Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

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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Racing returns with the Doonbank Trofee

After a lengthy postponement, the 7th Edition of the Doonbank Trofee will go ahead on Friday 4th June 2021, albeit in a slightly shrunken format. The positive news that South Ayrshire Council will enter Tier 2 restrictions from the 17th May allows organisers Ayr Burners Cycling to put on the popular event, with three fields…

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Summer time, we loved you!

With the Summer being quite a decent one (for a change) The Burners made the most of the rays and clocked up an impressive array of rides, activities and events. Where to start ? June saw some cracking days out, starting with the Troon Cycling Festival where we set out a corking course for our…

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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!    

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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Ayrshire Alps Sportive Rider Pack now out

The third Ayrshire Alps Sportive takes place on the 27th August 2017.  The Rider Information Pack can now be downloaded . A big thank you to all our supporters, including Ayrshire Garden Studios, Fresh Food Company, Carrick Cycles, Savoy Park Hotel, QTS and the communities of Kirkmichael and Barr. You can read a review of last…

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Tours and Le Tour

After three weeks of dramatic ‘racing’, we can crown our Yellow Bottle winners Gav and Joanne in the Tour du Lundi. Scheduled for the Tour de France rest days, the Tour de Lundi is a series of social evening rides including a number of optional timed strava segments. Everyone regroups between and enjoys the spin….

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Travels across Scotland

The good (ish) Summer (ish) weather coaxed out plenty of Burners over the past week with our Strava database full up of excursions to some interesting and far flung places. The Prestwick Cycle Challenge has raised well over £300k for good causes during its 20 year history. This year a strong Burners contingent took part…

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Roads, No Roads and Cafes

Burners a plenty were spotted frequenting the roads, tracks, and cafes of The Shire and beyond last weekend.  The Saturday Morning Dunc Bunch ammased in hefty numbers (almost 20) to be taken on amother magical mystery tour of the lanes and B-roads of the County. All roads lead to Troon where a charity funding cafe…

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