Reading CC has been promoting cycling in Berkshire since 1974. With over 200 members, the club is dedicated to giving cyclists the opportunity to race, ride and enjoy life on two wheels. We have something on offer for all sporting riders, with a series of evening time trials throughout the racing season, several social rides every week along with road racing, sportives, audax and cyclo-cross. We welcome new members to participate in all these activities. Please browse the site to learn more about us, and don't hesitate to contact a member of the committee for further information. Click here for how to join.

RideLondon 2016

Face of 2016 Finishers' medal

This year Reading CC had over 20 riders including two teams in the Club Challenge comprising a mixed team, 2M+2F, and 4M.

Here’s a combined report compiled from contributions by some of our riders:

Bob Birt
“I thought it would be a fast time for me, having met up with my son after Lime House Link we made good time until mile 38. Where we stopped by the unfortunate accident and consequently missed Leth Hill due to the diversion.
So in 3 attempts I have only done the full distance once, however it was a good ride and we made good time after we started riding again.”

Club TT Tuesday 2nd August HCC175 Ewshot

The weather was a bit drier to the south of Reading so the fearsome opening hill could be taken on dry roads. Well done Haydn for a clear win. Nice to see a good turn-out from Tri2O. My thanks to Paul Whitehorne for assisting and making it possible for the riders to have a crack at Ewshot.

Club TT Tuesday 19th H10/2 Maidenhead Thicket

Huge thanks to Graham Patterson, Haydn James and Colin Bates for running the TT on Tuesday. Haydn reports:
"Everyone finished in a very sweaty state, on what I believe was the hottest July day in 10 years; with some top times all round. Quite a few on road bikes tonight, sorry I forgot to mark down who those riders were!" So perhaps not the hoped-for float evening.

Anjou Vintage Velo 18/19 June 2016

Doug at Anjou

Over the weekend 18th/19th June Doug Aspinall was in Saumur France for an event with a difference - here's his report.

Tuesday 12th July 15-mile Time Trial, Aldermaston

Tuesday 12th was our final visit to Aldermaston this summer. Some things there never change, the 19:30 start, the artics parked up in the start layby. What was new was to be racing at the 15-mile distance. Conveniently that’s one Thatcham-Theale loop with start/finish both in the usual layby, artics and all.
Huge thanks to Ray Bennett who put out the signage, pushed off and helped with timekeeping, and to Hadyn Rhys James who held the watch.
Conditions were good with dry roads and a slight crosswind. Rod M squeaked out a 2s win over James Churchard.