Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

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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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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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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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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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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Jude Paterson – Scottish Champion !!!

Huge congratulations from everyone at the Burners go to Jude, who won the Scottish Road Race V50 title in Kincraig last weekend. It was fast and furious from the start, with riders racing for the Junior and Veteran Scottish titles as well as the overall race victory, and a handful of competitors were distanced early…

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Pedal for Scotland – Ayr

The Pedal Ayr family ride saw over 500 cyclists sign up for a scenic 10 kilometre traffic free ride around the coastline of Ayr. The route started off from the Low Green before heading out towards Greenan shore where everyone enjoyed the panoramic vistas of Kintyre and beyond. The return leg visited Cambusdoon (where the…

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