9am muster on Church Bridge Bruton, for a blast to Burnham most likely some Chain Gang style riding in the rush to the coffee/cake/ice cream stop. Then depending on those riding, and the general feel of the day most likely a blast all the way back home again. Undoubtedly speedy, so make sure your jersey is skin tight, pockets minimally filled, and legs fuelled! You have been warned! Oh and looks like Mr TW will be with you….
Usual meet for coffee at On the Brook, 9am prompt depart, heading south into Dorset, skirting round Sherborne and down to Yetminster to the Old School Cafe and gallery for Scran as Trims would put it. 40 Miler at saturday pace, quite a few undulations but no evil climbs, come join us.
9am meet on Church Bridge, for a Sunday paced ride out to Tarrant Gunville; some hills on the way including Druly, Motcombe, Zig Zag and Ashmore but the destination is worth the climbs - the Farm Shop at Tarrant Gunville is a great fuel stop. About 60-65 miles of really great Dorset Lanes. Hope you can make it.
Usual 8.30am muster at On the Brook, for a 9am depart, heading out through the lanes to Glasto and on towards Street to find the oh so funky Bocabar, somewhere BCC haven’t frequented before, but CCRCC recommend it, as do other BCC members. An easy 30-35 miles fairly flat Saturday paced ride, and the sun is meant to be shining, so come on, join us.
Head over to Wincanton today to support our neighbours in their Charity Ride for Yeovil Hospital - see their Facebook post for further details: Wincanton Wheelers Charity Ride
25 and 50 mile routes, register by 8.45am for the longer route, starting the ride at 9am.
Meet 9am on Church Bridge Bruton, then if a destination hasn’t already been decided via the WhatsApp chat, the assembled masses can decide on route, stops, speed and the like. Usually up to 60 miles, at 15-17mph depending on who shows. Hope you get out and enjoy the lanes, Dr L and/or Mr TW will resume normal service in a few weeks.
Usual 8.30am onwards meet at On the Brook for coffee, prompt 9am depart, with Mr PT leading you out through quiet lanes down to Yeovil - attempting a coffee stop at The Trough, but this will be dependent on whether you can get in through the door…. If not it’ll be a cruise onto Tri UK for bike porn, and trying to justify another bit of “essential” kit! Then more easy lanes back to Bruton, 30-35 miles Saturday pace, all welcome.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, as is the usual form, destination, duration and velocity to be decided by those assembled!!! Several riders have expressed an interest today so meet on the bridge, and make a plan, enjoy the sunshine, the journey and the destination…. just don’t leave anyone behind (please). Dr L and Mr W are unavailable for a few sundays so this theme is likely to be repeated until Mid September.
Usual 8.30am onwards meet at On the Brook for coffee, prompt 9am depart with Mr Marsh leading you out towards the Brewhams for a loop to Longleat, and round through the forest to Shearwater, before a zoomy return back down Druly Hill. 30+ miles of quiet lanes to enjoy, and a great cafe stop, all welcome.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, heading up Druly and onto Maiden Bradley and beyond to take in a loop through the delightful Wylye Valley and into Wilton, aiming for coffee stop at Coffee Darling. There we will take a consensus on our return route…. either back the way we came or round through Bishopstone and Sixpenny Handley before the climb towards the top end of Zig Zag and back via Shaftesbury. Sunday pace, fairly flat out, possible hills on the return. 70+ miles, Sunday pace. Hope to see you there.
Usual meet from 8.30am at On the Brook for coffee etc, prompt 9am depart heading up towards the Brewhams then via Witham Friary to Nunney then onto Mells, for more caffeine at The Walled Garden in Mells. Return via Gare Hill to burn off the cake, 30 miles round trip with some hills thrown in for good measure, hope you can join us. Saturday pace, all welcome.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, for a prompt depart, heading out on the route we were meant to do 2 weeks ago, but those present voted for a faster flatter affair! Heading over to Wells, up Old Bristol Road, over to Priddy for cafe stop then down Cheddar and back over the levels. 60 miles max round trip with a few hills. Sunday pace, hope you can make it.
