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Interclub Time Trial 18th April

The first Interclub event of 2015 with be Saturday April 18th, 2pm start on the Brogborough F15 course. HQ to be confirmed, likely to be The Forest Centre, Marston Mortaine. Confirm your intention to ride to Peter Tasker.

Sportive 2015 2nd May

Starting at Redbourne upper school, Ampthill, there will be 3 rides 15-45-70 miles . A sportive is a non competitive cycling event, not a race.  Come and give it a go, there is a ride to suit all abilities. Online registration is through the, BRITISH CYCLING website (click).  The event is fully in support of the East Anglian air ambulance service charity, to whom all surplus will be donated. On line costs: 70 miles £18.00 online booking or £20.00 on the day sign on at 8.00am 45 miles £15.00 online booking or £17.00 on the day sign on at 9.00am 15 miles £10.00 online booking or £12.00 on the day sign on at 10.00am
The rides are open to club members and non-members alike, everyone is welcome. IChildren must be accompanied by an adult following them around the route. Maps of the rides will be available on request. All routes will have sign posted, as well as GPX for those with navigation devices. Feed stations at points around the courses and a sweeper vehicle following the last rider.
ALSO, NEW THIS YEAR!!! INTRODUCING CHIP TIMING FOR ALL RIDERS. There will be a raffle on the day where we have some great prizes to win all in aid of our support of East Anglian Air Ambulance. There will be free tea or coffee for all the riders who have signed up for the sportive.For further information please contact Nigel Cole; Icknield Road Club  nigelpcole@hotmail.co.uk

The Club Clothing Delivery has arrived

Please contact Tim, phone or email to collect, if you want it before Christmas.  

Boxing Day Time Trial

10 MILE “FESTIVE” TIME TRIAL ON THE OLD WARDEN COURSE OPEN TO ALL. All bikes welcome but a special invite to old and/or interesting bikes with time bonuses based on age of machine. Sign on from 10:30 at start on Southill to Old Warden Road : 1U/10 HQ Old Warden Village Hall LUNCH provided by members of the Hitchin Nomads CC at Old Warden Village Hall from 12:00


We are a cycling club based in Ampthill & Mid-Bedfordshire of about 120 members.
The club is involved in time trialling, cyclo-cross, road and track racing, social activities, youth hostelling weekend. We provide on and off-road activities under the supervision of experienced cyclists and qualified coaches and work with local schools to deliver British Cycling Go-Ride cycling activities. If you want to ride with an experienced yet sociable band of riders, who will still wait for you if you puncture, then ride with the Icknield. Come along to one of our Tuesday evening club nights or turn up at a club run to find out more. We welcome new members whether experienced or new to the sport of cycling. The Club room at Redborne Upper School in Ampthill provides us all with a base to meet up and chat about cycling or organise forthcoming trips or events. Its also our base for our Tuesday evening time trial series.
We are a Go Ride Club. Find out what it’s about and how you can take part Also, Icknield Road Club members can get Free British Cycling Membership. Ask our BC Secretary for information.

Cyclo Cross Sunday November 16th

In dull and misty conditions the club collaborated to deliver certainly the smoothest and most successful event so far in recent times.
With hundreds of riders competing in all categories: damp conditions made for a slippery course.
Thanks to all those who helped and most of all to Ray Morgan.
Full size photos can be obtained from John Pick.
Drop him an email and he’ll send on. Or take a look in the GALLERY at a few photographs.

Trip to the Olympic Velodrome

Young members trip to the track, and to meet Pro Cycle Team Movistar rider Alex Dowsett. Kids&Alex


We have quite a lot of stock from previous orders and and uncollected items. CLICK to see the list. You can also see that our design features in Endura’s catalogue too. CLICK.

Fame at Last

Here you see Cav getting Roy’s autograph. IRC & Cav

Chute! at Carrefour de l’abre

Seems that the IRC had a bit of trouble at the Carrefour de l’abre during the Roubaix trip. Hope the team car got to you all quickly, replaced your wheels and got the plasters out.Carrefour de l'abre

Club Hill Climb Champs Sun Oct 5th

The Club Hill Climb was won by a recently joined member Andy Beezer, so after only a few weeks in the Club he becomes the winner of the Founders trophy, which will be presented along with all the other awards for 2014 at the Annual Lunch and Prize presentation on Saturday November 29th 2014. The Club did much better in the Hill Climb than in most of the other 4 events of the I-Club competition. Actually being 2nd club to the Hitchin Nomads, only 6 points behind them. Club members results as follows
3rd        Andy Beezer                 2:25.6 mins
6th        Tim Davies                     2:27.8
8th        Phil O’Leary                   2:43.6
12th     Grant Orsborn             2:57.4
13th     Karl Shrowder             2:57.8
23rd     Mitchell Butler            3:29.7
Gordon’s 1st attempt at input onto website.

Club Lunch 2014

Our annual club lunch will be held at Luton Rugby Club, Newlands Road, Stopsley Park, LU1 4BQ. It is Saturday 29th November at 12midday for 1pm. Its a popular event, with many members and friends past and present. Tickets are available fist come first served from Tony Baines Tuesday evening club nights. The price is £22.50. Detailed menu available soon with vegetarian option.
The afternoon includes a roundup of the year, tombola, traditional cross toasting and then a prize and trophy presentation.

Club Clothing

Tour de France 2014
Tour de France 2014
The latest order is here and much of it gone already. Please look on the clothing page for prices and come and collect as soon as possible Tuesday at the club night as pre-orders will be held for another 4 weeks before going into the ‘stock bucket’. Alternatively, contact Tim Davies, to arrange your collection, if you have any questions or change of mind.

Club Time Trial League

All the results are up to date. This has been a very successful season so far, with regular attendance of  over 30. You are advised to use a rear light, and are strongly recommended to wear an approved helmet. Register from 18.30 approx at the Culcheth Centre, Redborne Upper School (south site), MK45 2NU. Ample parking is available on site. We look forward to seeing you there.

Open 100 Mile TT

Thanks so much to all the marshals and helper who made the event a success once again. It was a pleasure to organise such a willing band of friends. If there are any photos anyone would care to send me I’ll open up a gallery.


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Cycling Club Based in Flitwick, Ampthill, Luton and Bedfordshire