Saturday social to Wells
Jul
20
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday social to Wells

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.

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Mr Edwards Tour de Alps de Bruton....
Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Mr Edwards Tour de Alps de Bruton....

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……

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Saturday Social 22.6 Haynes
Jun
22
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday Social 22.6 Haynes

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.

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KIT ORDERS - Shop open
Jun
14
to Jun 30

KIT ORDERS - Shop open

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
Password: bcc321

Bruton CC blue
Password: bcc321

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).

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Chain Gang Thursday
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Chain Gang Thursday

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Meet slightly earlier at 6pm, Church Bridge (Weather Dependent - see BCC Chat for updates) for a steady but brisk ride aiming for 20mph. Chain gang style taking turns on the front if you can, tuck in at the back if you need to. Come and have a blast.

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Sunday Training Ride
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Training Ride

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.

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Saturday Social Back lanes to Langport
Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday Social Back lanes to Langport

Meet 8.30am at On the Brook where Sophie will be waiting to take our coffee orders. 9am roll out along back lanes through Cary, North Barrow, Charlton’s onto Somerton, then across to Low or High Ham (hill option for those that choose) before dropping into Langport and Kitchen at the Wharf. Similar gentle lanes home if you wish, hope to see you there.

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BATH Sunday 2.6.19
Jun
2
8:00 AM08:00

BATH Sunday 2.6.19

Meet in At the Chapel from 8am for coffee rolling out at 8.30am PROMPT, heading up to Nunney & Mells before picking up the cycle way (disused railway line) to Radstock, then some quiet back lanes onto Wellow, and the Two Tunnels route into Bath - an experience in itself…. We’ll have a leisurely brunch stop in Bath prior to our return journey. ALL WELCOME, should be a very sociable affair.

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Saturday 1.6 Child Okeford
Jun
1
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday 1.6 Child Okeford

Meet at 8.30 at On the Brook for coffee rolling out at 9am, along easy lanes to Wincanton, then down to Fifehead Magdalen, and easy rolling tarmac all the way to Child Okeford, to sample the delights at the Cafe on Gold Hill Organic Farm - haven’t been for a while, so if you’ve not done this ride, or been to this cafe, try to come, it’s a real treat. If we don’t see you Saturday, hope you can come on the run up to Bath on Sunday.

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Sunday 26.5.19
May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday 26.5.19

Meet 9am Church Bridge and Mr E will take you on his magical mystery ride, probably with a headwind out, and a tailwind home…. 3-4hrs riding most likely with a quick cafe stop somewhere. So if you fancy a spin - Be There.

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Saturday Social Wells 25.5.19
May
25
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday Social Wells 25.5.19

Meet at On the Brook from 8.30am, heading out 9am. 35+ miles of rolling country lanes across to Wells, going via North Wootton (slightly different from our previous route) for slightly better road conditions. We’re going to Loaf Bakehouse in the centre of town where they have a great courtyard, so you can keep eye on your darling bike. Saturday pace, come join us.

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Somerset 100
May
19
7:00 AM07:00

Somerset 100

The iconic Somerset 100 - a great non-sportive ride, not a race. There are a variety of routes and we’ll have riders targeting the 100km and 100mile distances. We’d like a good turn out by the Mighty BCC, it’ll be a fun day out, good feed stations, good support, and run by a great crew. Full event details can be found on https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/193345/The-Somerset-100

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BCC Inaugural Sportive
May
11
7:30 AM07:30

BCC Inaugural Sportive

YES YES YES - we’re holding our first sportive, with the backing of the Packhorse Fair team. ONLINE ENTRY is now closed but you can enter on the day - arrive at least 30 minutes before start times to complete registration forms. There are 4 routes, family friendly (4 miles), middle distance (21 miles), moderate(50 miles) and a longer route heading down into Dorset (67 miles) which includes a feed stop on Bulbarrow Hill. See our SPORTIVE page for more details

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Saturday Social 4.5.19 Sherborne
May
4
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday Social 4.5.19 Sherborne

MEET at ON THE BROOK, just up Creech Hill who are opening especially for us at 8.30am this Saturday. Yes it’s a bit of a climb but think of it as a little leg warmer, with great coffee waiting for you in the stunning surroundings of On The Brook. We’ll then be heading down to Sherborne to Bean Shot which is a rolling 30 miler return to Bruton. Use the embedded links for exact locations of the meet and coffee stop. Come join us. Saturday pace 14-15mph all welcome.

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Mallorca 312
Apr
27
7:00 AM07:00

Mallorca 312

We have 7 mighty BCC riders heading out to Mallorca this year for the Greater than a Gran Fondo 312Km of this event - to be completed within 14hrs if you want your medal…. 5 succeeded last year and had great fun doing so - all are returning this year, with some other gluttons for punishment in tow. It should be a fun trip - with a few days either side to take in some other rides on the island.

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Bank Holiday Monday Whizz
Apr
22
9:00 AM09:00

Bank Holiday Monday Whizz

Meet 9am Church Bridge for a quick whizz over to Wells, to check out a cafe new to us called Loaf, quick stop and whizz home a slightly different route. On our return to Bruton, we’re going to check out On The Brook as a potential other meeting place for regular rides.

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Saturday Social to Merriott
Apr
20
8:30 AM08:30

Saturday Social to Merriott

8.30am meet @At the Chapel, for a PROMPT 9am depart, rolling out to Somerton, then down to Long Load, South Petherton and over the A303 bridge to Merriott - we last did this ride on the first Saturday in January with ice on the roads - it’s set to be a little warmer this Saturday so do join us for this great fun 60 mile round trip interspersed with the delights of The Feed Station, in Merriott.

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Sunday 14.4 Various Sportives
Apr
14
7:00 AM07:00

Sunday 14.4 Various Sportives

We have too much to choose from today - so there will be discussion during the week on BCC Chat and on Saturday in person to finalise plans, suffice to say we’re likely to spread ourselves over several events to include;

https://www.beyondevents.org.uk/listed-races/yeovil-sportive

http://www.somervalley.org.uk/event/mendip-madness-spring-2019/

http://vc-walcot.co.uk/coming-up-pain-suffering-for-paris-roubaix/

For Somer Valley, those wanting to cycle up would need to leave Church Bridge by 7.15am, for VC Walcot as this starts at 9am in the centre of Bath, we’d need to consider a 6.45am depart.

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Sunday 7.4 Training Corfe Castle
Apr
7
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday 7.4 Training Corfe Castle

Meet 8.30am Church Bridge for a long ride up over Bulbarrow, into Warham then down to Corfe Castle. Hoping for corned beef sandwiches at the National Trust Cafe, to fuel the return over the ranges and up the Piddle Valley , then through Sherborne and back up to Bruton. 100-110 miles, hence the slightly early start.

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Sunday Training ride Wilton
Mar
31
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Training ride Wilton

Meet at 9am on Church Bridge - DON’T forget the clocks will have gone forward….

Up Druly, and onto the Wylie Valley, to Wilton, for the delights of Coffee Darling. Then we’ll loop slightly south, up the back of the Compton Abbas hills, down Zig Zag, and return with a whizz through Gillingham/Wincanton and onto home. 70 odd miles, stunning route, no excuses - leave mother a big bunch of flowers and promise her a slap up dinner later.

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