About Dumfries Cycling Club

This page describes Dumfries Cycling Club.

We are based in Dumfries, south west Scotland. Dumfries Cycling Club is a multi-discipline cycling club, with its members taking part in road, mountain bike and indoor track cycling. Members’ abilities and aspirations are also varied, and we have adapted our Saturday club run (road) to accommodate those training for competitions, as well as those who want a challenging ride at a more moderate pace, and those just starting out. Groups of similar abilities and aspirations set off together at pre-arranged times and follow the same pre-arranged route, with the faster groups setting off first.  

If you are thinking about coming along to join us you will be made most welcome, and be looked after during the course of a ride.  Some current experience of riding a racing bike would be useful but not essential as your fitness level soon increases with regular outings. **NEW FOR 2017** INTRODUCTORY RIDES 20 - 25 mile rides starting from Saturday 1st April. These will be announced on the website Main Page and the Club Run tabs.

If you look around the web site you will find that Club members are involved in a wide range of competitive activities during the summer months, but training rides continue all year round. These rides are usually 50 miles long and take in a variety of routes on the quieter country roads in the Dumfries  area.  

So if you have had enough of going out on your own and are looking for company on Saturdays, then come along to Queen of the South Arena car park, Lochfield Road, Dumfries. The start times and routes for all of our rides are published on the Club runs page of this site - you are welcome to join us.  

Dumfries CC, Newbridge, Dumfries 20th August 2011- at the start of a typical club run

Some notes on club activities 
  • Our Time Trial and Racing season will begin in the spring. 
  •  If you are interested in participating in a sportive there are plenty of club members who will join you and share transport.
  • Club rides are usually on Saturdays. However there are smaller groups who ride on Sunday mornings and through the week. 
  • On Monday nights during Spring and Summer there is a ride for those wishing to build on their speed training.

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