Category Archives: Social

Boddy: Bikes, Boats and Beer | Monday 16 July

Word has it there’s more than one sport you can do in cleats. Helping us bend our tiny minds around that frankly astonishing fact will be our very own Chris Boddy, GB rower turned DPCC tester.

What can we learn from Chris’s experiences of elite training (and now coaching) on the water and how he’s applied that to his civilian life as a time-triallist and all-round good egg? Join him at Boundary Park Pavilion from 7 pm on Monday 16 July to find out. FREE! (apart from the beer). There will be chairs, for we are nothing if not practitioners of the seated sports. See you there!

 

Club timetrials 2018

Thursday 5th April sees the club start its new time trial calendar, and this week the TT is at West Hanney with registration from 18:15, (meet at West Hanney village hall) with first rider off at 18:46.

Check-out the page here for course and season long information.

All you need is a bike and £3 if you are club member (£5 non-members), all welcome.

Club kit Sale, Welsh weekend in Llandysul

Club kit SALE!!!!!!!!!!!
Finally spring seems to be just around the corner, and it won’t be long until those legs make an appearance and the jackets gets peeled off. How better to celebrate than turning Oxfordshire orange?
DPCC kit is available from Mountain Mania and they are running a spring sale with everything running at 30-40% off the usual price.
Current size availability below
If your size is not in stock let a member of staff now what you want and an order will be placed once the manufacturers minimum is met.
Arm warmers (L, M, S) 15.50; Leg warmers (L, M, S) 19.99;
Men’s Bib shorts (XL, L, M, XS) 49.99; Women’s bib shorts (S, XS) 49.99;
L/Sleeve men’s skin suit (XXL, XL, L) 59.99; L/sleeve women’s skin suit (L, M) 59.99;
Gilet (XL, L, M, S) 49.99; S/sleeve jersey (XL, XS) 31.99;
S/sleeve skin suit (XL, M, S) 59.99

2018 – Welsh weekend in Llandysul
Another top weekend of riding in Wales organised by our President Tim, this year we had 2 full dry days. We’re all looking forward to being back in 2019!

2018 - Welsh Weekend in Llandysul

Saturday 27th January – Awards Night

Saturday 27 Jan. You’re coming to Awards Night. Why?

1) Watching Richard collect his own bodyweight in silverware* is always a blast.
2) We’ve got extra-special guest Rachael Elliott (fastest female 10 in 2017, fastest female 30 EVER, world Brompton champion, Zwift Academy finalist and inaugural world CVR winner) coming to hand out our trophies and do a Q&A with President Tim. Arrive early to avoid the media scrimmage.
3) Unconfirmed reports of a quiz for Ron’s table to win.

Get your menu choices in via this lovely link: Menu link

*no actual silver was harmed in the making of DPCC trophies

Aero Night | 12 April

Such excitement here at DPCC HQ. Hot on the heels of Swish and Chips (which didn’t suffer at all from being Swish and Pizza in the end), we’re pleased and proud to present: Aero Night.

Join us on April 12 from 6 pm for an evening at Mountain Mania Cycles in Didcot to eat the metric ton of aerated chocolate I’ve currently got in my car boot, enjoy your club discount, and hear from our two guest speakers (from about 7 ish): Mark Harvey from Take3 will talk about bike fit, and Xavier Disley founder of Aerocoach will talk about taking aero even further.

Elbows in, people!

Swish and chips social: Brightwell pavilion 23 march 6 pm

All welcome for a social evening with a difference.

As everyone knows, one cyclist’s pile of disused things is another cyclist’s treasure trove. Therefore, from 6pm on Thursday 23 March, please attend Brightwell Pavilion with all the things from your garage/wardrobe/kitchen/bookshelves/spare room/cupboard under the stairs that have anything to do with cycling but that you (and perhaps your dear family) don’t have the time to love.

There will be two tables: free to a good home, and items you’ve labelled with a price and your name.

We’ll dispatch someone on a chipshop run to ensure no-one flags, and we can rummage and negotiate long into the night.