Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Twitter Newsround

It has been a busy, busy week for the Ayr Burners.  To take us through it here are a collection of the best tweets: Ayr Burners Young Team go on a date with the Fullarton Wheelers’ Youth   Big thanks to @FWCC1934 for hosting The Burners tonight…Some very sore legs in the morning we think…

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Ayrshire Alps Challenge Final Results

At the end of our Ayrshire Alps Challenge we have FIVE riders who rode all 16 climbs in the park. Incredible! Well done to James, Alex, Jason, Jim and Duncan. 22 Burners scored points in the challenge, ascending the equivalent of 58km! After a short breather we kick off our next challenge ‘10% of Tommy‘…

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Burners scale Everest 5 Times!

With just one week remaining in our Ayrshire Alps Cycle Challenge four Ayr Burners have ascended all 16 climbs in the Ayrshire Alps Cycle Park while 17 of us have ridden up the equivalent height of 2,916m. This gives us a grand elevation of 49,572 metres the equivalent of going up Mount Everest (8,848m) 5.6…

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King Edwards first to be crowned!

Ayr Burners’s member James Edwards is the first rider to complete our Ayrshire Alps Challenge! With a morning ride from Straiton to bag the climbs of Tairlaw, Glenalla Auchenairn, Nic O Balloch and Tairlaw Shalloch, James completed all 16 climbs in the park and scored a maximum 125 points! Not to be outdone, Alex Hamilton…

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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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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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