NEW 2019 DATES ADDED
Listed below are the 2018/19 race events that the club will be racing or supporting. These will be updated as the season progresses with dates and locations.
For more information on the BCC Academy, racing or how to get involved click here to send an email to our Performance Coordinator Graham Earl.
Abingdon Race Team Richard Kell Memorial Series 2018 Click here for information Ending on 3rd November 2018 and held at Abingdon Airfield, Oxfordshire, OX13 6JQ. The races cater for men and women of all categories with cash prizes for the top 3 and trophies for overall points winners.
Hillingdon Winter Series 2018/2019 Click here for information This series of racing at Hillingdon is hosted by Full Gas Cycling over the winter months. The races start on 3rd November 2018 through to 23rd February 2019. BCC welcome any members that would like to have a go at racing and our seasoned cat 3 and 4 racers are here to help. The series runs in conjunction with Lee Valley VeloPark crit racing.
Lee Valley VeloPark Winter Series 2018/2019 Click here for information This series of racing at Lee Valley VeloPark is hosted by Full Gas Cycling over the winter and spring months. The races start on 6th October 2018 through to 30th March 2019. The series runs in conjunction with Hillingdon crit racing.
Central Road Race League (CRRL) March to October 2019 (Dates TBC) BCC's own road race was on the 5th August 2018 Click here for 2018 pictures, results and more. The club plans to run a race in 2019 and the details are likely to be the same... Come along and race, spectate or help out. BCC fall under the Central Region in British Cycling and the CRRL is our race league. These are road races on open roads with a race convoy (Commissaires, Judges etc) to protect riders from traffic. Note that vehicles are still on the opposite side of the road! These races are usually 1.5 to 2 hours in duration. The races cater for most categories of rider. Online entry is via the British Cycling link above. We will be putting on a picnic for BCC members and supporters so come along and cheer the team on!
BCC Time Trial September 2019 (Date TBC) The clubs own 10 mile TT on the Cheddington loop circuit . Click here 2018 for pictures, results and more. The club plans to put on a TT for 2019 and race details are likely to be the same... Race HQ is Jackie's Diner, Old Arifield Ind. Est, Cheddington Lane, HP23 4QR with first rider off at 9:00 am. The course is predominantly flat with one or two rolling climbs. The TT was very popular in 2016 and 2017 with 20 or so club members taking part in a field of 40 + riders. Bikes range from standard road to full-on TT rigs and there are prizes for age groups and overall team winners. Riders are set of at 1 min intervals. The Strava course is here.
Central Cyclo Cross League (CCXL Autumn and Winter 2018) Click here for online entry. BCC fall under the Central Region in British Cycling and CCXL is our cyclo-cross race league. These are great fun local off-road races also suitable for MTB's. The races are usually 1 hour in duration and are categorised by age group/men/women. Online entry is via the British Cycling link above. They are a great way of staying in shape over the winter and a very good excuse to get covered in mud! The events are very friendly and spectators are welcome, cowbells are optional!
BCC Hill Climb 21st October 2018. Click here for results and photo's. The clubs own hill climb at Toms Hill in Aldbury. Right at the end of the hill climb season and a great way to demonstrate all that power you've gained over the summer! The climb is a full-on 2.5 to 3.5 min burst but be careful to pace yourself as the steepest part is near the end. HQ is at Musette Cafe HP23 5RS with registration from 0800 and first rider underway at 0900.
Hillingdon Summer Series 2019 (Dates TBC). A great way to start racing with all categories of men's and women's closed road criterium racing. The first races start around March and run until September. The are predominantly hosted by West Thames Cycling Club but there are many other events at Hillingdon. Keep an eye on the Hillingdon website calendar for details.
Milton Keynes Summer Series 2019 (Dates TBC). Another local crit circuit at MK Bowl with all categories of men's and women's racing hosted by Corley Cycles and Abbeygate Developments. The first races start around March and run until September. Entry to the races is via British Cycling and a link will be added here when the series starts up.