Author: WinchCC

A passion for cycling

Glyncorreg 29th November

We are planning a Sunday ride on the 29th November leaving early from Winchcombe and Gretton to do a couple of trails at the brilliant South Wales site of Afan forest. If you would like to join us please leave your name on the comments board or email

Trail Break Saturday 7th November

Planned to take place this coming Saturday in the Trailbreak ride taking in tracks on ther the Ridgeway and Chilterns. Please note this ride is in place of the usual Gretton ride on Sunday 8th November morning.

Falling Leaves

Great weather made this one of the most successful rides in recent years. Only 3 riders failed to start and five out of sixty rides failed to complete the route. Winchcombe CC had six riders, Gert Abendroth come over from Germany for the ride and for Pat Boulton, a new member, this was his first…
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‘Gravitas’… breaking news!!

‘Gravitas’… breaking news!! Yes, it is true Stu Hopkins is  off the bike, literally and now lies in pole position for this year’s Gravitas. The ‘off ‘ happened on Tuesday evening while we (Graham Baxter with two colleagues Kevin and Tim together with Jim Davies) were riding the ‘Ridgeway’ from Christmas Common near Watlington. We…
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Falling Leaves 100k October 3rd

I am taking entries now for this event which is a challenging 100k for on and off road riders. To enter download an entry form from the Audax web site or click on this link Hope we get a good turn-out from the club Brian Hayward

Tour de France 2009

What a tour for British supporters. Alison and I watched the Annecy Time Trial stage and the picture attached is of Wiggo at speed. He was the fastet rider at this point, half way arround the circuit. Brian & Alison

Peak District 14th-16th August

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE POSTPONED THIS WEEKEND, AN ALTERNATE DATE WILL BE POSTED IN DUE COURSE – APOLOGIES FOR THIS LAST MINUTE CANCELLATION! It is due to Stu having a ‘Gravitas’ moment on Tuesday night  while biking on the Ridgeway and he is now off games! Andrew Darby will guide routes in the…
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Glyncorrwg 18-19th

Afan trip is nearly upon us..

Mountain bike ride Sunday 5th July

Hi Guys Just to enquire who is riding this Sunday? The Gretton boys( JT and Simon S) are away camping together… I would suggest those wanting to ride meet in Winchcombe this Sunday. I will be riding with Rob who is up from London, joined hopefully by two friends Lee and Alan, who some of…
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