Burnley and Pendle

Cyclists Touring Club



Please check our news section regularly for information on forthcoming events, and other newsworthy items we think will be of interest.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 00:00

Bikes on Trains

Article by Chris & Sue Marshall on their experiences of taking bikes on trains, which may be of use to other members. Having just started doing this in 2011 we thought that other members may be interested in our experiences which were very positive. It can be very cheap: Manchester to Taunton £18.50, Portsmouth to Manchester £15.50 (with senior railcard -1/3 off). These are available from 11 to 12 weeks ahead of travel date. Don't get before that, you'll pay full price! Do your research on the internet first to find the cheapest tickets to suit your needs. The more…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 00:00

Colne Grand Prix 2011

Colne Grand Prix, Wednesday 13th July 2011.   Burnley and Pendle CTC, again provided marshalls for this annual town centre cycle race, which attracts a contribution from Pennine Events towards our club funds. This year the event, which is part of the Pendle Cycle Festival, began with a light hearted two lap race on Raleigh Chopper bikes, with a Le Mans style start. The field included British Cycling President Brian Cookson, and the eventual winner and former British National Road Race Champion Rob Hayles. The support race was won by Gary Adamsom (Team SIS) in a bunch sprint, ahead of Robert…
Thursday, 15 July 2010 00:00

Colne Grand Prix 2010

Colne Grand Prix Wednesday 14th July 2010 saw the annual town center cycle race. Burnley and Pendle CTC provided marshalls for the event, which attracts a contribution towards our club funds. A large crowd braved the dark clouds, flashes of lightening and showers to watch this annual event. The main race was Round 5 of the Elite Circuit Series, were a 70 strong field raced for an hour around the tight 800 metre circuit. The race was won by Dean Downing (Rapha Condor Sharp) ahead of local Barnoldswick rider Ian Wilkinson (Endura Racing) and Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy (Motorpoint Marshals…
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 00:00

National Championships 2010

  The National Road Cycle Championships 2010, came to the village of Barley for a weekend of events. Saturday 26thJune saw the National Sportive take place starting and finishing in Barley village. The mens and womens National Road Race Championships were held on Sunday 27th June. On both days there was a spectators village with various stalls and exhibitors, which included our small stand publizing both the National CTC and our local Burnley & Pendle CTC member group. Unfortunatley the woman's race was interupted by an horrendous crash, in the bunch, on the first 50mph descent. Riders that had been dropped on the…
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Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General meeting will be held at the Birtwistle Trust Community Centre, Colne on Thursday 1st November, 7:30pm

Belgium Trip - October 2018

We are organising another trip across the channel this October.  This time to Belgium. It is expected to be at…

Overland to Australia

Our very own Ray Bracewell be be presenting a slideshow for Blackburn CTC onThursday 11 October at 7:30pm in their…

Tandem for Sale

Santana Sovereign Tandem Built from ultra light Scandium this Tandem is approximately 9 years old bought new from JD Tandems.…

Dumfries Weekend - 20-23rd July 2018

Following the success of our Berwick-on-Tweed weekend, we are having another weekend away in July - this time based in…