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The ColVelo Collective – Wales Weekender. May 2015.

The weekend of the 16th & 17th May 2015, saw the inaugural ColVelo destination cycling trip. The venue, North Wales. Two days, two locations varying hugely in both riding and scenery. Eight club members tackling a total of 260km and 5,000m of ascent. From blasting through valley bottoms and along exposed ridge lines, to climbing… Read more

ColVelo – Bank Holiday Weekend – The Grand Plan.

Saturday 2nd May 2015 We’re kicking off our packed Bank Holiday Weekend with a ride of substance. Four counties, mixed landscapes and a full day in the saddle taking in the beauty of East Anglia. Colchester – Swaffham – Colchester (283km) – We’ve been leading up to this ride since the start of the… Read more


Saturday 25th April. After basking in sunshine for most of the week, and with forecast looking fair for Saturday, it was a little disappointing to wake to the patter of rain in the morning.  A tidy crew assembled at Velo! with a couple of riders only intending to join us for the first part of… Read more


With Velo! closed for the weekend our start venues were mixed up for the weekend. Although temporarily homeless we ran pair of lovely rides for members of the collective and some new attendees. Both days we were treated to dry and bright conditions, but the savage winds were back in play. A luxury when at… Read more

Paris – Roubaix Weekend

This weekend was all about the build up to Paris – Roubaix. Two great rides on Saturday and Sunday finishing at Velo! on Sunday afternoon for plenty of Belgian Beer and the Queen of the Classics. Paris – Roubaix! Saturday took a few members by surprise, lulled into a false sense of security by the… Read more