Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure


Cross, Sparks, Santa!

Fife played host to the 6th and penultimate round of the 2016 Scottish Cyclocross Series last weekend at Lochore Meadows near Lochgelly. Three members from Ayr Burners Cycling QTS made the journey to the picturesque lochside event which was also tincorporated the Scottish National Cyclocross Championships. The venue has been notorious in the past for…

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Ready…Steady…Bananas! Doonbank Trofee Update

False start.   Entry for the 2017 Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross event, round 2 of the Super Quaich Series, was scheduled to open at 19:01 this evening – 01/12/2016. We expected the event to be a popular ‘hot-ticket’, and indeed it has been with over 200people trying to get a space in the opening minutes! Situation: Unfortunately,…

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Burners Celebrate 2nd Birthday

Ayr Burners Cycling QTS celebrated their 2nd Birthday on Sunday with an afternoon of festivities at the Savoy Park Hotel. Chair Christopher Johnson welcomed sixty Burners to the event where the proceedings started with the annual reports from the Chair and the Treasurer Rod Henderson. With over 150 members joining in 2016 the Burners are…

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Burners at the Beach

Cycling fans and racers headed in their droves to Irvine Beach Park on Sunday for Round 5 of the Scottish Cyclocross Series. Ayr Burners Cycling QTS fielded many riders across the veteran and open categories with everyone eager to ride the famous coastal course that has always been a firm favourite in the calendars of…

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2017 Calendar released

Ayr Burners’ 2017 Calendar is now available for view. In addition to our weekly Saturday Social Rides, each month we aim to offer at least one off-road adventure, on-road excursion and family-friendly activity. This list is not comprehensive, and expect more activity to be added to our calendar as the year progresses.  


Cyclocross Fun Park

Five members of Ayr Burners Cycling QTS headed to Strathclyde Park for Round 3 of the Scottish Cyclocross Series. A record breaking entry of 650 riders would see the leafy trails around the lochside jam packed with racers enjoying a notably dry course in comparison to recent years events at the Lanarkshire race. First out…

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Aberdeenshire Burners Cycling

Round 2 of the Scottish Cyclocross Series saw four members of Ayr Burners Cycling QTS head North to Knockburn Loch on Sunday. This established event is one of the highlights of the Cyclocross calendar and a firm favourite of the riders with its challenging course set the stunning backdrop of the Cairngorm National Park. Event…

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Holmston Road Infrastructure Safari findings

Ayr Burners Cycling hosted a pop-up Dr Bike and Insfrastructure Safari at Kyle Academy on the 1st October 2016.  In addition to supporting people to get their bikes back out the shed, this was an opportunity to ‘road-test’ the new segregated cycle lane on Holmston Road. Our findings can be found summarised here: 2016-10-01-holmston-road-response It should…

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Still smiling, I have no idea why.

3 Peaks, 2 Wheels, 1 Gear, (0 Idea)

WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, WHY The last Sunday in September, it’s that time of year again… The Three Peaks Cyclocross race in the Yorkshire Dales. 38 miles total, 4 miles unrideable, and 5000ft of climbing & tricky descending. Billed as the UK’s toughest cyclocross race. Last year saw Jo Baxter, Myself (Kev Pugh), and Russell Mowat (Walkers…

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2016 Photo Competition

Back for 2016 is our Photo Competition The rules are very simple – submit your photo under one of the following three themes: Burners’ Family Burners’ Adventure Burners Abroad All entries will be added to our online gallery and we will ask our kind and expert judge to select a winner in each category, to…

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