Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

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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New Year’s Day Mast Ride 2023

For the first time in several years, New Year’s Day didn’t present us with gale force winds or ice covered roads to navigate. Instead, we were faced with typical summer weather – a cloudy day with cold, wet roads and the ever present threat of rain !!! Nevertheless, a healthy number of Burners turned up…

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Burners Summer Series 2022

After the week of rain, Jude thought an article on the Summer Series was long overdue. Must be dreaming of sunshine……. This year’s Summer Series involved a monthly short TT series along the coast road – from just above Fisherton back to the Co-op at Doonfoot. We had great weather this year – and always…

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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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