Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Welcome back to the ‘Sparks’!

Learning to cycle is the start of a lifelong adventure, so let’s start early! We’ve teamed up with our amazing sponsors at the Savoy Park Hotel to bring back our popular ‘Sparks’ balance bike sessions for 2-5 years olds in the stunning hotel grounds. This session is led by a fully trained volunteer, and includes…

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tag along bike

Introducing the Burners’ Family Bike Library

We have a few bikes and great equipment ideal for families with younger children. Available on long term loan to members and supporters. Check out all the details here

Summer Series 3: Rozelle CX

Once again the sun shone bright for our Summer Series. This week we were in Rozelle for summer cyclocross event using a new and untested 1.4km fast and flowing circuit. As we gathered at 7pm the course crew were running a little slow, but with all hands on deck we had ourselves a marked out…

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Balance Bike Sparks beat the Rain

We held our much anticipated Balance Bike session at Belleisle Park on Sunday.  Aimed at 2-5 year olds, all the spaces for the morning were ‘sold-out’ weeks in advance.  Despite the weather doing its worse, a brief break in the rain ensured the session went ahead for the seven young participants who braved the conditions.  …

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Harry’s Post-Ride Blog

Picture above: Ryan Ferrier proudly wearing his new Burners top Once again we are grateful to our wordsmith Harry McGarvie for documenting our activities. Below we have his account of our Cyclocross skills session at Rozelle. ABC Cyclocross Skills Number 3 On Sunday 19th of April, Rozelle Park in Alloway held host to the third…

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Fun for All at ABC Skills Session

The second of our ABC Skills Sessions at Auchencruive on Saturday was another fun packed morning. 10 riders were delighted to be joined by Scottish Cycling Coach and Development Officer Fiona Walker who helped host a sessions of games and drills for new and experienced cyclists. Feeling fresh after his Adventure Cross ride in the Ayrshire…

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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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