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Besides the rides!

Here at Colvelo, whilst riding our bikes is central to what we do, we make sure to balance that out with plenty of other stuff! Here’s a taster of things we do to compliment our rides. One of our favourite ride formats is the Transit ride, a long-ish one-way ride to a destination followed by… Read more

RVA 2017 report by Peter Shaw

The 2017 Colvelo monument season kicked off with a summery edition of the Ronde Van Anglia, 240km venturing into four counties of our beautiful region. The following report was pinched from Peter Shaw’s (@3rdcatproblems) blog post, giving a racer’s account of a Colvelo long day out! It was a pleasure having Peter and Patrick along for the… Read more

…and into 2017!

ColVelo in 2017 Happy new year everybody. With those GPS stats and ride data zeroed for another year, for many January is the time to make a plan for the months ahead. Be that Winter training for a specific summer goal, a structured plan on how to up that annual mileage, or just looking for… Read more

Colvelo 2016 recap…

So as 2017 begins it seems fitting to gather thoughts on the previous year for Colvelo. There were a number of highlights to reflect on, as the club continues to establish itself both locally and beyond! The list below is by no means exhaustive, it’s simply a recap on the best parts of the year just passed…. Read more

Ride report: East Anglian Echappee 2016

Echappee is a French term, roughly translated as “escape”; a fitting description for this counter-clockwise amble through East Anglia. The ride represents the final leg of the Colvelo “Monument” season which commenced on a misty morning way back in April. A typically Colvelo peloton amassed on Bromley Road headed for Aldeburgh, made up of the… Read more