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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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. ... 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 ... More