Welcome to Barnesbury CC

Barnesbury Cycling Club since 1923 has been racing, riding, organising races and developing cycling in the North East of England.

Thursday Night Training

7.00pm each Thursday is the clubs attempt at trying to encourage those new to group riding out around the quiet industrial estate roads. Meet at Colbourne Ave (where the 10 sign on is) for an hour at easy to medium paced activity. Dependant on the riders turning up, but it will be ideal for beginners to have a go - riders need to be able to ride...

Club 10's

Just a reminder from Wednesday 16th April 2014 The Barnesbury will be organising the weekly 10 mile TT's on the Cramlington course. As always the first couple of events have limited numbers of riders, so please turn up early to avoid disappointment. Race starts at 6.30pm. Contact Brian Bain for more details via the website.

Social and Committee Night

Wednesday 2nd April 2014 sees the club host the final club social and committee meeting before the start of the club 10's on Wednesday 16th April. Tony Hodgson will be guest speaker for the night. Tony would like to inform members about the recent improvements to the BC North East Division and how the division is aiming to improve in the fut...

BMX Win For Barnesbury Youth

Sunday 2nd March saw Round 4, the final round of the Manchester NCC Winter BMX Series and our young Barnesbarians have done it again, putting in another outstanding performance in the novice classes! Young Pete Watson finished 4th overall in the 9-11 category, Martyn Ballinger, missing the final round due to holidaying still manged a solid 3...

29th March 2014 - Barnard Castle Trip

Just a quick reminder that this Saturday 29th March is the bmx trip to Barnard Castle. Please ensure if you haven't already gave them to me, you bring your completed disclaimer form and payment. (£5 each) For those wanting to meet up and travel down together we'll be meeting at McDonald's at Moor Farm roundabout about 9...

Joe, Jake, the High Sherriff and Famous Explorer

As youth captain, I was nominated to represent the club at the High Sheriff of Northumberland youth awards on Wednesday 19th March 2014, meeting the High Sheriff at Alnwick Castle was a great experience for me and my younger brother Jake and we were presented with a certificate for the Barnesbury and had my photo taken with him during the presen...

P&G Award Barnesbury Money to Clean Up Trails at Gallagher Park

P&G have awarded Barnesbury Cycling Club for £350 to our volunteer trail builders to complete the skills loop at Gallagher Park. Jen Morley CWO and trail build co-ordinator said "The money will make a huge difference and help ensure the club completes the good work that took place in 2013 when young volunteers frm the Nationa...

Brian Johnson - Barnesbury Greatest Rider

Following from the two previous articles current Barnesbarian, Brian Johnson is the first current rider to feature in the greatest rider list. If you would like to read the full article about Brian's previous achievements please see our greatest rider menu.

Sam Walton - Barnesbury Greatest Rider

Ben has kindly wrote an article about his brother Sam on behalf of the club, who have added Sam to the club's "Greatest Rider" list. For the full article please go to the greatest rider menu and read how Sam went from riding BMX, and his Raleigh Supersport around the doors to developing a particular talent for winning tro...

Wednesday Social Night

Just a reminder that members are more than welcome to attend our social nights. As Chris has left the club is organising two, the first on Wednesday 5th March, the second on Wednesday 2nd April 2014. Guest speaker on 5th is Ray Luckett who will be discussing how to organise a successful CTT event. Meet at East Hartford Community Centre from...

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