Winchester Cycling Club

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15Sep

Wessex Cyclocross League Round 2

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The 2nd Round of the Wessex CX Leg took place at The Oxford Spire Academy on Sunday 14th September. Again it... Read More →
14Sep

VCV member Laura Fenwick – JOGLE!

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Here’s a photo from John o’Groats taken on the morning of Sept 10th. It’s junior club member (and junior elite triathlete)... Read More →
12Sep

GO-RIDE COACHING SESSIONS

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AUTUMN 2014 PROGRAMME NOW FULL A reserve list is now being compiled and we are taking names for a Spring... Read More →

Upcoming Events

Date

  • 21Sep

    Sunday Club Ride

    Start: 8:30AM · End: 12:30PM · Location: Winchester Hotel

  • 23Sep

    Tuesday Evening Training Rides

    The rides start at 7pm from the old Hargroves Bike Shop on City Road. Currently there are two or three choices of ride, depending on numbers:

    1. Fast – target 20-21 mph
    2. Medium – target 18-19 mph
    3. Slow – target 16-17 mph

    LIGHTS REQUIRED.

    Please ride single file on the way out of Winchester, until we are off the main thoroughfares out of the city. Admittedly, this can create a long line of cyclists which is just as hard to overtake as cyclists riding two abreast but at least it gives motorists one less thing to complain about and if we leaves gaps every 6-10 bikes then cars can 'leap-frog' when the coast is clear.

    The routes are usually planned so that the groups converge at least once on the way round to allow a bit of mixing and matching. That’s the theory anyway.

    Please check Facebook or email as rides and timings may be subject to change. It is recommended that, in the summer, lights are brought along to use in the event of a puncture or mechanical issue causing a late return. In the winter they are, of course, essential. After the Tuesday evening rides, riders head to the Winchester Club for a drink and a chat.

    Start: 7:00PM · End: 9:00PM · Location: Hargroves Bike Shop (as was)

  • 25Sep

    Thursday Eve Training Ride

    A hard training ride on a fast flat route (20-22mph with two out and backs from Littleton to Kings Somborne then Three Maids to Sutton Scotney. This enables riders to turn around (or wait) if they are struggling then latch on later. Starts from the Winchester Hotel Further details.

    Start: 7:00PM · End: 9:00PM · Location: Winchester Hotel

  • 28Sep

    Sunday Club Ride

    Start: 8:30AM · End: 12:30PM · Location: Winchester Hotel

About VC Venta

VC Venta is a cycling club based in Winchester for cyclists seeking an active club-riding and racing scene. Our members come from Winchester and the surrounding area. We pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere and opportunities for progression for cyclists of all ages. The club has many experienced cyclists who can offer advice and guidance on every aspect of the sport.

We take part and organise events across most aspects of cycling, all year round. The club is affiliated with all the major racing organisations to cater for those wanting to race, time trial and cyclo-cross. We are also actively engaged in supporting many other local cycling events.

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