Don't miss out on this epic event, whether an existing member or thinking of joining. Provisional dates are 17th - 24th July 2020. There will be options available for those who wish to ride the full distance (roughly 940 miles) or if you just want to join for part(s) of the ride. There are also options for anyone who may wish to ride some days and assist with the driving of support vehicles on others. If interested contact us.
New! 2019 AGM and Prizegiving Night
Our 2019 AGM and Prizegiving will take place on Friday 1st November at Prestwick Sailing Club. Doors open at 6pm with AGM due to commence at 6.30. The annual prize-giving will take place afterwards. All members encouraged to attend with food available and the bar will be open.
Victory for Rory at Lothian Flyer Road Race
Ayr Roads own Rory Webster was the winner at this years' 50 mile Lothian flyer road race. Aided and abetted by club mates Calum MacDonald, Graham McLeod and Iain Fisher. The race comprised for a 5 lap circuit around Skirling in the Borders. Leading from the front, the pace driven by Calum and Graham allowed the Roads riders to take control during the final lap and Rory was able to time his sprint to perfection for his 2nd victory of the year. Graham's performance was also sufficient for him to take first prize in his category. A huge congratulations from the Club to Rory and the rest of the team.
A2B 2019 - Ayr to BlairGowrie
2018 Membership Only £20 (£5 for students and under 18's)
We are delighted to announce our sponsors for 2019. Firstly a huge thanks to the continued support from Harry Fairbairn BMW. We believe this sponsorship to be one of the longest running sponsorship for a sports club in Scotland and look forward to enhancing this relationship further through events and promotion. Also continuing support for a further year is the Giant on the Giant twitter account. Well worth a follow if you are on Twitter. The Club are also delighted to annonce 2 new sponsorship deals with ACS cycle shop in Prestwick, Matrix Transport and John Gemmell Coachworks. The club is hugely appreciative of the commitment made by all our sponsors and remember, members get a discount in ACS Cycles so definitely worth a visit for all your biking needs. Links to websites for all our sponsors are available further down this page.
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Open to cyclists of all ages and abilities
Welcome to the official website of the Ayr Roads Cycling Club, one of the most active cycling clubs in the West of Scotland. Established in 1930, members enjoy all aspects of cycle sport, from road racing, time trialing and cyclocross to MTB.
Our membership includes former regional, national and UCI medallists, although we warmly welcome cyclists of all ages and abilities.
Weekly Rides:Tuesday Indoor Turbo/Rollers Session - Starts Jan-Mar 2019 at Prestwick Sailing Club. Open to all. Training rides -Fast Paced, multiple groups to suit abilities. Options available starting April 2019
Thursday (April - September) 6.45pm Loans, 10 mile Time Trial (members only, for insurance purposes) helmet and rear light required. Road bikes can be used. latest results
Thursday 7pm Burns Cottage car park - Alloway Training Laps at your own pace (all welcome - Lights recommended)
Saturday - Various options for social or training rides.
- 8.30am Alloway Post Office - Medium pace social ride with some efforts, 2-3 hours in conjunction with our friends at Coylton Cycle Club
- 10am Monkton Cross - Fast paced winter training ride 2 hours (Runs most weeks Nov-March check Facebook for notifications)
- Ladies group ride - Medium paced social ride potentially with coffee stop. ( Runs most weeks check Facebook for notifications)
ARCC Privacy Statement
The new privacy law came into effect on 25th May 2018 in the form of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This new law, which affects everyone, brings positive change as it requires that the use and security of your personal data held by 3rd parties is better controlled.
The Committee of Ayr Roads Cycling Club is committed to ensuring all of our members' data is secure and protected at all times and used only for the lawful purposes it was obtained for. In this context, we will keep you updated on any issues that may affect the terms of your membership as under GDPR we are obliged to do so.
You may also occasionally receive information from us (email) regarding: events, Ayr Roads news or exclusive member offers including access to the club shop for kit, essentially information that may be of interest to you. If, however, you would rather not receive such information, then you can unsubscribe from the mailing list by contacting us to request removal at any time. Should you choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists, you will no longer receive information and event emails from us and we would only contact you with anything that may affect the terms of your membership.
The club maintains a Facebook page and various Whatsapp groups for communication purposes. Membership of both is on a purely voluntary basis and can be ended at any time by the individual.
Ayr Roads Cycling Club Committee
Calendar of Events
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Chairman: Harry Brawley
Secretary: Tony Garnett
Treasurer: Ed Clifton
Club Captain: Aileen Fisher
Race Secretary: Michael Curran
Social/E-Mail/Web Admin: Scott Knox
Press Officer: Arnie Thomson
Honorary President: Margaret Fairbairn