Ayr Burners Cycling

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Burners who attended the RVA 2024

Ronde van Ayrlaanderen 2024

This year’s RVA was a well attended great fun event – with a rather unexpected event….. read on to find out more. There was some great riding from everyone – and some great pain faces were seen out there on the climbs. As James commented a social ride and a workout mixed together. As usual…

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2024 AGM Update

The Burners 2024 AGM was held in the welcoming, if unfamiliar, surroundings of Ardfin Road in Prestwick on Sunday 25th February. JP and Jo took care of the presentations as usual, with Stephen providing a detailed Treasurer’s Report. Among the key points to note were – 1. Sponsorship It is possible / likely that sponsorship…

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Ayr Burners AGM 2024

It’s that time of year already – the Burners Annual General Meeting is almost upon us again. The important date for your diary is Sunday 25th February at 7pm. This year’s meeting sees a change in venue, so the meeting will be held at – 77 Ardfin Road Prestwick KA9 2LT Here are the Minutes…

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Racing the Boards at the World Masters Track Championships

Earlier in October a number of Scottish masters track cyclists headed south to Manchester to compete in the UCI World Masters Track Championships. Masters racing is for those athletes over the age of 35, and is raced within age brackets. Cyclists complete for their country rather than their club. Racing took place at Manchester Velodrome…

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CTT Scottish Hill Climb Championships

As the autumn begins so does hill climbing season. For the last few years a small number of the Burners have been enjoying taking part in the CTT Scottish Hill Climb Championship organised by local club Ayr Roads. The previous 2 years have been on Dundonald Hill, but this year the event moved further south…

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Saturday Social Ride 14/10/23

Despite the fact that we are now well and truly into Autumn, the Saturday morning social rides remain a key aspect of the Burners calendar. Today was no exception and even though temperatures have taken a turn for the worse, over a dozen Burners braved the cold and threat of rain this morning. After riding…

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Summer Series 2023 Overall Results

We’ve had a great season with 21 Burners taking part in the Handicapped Summer TT Series. For the last 5 months we’ve taken on a variety of Strava segments, with varied terrain. It’s been great to see everyone who took part giving their best efforts. Our handicaps were calculated based on last years times, and…

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Javea Trip 2023

It doesn’t seem that long since our first Burners trip to Javea, but this year’s trip came round really quickly and saw 21 Burners boarding the flight from Prestwick to Alicante for a few days cycling in the sun. There should have been 22, but a late passport hitch for Bobby Marr saw him missing…

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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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