Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Everest conquered for the third year

Despite a windchill factor of minus 23 ten baltic Burners bagged a total of 40 ascents of the Nic o the Balloch to claim their 3rd Everesting challenge. Special praise goes to Kev Pugh who kindly brought his mobile health and wellbeing vehicle to basecamp which provided hot beverages and free motivational vibes throughout the…

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Duggan triumphs in Rozelle

David Duggan got the better of the weather to win the fourth edition of the Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross at Rozelle on Sunday.  Having led from the start, Duggan finally managed to distance David Lines on the third of seven laps, as Lines lost traction on one of the courses many treacherous off-camber descents.  Lines was…

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Hundreds expected to watch Rozelle CX action

Rozelle Park will once again host elite Cyclocross racing as the Trek Super Quaich series comes to Ayr.  This Sunday (28th Jan) over 300 people will take on the 4th edition of the ‘Doonbank Trofee’.  The popular event is known for its challenging course through the scenic park in South Ayrshire, with a variety of…

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Download the Doonbank Trofee info pack

The information pack for the 4th Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross races on the 28th January is now ready and can be downloaded here. Many thanks to all our volunteers, sponsors and supporters.   Not long now!    

2018 Doonbank Trofee entry opening soon!

The 4th Doonbank Trofee will form part of the 2018 Trek Super Quaich Series, and takes place on 28th January 2018 at Rozelle Park. The DBT will be run under the regulations of British Cycling, and entry will open on Sunday 17th December, at this link:  https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/4th-Doonbank-Trofee—T… The event typically sells out within hours so…

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Coming up: AGM, Birthday Buffet and PRIZES!

We will celebrate our third birthday on November 26th.  To mark the occasion we will pay homage to our constitution with a speedy AGM, followed by a super buffet where we toast our 2017 prize winners! The AGM is open to all members and prospective members, although only current members have a vote.  Although no…

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Carrick Ayrshire welcomes hundreds to the Ayrshire Alps Sportive

The village of Kirkmichael turned into an alpine tour resort over the weekend as Ayr Burners Cycling QTS hosted the Ayrshire Alps Sportive. The third edition of the sold-out event had attracted over 320 participants, ready to take on the challenge of a 100km route over six of the toughest climbs in the ‘Ayrshire Alps’….

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Rider finish times for Alps Sportive

Congratulations to everyone that completed the Ayrshire Alps Sportive!    Finish times, as recorded and reported by riders, are as follows: Number Rider   Club Finish Time Distance 217 Jemma McNeill   02:11:36 60 278 Jim Smith   02:22:00 60 73 Aoife Doherty The 5th Floor Cycle Club 02:24:00 60 16 Kathryn Barr   02:40:00…

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Record numbers to cycle the Ayrshire Alps!

A record number of cyclists have signed up for the 3rd Ayrshire Alps Sportive on the 27th August.   Over 320 riders will take on a challenging route that starts in Kirkmichael, crossing the hill roads to Barr and Straiton before returning to Kirkmichael.   The first riders will set off at 0930, and are expected to…

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Youths win the Summer Cross

Round 6 of our 2017 Summer League featured a short CX course at Rozelle Park, made all the more fun by a welcome visit from Dunlop CC! The handicapped format gave the u14s a 4 lap head start on the seniors.   The seniors were originally split into two groups based on experience.  However, the…

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