B&DCC is a large cycling club based in Bolsover, we have over 200 active members and take part in events across a wide range of cycling disciplines including road riding, TT, Hill Climbs, Cyclo Cross, Mountain Biking and Track as well as others!

This website should give you all you need to know about the club. Click through the menus at the top to find out about us, about our social rides, competitive riding, go-ride and other stuff. Check out our ride and event calendar to see what’s going on.

Key things people will be interested in are:

Here are our latest posts and our upcoming events:

Oct
20
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #9 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

This week’s routes are available to peruse and download via the links below.

Green
Blue Flat (1 chilli)
Red Hilly (2 chillies)
Black Flat (2.5 chillies) Departs at 8am during BST

Please see the ride description located here for details on our new ‘Chilli’ system for pace,terrain and perceived difficulty.
All riders are to be self-sufficient with regard to spare inners, pump, tools and the route.

Sunday Social Ride @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

B&DCC Short Sunday Social Rides

Short Sunday Social Rides aimed at getting new riders to try group riding for the first time.

The route will be posted on the club’s Facebook page during the week.

The ride will be approximately 2 hours long plus a café stop midway. All abilities will be catered for and no one will get left behind.

Please pass the information on to friends and family who may be interested.

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Oct 23 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers road ride leaves from The Pillar at 09:30 AM.

The pace will adjust to suit those turning up. We usually have a café stop along the way.

Please be self sufficient with pump, tubes, etc. and post on the B&DCC Facebook group page if intending to join.

This is an automated repeat calendar event – please check the Facebook group page to ensure the ride is going ahead this week.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
#19 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Oct 26 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturdays Sparrowfart will be a red pace ride averaging 15/16mph.

Here’s the link to this week’s  route:

Sparrowfart #19

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route loaded.

Sparrowfart rides are ‘red’ graded and typically hilly. They normally average around 15/16mph depending on the route. See our Road Ride Rules.

#11 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 26 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride is mostly flat, out to Edwinstow then back up the hill to Bolsover.

Here’s the route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/6392381

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 17mph on this route.

Colourful Clumber @ Bolsover
Oct 26 @ 9:00 AM – 5:23 PM

109km cycling event starting from Bolsover. Controls at Misterton, plus 2 information controls.

The tenth running from Bolsover of the perennial favourite – see Clumber Park in its autumnal splendour. The 2019 route (slightly different as ever) passes through Clumber Park on both the outward and return leg

Please note that entries will close at 100 entrants or 14 days before the event.

Oct
27
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #10 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 27 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

This week’s routes are available to peruse and download via the links below.

Green
Blue Hilly (1 chilli)
Red Flat (1 chilli)
Black Hilly (3 chillies) Departs at 8am during BST

Please see the ride description located here for details on our new ‘Chilli’ system for pace,terrain and perceived difficulty.
All riders are to be self-sufficient with regard to spare inners, pump, tools and the route.

Sunday Social Ride @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 27 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

B&DCC Short Sunday Social Rides

Short Sunday Social Rides aimed at getting new riders to try group riding for the first time.

The route will be posted on the club’s Facebook page during the week.

The ride will be approximately 2 hours long plus a café stop midway. All abilities will be catered for and no one will get left behind.

Please pass the information on to friends and family who may be interested.

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Oct 30 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers road ride leaves from The Pillar at 09:30 AM.

The pace will adjust to suit those turning up. We usually have a café stop along the way.

Please be self sufficient with pump, tubes, etc. and post on the B&DCC Facebook group page if intending to join.

This is an automated repeat calendar event – please check the Facebook group page to ensure the ride is going ahead this week.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
The Cock of the Doodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 2 @ 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride is our signature ride taking in all the hills we can think of encircling Clowne.

Here’s the route on Strava: #9 ‘The Cock of the Doodle’ Cockadoodle ride

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 15mph on this route.

Nov
3
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #11 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 3 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

This week’s routes are available to peruse and download via the links below.

Green
Blue Flat (2 chillies)
Red Hilly (4 chillies)
Black Flat (4 chillies) Departs at 8am during BST

Please see the ride description located here for details on our new ‘Chilli’ system for pace,terrain and perceived difficulty.
All riders are to be self-sufficient with regard to spare inners, pump, tools and the route.

Sunday Social Ride @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 3 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

B&DCC Short Sunday Social Rides

Short Sunday Social Rides aimed at getting new riders to try group riding for the first time.

The route will be posted on the club’s Facebook page during the week.

The ride will be approximately 2 hours long plus a café stop midway. All abilities will be catered for and no one will get left behind.

Please pass the information on to friends and family who may be interested.

Nov
6
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Nov 6 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers road ride leaves from The Pillar at 09:30 AM.

The pace will adjust to suit those turning up. We usually have a café stop along the way.

Please be self sufficient with pump, tubes, etc. and post on the B&DCC Facebook group page if intending to join.

This is an automated repeat calendar event – please check the Facebook group page to ensure the ride is going ahead this week.

Nov
9
Sat
2019
#16 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 9 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride is a mildly hilly one going out via Hardwick to Ashover and back to Bolsover up Carr Lane

Here’s the route on Strava:  https://www.strava.com/routes/18125248

You’ll need to be self-sufficent with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 15-16mph on this route.

 

#20 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Nov 9 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturdays Sparrowfart will be a red pace ride averaging 15/16mph.

Here’s the link to this week’s  route:

Sparrowfart #20

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route loaded.

Sparrowfart rides are ‘red’ graded and typically hilly. They normally average around 15/16mph depending on the route. See our Road Ride Rules.

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #12 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 10 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

This week’s routes are available to peruse and download via the links below.

Green
Blue Hilly (2 chillies)
Red Flat (2.5 chillies)
Black Hilly (4 chillies) Departs at 8am during BST

Please see the ride description located here for details on our new ‘Chilli’ system for pace,terrain and perceived difficulty.
All riders are to be self-sufficient with regard to spare inners, pump, tools and the route.

Sunday Social Ride @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 10 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

B&DCC Short Sunday Social Rides

Short Sunday Social Rides aimed at getting new riders to try group riding for the first time.

The route will be posted on the club’s Facebook page during the week.

The ride will be approximately 2 hours long plus a café stop midway. All abilities will be catered for and no one will get left behind.

Please pass the information on to friends and family who may be interested.

Nov
13
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Nov 13 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers road ride leaves from The Pillar at 09:30 AM.

The pace will adjust to suit those turning up. We usually have a café stop along the way.

Please be self sufficient with pump, tubes, etc. and post on the B&DCC Facebook group page if intending to join.

This is an automated repeat calendar event – please check the Facebook group page to ensure the ride is going ahead this week.

Nov
16
Sat
2019
#21 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Nov 16 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturdays Sparrowfart will be a red pace ride averaging 15/16mph.

Here’s the link to this week’s  route:

Sparrowfart #21

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route loaded.

Sparrowfart rides are ‘red’ graded and typically hilly. They normally average around 15/16mph depending on the route. See our Road Ride Rules.

#14 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Nov 16 @ 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride takes us out to Shireoaks, Kiveton, Killamarsh and Sitwell.

Here’s the route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/6396142

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 17mph on this route.