Buttercross Cafe visit to Somerton

Early December on the Saturday the ninth it was decided to have a coffee run to the Buttercross cafe in Somerton, as Sunday look to be atrocious weather.  At 9 AM at Brent Knoll Village Hall it was 0° but the sun was out when Alan,  Paul and Jeannie set off.  An hour into the

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Posted in December 2017

The BKV Winter Wednesday series

There will be Wednesday morning rides for each month from 1st October through end February starting at 9:00am from BKVH.

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Posted in September 2017

The Holdsworth Orange Fixie Project

Hi Guys, Alan Here. Got my Holdsworth Steel fixie frame today, I have to say the paint job is awesome! Nearly all the bits have arrived and I hope to start building it Friday 24th June. Gone for polished silver for bars, stem, brakes, crankset and wheels. Although I am not fitting the ultra heavy

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Posted in June 2016

Kit for 2016

BKVelo will be ‘stepping out’ in the following kit in 2016

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Posted in October 2015

Summer Mud Plugging

Ooooh-errr missus. James, Trev and myself did the Tour of the Black Country at the weekend which included 22km of off road sectors. This has rekindled my need for gravel and mud so I’m thinking of entering some of the Western Summer CX series. Details are here https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/?series_id=436 – if you want to come along,

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Posted in May 2015

Planning Rides

The site is gradually coming together. Today I added the functionality to post a new ride when you are logged in without having to go to the WordPress dashboard. You will notice that there is a new menu option “Ride Manager” after you have logged in. Here you can edit your rides and keep track

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Posted in March 2015

Calendar feeds and Google

An update on this post http://www.bkvelo.org.uk/keeping-up-to-date-with-bkvelo/ I added a new ride today and was surprised when it didn’t show up in the calendar on my phone. Thinking I’d screwed up I checked the feeds (RSS and iCal) directly and all seemed to be well – the data was there and my Firefox live bookmark was working,

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Posted in February 2015

Strava Club

BKVelo now has a Strava Club https://www.strava.com/clubs/125486

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Posted in February 2015

Keeping up to date with BKVelo

If you are lazy, like me, and don’t want to keep checking if there are new rides, there are a couple of ways to do this: RSS feed – in the footer of the site there is a section called ‘Connect with BKVelo’ which has an orange RSS icon. If you click this it will

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Posted in February 2015

Website upgrade

I’ve upgraded the website to use a new events engine for managing rides and a new wordpress theme. There are a few issues at the moment: When you sign up for a ride the comments box you fill in will not display in the signed up users list as it used to do – I’m

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Posted in February 2015

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