There are many communities of riders across Ayrshire who provide a range of cycling activities including weekly rides.
Below is list a selection of the less formal cycling communities where many of our members come from and we seek to support.
There are also several established cycling clubs in the area and these are listed further down. If your own group is missing let us know.
Organised via Facebook Groups, the Coylton Cycling Club has an active membership and regular rides. They have been online since October 2013 and ride most weeks. Join up and find out more at www.facebook.com/groups/coyltoncycleclub
The Ewenfield Rendezvous meet most Sundays at the end of Ewenfield Avenue (Monument Road End) in Ayr. Ewenfield were the first group to order and adopt the Ayrshire Alps branded kit. With a core group of 10 members, they put on an excellent club-run style ride. Join up and find out more at https://www.strava.com/clubs/ewenfield/
A facebook cycling group for cyclists based out of Girvan. They have been online since 2011 and post up rides frequently. Join up and find out more at www.facebook.com/groups/girvansocialcycling/
Born in September 2014 from an individual idea to promote cycling around the South Side and beyond of Glasgow, West Coast Velo, has now evolved through the collective idea of a number of motivated keen social road bikers. Keen to promote the rich diversity of cycling in and around the West of Scotland, West Coast Velo (Velo’rs) have a strong presence around the Glasgow Area, South side and the West Coast Shires. Check out www.westcoastvelo.co.uk
Ayrodynamic have to be about the friendliest faces you’ll meet on the road. As a triathlon club they frequently introduce runners and swimmers to cycling and therefore cater for a broad range of abilities. They promote several open competitions and have a jam-packed weekly diary of training sessions including their Saturday morning ride leaving Monkton Cross each week at 09:30. Distance usually 40-50 miles but with several ‘bail out’ options. Find out more at: www.ayrodynamic.org.uk/
Ayr Roads CC are one of the longest established clubs in the area with a reputation for promoting top class events and participating in racing and sport cycling. In addition to racing, members enjoy social cycling activities and have a weekly Sunday club run leaving Beresford Terrace Ayr at 9:30am. Find out more at www.ayrroadscc.co.uk
Carrick Cycle Club
Constituted in 2016, Carrick Cycle Club is already making its mark on the racing circuit with a string of individual and team medals. Members have a strong coordinating presence across Ayrshire Training Bunch rides. Find out more at www.britishcycling.org/
The official CTC Ayrshire group is the largest in Ayrshire with a well established year-round calendar of rides from 15 miles and up. They have a focus on social leisure cycling and a fantastic website full of useful information. Find out more at www.cycleayrshire.co.uk/
A relatively new club, founded April 2014, Dunlop Cycle Club have been quick to put themselves on the map with promotion of road races and sportives. Their aim is to promote cycling to everyone, from kids to adults, and their members have been active participants in Ayrshire cycling events since forming. Find out more at: www.facebook.com/groups/dunlopcc/
The Fullarton are a long established club based in Irvine and the current home of Mr Graeme Obree. A strong community club, the Fullarton promote lots of open time trials throughout the year and have a fantastic training base in North Ayrshire. Much more than just a sports club, the Fullarton have also delivered programmes direct to local employers. Find out more here: www.fullartonwheelers.com
Like the Fullarton and Ayr Roads, Loudoun Road Club is a long established road cycling club that has undergone a renaissance in recent years. With a group of committed members, the club promotes weekly rides as well as open competitions. Find out more here: http://loudoun.org.uk/
Founded in 2014, Velo Club Vitesse is one of the newest clubs in Ayrshire. Based in Irvine, they promote a weekly ride of 30 to 40 miles on a Sunday leaving Aldi at 0930. Find out more at: https://veloclubvitesse.wordpress.com/
Based from Kilmaurs, Walkers Cycling Club promotes activity to all abilities of cyclist and cater for road, mountain bike and trekking. Walkers is well known as a strong cyclocross club and promote the annual Beach Cross at Irvine. You will see their riders at events across Ayrshire and wider Scotland. Find out more at http://walkerscyclingclub.com/