Author: Jason C


Derby track league

Derby track league continues from 7-10pm tomorrow night (Tuesday 15th) at Derby Arena Just £1 entry for spectators, or give it a go if you’ve got a racing licence.  Details here 


ACC Tour de France “Fantasy League” on

With the TDF starting in less than a week, we’ve set up an Ashbourne Cycling Club mini league on the Velogames Fantasy Cycling League website. Think you can pick a winning team? Head to and sign up. When you’re registered, all you need to do is click on “Visit team”. Then on the “Team management” pane click on “Join League” and just...


Club kit order going in…

Super shopper Paul is about to place another order for club kit from our current supplier; impsport. If we buy in bulk we can generally get a better deal so we always try to work out how much interest there is before an order goes in. Club kit is only available to members, so if you haven’t paid your fees...

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Free Zwift software to brighten your time on the turbo trainer!

It’s been in development since last year; and earlier this week US Start-up “Zwift” started offering their software for free as part of the extended beta programme. You just need a PC, a trainer and ANT+ devices /sensors. Download the software & register, then hook up your ANT+ enabled bike on the trainer. It’s basically “social turbo training”, with the...


The “Matlock Top 10” – Local sportive on the 25th

                Looking for a challenge next weekend? Dark and White events have organised a short but hilly Sportive based just outside Matlock in Darley Dale. This is the last of the Derbyshire based Sportives for this year we are aware of. Two routes are on offer. Let us know if you’re planning to do it.  ...


Routes for Saturday 18th October

Meeting at ALC 08:30 Flattish routes as requested  😆 Long route is 62 miles going out  to Shugborough, through the estate stopping at The Lock House Cafe     Shorter Route is 41.5 miles to The Salt Box via Hollington, thanks to Nick for the route  😉  


Thinking of buying your first road bike?

If you’re thinking about buying a new bike then take a look at the handy hints and tips on this page. If you have any questions or need some help just leave a comment on the site..


ACC Social ride

Today’s  social ride got the best weather of the weekend. A chilly start; but it soon warmed up with a nicely paced ride down towards Alkmonton, then a quick left to Ednaston before a loop back via Wyaston. Well done everyone.    


“A-” group ride to Monsal Head

8 of us bailed out from the fast group and decided that a slightly slower pace was going to be needed if we were going to last the distance. Heading out from a very murky Ashbourne, it wasn’t long before we were up above the fog and treated to some spectacular views. My GPS said 51 miles and 4750 ft...