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:

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
#15 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Sep 28 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
#15 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads | England | United Kingdom

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

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

Sparrowfart #15

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.

#6 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Sep 28 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

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

Here’s the route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/4417864

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.

Beast of Bolsover @ Stanfree, Bolsover
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM – 5:14 PM

103km cycling event starting from Bolsover. Controls at Monyash, plus 3 information controls.

The 15th running of the Beast of Bolsover sees the ride following the ‘clockwise’ route, which heads out across North East Derbyshire and via Cromford, Bonsall and Elton en route to the usual café control in Monyash.

The return leg includes a descent of Kirk Dale and a climb to Curbar Gap before passing through Dronfield and a climb to the final info control at Apperknowle.

Sep
29
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #6 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Sep 29 @ 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 (4 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
Sep 29 @ 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
2
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Oct 2 @ 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
5
Sat
2019
#13 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 5 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
#13 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph | Bolsover | England | United Kingdom

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride is our hilliest offering around The Handleys, Ridgeway and Killamarsh. .

Here’s the route on Strava:

https://www.strava.com/routes/6625435

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 14-15mph on this route.

#16 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Oct 5 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
#16 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads | England | United Kingdom

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

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

Sparrowfart #16

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.

Oct
6
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #7 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 6 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

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

Green
Blue Flat (2.5 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
Oct 6 @ 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
9
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Oct 9 @ 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
12
Sat
2019
#17 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Oct 12 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
#17 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads | England | United Kingdom

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

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

Sparrowfart #17

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.

#7 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 12 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
#7 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride heads out towards Anston, going past the butterfly farm then undulating back to bozzer.

Here’s the route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/4417858

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.

Oct
13
Sun
2019
Sunday Road Ride. Week #8 @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

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

Green
Blue Hilly (3 chillies)
Red Flat (5 chillies)
Black Hilly (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 13 @ 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
16
Wed
2019
Wednesday Shifters, Retirees & Slackers @ The Pillar of Rock
Oct 16 @ 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
19
Sat
2019
#18 Sparrowfart @ Newbold Cross Roads
Oct 19 @ 7:15 AM – 9:15 AM

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

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

Sparrowfart #18

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.

#8 Cockadoodle @ Bolsover Cenotaph
Oct 19 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Saturday’s Cockadoodle Ride is southerly route around Tibshelf and a leg burning Carr Lane to finish.

Here’s the route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/4417864

You’ll need to be self-sufficient with inners, pump, multitool and the route. It’s a red graded ride so should average around 14-16mph on this route.

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.