Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

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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The best of the Ayrshire Alps Sportive

1. The route Tried and tested in the 2015 edition, the route does not fail to disappoint. 403metres of climbing packed into just 60miles, with some of the best views across the Clyde coast and Galloways. The 60km route offered two shortcuts for riders keen to enjoy the best of the Alps without the stress…

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Hundreds turn out to Rozelle for Doonbank Trofee

Rozelle Park in Ayr hosted over 230 cyclists of all ages on Sunday as part of the Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross races organised by Ayr Burners Cycling QTS. The events, which formed part of the Scottish Super Quaich Series, attracted some of the best riders in Scotland, including David Lines (Wheelbase), Anne Ewing (WV Breda) and…

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Ayr Burners to bring major cyclocross event to Ayr

On Sunday 24th January Rozelle Park will play host to the ‘Doonbank Trofee’ – a day of cyclocross racing for all ages, featuring members of the Scottish Commonwealth Games Cycle Team.  This event is part of the National Super Quaich Series and organising group Ayr Burners Cycling are encouraging local residents to come out and enjoy…

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Events Update

2015 was a year of beginnings and adventure for Ayr Burners.  Dark nights and wet weekends have meant that the start of 2016 has seen a bit of a rest from the pedaling, but not the dreaming and scheming. In just two weekends (Jan 24th) we play host to our first open cyclocross event, the…

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Ayrshire Alps Friendly – the countdown begins!

We are now just days away from our first official ‘open’ promotion, the FPP Scotland ‘Ayrshire Alps’ friendly reliability trials. We’re really buzzing by the response we’ve had to the event and to the prospect of a big day our climbing 6 of the Ayrshire Alps! Full course information, including routes and handbook can be…

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Weekly Round Up – Ride Report and Challenge Update

Another big week at Burners HQ – let’s kick off with the Harry’s blog from our Ronde van Ayrlaanderen ride…. Guests and Glory at the Burner’s Tribute to Flanders Words by Harry McGarvie, Pictures by JohnPaul It’s Saturday 11th of April, and that means that it’s time for the fourth ‘Ronde van Ayrlaanderan’, or ‘Hell of the West’ –…

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Upcoming January Events

UPDATED 15/01/2015: Due to the horrible winter weather conditions we have postponed our Ayrshire Alps ride to the 7th March.  Disappointing, but for the best.  We have two more activities planned for January. First up is a 40km led ride around four of the climbs in the Ayrshire Alps Cycle Park.  The ride will meet…

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New Year’s Day Ride – 2015

Join us for our first ride of 2015 with a trip up the Carrick Hills on New Year’s Day. We’ll set off from the Savoy Park Hotel in Ayr at 10:15 for the 25km trip at a leisurely pace.  Trained ride leaders will join us as we clear our heads and greet the new year….

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