• DCC 18/04/2019

    It's nearly Easter and with better weather upon us (and hopefully an end to the horrific winds that have blighted average speeds seemingly since Christmas) many of us are taking the opportunity to dust off the summer bike and start getting some longer rides in. DCC members posted some impressive long rides last week with Michelle Pennington and Ruth Tomlin achieving an impressive 1-2 knockout punch completing both the New Forest Sportive and the Dorset Audax and clocking up an epic 150 mile .........

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    Next Track Date - 22/03. Book Now to Avoid Disappointment!

    The next track date has been confirmed as being 22/03. Payment is required by 15/03 to guarantee a place so contact Neal Malone or Tony Mrowicki to avoid disappointment!

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    New Membership Cards Coming Soon!

    COMING VERY SOON !! Our new membership cards are in the final stages of being processed. Members who have renewed or recently joined will be sent instructions shortly on how to apply for their personalised cards. If you have yet to renew or have been thinking about joining please do so soon. Going forward members will be asked to show their cards before participating in rides. This is to ensure that we are compliant with our insurance obligations and club ride rules, as set out by British .........

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    Entries Now Open for the 2019 Daventry Sportive!

    After the success of last years ride entries are now open for the 2019 Daventry Sportive! Visit the Event Page to sign up today! Daventry Cycle Sportive is now in it's 4th year and has become renowned for its fun, friendly and picturesque routes through the beautiful Northamptonshire and Warwickshire countryside. This year our event promises to be even bigger and better with updated routes, including some iconic climbs on the 100 mile route, new feed-stations and of course full .........

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    DCC Business Team Event!

    On Monday 13th of May DCC will hold its inaugural Business Team day at Whilton Mill. Local businesses will have the opportunity to enter teams of between four and six members (feel free to join up with another business if you don't have enough members) for an an afternoon of fun organised races including a timed lap, team pursuit, team relay, and the Human Derny race all over the 450m track circuit - Perfect for any budding Jason or Laura Kenny's out there! Entry costs £60 per team .........

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    Latest News 16/08/2018

    It's been a busy week for members of DCC - from members branching out into racing for the first time to a club ride to a very special cafe there have been plenty of highlights to choose from! Congratulations to Darren Smith! For completing his first road race with LVRC (Veteran's League Road Racing). Darren signed on for the race at MK Bowl after first sounding out former club racing officer John Beckett on how to get involved and what to expect. When I asked Darren if he followed .........

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    Club rides and events w/c 13th August

    Free Your Mind MONDAY 13th August • Kids Coached Cycling session at Whilton Mill - 4.45pm until 6.00pm. TUESDAY 14th August • Kids British Cycling cycle obstacle course at Daventry Country Park. 10.30 until 15:00 WEDNESDAY 15th August • Beginner / Improver ride. Starting 6.00pm from Leisure Lakes. Distance approx 35 miles @ 13mph +. SATURDAY 18th August • Improvers Ride leaving Leisure Lakes at 09.00am for a 35 / 40 mile ride at around 15 mph. • Beginners Ride .........

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    OVO Energy Women's Tour 2019

    Recently, for the second time in two years, I found myself lining up on the line at the Women’s Tour of Britain cycling road race to ride a ceremonial lap of the course ahead of the pros. Nothing makes a grown man feel pro like the presence of school children waving home made flags at the side of the road. Part of me wasn’t sure if I was participating in a cycling event or going off to war. I’m not sure who they thought we were or what we were doing; it occurred to me that they must .........

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    Club rides and events w/c 06th August

    Bikes are Like Beer MONDAY 06th August • Ladies Breeze Ride to world peace cafe 9.30am from Leisure Lake Bikes. Book on at https://www.letsride.co.uk/rides/breeze-a-little-further-5 • Kids Coached Cycling session at Whilton Mill - 4.45pm until 6.00pm WEDNESDAY 08th August • Beginner / Improver ride. Starting 6.00pm from Leisure Lakes. Distance approx 35 miles @ 13mph +. SATURDAY 11th August • Improvers Ride leaving Leisure Lakes at 09.00am for a 35 / 40 mile ride at .........

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    Interview with the Chairman! Meet Neal Malone.....

    You won’t be riding with Daventry Cycling Club (DCC) for long before you learn two things about its chairman Neal Malone. The first is that Neal loves cycling; it’s clearly obvious to anyone who meets him and by his own admission cycling is Neal’s passion, he loves talking about the sport, what it’s done for him and now how he can give back to the sport through his role as club Chairman.  The second is that Neal used to race. Club members like to affectionately bring up the odd .........

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