Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Biggest jumble yet!

The Ayrshire cycle jumble took place on Saturday afternoon at the Citadel Leisure Centre in Ayr. Now in its 3rd year this gathering proves popular with cyclists from near and far, with everyone in search of that elusive bargain or bike related rarity. 16 stall holders were strategically set up in the hall to entice…

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Ayrshire Alps Sportive Open For Entries

The 2017 edition of the Ayrshire Alps Sportive is now open for entry. Join us for an all-ayrshire road cycling challenge across the Ayrshire Alps Cycle Park. There will be two ride options, starting and finishing in Kirkmichael. This is a non-competitive ride with a social focus and a challenging but hugely scenic route. The…

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Cross season closes with Dig In At the Dock

The fourth and final round of the 2017 Superquaich Series saw four members of Ayr Burners Cycling QTS head to the shores of the Forth for Dig in at the Dock.  The sixth edition of ‘Dig in’ attracted some notable names from home and abroad to the starting line including former European Champion Helen Wyman…

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First of the road excursions

Road cycling dominated the weekends itinerary for Ayr Burners Cycling QTS with members enjoying two different group rides.  The regular Saturday bunch set off from the usual haunt of the Burns Centre for a three hour easy paced pedal which took in the heights of the Wallacetown Ayrshire Alp above Turnberry, before returning via Pennyglen…

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Active Travel Hub supports Family Events

Ayr Burners Cycling are grateful for continued support from the Active Travel Hub in Ayr to promote a full calendar of family friendly cycling events in 2017. The Hub, which recently opened at Ayr Rail Station, is a partnership project funded through Transport Scotland’s ‘Smarter Choices Smarter Places’ Fund.  It’s aim is to encourage more…

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Forgotten Railways Adventure Cross

Burners Gary and Chris took to the disused mining railways and forgotten hamlets of Dalmellington Iron Company in damp and breezy conditions. Following old railway beds, the pair found the the remains of a number of settlements in amongst the post-industrial landscape. Bike handling” skills” were brushed up over rough terrain and feet were soaked…

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Burners go to Bieles 2017

A group of Burners headed to Luxumbourg last weekend for the 2017 World Cyclocross Championship. Held in Belvaux (Bieles) in the South West, the course zigzagged through a post-industrial park offering amazing spectating opportunities. A weekend of frites and mayo, Bofferding beer and celebrity spotting, it proved a great reward for the organising team behind…

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Macdonald and Ewing win the Doonbank Trofee

Hope Factory Racing’s Gary Macdonald claimed his second Super Quaich win in as many weeks to cap a fantastic day of racing at the QTS Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross Event. The event, promoted by Ayr Burners Cycling, attracted more than 500 people from across Scotland to Rozelle Park in Ayr. Better known as a top UK motorcycle…

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Super Quaich Cyclocross Comes to Ayr

Ayr Burners Cycling will play host to the largest cycling event in South Ayrshire this weekend as Super Quaich Cyclocross comes to Ayr. Over 350 cyclists are expected at the picturesque Rozelle Park throughout Sunday for the third edition of the QTS Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross event. Typically a winter discipline, cyclocross sees competitors charge around…

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Team Burners take on the Pollocx

The Burners girls enjoyed a grand day out as Glasgow Nightingales hosted a ladies only Cyclocross race. A morning coaching session preceded the main event of the day, with an impressive field of 65 female racers lining up on the starting grid. This would prove to be a very challenging course, with plenty of slippy…

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