Ayr Burners Cycling

Sportive, Cyclocross, Youth, Adventure

Burners Events Calendar 2020

It’s taken a while, but the Burners calendar for 2020 has now been added to the Events page (obviously too late for the New Year’s Day Mast Ride !!!). These are also added below (although this post will gradually disappear down the order as new pages detailing all our rides supercede this). Most of the…

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Teenager Willins triumphs at Doonbank Trofee

Rozelle Park in Ayr played host to the Scottish Super Quaich Cyclocross series on Sunday, on a day which saw youth come to the fore.   Seventeen-year-old Peebles CC rider Jonte Willins took top honours on the day, with an incredible ride that saw him battle back from last place on the grid. Roslynn Newman demonstrated…

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Doonbank Trofee event guide published

The event guide for the 6th edition of the Doonbank Trofee is now online. See you all next week!

Super Quaich Cyclocross returns to Ayr

Ayr Burners Cycling QTS will host round three of the 2020 Scottish Super Quaich Cyclocross Series on Sunday 2nd February. The racing forms part of the 6th Doonbank Trofee Cyclocross races at Rozelle Park in the heart of Ayr. The 2020 Super Quaich got underway in Broxburn on Sunday at the ‘Battle of the Bing’….

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Harry does Belgium – CJG’s extended highlights

We’re in what I assume is a suburb of Brussels, just inside the ring road, but probably once a town in its own right.   The sun has long gone down, and my heart rate is going the same way after a panicked escape from the throngs of spectators on the far side of the course.  …

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New Year’s Day Mast Run

Just in case you thought we’d forgotten about it, this is the reminder for the traditional Burners Ne’er Day Mast Run. As usual, we’ll meet in the Savoy Park Hotel car park, setting off at 10.30 for a sedate run along to the bottom of Carrick Hill, followed by an even more sedate climb up…

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Burners Subscriptions 2020

https://www.entrycentral.com/ABC2020 It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about what’s important to us, and what fits that description better than our membership of the Burners ?!?!?! The link for 2020 subscriptions is attached, which will hopefully save us all loads of time searching back through old Facebook feeds and links. Unfortunately, there…

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Home Advantage – National Trophy Round 3 Irvine

Thanks to Harry McGarvie for the following blog-post on the recent National Trophy round. You can read this and follow Harry’s other exploits at https://theholeshotblog.wordpress.com/ Last year Scotland hosted its first ever round of the National Trophy cyclocross series, held at Irvine Beachpark in North Ayrshire and organised by Walkers Cycling Club. The event was…

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Strava Series Round 5 – Hillclimb !!!

It was all to play for as the 2019 Strava Series reached its final destination – Dalrymple. Having toyed with lots of options,  we opted for the slopes of Ballycoach for the second Hill Climb of the series (who could forget the pain of Loch Bradan Dam ?).  With an average gradient of 4% over…

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Burners Christmas Party

Yes, we know it’s only September but it’s time to get your diary out and note the date of the Burners Christmas Party !!! It’s scheduled for Saturday 7th December, when we’ll be meeting in the West Kirk on Sandgate at 3.30pm. That gives you plenty of time to get home from the Saturday morning…

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