Meet from 8.30am for coffee at On the Brook, for PROMPT 9am depart heading out via Wincanton and Buckland Newton, over to FIfehead Magdalen and onto the Cafe on Gold Hill Organic Farm, Child Okeford, returning via a similar route as these roads are so lush. Come join us, Saturday pace, all welcome, 40 mile round trip with a few undulations.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, for PROMPT depart, heading south into Dorset, and out via Yetminster, down to Maiden Newton, before turning back up to Cerne Abbas and the Abbots Tea room for nosh. Heading back via Lion’s Gate, Bailey Ridge, Leigh, Sherborne. 103km, 1350m climbing, cafe stop at 60km with all the bigger climbs out the way. Hope to see you there.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, for a hills ride - heading up Evercreech to Doulting, across to Wells on the Old Frome Road, then up the Old Bristol Road to Priddy (probable food stop) followed by a roll down into Cheddar before taking the Wedmore/Glasto/Somerset Levels route back to Bruton. 60 miles max, several good climbs, think of it as quality not quantity, should be fun.
Meet 8.30am at On the Brook, for a 9am depart, heading up Druly Hill, over to Mere, then through to Motcombe, and up the wooded climb into Shaftesbury to check out the Ugly Duckling Cafe, tucked in a quiet courtyard off the High Street. Saturday pace 40 mile return distance, all welcome, come join us.
Meet at On the Brook from 8.30am for a 9am depart heading out up Wyke and over to Wells via North Wootton. If we have enough numbers we’ll run two groups today of slightly differing pace. And we’ll decide cafe stop before we leave - either Loaf Bakehouse or The Bishops Palace cafe. Hope to see you there.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, for Sunday pace hills circuit - 5 significant climbs, heading out up Wyke, Lamyatt, Doulting climb then turn back to Batcombe, across to Upton Noble, up Druly, down to Witham Friary, up Gare Hill, Kilmington Common then Stourhead for coffee/cake, returning to Bruton via Penselwood, and the Brewhams. Good training, especially if you’re heading to the Alps this summer……
Meet 8.30am onwards at On the Brook for coffee, rolling out at 9am for 30 miles round trip with a bit of climbing to Sherborne - coffee stop to be determined by weather i.e. may head to somewhere with a courtyard garden…. Saturday pace, hope to see you there.
Meet 9am Church Bridge, heading up Druly and onto Motcombe, Shaftesbury, then up Zig Zag and onto the delightful rolling lanes (with the odd hill) to Tarrant Gunville - coffee stop at Home Farm . Back via Child Okeford, Buckhorn Weston, Wincanton. 95km, 950m gain, aiming for 26-27kmph pace (16-17mph). Join us.
Meet at On the Brook from 8.30am for a 9am depart, going out through Wyke, onto Parbrook, then via North and South Barrow and onto Haynes Motor museum cafe for sustenance. Then a fairly easy 10-12 miles back into Bruton. 30 miles total, 300m elevation - so in our Somerset term - FLAT…. If you haven’t got out on your bike for a while, come join us, social pace, we’d love to see you.
The BCC online kit shop is now open.
To ease the process and avoid confusion there are 2 shops, one for blue kit and the other for black kit.
To order kit simply enter the shop via the respective link (below) enter the password (below) select the items you require and fill and pay for your basket👍🏼👍🏼.
Bruton CC black
Bruton CC blue
Don’t worry if you can’t see the actual image of the BCC kit on the site (they are working on it!), just make sure you are in the right colour shop when ordering!!
Size guides are included on the website.
The shop is open till 30 June, whereby they will start to produce the kit (subject to achieving minimum orders) and expect delivery 6 weeks from that date (Mid August).
Meet 9am Church Bridge - 70ish miles 16-18mph, possibly Cheddar with stop at Priddy Good Farm Shop or Wells, but where ever we go there will be hills. Keeping an eye on forecast and wind direction, so may be last minute decision on the Bridge that morning for distance and direction.