The 2019 Keswick Bikes Allerdale Bike Challenge is a series of five events. These events are a fun and challenging way of exploring the quieter lanes of Allerdale. The challenge for each rider or group is to decide how many of the checkpoints on the map they can visit in the two hour time limit.
February saw a few of our members braving sunshine, warm temperatures, long draggy climbs, local cafe stops and extensive rehydration in one of our favourite winter destinations. The trip also doubled up as a prolonged birthday celebration for the club social secretary, the shy, retiring and uncontroversial Helene Williamson, who managed to raise a smile
The weekend of 30th June & 1st July saw the cycling club undertaking the Lakes & Dales Loop. It all started when one of our members floated the idea of doing it in a day. For some reason 196 lumpy miles in a day didn’t generate a lot of interest, but a two day ride
DVCC had another great night at the crit racing in carlisle this week. It was Emma Searson’s debut race but this did not stop her from showing her strength by pulling plenty of long hard turns up front. It was Jasmine Dean’s first crit race as a junior, and despite being on restricted gears she mixed it well