activities. Saturday rides are to Turweston. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is a 50/50 ride on Thursday evening, the Taster ride, the non-stop/training rides on Saturday and
  • Confirmed club activities – 18th and 19th March 2017 March 17, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There are three social ride cancellations this weekend – Saturday B and Sunday C & D rides. I’ve left the Saturday non-stop/training
  • Club activities – week commencing 13th March 2017 March 13, 2017 - Please find below details for all this week’s club activities. Saturday rides are to Hook Norton Brewery. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is the club night and 50/50 ride on Thursday evening, the non-stop/training rides on
  • Confirmed club activities – 11th and 12th March 2017 March 10, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There are three social ride cancellations this weekend – Sunday B, C & D rides. I’ve left the non-stop/training rides in the
  • Club activities – week commencing 6th March 2017 March 6, 2017 - Please find below details for all this week’s club activities. Saturday rides are to Green Dragon Eco Centre. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is a 50/50 ride on Thursday evening, the non-stop/training rides on Saturday and
  • Confirmed club activities – 4th and 5th March 2017 March 3, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There are two social ride cancellations this weekend – Sunday C & D rides. I’ve left the Saturday non-stop/training rides in the
  • Club activities – week commencing 27th February 2017 February 27, 2017 - Please find below details for all this week’s club activities. Saturday rides are to Waterperry. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is a 50/50 ride on Thursday evening (not yet in the calendar so please await confirmation),
  • Confirmed club activities – 25th & 26th February 2017 February 24, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There is only one social ride cancellations this weekend – Saturday C ride. I’ve left the Saturday non-stop/training rides in the calendar

Upcoming rides & events

Mar
28
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: None
Field size: 40
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Tim Beaven

Category: Time Trial

Mar
30
Thu
OR#005_Start_Chesterton (21M). (Simon Nicholson) @ Chesterton Red Cow
Mar 30 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

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Meeting point: Chesterton Red Cow
Meeting time: 0.802083333333333

Route overview

Fast road sections, be aware possible flooding around Pigeons lock if lots or rain beforehand.

Technical Level (1-5): 0
Pub/Cafe Stop: Red Cow Chesteron
Suitable for CX: Yes

Category: Off Road Ride

Apr
1
Sat
A. Cotefield Nursery, Bodicote. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Cotefield Nursery, Bodicote. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Cotefield Nursery, Bodicote. Route: Leader’s choice. 45m (72km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Cotefield Nursery, Bodicote. Route: Leader’s choice. 40m (64km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Apr 1 @ 10:50 am – 12:30 pm

Coached by: Matt, Olly and Gill
Session theme: Bike-handling and Group Riding Techniques.

Please come suitably dressed for the weather conditions, with helmet, gloves, drink and a road worthy bicycle. If the session is going to be cancelled due to poor weather, we will send out an email early Saturday morning.
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BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Apr 1 @ 10:50 am – 12:30 pm

Coached by: Olly and Gill
Session theme: Bike-handling and Group Riding Techniques.

Please come suitably dressed for the weather conditions, with helmet, gloves, drink and a road worthy bicycle. If the session is going to be cancelled due to poor weather, we will send out an email early Saturday morning.
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Apr
2
Sun
A. The Barn, Wilstone. Route: LR055. 64m (103km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Route Description

Launton, Marsh Gibbon, Edgcott and R twds Quainton and R again twds Quainton and then 1st R (sgd railway). Over X rds to Waddesdon. R at A41 and L at War Memorial, through Waddesdon Manor (1st L and 1st R; cross rd at top of hill, R at T and keep L, over bridge and on to Stone, Bishopstone. R after railway to North Lee. R at A4010 and L at Terrick rbt. In 1ml, L on Nash Lee Lane. At end of lane, take path and X main road. At B4009, go R and S/O at several rbts. L at rbt in ctr of Wendover and 1st R. In 1 ml, L twds The Hale. Keep L at top of 1:7 climb and L at T. Pass exit and entrance to CafŽ in the Wood. R at T and 1st L to Aston Clinton. L at T and R at rbt to B489. Over A41, pass Wilstone Reservoir and The Barn cafŽ is on right after bend. R from cafŽ and L at rbt. Go through Long Marston, Wingrave, Aston Abbotts. S/O at X rds in Cublington. L at T and R at entrance to Dunton; through Hoggeston. R at A413 and L in 1 ml (sgd Swans Way Ð very tight turn!). R at T /Church in Granborough and L at The Crown. R at T, then L at T in Botolph Claydon. Calvert, Marsh Gibbon, Launton

