Lands End to John O' Groats

.Between 1st and 9th July 2022 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the club, 9 Ayr Roads members took on the challenge of cycling from Lands End to John O' Groats. Covering just over 900 miles and over 50,000 feet of climbing.  In doing so, members have raised  £4311 split between 2 charities: Cash for Kids and Help for Heroes.  The donation page will close on Friday 19th August. If you still wish to donate visit our Gofundme page before then. this event was sponsored by Gibsons Auto Services. 

Membership Only £25 for adults  (£15 concession)

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.

Looking for a club for training, racing or social rides? Contact us via our Facebook page or email

Weekly Rides:  

Multiple training rides throughout the week. Fast paced with riders grouped to suit abilities. Usually organised within the club Whatsapp group. Send us a message for more details.

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.

Saturday 9.30am Training pace group ride of around 40 miles. Routes vary - members should check WhatsApp group for details.

Sunday 9.00am Beresford Terrace - Sunday Social Club Run 2-5 hours with alternative shorter routes available (all welcome).


We are delighted to announce our sponsors for 2023.  Firstly a huge thanks to the continued support from Arnold Clark 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 have on board two further sponsorship deals with John Gemmell Coachworks and Gibson's Auto Services.  The club is hugely appreciative of the commitment made by all our sponsors.  

ARCC Privacy Statement

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. 

Kind regards

 Ayr Roads Cycling Club Committee

Our Sponsors

John Gemmell Coachworks


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Chairman: Scott Knox 

Vice Chairman: Alistair McGibbon

Secretary: Tony Garnett

Treasurer: Ed Clifton 

Club Captain: Aileen Fisher

Race Secretary: Charlotte Robb   

Press/Social Media Officer: Robert Kelly

Honorary President: Margaret Fairbairn