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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

Return to the Velodrome

On 1 November 2017, BDOVELO returned to the boards of the Lee Valley Velodrome, with a host of club members and their guests. For those who attended the London 6 day event the previous week, this was an opportunity to emanate the skills, power and raw competitiveness they’d witnessed, albeit without the live DJ, raucous crowds, and derny riders ready to ... More

Denbies Delight

A crisp, autumnal morning greeted a small but hardy group who ventured out into the Surrey Hills for the Falling Leaves ride of this year's BDOVELO season.  The lanes east of Dorking allowed for a good warm up, before descending on the Parrott Inn at Forest Green for a welcome mid ride coffee. Greeted by a pig on the spit and 200 riders from the ... More

Six Day Spectacular

On entering the velodrome for BDOVELO's evening at the London 6 Six Day, a cacophony of noise, kaleidoscope of colour and fast paced cycling of the highest order welcomed you. Set in the centre of the track, BDOVELO enjoyed a fun evening, close to the action and rubbing shoulders with the glitterati of UK cycling. Cycling and spinning took on a new ... More

Quiet lanes and epic climbs

Our venue for Friday's Surrey into Kent ride, Bletchingley Golf Club, advises on its marketing brochure that "We are not just a golf club". And so it proved, as a healthy team of cyclists joined BDOVELO for a brisk ride through the lanes of Surrey and Kent. Rain the previous day meant the hilly route was adapted to avoid the autumnal washout, mud and ... More

A Cheshire cracker

A fine, dry afternoon greeted us as we arrived at the idyllic setting of Shrigley Hall for the final BDOVELO North ride of 2017. Participants had come from across the region, including Manchester, Liverpool and Yorkshire, representing the legal, financial and retail sectors. After making introductions over coffee and sandwiches, we headed out along ... More

BDOVELO hits the dirt

In a quest to expand our range of events, BDOVELO held a very successful Mountain Biking taster session for road cyclists who are more used to tarmac and skinny tyres. After fuelling up on pastries and coffee, the group hit the trails of the Surrey Hills, on and around Leith Hill. Once we got over the shock of fat tyres, tree roots, rocks and mud we ... More

Vive Le Tour!

BDOVELO celebrated the Tour de France in style last Thursday at the prestigious glass-domed main reception room of the ICAEW. Guests gathered to see highlights of stage 18, the final mountain stage from Briançon to Izoard, which saw Froome tightening his grip of the yellow jersey in this thrilling last week of the tour. Our key speaker Nigel ... More