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  • Confirmed club activities – 22nd & 23rd July 2017 July 21, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There is one social ride cancellations this weekend – the Saturday C ride. I’ve left the non-stop/training rides in the calendar with
  • Club activities – week commencing 17th July 2017 July 17, 2017 - Thank you to everyone who led rides this weekend. The Gran Fondo was a great day with some excellent rides. Chapeau. Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides
  • Confirmed club activities – 15th & 16th July 2017 July 14, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There is one social ride cancellations this weekend – the Saturday A ride. I’ve left the non-stop/training rides in the calendar with
  • Club activities – week commencing 10th July 2017 July 10, 2017 - Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides will be to Bradmoor Farm, Thame. It’s BMCC Gran Fondo weekend. On Sunday all four rides (assuming they have leaders) will
  • Confirmed club activities – 8th & 9th July 2017 July 7, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There is one social ride cancellations this weekend – the Sunday A ride. I’ve left the non-stop/training rides in the calendar with
  • Club activities – week commencing 3rd July 2017 July 3, 2017 - Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides will be to Turweston. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is Club 25 mile Time Trial Championship on
  • Confirmed club activities – 1st & 2nd July 2017 June 30, 2017 - Please see below confirmation of this weekend’s rides. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to lead this weekend. There are no social ride cancellations this weekend. I’ve left the non-stop/training rides in the calendar with leader TBC on the day.
  • Club activities – week commencing 26th June 2017 June 26, 2017 - Kudos to everyone who rode in one of the Tommy Godwin rides (B & D) this weekend. Great rides by all. Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides
  • Confirmed club activities – 24th & 25th June 2017 June 23, 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 – the B rides on Saturday and A ride on Sunday. I’ve left the
  • Club activities – week commencing 19th June 2017 June 19, 2017 - Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides for those NOT taking part in the Tommy Godwin rides will be to Turweston. We’ve got a packed week this week.

Upcoming rides & events

Jul
23
Sun
A. Askett Garden Centre. Route: LR064. 62m (100km)/18mph (29kph). (Richard Davies) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:10 pm

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Route Description

Ambrosden, Arncott, Panshill, L at T and R to Honeyburge, L at T to Oakley. R in village to Worminghall and L at X rds and R to Ickford. R in village towards Tiddington but R after 2 bridges to Waterstock. R/L at A418 and continue on A40 to Postcombe. L opposite garage to Sydenham. R at T to Chinnor and L in Chinnor after the Garden centre, sgd P Risboro on B4009. In 2 miles, go R on a bend (just after a sign left to Pitch Green) towards Bledlow Ridge. Then 2nd L onto Upper Icknield Way/Chilterns Cycleway sgd P Risboro. S/O at two X roads and at A4010 go R/L. Take 1st L after half a mile or so onto Wardrobes Lane/single track road. At the Pink and Lily X roads, go L and 1st L in half a mile, sgd Whiteleaf. At T go L sgd Whiteleaf. At T at bottom of hill, go R on A4010 and S/O at rbt. Askett GC is 200 yds on right.

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Woodford Halse (Harley Equestrian Centre). Route: LR068. 56m (90km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:10 pm

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Route Description

Bicester N to Stratton Audley, Tingewick, Water Stratford, Dadford, left after X A43 and R to West End, Silverstone. L at T to Blakesley and L at top of village to Maidford. On through Little Preston and Preston Capes and then 2nd left at the metal mast, sgd Woodford Halse. In the village, take L (sgd Eydon) and then left at T in village. After a mile, cross the old rail cutting and see a sign on right for Harley Equestrian. Go down long drive to cafŽ and big equestrian shop.
From cafŽ, turn R at end of drive and L at T towards Eydon. In village, go R at T. L at next T and up hill into Culworth. Keep on same road through village and R at T and L at next junction towards Sulgrave and R at T in Helmdon. Next L to Falcutt and L at B4525. Return via Syresham, Blakesley, Westbury, Fulwell, Fringford and Caversfield.

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Woodstock – Blenheim Buttery. Route: SR029. 46m (74km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (David Andrew) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

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Route Description

B4030 to Middleton Stoney, Heyfords, L after river to Rousham. L and R at A4260, over B4027 to Wootton. R at T and L at T in village. At A44, go R/L on B4437 to Charlbury. In village, take 2nd L at bottom of hill (sgd Town Centre), then L at T and next L on B4437 twds Burford. Over railway and next L twds Leafield through Wychwood Forest. At T in Leafield, go L and at B4022 X roads go S/O. R at T in 1.5mls and L at A4095, thro Long Hanborough to Bladon. Through Bladon and left on roundabout onto A44. Left into Woodstock square and Blenheim Buttery is on left. Back to A44 and head south. At roundabout turn left on A4095. L/R at A4260 and L after Rock of Gib on A4095 to Kirtlington. R after village to Chesterton and Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Green Dragon Eco Farm. Route: SR030. 44m (71km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Chris Bolger) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Chesterton, Kirtlington, Bletchingdon, Islip, Charloton-on-Otmoor, Panshill, Boarstall, Piddington, Ludgershall, Kingswood, Green Dragon Eco Farm, Botolph Claydon, Calvert, 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 North Railway Stn
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Jul
25
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial & BBQ
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: None
Field size: 80
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Fran Whyte

