Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

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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Rozelle Summer Cross – 13/08/2022

Entries for our Summer Cross event at Rozelle Park open this Sunday at 8pm: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/Rozelle-Summer-Cross In 2021 we ran our postponed Doonbank Trofee in the summer and enjoyed the short-track course format with limited capacity fields. Let the sunshine return!We are pleased to be partnering with SDS Cycling to run competitions for II1 athletes as…

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2022 Burners AGM

It’s that time of year again already, folks !!! The Ayr Burners AGM is scheduled for Sunday 20th March at 7pm at the Savoy Park Hotel. The Agenda is as follows – Welcome / introductions / apologies Chair’s Report Treasurer’s Report 2022 club calendar 2022 Open events AOB Prize-giving There will be awards for the…

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Martin and Millar take top titles at the 8th Doonbank Trofee

Ayr Burners Cycling played host to the second round of the 2022 Scottish Super Quaich Cyclocross Series on Sunday. The 8th edition of the Doonbank Trofee was run in near perfect conditions, with light winds, dry skies, and relatively firm ground (for Rozelle anyway). Thanks to support from members of Walkers Cycling, the course build…

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Doonbank Trofee Event Guide online

The event guide for the 8th Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross is now available here Please note entry for the U12 fun-ride will be open until Friday and riders will be confirmed then.

New Year’s Day Mast Ride

Yes, it’s hard to believe that almost 12 months have passed since last year’s memorable frosty and ice-ridden traditional Mast Ride, but this is your early reminder for the 2022 event. Unlike last year, there are no currently no restrictions on numbers in place, but who knows what the next couple of weeks may hold,…

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8th Doonbank Trofee CX open for entries

Super Quaich Cyclocross returns to Ayr on Sunday 23rd January 2022. Entry is now open via British Cycling for open category and junior racing. As usual, Ayr Burners will also host a free-to-enter fun ride for under 12s. Entry on the day planned – unless public health restrictions change

From action to protest – the tale of a cycling facility

Over the last year, Ayr Burners Cycling has been working in partnership with South Ayrshire Council officers to develop proposals for an all-ability cycling facility at the site of the former Glenburn Bing in Prestwick.  Since October all activity has frozen and the project is now in jeopardy.   More concerning though, is that existing public…

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What we did last summer (in France)

I’ve probably bored you all to tears with tales of the trip that me, Robbie and Donald Smith made through France, but a couple of Burners had asked me to do a write-up with some photos for the web-site.  It’s impossible to condense almost 3 weeks of riding into a couple of pages, and a…

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Burners on Tour !!!

We’re looking to gauge interest in a couple of trips for 2022 – a long weekend in either Majorca or Denia, and a two night Ardnamurchan gravel adventure. For the Spain trip, we’re thinking of a weekend in May, flying out on a Friday and returning on Monday. That gives us potentially 2.5 days riding,…

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