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 … Continue reading Gran Canaria 2018
Why do people join cycling clubs? Meeting like-minded people, being involved in a community, getting fit and having access to great kit are all part of it but probably the main reason is the Club ride! Knowing that once a week you can join a bunch of friends for a great ride, usually with a … Continue reading Club rides
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 … Continue reading Club Christmas ride!
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 … Continue reading Cockermouth Post article
On joining the club, you will be able to order DVCC kit via the equipment secretary. Supplied by Bioracer (as used by a number of National squads, including Belgium, Holland, Germany and France). The cycling club kit is of the highest standard. It also looks good! Pretty much any item can be ordered, including short and … Continue reading Derwent Valley Cycling club kit
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 … Continue reading Safety and the ‘rules’
The Derwent Valley Wheelers was established in 1928 and has evolved via a change of name in the 1980’s to the Derwent Valley Cycling Club (DVCC). The cycling club is based in Cockermouth in Cumbria’s Lake District, and presently has an active and above all friendly membership. We also have a good mix of male … Continue reading Club history
Derwent Valley Wheelers Team National Champs. Photos provided by David Bell of Velo Club Cumbria. Derwent Valley Wheelers was the forerunner of the current club