Charity Cycle Swap

YRCC held a successful ‘cycle swap’ event in July 2018, in aid of our chosen charity St Wilfrid’s Centre. Members and friends of the club donated cycle related items, which were then sold at the swap evening. The event also featured an informative bike maintenance workshop, with a puncture repair demonstration and general interesting Q&A. […]

Expanding our committee roles

It’s almost two years now since two intrepid Yorkshire women founded this amazing cycling club whose growth and success would not have been possible without the enthusiasm and skills of a growing number of members who have volunteered to take or create a number of Committee and volunteer roles. With almost 90 members, we want […]

Are you planning your first 100 Mile this year?

Riding 100 miles is a must-do for all cyclists. On the Insight Zone you will find everything you need to know to ensure that your century ride goes smoothly. This article from British Cycling has some great advice. https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/knowledge/article/izn20170109-Understanding-training-Riding-100-miles-0

Cycling keeps your immune system young, study finds

The sport also preserves muscle and helps maintains stable levels of body fat and cholesterol. Cycling can hold back the effects of ageing and rejuvenate the immune system, a study has found. Scientists carried out tests on 125 amateur cyclists aged 55 to 79 and compared them with healthy adults from a wide age group […]

British Cycling Club Challenge – places for 300 teams of 4 available!

There’s still a chance to ride the Prudential RideLondon 100-mile event on Sunday 29 July. British Cycling affiliated clubs like Yorkshire Rose CC can enter the women’s, or mixed team of four riders who hold a British Cycling membership. If you are interested the cost is £69 per person, we need 4 ladies to make up a […]

Sportives and audaxes

Sportives are like sociable, amateur timed events of various levels of difficulty. (the ones we support are very varied and non-competitive) and often raise funds for charity. Audaxes are events (not races), with the primary objective to ‘get round’. There are some time limits, but Self-sufficiency is the key. Your ‘brevet card’ is stamped at […]

Velodrome Trip March 2018

In response to member demand we have booked a third track session at Derby Velodrome for Sunday 25th March 3-4pm. If you’ve been before and loved it, or if you’ve always wanted to give it a try, then put your name down for this. The price includes full tuition for the hour and really is […]

2018 AGM

YRCC Annual General Meeting will be on 26th April 2018. Make a note in your diary and join us as we vote in the standing Trustees, hear a report from the Chair and Secretary, a financial report from the Treasurer, vote for our annual club charity, and have chance to discuss any other club business […]

2018

Our quarterly ride schedule has steadily developed under the care of Angela and Fran, and this year will include a growing number of Green rides, with descriptions to help our riders choose the rides best suited to their needs. We will continue to offer rides on most Saturdays and Sundays. Thank you to the riders […]

Some Club Facts

From 3 to eighty five members since June 2016, Tracey Bradburn was our first registered member. Trustees have grown from three key positions of Chair (Jackie Kirkman), Secretary (Clare Froggatt), and Treasurers (Rachel O’Leary and Tracey Bradburn), to Ride Secretaries (Angela Sanders and Fran McLean), Kit Secretary (Lisa Lambert), and Welfare Officer (Sharon Ward). We […]