Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure


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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Newsround 19/09/2016

Cycling disciplines of all types were in the mix last weekend for the members of Ayr Burners Cycling QTS. The annual Rothesay Cycling Weekend kicked off on Saturday with hordes of eager cyclists flocking to the Island of Bute for two days of bike racing. A Cyclocross event on day one saw five Burners take…

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Let the good times roll: CX season begins

The first competitive race of the 2016/17 Cyclocross season kicked off upon the shores of Loch Lomond last weekend for 3 members of Ayr Burners Cycling QTS. The Battle of Balloch Castle featured 2 races around the idyllic loch side setting with plenty of technical features to keep the early season competitiors on their toes….

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Burners join the Big Bike Revival!

Ayr Burners Cycling are celebrating after being confirmed by Cycling UK as one of 50 centres across Scotland to host the Big Bike Revival. A six week long campaign, the Bike Bike Revival aims to get more people across the country cycling by getting their unused bikes out of the shed and back in working order….

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On the Road, by Donald Laurie

A Tale of Two Cities Ok, perhaps Prestwick / Ayr doesn’t count as a city, but after getting caught at every set of traffic lights between Prestwick Cross and Doonfoot, it starts to feel like it. Especially after battling against a stiff headwind all the way over the moors from Glasgow. And don’t get me…

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The best of the Ayrshire Alps Sportive

1. The route Tried and tested in the 2015 edition, the route does not fail to disappoint. 403metres of climbing packed into just 60miles, with some of the best views across the Clyde coast and Galloways. The 60km route offered two shortcuts for riders keen to enjoy the best of the Alps without the stress…

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Ayrshire Alps Friendly Provisional Results

Thank you to everyone that came and made the second edition of the Ayrshire Alps Sportive such a great success! Provisional and current results can be found here: 2016-08-28 provisional results These will be updated as more times become available, cheers!  


Ayrshire Alps Sportive FULL

Our Ayrshire Alps Friendly Sportive is now full and all spaces are taken.  We’ve had huge interest in the event, and we will look at alternative venues next year to increase the capacity on the rides. For now though we are focused on putting on a great event for those lucky enough to get in…

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