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  • Club activities – week commencing 24th July 2017 July 24, 2017 - Please see below details of the club social rides and other activity details for this week. Saturday social rides will be to Aston Pottery. In addition to the normal weekend social rides there is Time Trialling on Tuesday evening, a
  • 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

Upcoming rides & events

Jul
25
Tue
CANCELLED – 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). (Fran Whyte) @ 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
A. Hook Norton Brewery. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Dominic) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:50 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

B. Hook Norton Brewery. Route: Leader’s choice. 50m (80km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

C. Hook Norton Brewery. Route: Leader’s choice. 45m (72km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Hook Norton Brewery. Route: Leader’s choice. 40m (64km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 5 @ 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
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
A. Studley Green Garden Centre. Route: LR009A. 72m (116km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:50 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Launton, Blackthorn, Piddington, Ludgershall, Dorton, Chilton, Long Crendon, Thame, Chinnor, Bledlow Ridge, BeaconÕs Bottom, The City, L at A40 to Studley Green Garden Centre cafŽ. L from cafŽ on A40 to M40 J5 at Stokenchurch, L over M40 to Ibstone, 2nd R and R to Northend, over Xmas Common to Watlington. Leave on B480 Cuxham, Chalgrove, Little Haseley, Gt Haseley, R on A329, L on A40, R/l at A480 Waterstock, Ickford, Worminghall, Oakley, Honeyburge, Ambrosden Bicester

Category: Weekend Ride

B. National Herb Centre. Route: LR021B. 60m (97km)/17-18mph (27-29kph). (Dominic) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 6 @ 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. Hilltop Garden Centre, Ramsden. Route: LR052A. 48m (77km)/16-17mph (26-27kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:50 pm

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Route Description

Bucknell, Ardley, Somerton, N Aston, Duns Tew, L at T to Sandford St Martin and go R in village opp Church. R at B4030, thro Gagingwell and L at B4022. S/O at A44 and fork R in 1 ml at bend. Keep R in Taston, S/O at B4026 X roads in Spelsbury. In Chadlington, turn L at shop and cross River Evenlode valley. S/O at B4437 X roads and keep R at T junction. At T in Leafield, go L and R at X roads with B4022. R at bottom of hill to Hilltop Garden Centre. On exit from Gdn Ctr, turn R back to B4022 and over X rds, thro Finstock and L in 1 mile at X rds. L at X rds at bottom of hill and keep R after railway bridge. Stonesfield (**R at top of hill in village), Wootton (R at top of hill in village and 1st L), Rousham, Heyfords, Middleton Stoney, Bicester. (** OR At top of hill in Stonesfield, go straight ahead near to White Horse pub. Go L at T with B4437 and (unsigned) 1st R in half mile at end of the wood into Ditchley Park. R at T in Park and SO A44 at Over Kiddington. SO at next X roads and 1st R in 1 mile to Steeple Barton. R at T with B4030; SO at Hopcrofts Holt lights, R after bridge at Heyfords to Caulcott, Middleton Stoney, Bicester)

Category: Weekend Ride

D. Chipping Norton. Route: SR014. 46m (74km)/15-16mph (24-26kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:50 pm

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Route Description

Bicester, Chesterton, Kirtlington, Gibraltar, Wootton, Charlbury, Spelsbury, Chadlington, Chipping Norton (tea break), Enstone, Middle Barton, Hopcroft Halt, Lower Heyford, Middleton Stoney, Bicester.

Cafe is: The Old Mill Coffee House, 7 West St, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5LH. Tel: 01608 646005

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
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
A. Turweston. Route: Leader’s choice. 55m (88km)/18mph (29kph). (Ride leader needed please) @ Bicester Leisure Centre
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:50 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
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 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
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:40 pm

Route is Ride Leader’s choice

Category: Weekend Ride

 

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