Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Ronde van Ayrlaanderen 2023

Ronde Van Ayrlaanderen (RVA) 2023 is fast approaching. This year it will be held on Saturday 8th April at 09:30, leaving from the Burns Museum. The usual standard Saturday ride will follow this year’s RVA route, a slight change from historic routes. For those who haven’t been on an RVA ride before most of the…

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Farewell Rozelle, and thanks for all the mud!

It is with sadness that Ayr Burners Cycling confirm that the Doonbank Trofee cyclocross will no longer go forward at Rozelle Park. Rozelle Park, in the heart of Ayr, has been the host venue for the last eight seasons, as well as the venue for Ayr Burners’ inaugural Summer Cross in 2022. The course is…

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9th Doonbank Trofee -Event Handbook Ready

Updated 09/02/2023: The rider and official information pack for the 9th Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross Race is now available for download – including confirmed list of entrants. Entry for the Super Quaich Racing has now closed. Please note there will be no entry on the day. Try Cross, SDS Cycling and U12 Fun Ride participants should…

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New Year’s Day Mast Ride 2023

For the first time in several years, New Year’s Day didn’t present us with gale force winds or ice covered roads to navigate. Instead, we were faced with typical summer weather – a cloudy day with cold, wet roads and the ever present threat of rain !!! Nevertheless, a healthy number of Burners turned up…

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9th Doonbank Trofee CX is GO!

Cyclocross activities for all ages, including Super Quaich racing The Doonbank Trofee returns to Rozelle Park, Ayr on 12th February, as the season finale for the 2022/23 Scottish Super Quaich Series There will be several events during the day: – Under 12 Non Competitive Fun Ride (10 mins) – enter here – Adult Non Competitive Try-Cross Ride (20 mins)…

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Burners Summer Series 2022

After the week of rain, Jude thought an article on the Summer Series was long overdue. Must be dreaming of sunshine……. This year’s Summer Series involved a monthly short TT series along the coast road – from just above Fisherton back to the Co-op at Doonfoot. We had great weather this year – and always…

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Ardnamurchan Gravel Weekend

August was a busy month for Burners activities and it kicked off with a trip to Ardnamurchan for a weekend of rides on new roads, with a 14 mile gravel section along Loch Shiel one of the highlights. Over 20 Burners (and friends) made the long journey north to our accommodation at the Ariundle Centre…

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Rozelle Summer Cross – Provisional Results

Many thanks to everyone that helped make our event happen – commissaires, timekeepers, marshals, course builders, registration officials, parents and chaperones! Huge thanks to Factory T for providing prizes for podium finishers and under 12 fun-ride participants. Provisional results are now available here position # Rider Name Club Category laps 1 16 Lewis Martin Studio…

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Rozelle Summer Cross information pack

The rider guide for the event next Saturday can be viewed here. Online entry remains open for adult participants at British Cycling SDS Cycling athletes should register via Event Brite Many thanks to our sponsor Factory T for providing prizes Factory T is an Ayrshire based business specialising in custom emboridery and printing – you…

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Burners Spain Trip 2022

Our long-awaited trip to Xabia finally took place towards the end of May, and the unanimous view was that it was a fantastic, if challenging, long weekend. Sixteen Burners flew out from Prestwick on the Friday, catching up with Martin Carmichael, Jon Mahoney and Scott McKendrick who had gone for an extra day or two…

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