Author: WinchCC

A passion for cycling


Thanks go to our ex Gravitas Winner Mike T and Lady T for hosting another fabulous evening with super food, wine and entertainment with many awards, prizes and speeches. With many nominees for the Trophy a unanimous  vote saw ‘Rog the Dodge’, pick up the Trophy for a second time. Well done to all those…
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Sunday 28th MTB ride the day after the night before..

Sunday 28th ride will start at 10am (this Sunday only), from Gretton.

Hell of the North Cotswolds

HONC The Hell Of the North Cotswolds is a popular classic off-road event promoted jointly by Winchcombe CC and Cheltenham & County CC is held in April in each year starting from the picturesque Cotswold Town of Winchcombe. HONC 2010 will be held on Sunday 11th April. Online entry will be available from 2nd January. Over…
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Atlas Mountains- Organiser Roger Gilbert

I’m putting together a trip to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco in May 2010. Have done some initial costsings and it looks like £250/head which includes: – Flights (round trip for one passanger, one checked bag and one bike inclusive of all taxes) – Four nights accommodation (bed and breakfast in Four Star hotels –…
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Gravitas Dinner… Who’s the winner?

Hello Peddlers & Partners The Gravitas Dinner is upon us … and what a night it will be!  All those that have taken a tumble BEWARE! This year we will be considering both quality & quantity! The event will be held in the fully renovated and recently re-opened Gretton Village Hall on Saturday 27th March.…
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GRAVITAS DINNER 27th March 2010

This years dinner will be held at the new Gretton Village Hall on Saturday 27th March at 7.30pm Mike Taylor is the lucky organiser and you should let him know if you are going. His email is

Clive Blissett

Clive Blissett, one of the founder members of the Winchcombe Cycling Club died at home last week. He had been suffering for some years with a chest problem and was unable to ride his bike. Clive’s funeral will take place at Cheltenham Crematorium at 1.30 on December 23rd and will be a small family affair…
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Lake TAUPO Challenge New Zealand

Four members of Winchcombe CC took part in this 100 mile challenge on 28th November. My daughter Lynsey and grandson James (13) and myself rode as a relay team with me doing the first 50 miles and Lynsey and James 25 miles each. We were pleased to get round in just over 7 hours for…
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Trail ride Prince’s Risborough

There was a good turn out for this ride with 8 riders from the club and associates taking part in the 30 plus mile event. The weather was superb, bright sunshine making the wooded trails dazzling with the autumn colours. The course was a 50/50 split of road and off road riding, steady climbs with…
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Weekend 12th-13th December 2009 Coed-y-Brenin

We have organised trip to Coed-y-Brenin for the weekend. Places have been  booked at the ‘Bikers Retreat’ Current plan is to leave early Saturday morning, ride the MBR/Beast trails on arrival. If interested book accomodation quickly as spaces are limited. Leave your names on the comments notice or email