We have a number of “friends” in the Derwent Valley area that offer support and discounts to members of the club, as follows; CycleWise https://www.cyclewise.co.uk/ Cyclewise Whinlatter, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick, CA12 5TW Cyclewise Cockermouth, Unit 2, Fairfield Buildings, South Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9RU Offers discounts to Derwent Valley Cycling Club members (10% as standard).
There is always something going on at DVCC! There are Sunday club rides throughout the year, ad hoc rides during the week and social evenings on the last Tuesday of the month at The Swan, Kirkgate. Here are some highlights you can expect in a typical DVCC year; Spring Early season club trip to somewhere
Derwent Valley has a huge variety of roads all set in the most stunning mountain and coastal scenery. Some of the highlights are as follows; Mountain passes of the North Lakes –Whinlatter, Honister and Newlands are the local challenges which can be linked to give a real workout. Honister is particularly hard and all have
Cumbria is a mecca for mountain biking! DVCC currently has a small number of active mountain bikers along with a sub set of road riders who, when the roads are icy or covered with snow, will dust off a mountain or cyclo cross bike and take to the forests and green lanes. The local riding
What was originally a 50th birthday celebration in 2017 (and may become an annual event) was repeated with a group including several DVCC members. With families and children of all ages we decamped in February to Maspolomas in the south of Gran Canaria, Spain. All cycling rides, though the dramatic and often challenging scenery, were
Our annual Christmas ride took place on a relatively dry but cold day in December, with a relaxed pootle up the Buttermere valley to the The Fish pub in Buttermere for a few drinks and celebratory lunch. Even dodgy Santa joined us on his bike! After lunch we rode in an extremely relaxed fashion between
Celebrating 90 years of Cockermouth’s Pedal Power Cockermouth, Cumbria: Derwent Valley Cycling Club (DVCC) is celebrating 90 years of cycling in 2018. Cockermouth has been home to a cycling club since 1928 when Derwent Valley Wheelers was established. It was replaced with DVCC in the 1980’s and while names have changed over the years, collective
Riding is all about having fun, however this should not be at the expense of others! The club ‘rules’ may be summarised as having respect; for each other, for other road users and for the environment. When riding in DVCC kit you are representing us all so please do not do anything that could harm