🇬🇧 OVO Energy Tour of Britain Stage 1⃣ - we're in Wales 🏴 for our Grand Depart! 📍 Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire 🏁 Usk Way, Newport, Wales 📏 174.8km 🖥 Live blog and Tour Tracker on tourofbritain.co.uk #OVOToB
Paul de Vivie (1853-1930), who wrote as ‘Velocio’, was an early advocate of the bicycle, supposed inventor of the derailleur and the father of French cycle touring. Here are his seven commandments for the wise cyclist: 1. Keep your stops short and few. 2. Eat before you’re hungry, drink before you’re thirsty. 3. Never get too tired to eat or sleep. 4. Add a layer before you’re cold, take one off before you’re hot. 5. Lay off wine, meat and tobacco on tour. 6. Ride within yourself, especially in the first hour. 7. Never show off.
Winchcombe Cycling Club T shirts post ride or casual for down the pub. £8
Big thanks to Rob Brush for resurrecting the Winchcombe Cycling Club web site. It looks great, fingers crossed it stays hacker resistant this time! http://www.winchcombecc.org.uk/
The Membership fee is currently just £1. This should be given to the club membership secretary (or other committee member) on your first ride. Please do not pay be cheque.
Winchcombe Show parade.
Great turnout at the Winchcombe Show by the WCC members and thanks to those who volunteered on the stand great day.
So, after the disappointment of ASO crushing the tour version, velogames is back for the Vuelta! Teams in by Saturday. Bragging rights available in just under 4 weeks time for the winner. Make a team, and then join the league using this... League Name: WCC Vuelta-Skelta League Code: 385291717 www.velogames.com Good luck!
Fantasy Cycling games based on the professional cycling season, including Tour of Spain, Tour of Spain, Tour of Spain and Spring Classics
Despite the the strong head wind fab MTB ride today. 28 miles 2,200+ ft ascent. Out to Bourton and back via the Chilli Farm(cote) festival.
A Broadway Tower and Chillifest sort of MTB ride with a lovely meeting of the ladies and gentlemen MTB’ers at the top of Hailes where there just happened to be a beer & cider tent. 27.5 miles: 3:05:16 : 2093.2ft ascent.
Lovely mid-week ride out to Cleeve Common.. with Ann and Alice.
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