Category: Time Trial

Jul
27
Thu
Off Road Ride. Route is leader’s choice. (Paul Mabley)
Jul 27 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Route is leader’s choice

Category: Off Road Ride

Jul
29
Sat
A. Aston Pottery. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:50 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Aston Pottery. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Aston Pottery. Route: Leader’s choice. 45m (72km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Aston Pottery. Route: Leader’s choice. 40m (64km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 29 @ 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 North Railway Stn
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Taster. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 30m (48km)/12-14mph (19-22kph).(Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester North Railway Stn
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Taster

BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Jul 29 @ 9:50 am – 11:30 am

Coached by: No session
No coaching session today due to half term.
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Jul
30
Sun
A. Salcey Forest. Route: LR018. 69m (111km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:40 pm

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Route Description

Launton, Marsh Gibbon, Calvert, Steeple Claydon, Padbury, Thornborough, Thornton, Beachampton, Passenham, Deanshanger, Paulerspury Ð R to A5 and L/R to Alderton, R at A508 and L at Grafton Regis, Bozenham Mill, R, R and R to Hartwell. Over M1 and L at X rds. Salcey Forest CafŽ on right in 300 yds. Right from cafŽ entrance and next L at Quinton. L and R at A508 to Blisworth, L in village and R at X roads to Shutlanger and A5. R/L at A5 to Whittlebury, Silverstone, Dadford, Water Stratford, Tingewick, Stratton Audley, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

B. National Herb Centre. Route: LR021B. 60m (97km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:20 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Caversfield, Fringford, Cottisford, Croughton, Charlton, KingÕs Sutton, R at A4260 (twds Banbury), L in 0.5ml sgd Bodicote, R at T and then L sgd Wykham. S/o at A361 X roads and keep R before ÒNo EntryÓ sign at Broughton. L at T with B4035 and 1st R before Saye and Sele pub. Keep L at fork and R at next fork. L at T with B road and R at Five Ways (before Shutford). Fork L after stream and S/o at Alkerton X roads. Then L at T with A422 and 2nd R towards Ratley/Edge Hill. Pass large obelisk and R at T to pass Castle Inn. R at top of Knowle Hill on B4086. At B4100, go R and L into Herb Centre (32 mls). R from Herb Centre and R to Warmington. R at T in village and in 1 ml L over M40 to Mollington. R at T with A423 then 1ST L. R at T to Cropredy, keep L in village, over canal, thro Williamscot. R at A361 and 1st L, R and L at T to Chacombe, L and L in village, L at B4525 and 1st R towards Thenford, L at X rds, R to by-pass Marston St Lawrence, R at T and 1st L to Halse, Brackley, Turweston, Westbury, Fulwell, Fringford, Caversfield, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Great Rollright Garden Centre. Route: LR040. 47m (76km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

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Route Description

Bucknell, Ardley, Somerton, N Aston, Duns Tew, Hempton, Barford St Michael, Bloxham, SW on A361 and R to Milcombe and Hook Norton to follow road though village and on to Gt Rollright. Rollright Garden Centre, Gt Rollright, Heythrop, Church Enstone, B4030 via Middle Barton, Caulcott, Middleton Stoney, Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Brackley American Diner. Route: SR015. 43m (69km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 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 North Railway Stn
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Aug
1
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Team Time Trial
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: Open solo/Tandem
Field size: 80
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: No
Entry fee (Non-Club): £9
Event organiser: Andy Court

Category: Time Trial

Aug
5
Sat
Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester North Railway Stn
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Aug 5 @ 9:50 am – 11:30 am

Coached by: No session
No coaching session today due to half term.
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Aug
6
Sun
Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester North Railway Stn
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Aug
8
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: None
Field size: 80
Entry restrictions: None
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Paul Tiller

Category: Time Trial

Aug
12
Sat
Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester North Railway Stn
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

BMCC Juniors 1 BMCC Junior Coaching
Aug 12 @ 9:50 am – 11:30 am

Coached by: No session
No coaching session today due to half term.
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Aug
13
Sun
Non-stop/Training Ride. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/19+mph (31+kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester North Railway Stn
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

Aug
15
Tue
BMCC 10 mile Time trial
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Course: H2.5/20 (WoTG/10)
Field restrictions: 4UP
Field size: 80
Entry restrictions: Open
Come Try It Event: Yes
Entry fee (Non-Club): £5
Event organiser: Paul Tiller

Category: Time Trial

Aug
17
Thu
BMCC Club night
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

BMCC Club Night

Details to follow.

Category: Social

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

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

 

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