The Blog

2018 ride plans

Greetings all, Happy new year to all our members. Both those who’ve ridden with us in the past, and those who are thinking of riding with us in 2018. We’ve already got the season off to a great start, with both our regular Saturday Club Run and Coffee & Canvas rides logging some glorious kilometres… Read more

Welsh Weekender – Hunt Open Dev

This post originally appeared as part of the Hunt Bike Wheels Open Dev series. In early May 2016, the ColVelo Collective headed back to one of our favourite haunts in North Wales. This is Rob Harwood’s story of the weekend. The Llyn Peninsula in the far reaches of North West Wales is wild, beautiful and… Read more

Ride Report: Ronde Van Anglia

We’re proud to present the latest ride report from resident ColVelo scribe Liam Hendry. If you’re considering joining us for one of our longer rides, you won’t need much more convincing after reading this! — The Colvelo “Monument” rides pay homage to professional cycling’s biggest and best one day races; 200km plus routes through the… Read more

In Brief – Saturday 15th November 2014 – Ride Report.

With  Velo’s doors closed for essential caffeine related maintenance, our rendezvous was moved to Dedham on the Essex/Suffolk border. Dedham is always a great place to meet. As soon as you leave the village you’re straight into the riding. Today’s route was 120km in total distance, this didn’t however factor in the ride to Dedham… Read more

Col Velo Cycling Club

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to Colchesters’ newest cycle collective. ColVélo. In partnership with Vélo Coffee & Cycling, the best cafe and cycle spot in Colchester, ColVélo is a new venture that aims to offer something a little different to the cycle community in Colchester & North Essex. Whether you’re new to the sport of cycling, or a seasoned… Read more