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A passion for cycling

C2C Brenda and Martins epic trip!

It seemed such a good idea at the time – a good meal and several bottles of wine in the company of a bunch of people who had done the C2C ride last year and hey presto – we found ourselves committed to doing it all again in September.  I wasn’t 100% confident that I…
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12 WCC Riders complete the Evesham CC Randonnee

A great turn out of 12 WCC members, including 4 ladies, completed the Evesham CC Clover Leaf Randonnees on Sunday 8 August. With 4 distance options there was something for everyone. John and Jenny Mackelworth rode the 50k event (they had to get home for a BBQ!) 7 riders completed the 100k event which was…
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Benjamine James Cook

Congratulations to Joe and Julie Cook on the birth of their son Ben on April 29th.   Baby weighed in at 9lb 1oz and according to Joe shares his dad’s great looks.

HONC 2010…

…was a great success! See for an event report.

2010 Calender- What would you like to do?

It is time to consider rides, events (Mountain Mayhem, Marin Rough ride..) and week end sojourns (Afan, Coed y, Peak District..) for the coming months.. We need your ideas of places you would like to visit and ride. Generally,the response to our trips is highly favourable but it relies on a few to organise and…
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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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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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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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