A big day for Balham CC as as we took part in the Prudential RideLondon 100 Sportive and a Club Ride inspired by a reference to a BCC jaunt in 1899. Continue reading Balham CC takes on 21st century sportive and 120-year-old club ride for a 3,500 mile day to remember
With the longer summer evenings now upon us we’ve launched a midweek evening club ride around Richmond Park. Continue reading Balham CC launches Richmond Park Midweeker
Building up our collection of memorabilia we felt strongly that it should be shared with the neighbourhood, rather than stuck in a loft, a club house or borough archive.
This resonated with the guys at ‘The Cyclist’ Pub and we’re proud to share some of our favourite treasures with you at Balham’s newest hostelry Continue reading Heritage in the Community: Balham Cycling Club at the The Cyclist Balham Pub
Two years after launching the iconic BCC black and red jersey, we’ve launched the #bccontour kit for sunny days in foreign climes and the (occasional) hot British summer’s day. Continue reading Club launches new #bccontour heritage jersey
The club standard medals, club pin badge and photos of S Howells. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: Club medals, badge and photos from 1924/5
A newly acquired programme for the 1952 London Centre 25 mile tandem-paced championship reveals a stellar cast of previous winners. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: Programme reveals stellar roll of honour for Balham CC promoted London championship
You’re not really a sports club until you have your first quiz night. So we’ve had one!
It included a round of questions on Balham. Think you would have done well? Well test yourself… Continue reading BCC Quiz Night: How Balham are you?
A few BCC’ers headed to the Wandsworth Town Hall Civic Suite for nibbles with the mayor as the club was shortlisted for Club/Organisation of the year at the Active Wandsworth Awards. Continue reading Balham CC shortlisted for Active Wandsworth Award
We’ve managed to get our hands on the 1947 Rough Stuff entry form, guidance notes, start list, directions and map for the event. Continue reading BACKPEDAL: 1947 Rough Stuff cancelled during record breaking cold snap
In the 1900’s AW Hunt was a well known record breaking Balham CC ‘crack’. The recent coming together of new material – not least a personal testimony in the club newsletter and memorabilia from his great niece – means we can now tell the story of his illustrious cycling career in the Balham CC colours. Continue reading Hunt wins Balham trophy outright and goes on to claim national record