The latest news from the North Bucks Road Club, including club news and announcements; club events and results; news relating to the wider cycling community. Club event results are periodically moved to the "Club Events" area, accessible from the menu above.

Our next club meeting will be next Monday (14th August) at the Inn on the Lake from 7.30pm. Come along for a drink and to chat about club matters! Buttonhole the committee and make suggestions for club business...particularly items we can feature at the upcoming AGM.

After a couple of washed out events, we're back at Astwood for this event, which starts at 7.00pm.  Entry is £3.00 (members) and £5.00 (non-members).

All are welcome: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials; if you are over 12 but under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). The course has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course, and remember that time trials are held on open roads - take care and be observant of other road users!

Download the latest Course Description and Risk Assessment (pdf) - please note we will be using the version of the course starting and finishing in Astwood village itself (meeting point near the junction of Astwood High St and the A422) - apart from this, the course description and risk assessment are correct.

For riders new to time trialling, here's a brief introduction to time trials.  

Results 

EVENT CANCELLED OWING TO FLOODING ON THE COURSE

This evening event in the 2017 TT League is to be held on the Stoke Hammond course. It is the NBRC '10' Championship event.

If you are new to the course, please review the course description and risk assessment. Here is the Course route - includes download links for many GPS enabled computers.

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 7.00pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (non-members). 

The full events calendar is here

Results 

Here is the club runs list for August to October 2017. Volunteers to lead runs always welcome! 

This schedule will be updated as members volunteer to lead runs.

Click here for more information on our club runs, and the new arrangements.

This week's club time trial is on the Stagsden 10 mile course. If you are new to the course, please review the course description description and risk assessment assessment.  The Course Route Route includes download links for GPS enabled computers. 

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 7.00pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (non-members). If you're planning to ride home after the event, don't forget lights.

The full events calendar is here

Results 

It was very wet and very windy - apparently a single rider turned up and took pity on Tony and Bryan by not starting. Many thanks to those who put the signs out (I think Chris and Mary). Better luck for next week!

This week's club time trial is on the Stony 11.4 mile course. If you are new to the course, please review the course description and risk assessment. Here is the course route - includes download links for GPS enabled computers.

Please note that owing to recently installed traffic-calming measures, we will be using a slightly different start/finish point.  All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events such as this one. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 7.15pm, Wednesday 21st June, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (non-members). Maximum number of riders 40. The meeting point is in the car park by the river, on Calverton Road, near the start by Milford Avenue. 

Results

This event is scheduled to be held on the Brogborough course (F15/10). This is the fastest of the curses we currently use for our TT league, and it's usually popular. 

If you are new to the course, please review the course description and  risk assessment. The map of the Course route includes download links for many GPS enabled computers (you need to select "EXPORT" near the right hand edge of the screen to access this).

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 7.15pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (non-members). The meeting point is under the flyover midway between the start at the top of Brogborough Hill and the finish. We're limited to 40 riders for this event, so make sure to get there in good time to ensure a ride.  Remember to bring lights if you are planning to ride home after the event.

The full events calendar is here

Results

This event was abandoned owing to roadworks with traffic lights.

This week's time trial will be a 20 mile event covering two laps of the Astwood course, starting at 7.15pm. Entry is £3.00 (members) and £5.00 (non-members).

All are welcome: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials; if you are over 12 but under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). The course has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course, and remember that time trials are held on open roads - take care and be observant of other road users!

Download the latest Course Description and Risk Assessment (pdf) - please note we will be using the version of the course starting and finishing in Astwood village itself (meeting point near the junction of Astwood High St and the A422) - apart from this, the course description and risk assessment are correct.

For riders new to time trialling, here's a brief introduction to time trials.  

Results