Club ride update – 10th February

Stephen BrookNews, Social Rides

An update on club rides – and news of a Ride Leader’s course at Club HQ on Saturday 2 March. Wheelers on the Community Ride on 3rd February While we’re still putting up with damp, squally weather, most of our club rides are already in full swing. If you want to get out on the weekend, you’ll be in safe …

#LimitlessFestival – part of WSW Summer of Cycling

Stephen BrookGrass Track, News, Social Rides

West Suffolk Wheelers are delighted to announce that on Saturday 25th June, we will host our #Limitless Festival at Fornham All Saints Community Centre. In addition to our traditional Grass Track racing programme, the day will feature Family Guided Rides, Disability & Recumbent Cycle activities and a special guest Wayne Harrod (UCI MC4 Hour World Record Holder).

Pleased as Punch

Stephen BrookNews, Social Rides

What an amazing turnout, 103 riders took part on the WSW reliability ride named the Suffolk Punch on Sunday 12th February.  The all new format Punch has 3 distances 38, 62 and 80 miles at  various speeds.  Riders left in groups of 6 with the first group leaving at 9am and the last group away at 9:22. The reliability ride as …

Autumn activity update

Stephen BrookNews, Social Rides, Time Trials, Triathlon

The first astronomical autumn weekend of 2022 saw WSW engaged in a range of activities – Road Racing and Triathlon events are winding down, the Cyclocross season has started, but club rides are still going strong. Ray Reeves led a squad of Wheelers at the Centurion Relay Triathlon in Great Yarmouth – the race format being a 2km swim, 82km …

Family Bike Ride for Charity – Sunday 9th October

Stephen BrookAnniversary, News, Social Rides

West Suffolk Wheelers is a cycling and triathlon club based in Bury St Edmunds; formed in 1922 it is celebrating its 100th year Anniversary.  Based at their purpose built Club House in Shakers Lane the Club has over 250 members who participate in all forms of cycling, swimming and running. The Club is holding a Family Bike Ride for Charity …

Inaugural ladies’ ride to Lavenham

Stephen BrookAnniversary, News, Social Rides

Sunday 26 June was a lovely sunny day for our ladies ride. We soon became a lady down as one of our leaders Yasmin encountered a mechanical en route so sadly we had to leave without her. Megan led Zara, Lesley out of Maglia Rosso whilst Sara was at the rear. It was very windy and a bit lumpy on …

WSW Ladies ride, Sunday 26 June – Open to all

Stephen BrookAnniversary, News, Social Rides

Ladies ride re-scheduled from 5 June – deferred owing to poor weather Megan Free and Sara Hale of West Suffolk Wheelers will be leading a ride for all past, present and future ladies of WSW. This is the West Suffolk Wheelers centenary year, and we are keen to share the joy of cycling and triathlon to the wider community, and …

Wheelers make the most of the winter sun

Stephen BrookNews, Social Rides

Several groups of Wheelers made the most of the January sunshine this Sunday, with a big group meeting at Club HQ and then splitting for two different club rides, and another group heading to Leicestershire for a Cyclocross excursion. Around 30 riders met at the club HQ on Shakers Lane with around half heading westward on the Espresso, our longest …

Wrynose Pass from the Summit of Hardknott

Coast to Coast in a Day 2017

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  Thirteen Wheelers tackled the Coast to Coast in a Day Sportive on June 24th. Here’s Peter Golding’s report on one really tough day on the bike with something of a sting in the tail… “Do you want to do the C2C mate?” said Matt Denny. “Sounds interesting” said I. Little did I know when I expressed an interest, just what …


The WSW Café Guide is Here!

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If you’ve ever been stuck to think of a café to head to from Bury, then your salvation is at hand. The all new West Suffolk Wheelers Café Guide is here! Whatever point of the compass you’re heading to from Bury St Edmunds and whatever distance you plan to ride, there’s a café for you. Click on the café to …