Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure


Ride Report: Chris Scott in the Alps

Ayr Burners’ junior member Christopher Scott took to the trails of the Ayrshire Alps at the weekend on our adventure cross ride. One of our two champions for promoting youth cycling, we are pleased to present his blog report.   Straiton Adventure Cross Burners Ride 21/02/15 Seven Burners set off from Straiton on Saturday the…

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Challenge 2 Update: Who is riding the Ayrshire Alps?

At the start of February we launched our 2nd challenge – to climb all the Ayrshire Alps (more info here).  After two big weeks how are our members fairing?   Nic O The Balloch looking very different from our ride in September @Cyclistmag @AyrshireAlps pic.twitter.com/aWDeDJoZdP — Jason Kean (@jasonkean) February 8, 2015 Our very own…

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Harry’s post-ride Blog

Thirteen-year-old Ayr Burner Harry McGarvie is one of our ‘Champions’, promoting youth cycling alongside Christopher Scott.  We are delighted that Harry offered to provide a blog from our Ayrshire Ardennes ride.  Enjoy! Ayr Burners Ayrshire Ardennes Ride On Saturday the seventh of February, a field of nineteen hardy Ayr Burners set out on the inaugural Ayrshire…

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Ayrshire’s fastest growing cycling group!

As of the 31st January, membership of Ayr Burners Cycling exceeds sixty people! An incredible start for the group and one which we are very proud of – thank you for all the interest. Best of all, this includes more than 20 women and 14 youths! Ayrshire Alps in leading UK magazine   Ayr Burners members…

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Congratulations to our new Ride Leaders!

We are delighted that all five of our candidates have been certified through Cycling Scotland as Cycle Ride Leaders.  The group undertook the course to support delivery of our planned rides and activities throughout 2015 and had to deliver presentations, undertake theory training include ride preparation and risk assessments before practical exercises including trail side repair…

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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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ABC Summer Series

Our 2015 Summer Series features 8 mid-week mini-competitions over a variety of cycling disciplines, each in a location chosen for quiet roads and accessibility.  As evening events these are short and should be as much about banter and fun as they are about testing skills and going quick. As well as traditional road and cross…

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2015 Challenge 1: Strava Art

In 2015 we will set 8 challenges throughout the year.  Points will be awarded to everyone who completes each task and at the end of the year the winner(s) will be rewarded handsomely! To add to the fun, each challenge will only be revealed after the last has completed. So….  First up is Strava Art….

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Happy New Year from Ayr Burners

Despite waking to a howling windswept rainy morning, 11 hardy souls turned out for our inaugural ride to the Carrick Hills. By the time riders reached the ride start point at the Savoy Park the rain had eased and spirits were high. The first meeting of the reformed Ayr Burners Cycling saw a broad spectrum…

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Online subscription now open!

As we complete a hectic but exhilerating week we confirm we are now open for business! As of 8pm this evening our online subscription service EntryCentral kicked into action.  Up until the 31st of January we’ll run an early-bird offer giving half-price membership to Adults, Families and Businesses.  To see what your membership buys visit…

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