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Canons Ashby. Route: LR062. 58m (93km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Caversfield, Fringford, Cottisford, over A43, Croughton, Charlton, Farthinghoe, Culworth, Eydon, Byfield, Woodford Halse, Canons Ashby, Weston, Weedon Bois, Wappenham, Syresham, Biddlesden, Water Stratford, Tingewick, right before Preston Bissett, Stratton Audley, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Woodstock – Blenheim Buttery. Route: SR029C. 48m (77km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Middleton Stoney, Upper Heyford, Somerton, North Aston, Duns Tew, Great Tew, Enstone, Charlbury, through Blenheim Park to Woodstock, Tackley, Steeple Aston, Middle Aston, North Aston, Somerton, Ardley, Bucknell, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Green Dragon Eco Farm. Route: SR030A. 41m (66km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Ambrosden, Blackthorn, Piddington, Ludgershall, Kingswood, Quainton, North Marston, Granborough, East Claydon, Botolph Claydon, Green Dragon Eco Farm, Botolph Claydon, Calvert, Marsh Gibbon, Launton, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Apr
4
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: None
Field size: 40
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Tim Beaven

Category: Time Trial

Apr
8
Sat
A. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 45m (72km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

D/Taster+. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 30m (48km)/12-14mph (19-22kph).(Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride, Taster+

Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Apr 8 @ 10:50 am – 12:30 pm

Coached by: No session
No coaching session today due to half term.
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Apr
9
Sun
A. Skylark Fields Farm Shop. Route: LR060. 67m (107km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Stratton Audley, Tingewick (via bridleway), Water Stratford, Dadford, Silverstone, Blakesley, Maidford, R at X in Preston Capes, L at green in Newnham, L at X roads, S/O at A361, 1st exit at A451 rbt and through Staverton, Skylark Fields Farm shop in _ mile on L after village. R from cafŽ and R at road to Hellidon in village (next to car sales area). After pub in Hellidon, go R at 2nd ÔVillage onlyÕ sign. S/O at X roads near big masts. L at T and L at X roads. In Byfield, go S/O/take 3rd exit at funny rbt towards Church sgd Eydon and Farndon. In 1 ml go R at T and next L to Eydon. R at T in village. L at T and climb to Culworth. Through village and R at T. Next L to Sulgrave. Through village to Helmdon and R at T and L to Falcutt. L at B4525 and L to Syresham. R to Biddlesden, R to Westbury, Fringford, Caversfield, Bicester. (NB Add 2 miles if avoid Tingewick bridleway)

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Rushmere Country Park Treetops CafŽ). Route: LR066. 56m (90km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester – Launton – Marsh Gibbon – Edgcott – Quainton – Oving – Whitchurch – Dunton – Stewkley – Soulbury – Great Brickhill and Rushmere Country Park (Treetops CafŽ). Return via Great Brickhill – Stoke Hammond – Drayton Parslow – Swanbourne – Winslow – East Claydon – Botolph Claydon – Charndon – Marsh Gibbon – Launton – Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Waterperry Garden Centre. Route: LR008B. 53m (86km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Launton, Poundon, Twyford, Calvert, Granborough, North Marston, cross A41 and up Waddesdon Hill, Chearsley, Long Crendon, Shabbington, Worminghall, Waterperry, Worminghall, Oakley, left in Oakley on Oxford Rd, left towards Murcott, Charloton-on-Otmoor, Ambrosden, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Brackley American Diner. Route: SR015. 43m (69km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Caveresfield, Fringford, Cottisford, LT X Rds, A43 (old road) LT, RT over A43 bridge, RT Croughton, LT B4301, RT SP Hinton in Hedges, LT Charlton, Farthinghoe, Marston St Lawawence, Halse, Brackley, (Tea), Turweston village, RT A421 Westbury, Finmere, Tingewick, Gawcott, TW Edgcott, RT at Three Bridge Mills X Rds, Twyford, Poundon, Launton, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Apr
11
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: None
Field size: 40
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Paul Tiller

Category: Time Trial

Apr
13
Thu
BMCC Club night
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

BMCC Club Night

Details to follow.

Category: Social

Apr
14
Fri
A. Waterperry. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Waterperry. Route: Leader’s choice. 65m (104km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

 

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