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Pitch Perfect

Our annual Surrey ride saw a great turnout at Bramley Golf Club, who continue to make us most welcome even on a busy golfing day.  A sport and social group identified themselves and set off into the Surrey countryside. Pity the rider who found himself in the wrong group - you know who you are! Leafy lanes and gentle inclines ensured a steady pace, and ... More

Olympic Gold Medallist Shines At Look Mum No Hands

Our latest evening networking event took place at London’s Look Mum No Hands in partnership with LoveVelo, the cycling holiday specialists. As well as providing a great networking opportunity, Callum Skinner who won gold and silver team and individual sprint medals at the Rio Olympics was our guest of honour. He gave a Q&A session providing a real ... More

A ride in the Park

Our first BDOVELO Richmond Park Ride was designed as a slightly less strenuous alternative to our usual rides, giving riders of all ages and abilities the chance to enjoy a convivial networking atmosphere.  On Friday the quiet roads gave the option of relaxing chat, but also the opportunity for training tips and riding advice. Amongst the usual ... More

The sun comes out to play for the first ride of the season

Sun cream rather than waterproofs was the order of the day as we enjoyed the hottest day of the year so far for our West Sussex ride, which started and finished at the spectacular Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate. After coffee and bacon rolls, 30 riders hit the country lanes of this beautiful part of the world. The rolling terrain with the odd hill ... More

A Spectacular Start to the Season

 Over 40 guests joined us at the spectacular Chartered Accountants’ Hall in London for our first event of the BDOVELO 2018 calendar, the Season Opener. Andrew Gilligan gave a fascinating personal insight into some of the challenges he experienced in introducing the cycle superhighways in London. He shared many a tale of working with his former boss, ... More

Grahame Jones on how BDOVELO works for his business

We sat down with Grahame from Soukias Jones Design to talk about why BDOVELO is an effective networking tool. His response has some great insights into the role that cycling can play in making new business connections. As he puts it: "Going into a room of people we don't know, striking up conversations that might lead to business opportunities isn't ... More

2018 Programme Launched

We're excited to launch our 2018 calendar, with 10 rides and events throughout the year, including classic and novice-friendly rides, and networking evenings with guest speakers from the cycling world. Our 2018 membership rates for the full season are £425 for one member or £850 for two, which includes places for guests and exclusive member ... More

Quella and VONCRANK: brought together by BDOVELO

One recent example of BDOVELO's networking opportunities yielding positive results was the recent meeting of Quella Bicycle's boss, Mike Mellor, with Liam O'Brien of VONCRANK who kindly provided mechanical support at a number of our rides last year. Quella make a range of very smart, urban, single speed bikes and VONCRANK links you to a quality mobile ... More

BDO proud sponsors of charity event: Champions of Cyclesport 2017

Hosted by Action Medical Research the event has raised more than £1.5 million since its launch in 2010. The eighth ‘end of season’ cycling dinner, held on Thursday 23 November and sponsored by BDO, raised around £260,000. More than 700 people attended the event, held at the Battersea Evolution venue in Battersea Park, London. Guests enjoyed the ... More

BDOVELO at the Shard

We were delighted to welcome over 50 guests to the spectacular offices of Mathys and Squire for our final event of the BDOVELO calendar.  Thank you to Paul Cozens and his team for hosting us so well. William Fotheringham was first, sharing his thoughts on the glamorous life of the press pack when covering the grand tours, or not as it transpired. A ... More